Five artists to see at Northern Nights Music Festival 2022

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Northern Nights is gearing up for an unforgettable weekend of music, art and more, and we’ve selected some must-see artists for this year’s edition!


Arrive hot, Northern Nights Music Festival returns to the Mendocino forest July 15-17 for its perfectly curated summer vibes filled with art, music and cannabis, all under a beautiful tree-lined paradise. With this year set to be the most dynamic yet, festival-goers will enjoy a high-level experience with all-new wellness areas, facilities and interactive spaces added to the grounds. It’s no surprise that it’s one of the West Coast scene’s favorite festivals of the year, with an intimate environment paired with headliners such as CloZee, Troy Boi, SNBRN, Claudius VonStrokeand Trees take control.

With an already impressive diverse lineup of headliners, the undercard also includes a wide array of extreme talent that matches the aura of the weekend to a T. Whether you’re looking for groove-heavy house to pair with your Blue Dream, or whether you go goofy to blistering bass, or even experience the bliss of a smooth downtempo set, Northern Nights has you covered. Want to make sure you don’t miss some of the best the weekend will have to offer? Read ahead for my top artists to check out at this year’s event!

Five artists to see at Northern Nights Music Festival 2022


Qrion

Qrion

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Hailing from the beautiful city of Sapporo, Japan, Qrion had a huge impact on the music scene over the past two years. A member of the Anjunadeep family, his tracks like “text me at 4amon his EP, Waves, exude its magnificent sonic signature of blending natural environmental sounds and futuristic electronic sample styles. The journey his music takes you on is perfect for under the starry sky in the woods.


chopsjunkie

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What’s a Northern California music festival in the forest without the weird, wobbly, grimy bass for hours on end? chopsjunkie will meet your needs with hip-hop-influenced style sets filled with heavy drum beats and all kinds of samples in an effortless mix of tracks you’ll want Shazam on the spot. Check out his exclusive Northern Nights mix below to get a taste of what he’s planning to drop.


Wreck

Wreck

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Of course, if you’re at a festival with that DJ’s name on it, you should make it a priority to get to their set. Michigan-based artist Wreck took the electronic music world by storm with his sultry, deep bass lines, shrewd, intelligent lyricism, and infectious stage presence. Their presence in shedding such a fitting light on the LGBTQ+ community within the scene has already earned them a huge fanbase, with standout sets to match upbeat choreography, wicked bass faces, and an unparalleled overall vibe. Everyone is welcome on the Wreckno set!


Modern biology

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Have you ever wondered if the trees around you at a festival appreciate bass? Look no further than Modern biology if you are looking for a totally out-of-the-ordinary and breathtaking musical experience to have this weekend. Hailing from Vancouver, this producer brings a literal organic element to his sets by using PLANT ENERGY as instruments in his electronic sets. Connecting various types of plants and fungi to an analog synth machine, Modern Biology brings an educational and beautiful experience as well as a new appreciation for the natural world around us, combining the scientific element of electronic music. This is a set not to be missed!


heavy object

heavy object

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If you love the Northern California jam band scene, heavy object should be on your radar. You may have caught them Jam in the van session, which captures the funky, jammy deliverance that the band Object Heavy brings to the table. Offer a refreshing live experience at Nuits du Nord. Get your dancing shoes ready for absolute descent on tracks like “Feel good” and “Only” for an additional special set in their home port.


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