CMJ FOTOS: Kid Karate, Prides, Orbits, The History of Apple Pie, Islands

It can be easy to become lost in the wave of CMJ Music Marathon concerts that filled venues across New York City from October 15-19, challenging both audiences and performers alike to the ultimate endurance test. It is titled Marathon, after all. But more often than not, becoming “lost” is only part of the experience […]

Drinkers, Lovers, Talkers, Shitheads, Eggheads and Wallis Bird

Wallis Bird is an Irish multi-instrumentalist (she actually knows how to imitate birds tweeting) and a very gifted guitarist–even though she just has four fingers on her left hand.¬†THE BOMBER JACKET¬†went to her concert, interviewed the musician and was amazed by the charm and character of the young Miss Bird. Standing in the crowd waiting […]