Paul McCartney: Wonderful Christmastime

RJD2's private holiday jam, Rollo Grady's CMJ mix, Shit Robot and more in our look at music this week

NYC’s CMJ Music Marathons have grown in popularity over the years, rising up from the underground to the mainstream, all without losing their credibility and reputation as a legit source for new music. LA-based agency Rollo & Grady did all the hard work (if hard work is attending back-to-back concerts for a week) for you with their Best of CMJ 2013 Mixx. Featuring indie favorites like Cults and Father John Misty alongside promising newcomers, many of whom are unsigned, check out the playlist for some familiar tracks and loads of new music, like Theo Verney’s lo-fi garage rock that calls to mind a mix of Nirvana, Iggy Pop and Tame Impala.