Things just got real for New York festival CMJ who have announced a pretty stellar first wave of bands. Amongst the pick are Neon Indian, Dum Dum Girls, EMA, Metronomy and Sea Of Bees. They sure know how to make us accross the pond jealous... Full line up so far below

Portugal. The Man, CSS, Neon Indian, Wombats, Wild Flag, Metronomy, Talib Kweli, Givers, Zola Jesus, Class Actress, Dum Dum Girls, Art Vs. Science, Viva Brother, Davila 666, Eleanor Friedberger, EMA, Jean Grae, Pharoahe Monch, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, US Royalty, Datarock, Kermit Ruffins, Parlotones, Kvelertak, Sea of Bees, Handsome Furs, Memoryhouse, Kevin Devine, Braids

www.cmj.com/marathon