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CMJ Music Marathon 2012 Announces Initial Lineup

The Walkmen, The Mountain Goats, Opossom, GZA, DIIV, Dent May, Foxygen, The Love Language, Com Truise, and more

Aug 22, 2012

The CMJ Music Marathon 2012 has just released the initial line up for its October 16-20 run in New York City. Artists include The Walkmen, The Mountain Goats, The Love Language, Dent May, Kimbra, GZA, OFF!, Foxygen, Opossom, The Stepkids, Arthur Beatrice, Com Truise, DIIV, Exitmusic, Electric Guest, Prince Rama, The Presets, and more. More


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Opossom

Universal Frequencies

Sep 28, 2012

Flying Nun is as synonymous with indie rock in New Zealand as Chemikal Underground is in Glasgow or Creation Records is in London. Each is a singularly ubiquitous cultural force that has influenced legions of acts worldwide. Kody Nielson, the mastermind behind New Zealand's Opossom, has ties to Flying Nun. He previously played in The Mint Chicks while in high school, a band signed to the fabled New Zealand label. Before that, he'd been enthralled by its rich musical pageantry. More