BK Mag’s Northside Festival Friday Mixtape #3

Check out our third of six playlists for Northside Festival's summer music lineup!

Ah, the peak Spring breezes. Can we catch them in our hands, thrust them in our pockets and revisit them for weeks to come? No, friends, we cannot. But we can use this moment of peak seasonal comfort to fully relax and expand our minds with some of the chillest vibes and most out there sounds from the 2018 schedule of Brooklyn’s Northside Festival. That’s right, another lovely Friday brings in another of our weekly playlist series, leading up to the shows that will make up the 10th anniversary edition of Brooklyn’s Northside Festival. (Revisit vol. 1 & 2 here and here. Also a totally solid way to spend your time.)

Volume 3 covers some vast ground! It brings you rising indie star Sidney Gish’s sing-along self-deprecation alongside Protomartyr’s bruising post-punk. It swings from the open emotions of Brooklyn’s Half Waif to Tredici Bacci’s wry daydreaming old Italian films. It provides mind-expansion in differing flavors: the one-two punch of very different experimental artists L’Rain and Mind Over Mirrors (both playing the newly announced Tinnitus showcase, June 7th at Brooklyn Bazaar), and Jeff Parker’s calmly revolutionary reinvention of jazz. As always, there are ticket links below that connect you with your new faves with one quick click.

You — sit back and enjoy the tunes. We — keep sprinting towards Northside in June.

Get tickets below, or check out the Northside Festival website to explore the full line-up!

PopGun Presents: Mr Twin Sister @ Elsewhere Rooftop, June 7

Double Double Whammy x GRLMIC x Terrorbird Day Party with Sidney Gish @ Baby’s All Right, June 9

Weaves, Active Bird Community, Peaer @ Knitting Factory, June 8

Brooklyn Vegan Presents: Protomartyr, Deerhoof @ Elsewhere, June 9

AdHoc Presents: Have Mercy (performing The Earth Pushed Back), Kississippi, Gleemer, Super American @ Brooklyn Bazaar, June 8

Queen of the Scene presents: Sloppy Jane, Lou Tides, HNRY FLWR, The Coax, No Swoon, The Ferdy Mayne, Sixteen Jackies, Rubber Band Gun @ Sunnyvale, June 7

P4K presents Pitchfork Rising: Chynna, Half Waif, Madison McFerrin, Standing on the Corner, Empath @ Music Hall of Williamsburg, June 9

Negative Gemini @ Elsewhere Rooftop, June 8

AdHoc presents: Barrie, Tmboy, Care @ Trans-Pecos, June 7

Tinnitus x Northside present: Mind Over Mirrors, L’Rain @ Brooklyn Bazaar, June 7

PopGun presents: Mndsgn + more TBA @ Elsewhere Main Hall, June 8

Dear Nora, Nicholas Krgovich @ Knitting Factory, June 9

International Anthem presents: Jeff Parker & The New Breed, Irreversible EntanglementsMakaya McCraven @ National Sawdust, June 8

NNA Tapes presents: Tredici Bacci, Erica Eso, Kalbells, Ryan Power @ Union Pool, June 7

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