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NYC’s 2015 CMJ Music Marathon lineup is slowly unraveling.

The annual festival’s five-day lineup, which showcases a variety of musical acts, includes newcomer acts such as DRINKS, Tobias Jesso Jr., and Frankie Cosmos. Returning acts Titus Andronicus, Motion City Soundtrack and Perfect Pussy have also been added to the bill. The festival’s showcases include ASCAP, ATO Records, Austin Psychfest, BBC, Berklee School of Music, Brooklyn Vegan, FLOOD Magazine, Harvest Records, Neon Gold, SESAC, Sub Pop Records and The Syndicate.

This will be the 35th year of CMJ, which also includes a range of conference events. The festival is from October 13-17th at various venues across New York City. Check out the rest of the lineup below.

The CMJ Music Marathon is the SXSW of the North, if you don’t already know. College Music Journal (CMJ) is an annual festival in NYC that first started in 1980. It is a weekly magazine aimed at the music industry and college radio station. Musicians play in various small venues throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan.

We are currently working on putting together our annual list of picks for The 50 Best Bets Of CMJ for 2015, you can see last year’s picks from 2014 here.

CMJ Music Marathon 2015 Initial Lineup (our favorites are in bold):

Acid Dad
Allday
Arrows Of Love
Bad Veins
Balthazar
BØRNS
British India
Car Seat Headrest
Catfish and The Bottlemen
Cheatahs
Death By Unga Bunga
Dent May
Destruction Unit
Diet Cig
DRINKS
Eternal Summers
Ex Hex
Frankie Cosmos
Fraser A. Gorman
Gold Beach
Glass Animals
Hockey Dad
Jamie N Commons
JPNSGRLS
Juan Wauters
Kasami Washington
Kero Kero Bonito
LODRO
Marlon Williams
Mercury Rev
METHYL ETHYL
Michael Rault
Motion City Soundtrack
Motopony
Nai Harvest
Neon Indian
Ngaiire
Pale Honey
Panda Bear
Perfect Pussy
Pinact
Pompeya
Protomartyr
Potty Mouth
Saint Pé
Shannon And The Clams
Simian Ghost
Smallpools
Son Little
Sunbeam Sound Machine
Surf Rock Is Dead
The Babe Rainbow
The Big Moon
The Henry Millers
The Joy Formidable
The Men
The Wonder Years
The Word
Titus Andronicus
Tobias Jesso Jr.
Vomitface
Walking Shapes
Wet Leather
WOMPS

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