cmj by the numbers

    everything you need to know about this year's music marathon.

    by nylon · October 21, 2013
    CMJ 2013 is officially over--but that doesn't mean we're still not thinking about it (or that our ears aren't still ringing--that's what happens when you rock out to Joanna Gruesome not once, not twice, but three times in as many days).

    After five days of seeing tons of bands, we've got our guide to the annual music marathon. Think bands that wowed us, venues that excited us, and foods that fueled us.

    Read through it, and then let us know on Twitter and Facebook who your favorite bands of CMJ 2013 were.

    Number of bands we saw: 17
    Number of beers we drank: 5
    Number of mullets we spotted: 2
    Number of pizza-for-dinner nights we had: 2
    Number of times a guitarist stepped on one of our feet during a set: 1

    Band That Lived Up To The Hype: Eagulls
    Most Likely to Soundtrack a CW Series: Little Daylight
    Best Cure For Pre-Winter Blues: TV Girl
    Most Likely To Give Warm Fuzzies: Quilt
    Best Band Hair: Tie between Cults and the drummer in Yuck
    Most Popular: Joanna Gruesome
    Biggest Band: Kan Wakan, which has seven people in the band
    Most Likely To Give You Noise-Pop Dreams: Bleeding Rainbow
    Most Likely To Succeed: Lucius
    Tags: music
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