CMJ 2011: Our Top 6 Party Picks
What: Underwater Peoples
with La Big Vic, Air Waves, Family Portrait, and Future Shuttle
Where: Public Assembly Loft, 70 North 6th Street (Kent & Wythe Aves., Williamsburg)
When: Tuesday, October 18, 8:30 pm
New Jersey’s Underwater Peoples are a great independent record label and they’re putting on an equally great showcase of up and coming bands like La Big Vic and Future Shuttle. You’re sure to discover something new and interesting.
What: OAK x Fixed
Where: Public Assembly, 70 North 6th Street (Kent & Wythe Aves., Williamsburg)
When: Wednesday, October 19, 7 pm
GrandLife friends FIXED are joining forces with fashion favorite OAK to make you dance midweek. Favorites Teengirl Fantasy and Lemonade are part of the lineup, so this is sure to be a fun event.
What: IAMSOUND Records
with Active Child, Nikki Lane, and Lissy Trullie
Where: The Delancey, 168 Delancey St. (Clinton & Attorney Sts.)
When: Thursday, October 20, 7:30 pm
Having a range of acts from teen garage duo Bleeding Knees Club to the ethereal synthesized sounds of Porcelain Raft, IAMSOUND are hosting a show that covers a whole gamut of pop music.
What: Fool’s Gold 4 Year Anniversary Party
Where: Tribeca Grand Hotel, 2 Avenue of the Americas (Church & White Sts.)
When: Saturday, October 22, 10 pm
Fool’s Gold is teaming up with N.O.R.E, A-Trak, Danny Brown, Action Bronson, Party Supplies, Chase N. Cashe, Cubic Zirconia, The Suzan, Nick Catchdubs and a special guest at Tribeca Grand. Expect a dance party of epic proportions.
What: Altered Zones
Presented by Pitchfork in collaboration with the New Museum
Where: The New Museum Theater, Lobby, & Sky Room, 235 Bowery (at Prince St.)
When: Saturday, October 22, 7 pm
Pitchfork offshoot Altered Zones are hosting a big show over at the New Museum. Even with a $25 price tag, a party in a gallery is always fun, especially when acts like AraabMUSIK and Light Asylum are gracing the white walled rooms.
What: S!ck Showcase, Day 3
with Kingdom, Teengirl Fantasy, Laurel Halo, Nike7Up
Where: Tammany Hall, 152 Orchard St. (Rivington & Stanton Sts.)
When: Saturday, October 22, 11 pm
Doing a few things this year for CMJ, this S!CK event seems like it will be a great late night dance alternative, with talented electonics acts like Laurel Halo and Kingdom guaranteed to play some strong dance sets.