Musicians Flood New York For CMJ

Over 1,300 performers have descended on New York City for the annual CMJ Music Marathon, a five-day music festival that runs through Saturday. Showcasing the talents of musicians from all over, the Marathon is held in a wide variety of venues around the city. On Wednesday, October 17, New York-based Tijuana Gift Shop hosted a showcase at the Bowery Electric in the East Village with performances by Maya Solovey, DAWNS, Mieka Pauley, Old Time Machine, Apollo Run, Bend Sinister, The Blakes, At Sea and Happy People, and with musician/producer T.H. White Djing in between sets.
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Yukon duo Old Time Machine at the Bowery Electric. The group combines the sounds of a bluesy guitar with the modern technology of synthesizers and soundscapes to capture the sounds of cold Yukon nights.

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Over 1,300 performers have descended on New York City for the annual CMJ Music Marathon, a five-day music festival that runs through Saturday. Showcasing the talents of musicians from all over, the Marathon is held in a wide variety of venues around the city.

On Wednesday, October 17, New York-based Tijuana Gift Shop hosted a showcase at the in the East Village, with performances by Maya Solovey, DAWNS, Mieka Pauley, Old Time Machine, Apollo Run, Bend Sinister, The Blakes, At Sea and Happy People, and with musician/producer T.H. White DJ-ing in between sets.

Maya Solovey and her band at the Bowery Electric for Tijuana Gift Shop’s CMJ showcase.

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Performers relied on the audio gear that's part of the venue’s permanent downstairs live performance room; gear includes a Yamaha MG32/14FX console; two QSC KW181 subwoofers; three JBL MRX512M powered 12” monitors, a JBL EON powered 15”, a dbx DriveRack PA+ management rig, a Klark Teknik Stereo Graphic EQ for FOH, a dbx 166 compressor/gate; a PreSonus ACP-88 8-channel compressor/gate; Alesis QuadraVerb Multi-FX; and an assortment of mics including Shure SM58s, SM57s, and an AKG D 112 kick drum mic.

Montana songwriter David Boone performs during the Tijuana Gift Shop CMJ Showcase.

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