CMJ 2010: Three Acts I’m Excited to See

So tomorrow is the first day of CMJ 2010 y’all! Here are three acts I’m going to try to see this year…let’s see if my stamina and liver can keep up:


Local Brooklyn music maker Elizabeth Harper has been heating up the blogosphere with her sexy brand of synthy dance tunes and upbeat romantic pop songs seemingly influenced by Madonna, The Smiths, and the Cotton jingle “The Fabric of Our Lives.” It’s the music world equivalent of Cover Girl — easy, breezy, and beautiful.

Her song “Journal of Ardency” is slinky and sultry. It will make the girls dance with a sassy shimmy:


“Go Outside” was pretty much my summer theme song. This NYC-based duo are pretty much going to put a dreamy, xylophone-heavy spell over the audience:


They’re from Detroit and love NASCAR iconongraphy (hence the Dale Earnhardt Jr. reference) and play feel-good tunes:

Who are you planning to see this CMJ?

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