Tricky, Biohazard, Roni Size On Tap For CMJ

Tricky, De La Soul, Biohazard, Roni Size, The Donnas, Ash, Queens Of The Stone Age, and Bis will be among the artists descending on New York in September for the annual CMJ showcase.

Dubbed the G-SHOCK CMJ MusicFest this time around, the festival plans to bring close to 1000 acts to 50 venues in New York from September 15-18. Among those making the trip this year will also be Art Of Noise, Portishead's DJ Andy Smith, Banco De Gaia, Bettie Serveert, The Funky Meters, The Get Up Kids, Handsome Boy Modeling School (Prince Paul & The Automator), Hellacopters, Mary Lou Lord, Skunk Anansie, Sparklehorse, and Verbena.

Almighty, Angry Salad, Burning Airlines, DJ Honda, DJ Soul Slinger, DJ Wally, Error Type: 11, Ghettoblaster, A Guy Called Gerald, Ida, Idlewild, Inner Zone Orchestra (Carl Craig), Kahimi Karie, Lamb, Macha, Momus, New Rising Sons, Pete Krebs, Rustic Overtones, Sam Prekop, Super Furry Animals, and Vinicius Cantuaria will also be on the line-up, which is expected to add

more acts as the festival draws near.

Every year, the folks at CMJ corral a boatload of bands as well as industry insiders to head to New York for four days of music and seminars. Over the years, the CMJ folks have added a film festival, and this year they have included a one-day seminar titled "MusicNet: Where New Music Meets New Media" into the mix.