The annual CMJ Music Marathon is once again taking over New York City this October 15th-19th, and to help you navigate your way through a roster of ‘bands on the rise’, we’ve come up with a list of staff picks of our very own. From NGHBRS to Helio Sequence, you’re sure to find your next favorite act among this mix of 2013 CMJ artists.

See our picks of ‘bands to watch’ below, and register for this year’s event here!

CMJ 2013 Staff Picks:

White Denim


Superhuman Happiness

Black Taxi

Helio Sequence


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