Poliça: Shulamith

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

The latest musical incarnation from Jason Kelly of Fergus & Geronimo, Future Punx are starting to garner underground love for their modern swipe at retro ’80s soundscapes. Dancey and drawn from New Wave greats, their track “Livin’ In A Movie” chops and hops forward on synths, drum and guitars. There’s more than a hint of futurism and a reveling in the angst that reformed post-punk. …

Future Punx: Livin’ In A Movie

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

“I generally try not to acknowledge the existence of a musical ‘guilty pleasure’ because I think treating music as some kind of cultural trophy hunting, or game of cool, denigrates the role music can play in our lives,” explains musician RJD2 in our request for his #PrivateJam. “But I’m going to play along on this one song, only ’cause I’ve heard multiple people say that …

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 …