Lykki Li, Crystal Castles, Broken Social Scene for CMJ 2008

A Place to Bury Strangers, Cool Kids also announced

The first acts have been unveiled for this year’s CMJ Music Marathon taking place October 21-25 in New York City.

A Place To Bury Strangers, Broken Social Scene, Cool Kids and Crystal Castles will all perform throughout the event, which showcases hundreds of acts in venues across Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Beach House, Deerhoof, Gang Gang Dance, Jay Reatard, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Lykke Li, Minus The Bear, Roisin Murphy, The Dears, They Might Be Giants, and Yo Majesty have also been unveiled to take part.


CMJ has showcased many of today’s most successful acts over its 27 years, including MGMT, The Shins, Arcade Fire, The Killers, Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers, R.E.M and U2.

Stay tuned to NME.COM for the latest CMJ updates.

–By our New York staff.

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