This year's CMJ Music Marathon is going to take place from October 21-25 in New York City. The annual event always brings in some of the best bands, and this year will be no exception. As a matter of fact, the kids over there just announced the first round of the nightly performers. You can view the latest batch here.
Some of the highlights include A Place To Bury Strangers, Beach House, Broken Social Scene, Cool Kids, Crystal Castles, Del McCoury Band, Deerhoof, Donavon Frankenreiter, Gang Gang Dance, Jay Reatard, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Lykke Li, Minus The Bear, Roisin Murphy, The Dears, Fujiya & Miyagi, They Might Be Giants and Yo Majesty.