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CMJ 2012: The Big Picture Media Showcase

Lily and the Parlour Tricks, The Mercies, Socratic, The Ugly Club and others light up Sullivan Hall at CMJ

 

As you might expect, this year’s CMJ Festival in New York was packed full of bands, some talented, others. . . less so.

 

With multiple shows, events, and showcases happening constantly over a period of just a few days, CMJ can be hit or miss of experience. However one gig at this year’s festival we definitely didn’t want to miss, was the Big Picture Media Showcase. Big… Read More

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January Artist Showcase Winner: Sicotropico

 

Guitar Shop TV’s January Artist Showcase winner is the exciting power trio Sicotropico. Hailing from Bogota, Colombia, Sicotropico’s sound is an innovative fusion of rock and world music. The band is composed of Caribbean Colombian musicians who draw on a variety of eclectic influences which also include jazz, salsa and funk to craft a distinct, heavy sound that is all their own. Catch the band in action in this great live clip of them performing their Santana-like original, “Veneno.”

 

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