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Songs From CMJ’s Top 10 New Albums

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CMJ stands for "College Music Journal", which used to publish a magazine and CD sampler for emerging new music called the CMJ New Music Monthly. Unfortunately, they stopped printing this publication back in 2008. But the CMJ still hosts an important new music festival in New York City each year called the CMJ Music Marathon, and produces a trade publication that includes playlists and charts for college radio, and non-commercial radio stations called the CMJ New Music Report. These charts are a great way to discover new music. The lists include music that is being played by what I still consider the best radio in the nation - college radio.

This playlist includes a single song from the latest top 10 albums on CMJ's Radio 200 album chart.

Songs From CMJ's Top 10 New Albums

1. You Carried Us (Share With Me The Sun) - Portugal. The Man

2. Tony the Tripper - Fruit Bats

3. I Am A Hologram - Mister Heavenly

4. Best Night - The War On Drugs

5. Echoes - Washed Out

6. Perth - Bon Iver

7. Can't Keep Johnny Down - They Might Be Giants

8. Teeth - The Ettes

9. My Mistakes - Eleanor Friedberger

10.  Goodbye Bread - Ty Segall

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