Tag Archives: Northside Festival

Lower Dens played ABBA @ Rough Trade during Northside Fest (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Anyone hoping for a modernist deconstruction of the Swedish group’s greatest hits by the Baltimore band…was probably not in attendance on Saturday night. That included Lower Dens themselves.

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Big Thief celebrated new LP w/ 2 Northside shows (pics from Park Church Co-Op)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Brooklyn’s Big Thief had a big weekend with the release of their much-lauded new album, Capacity, and two release shows that were part of Northside Fest in their hometown….

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Kristin Kontrol played Park Church Co-Op (pics, video), scoring new Nicolas Cage film

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Kristin Kontrol, who’s now living in Los Angeles, came back to NYC this past weekend for the Northside Festival where she played Park Church Co-op on Friday night…

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Miguel @ McCarren Park (pics & setlist)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

After Dirty Projectors, Kamasi Washington, and Jay Som played McCarren Park during Northside Festival but before Thursday, PUP, The Hotelier, Jeff Rosenstock, and Tony Molina did, Miguel headlined the outdoor Brooklyn venue…

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Aldous Harding, Tiny Hazard & M Lamar in a Greenpoint church (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

New Zealand’s Aldous Harding released her great 4AD debut Party last month, and we were thrilled to have her headline the BrooklynVegan x AdHoc Northside showcase last night (6/8) at Greenpoint’s Park Church Co-Op, a truly gorgeous setting to see her in…

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Northside Fest begins: key shows, panels & other info

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Panels include NYC mayor Bill de Blasio, rapper Young M.A, Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit, a performance by Heems, and more. There’s also the big McCarren Park shows, the BV showcase with Aldous Harding, and much more…

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Sacred Bones 10th Anniversary RBMA show in pics (Zola Jesus, Jenny Hval, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Sacred Bones 10th Anniversary show for Red Bull Music Academy featured performances from Zola Jesus, Blanck Mass, Jenny Hval, The Men, Moon Duo with Jim Jarmusch, Psychic Ills, Marissa Nadler, Uniform, and Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and Edley O’Dowd. The label is putting on another 10th anniversary showcase as part of Northside Fest.

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No Joy share “Hellhole” video, playing Northside with Amber Arcades (who has a new EP)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The “Hellhole” video features “extremely embarrassing home footage of me as a tween. I was trying to make my own music video to Sheryl Crow’s ‘All I Wanna Do’, but didn’t really know how to use the camera,” says No Joy’s Jasamine White-Gluz.

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The Pains of Being Pure at Heart prep ‘The Echo of Pleasure’ (stream a track)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Main member Kip Berman made the album with Jen Goma (A Sunny Day In Glasgow), Jacob Danish Sloan (Dream Diary), and horn player Kelly Pratt (Beirut, Arcade Fire, David Byrne & St Vincent, etc).

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June is now “New York Music Month”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

June is now New York Music Month, according to Mayor Bill de Blasio, Media and Entertainment (MOME) Commissioner Julie Menin, and NY is Music co-founder Justin Kalifowitz…

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Lorde put Weyes Blood & Aldous Harding in playlist +++++ Tiny Hazard & M Lamar added to BV Northside show

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Lorde and Weyes Blood join Future, Paul Simon, Nancy Sinatra, Black Star, Santigold, Bon Iver and more on Lorde’s new Spotify playlist.

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Northside Fest adds Destruction Unit, Julia Holter, Martin Rev/Craig Leon, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Some new additions were revealed today to Brooklyn’s 2017 Northside Festival lineup, including the BrooklynVegan/AdHoc showcase with Aldous Harding and the Pitchfork showcase with Downtown Boys. Here are more…

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Laetitia Sadier (Stereolab) shares “Galactic Emergence” video, playing Northside

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Former Stereolab groop member Laetitia Sadier released Find Me Finding You, her first record with her new band Source Ensemble, last week via Drag City. She recently shared the video for the languid, dreamy “Galactic Emergence”…

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She-Devils announce debut LP (listen to “Hey Boy”), touring, playing Northside

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Montreal’s She-Devils have announced their self-titled debut album, which will be out May 19 via Secretly Canadian. They’ve just shared new single “Hey Boy” which maintains the duo’s cut-and-paste aesthetic…

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Happyness share “Bigger Glass Less Full” from new LP, playing Northside w/ U.S. Girls

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

UK band Happyness have shared “Bigger Glass Less Full” from their upcoming LP Write In. These guys excel at that sonic midpoint between Wilco and Pavement…

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