CMJ 2010: K.Flay, The Orbans, Sarah Jaffe and Pomegranates!

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CMJ is upon us again!Here are few artists that will be at CMJ this year. Here at the Dead Hub we would highly recommend checking out Sarah Jaffe.  You can read our review of her Suburban Nature here.

Keep your eyes peeled here as more artists and parties are announced.



Oct 22nd 9:00 PM @ Fat Baby

Hailing from San Francisco, K. Flay brings a unique combination of rock, hip-hop and electronic music to the music scene. She has supported the likes of Snoop Dogg, Asher Roth and Kid Cudi on tours across the country. K. Flay has been called “A rapgirl with a bad-ass style that comes straight from a feral and natural talent” by URB Magazine. Her self-titled EP will be available on October 12, while she will be heading out on tour with Passion Pit in October and 3OH3! in November. In the mean time, you can download the EP below, in addition to her mix-tape MASHed Potatoes and her single “2 Weak.”

K.Flay Official Website

The Orbans
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Oct 19th 9:00PM @ Kenny’s Castaways

The Orbans, from Fort-Worth, Texas, just released their debut-album When We Were Wild and The Dallas Observer praised the release saying “the debut…is so full of pop hooks that there is almost no discernable lead single on here.” The album is full of catchy, energetic tunes and has drawn comparisons to Big Star, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers and Ryan Adams. The Orbans will be on tour this fall in support of When We Were Wild. To download the album, check out the link below and also check out their official music video.

“Like A Liar” Music Video

The Orbans Official Website

Sarah Jaffe

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CMJ Dates: TBS

Sarah Jaffe at just 24 years old, is currently performing a handful of dates while supporting her highly successful debut album Suburban Nature. This comes after performing as the main support on 3 consecutive tours: Midlake, Norah Jones, and most recently Lou Barlow. The Texan brings together the genre of Country, Indie Pop, Blues and Folk into one amazingly live performance each time she hits the stage. USA Today’s Pop Candy has been quoted as saying “Jaffe writes heartfelt, soaring songs that beg for repeated listens.” Her single “Clementine” hit commercial radio airwaves this past August with her music video premiering on USA Today’s Pop Candy. A new EP is in the works, but in the meantime, download her album below and check out her music video.

“Clementine” Music Video

Sarah Jaffe Official Website



Oct 22nd 5:00PM @ Pianos
Oct 22nd @ The Rock Shop

Spin Magazine has praised the Pomegranates, saying “They’ve added a glossy polish to their art-pop and punk with reverb-y, anthemic yet meandering guitar lines that’d raise the eyebrows of both Modest Mouse’s Isaac Brock and Coldplay’s Chris Martin.” Fresh out of Cincinnati, the young rockers will be heading out on tour this fall in support of their third full-length album One Of Us, which will be released on October 26th. Download the album below.

Pomegrantes Official Website

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