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Gig Alert: Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Friday, October 21, 2011

Unknown Mortal Orchestra may have began as Internet hype, but now the group's a force to be reckoned with. Catch them at Brooklyn Bowl on Saturday and download their "Ffunny Ffrends" here for free.

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Downtown Brooklyn Celebrates the New Africa with Djembes and Digital Beats

Thursday, October 20, 2011

The celebration of contemporary African music, called Afrika21: The Showcase, is an unofficial CMJ Music Marathon showcase featuring DJ's and musicians from Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Nigeria and South Africa.

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Gig Alert: Portugal. The Man

Thursday, October 20, 2011

The indie-to-major label sensation Portugal. The Man brings its delicate Alaskan psychedelia to Terminal 5 Thursday night. Download "So American" here for free.

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Gig Alert: Radiation City

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

The Portland band Radiation City brings its nostalgia-soaked tunes to the Living Room as part of the CMJ Music Festival.

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Gig Alert: Jonquil

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Jonquil plays sunny major chords and skipping, multi-instrumental tracks from its album One Hundred Suns as part of the CMJ music conference on Tuesday.

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WNYC's Picks for the 2011 CMJ Music Marathon

Monday, October 17, 2011

From Tuesday through Sunday, more than 1,350 bands, DJs and comedians will perform at the annual CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival. Check out WNYC's trippy color-coded map to see our CMJ picks — from En Vogue to Mike Birbiglia to Dum Dum Girls — for each night of the festival.

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