A groundbreaking new multi-media partnership announced by CMJ and NYU/Steinhardt puts a revolutionary new spin on artistic collaboration and musical discovery. Students and faculty from NYU/Steinhardt's Music Business and Music Technology programs team up with CMJ Network to find, support, and help advance the careers of emerging indie bands. The CMJ Sessions @ NYU provides an opportunity for selected bands to record their tunes in the world-class James Dolan studios on NYU’s Greenwich Village campus. Students and faculty collaborate with the band and CMJ in the process of A&R, recording, and mixing. A professional video team captures the action in a short-form video that is released, along with the band's track, by CMJ and NYU.
Here's what makes this partnership unique:
• The relationship with the band can grow to include additional involvement with NYU/Steinhardt's Music Business academic program
• Bands will be eligible to be booked for performances at CMJ Music Marathon
• The bands own all rights to the new recording.
The inaugural session in spring 2012 featured the band Old Monk. Watch for more CMJ Sessions @ NYU this fall.