Koji announces CMJ showcases, releases new single, offers entire past discography for "Pay What You Want" on Bandcamp‏ [Single Stream]

October 13, 2011

Koji announces CMJ showcases, releases new single, offers entire past discography for “Pay What You Want” on Bandcamp

Oli Montez

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania artist and activist Koji has announced two live performances at this month’s CMJ Music Festival in New York City. Koji’s two sets will offer fans the ability to see two very different sides of his music, one being a solo acoustic performance, and one a rare full band performance.

Friday, October 21 @ Googie’s Lounge (at the Living Room), Manhattan
Don’t Give A Buzz CMJ 2011” – presented by Bigger Brush Media and Gluttony Is The New Black
154 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002
with: Chris Bathgate, Gun Lake, Dream Love, more
Doors: 7pm Ages: 21+
Koji set time: 730pm

Koji performs a solo acoustic set in a very intimate setting. Get there early, this room is tiny and will sell out!

Saturday, October 22 @ Club Europa, Brooklyn

Run For Cover Records 2011 CMJ Showcase

98 Meserole Ave.
New York (Brooklyn), NY 11222
with: Tigers Jaw, Bridge and Tunnel, Daylight, GDP, The Tower And The Fool, Young Statues
Doors: 2pm Ages: 16+
Koji set time: 7pm

Koji performs a full band set for the first time since his 2010 holiday tour, and celebrates with his amazing labelmates!

In addition, a brand new single, entitled “Hemlock”, has been released on Koji’s new Bandcamp page ( The new single, along with Koji’s past discography, has been made available for “pay what you want”. This includes his two Run For Cover Records EPs, Some Small Way and Spring Song: Volume One, and his contributions to two splits on No Sleep Records, IIOI/KOJI (with Into It. Over It.) and Never Come Undone (with La Dispute).

Hemlock Streaming below-

Koji speaks to the power of a “pay what you want” philosophy regarding digital music: “The songs should stay alive no matter what’s in or out of print. People have been so supportive to myself and the community I work with, so it’s awesome to have an opportunity to create more inroads for new folks to experience my music.”

Very limited quantities of physical copies of Koji’s entire discography are available at the Colormake webstore ( Alongside the records, just released are pre-orders for 2 new T-shirt designs.

Koji’s full tour routing is listed below, including his CMJ dates, appearance at the Fest 10 in Gainesville, and more! Two big announcements regarding December tour dates are coming in the next week!


Fri 10/21 – Googie’s Lounge at the Living Room – New York, NY (CMJ)
Sat 10/22 – Club Europa – Brooklyn, NY (CMJ)
Mon 10/24 – Redwood Art Space – Wilkes Barre, PA
Tue 10/25 – Boondocks – York Haven, PA
Wed 10/26 – Jewish Mother Backstage – Norfolk, VA
Thu 10/27 – Oak Grove Civic Club – Lexington, SC
Fri 10/28 – CMC – Gainesville, FL (The Fest 10)
Mon 10/31 – Warehouse 8B – Jacksonville, FL
Tue 11/1 – Sector 7G – Augusta, GA
Wed 11/2 – Lucie Monroe Specialty Coffee – Christianburg, VA
Thu 11/3 – Club Relevant – Virginia Beach, VA
Fri 11/4 – University of Maryland (Baltimore County) – Baltimore, MD
Sat 11/5 – house show TBA – Oneonta, NY
Sun 11/6 – house show TBA – State College, PA
Mon 11/7 – Avenue 209 – Lock Haven, PA
Tue 11/8 – The City House – Kenmore, NY
Wed 11/9 – Dad Frat – Athens, OH
Thu 11/10 – College Corner Coffee and Books – Alma, MI
Fri 11/11 – Its a Kling Thing House – Akron, OH
Sat 11/12 – Smiling Moose – Pittsburgh, PA
Sun 11/13 – College of William and Mary (venue TBA) – Williamsburg, VA
Mon 11/14 – George Mason University (venue TBA) – Washington, DC

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