5 CMJ Acts You Simply Can't Miss

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With quite literally hundreds of artists performing at this year’s CMJ, it’s hard to know where to start. You might stumble upon the next Vampire Weekend or Sky Ferreira, but there’s an equal chance that you’ll spend your week yawning through Queens’ answer to Sammy Adams or psychobilly’s next big thing. Fortunately, Nylon has a quick and easy guide to the top five acts to catch at this year’s music marathon.