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Fresh Mp3 Friday: Who to see at CMJ

Green Light go is co-sponsoring CMJ’s Outlaw Roadshow Showcase, along with Ryan's Smashing Life, Annie Rock, and Tyrannosaurus Records, a Day Party at Arlene's Grocery on Friday, October 21st. The line-up includes NPR Music darlings, Hey Marseilles and Green Light Go's own Bear Lake. They will be joined by Gentleman Hall, Filligar, Kasey Anderson and the Honkies, Slow Runner, and OldJack.

In celebration of CMJ, here are MP3’s of bands you can catch at CMJ, and bands we hope to see next year.

Bear Lake
For fans of: Band of Horse, Nada Surf, Death Cab for Cutie
Genre: Anthemic Rock
Song:  “Breaking Me Down” from If You Were Me
Song: Only War”  from If You Were Me
Song:  “Scissors” from If You Were Me
Release Date: October 25, 2011


Friday, Oct. 21 | Doors at 12:00PM

Arlene's Grocery

95 Stanton Street, New York, NY 10002

Venue Website


No Cover

CMJ Outlaw Roadshow Showcase

Golden Bloom publicitiy photoGolden Bloom
For fans of: Ben Kweller, Wilco (Summerteeth era)
Genre: Indie/Rock/Pop
Song: You Go On (& On)” from March to the Drums
Song: The Fight At The End Of The Tunnel” from Fan The Flames
Release Date: August 26, 2011






Thursday, Oct. 20  | Doors at 6:00PM


251 West 30th St. (between 7th and 8th Ave.)  Phone: 212.695.2747, New York, NY 10001

Venue Website

$10 (of free w/ CMJ badge)

Official CMJ / Green Room Music Source Showcase with Blue Coin, Fierce Bad Rabbit, The Melismatics, Tracy Bonham, BNLX, and The Record Summer


Tuesday, Oct. 18  | Doors at 7:00PM

The Local 269

269 East Houston Street Phone: (212) 228-9874, New York, ny 10002

Venue Website


$10 / FREE with CMJ badge

RSVP on Facebook 

Lachi and Meridian Gold
For fans of: Corinne Bailey Rae
Genre: Rock/Soul
Song: Bug Out from Bug Out








Thursday, Oct. 20  | Doors at 7:00PM

The Local 269

269 East Houston Street Phone: (212) 228-9874, New York, ny 10002

Venue Website


CMJ Showcase at The Local 269, where Lachi and Meridian Gold shot their video.

Bands we hope to see next year:

Baby Teardrops
For fans of: The Pixies, New Pornographers
Genre: Grunge
Song:Banged In The Heart” from X is for Love
Song:Me Where” from X is for Love
Song: Smooth Sailing Ahead” from X is for Love
Release Date:  April 12, 2011





Abbie Barrett
For fans of: Cat Power, Fiona Apple, The Pierces
Genre: Singer/Song-writer / Folk
Song:  Draw Me Infrom The Triples: Volume 1
Release Date: November 08, 2011




Ex Norwegian
For fans of: Sloan, Superchunk, The Kinks
Genre: Power-pop / Indie-Rock
Song:Seconds” from Sketch
Song:Upper Hand” from Sketch
Release Date: November 15, 2011





Ross and the Wrongens
For fans of: The Monkees, The Hollies, The Thrills
Genre: Power-pop /Britpop
Song: The Magic Feeling” (Original) from Life in the Loos
Release Date:  December 12, 2011








Toy Bombs
For fans of: Cold War Kids, The Clash, Pavement
Genre: Indie-Rock
Song: Prairie Eye from Will Work For Free
Song: We’re All Just Little Children from Will Work For Free
Release Date:  November 15, 2011



The Handcuffs
For fans of: Ting Tings, T-Rex, Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Genre: Glam Rock
Song:  “Dirty Glitter” from Waiting For The Robot
Song:  “Miss You On Tuesday” from Waiting For The Robot
Song:  Baby I Love You” from Waiting For The Robot
Release Date:  September 6, 2011



Grand Atlantic
For fans of: My Bloody Valentine, Teenage Fanclub, Dandy Warhols, Ray Davies
Genre: Britpop/Power-pop
Song: Poison to the Vinefrom Constellations
Song: Carved From Stonefrom Constellations
Release Date: November 1, 2011






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Janelle is the owner of Green Light Go. When she's not spreading the word on her favorite bands she can usually be found riding her road bike through Michigan, designing super hip clothes or analyzing people much to their dismay.
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