Andrew appeared at a variety of events during the CMJ Music Marathon 2012.
CMJ was an awesome chance to party with Andrew and hang out at wonderful events.
Live High Five – “Interview With Andrew W.K. From CMJ2012. It’s Time To Party!“
The AU Review – “Andrew W.K. At CMJ.“
Plug In Music – “Andrew W.K. Announces CMJ Lineup.“
Andrew hosted The Syndicate’s annual pre-CMJ event, Conflict Of Interest on Monday, October 15th, 2012. A benefit to support World Hunger Relief, Conflict Of Interest was presented by Taco Bell and also featured a special DJ Set from W.K. as well as live performances from Savoir Adore, Team Spirit, Pacific Air and The Hounds Below.
Switching to motivational speaker mode, Andrew spoke on the music industry and partying during his own CMJ Panel “Turning The Spotlight: The Power Of Motivated Fans” on Thursday, October 18th, 2012.
Andrew invited Social Music Platform,RockStar Motel to his club, Santos Party House on Friday, October 19th, 2012 for a party to remember. Throughout the night Andrew performed special DJ sets in between performances by artists such as Enemy Planes and bloodnstuff.
Andrew concluded the week with the most soulful dance-off in Brooklyn. Andrew served as a special guest judge at the New York Night Train’s Soul Clap Dance-Off contest, along with writer/musicians Alexei Perry (Handsome Furs), crooner Daughn Gibson, and more. DJ Jonathan Toubin spun explosive 1960s soul sounds all night with help from guest selector Greg Cartwright (Reigning Sound/Oblivians).