Thousands of musicians, promoters, industry professionals and journalists have invaded New York for CMJ Music Marathon 2013, the city's annual fest for discovering new music.
On Friday, daytime events wind down to focus on detailed topics such as licensing music to films, video games and television.
Show recommendations include Pearl & the Beard, Betty Who, Small Black, SWF, The Dismemberment Plan, Fuck Buttons and Eleanor Friedberger.
CMJ Music Marathon is from October 15-19. Check out the full CMJ Music Marathon 2013 schedule, and follow Kate Spalla for Examiner.com for CMJ tips, guides and coverage.