Tuesday, October 16, 2012

5 Big Moments From the CMJ of Yesteryear

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Vampire Weekend at Cake Shop, 2007

On the flip side of the Black Kids mishap, M.I.A. and MGMT played promising sets to eager press that year, as did a group of boyish Columbia students, who were slowly but surely plotting their way to the cover of SPIN magazine and Tommy Hilfiger commercials. We like to think this bit of praise in a certain biweekly culture guide (we're never letting it go) just few months prior set them up for CMJ success, and the above 1:30pm slot at Cake Shop—what Times writer Jon Pareles called "a concise afternoon set of snappy little pop songs"—sealed the deal.

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