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North by Northeast 2012

Now in its 18th year, the North by Northeast Festival and Conferences (NXNE) has become Canada's leading festival for seeing emerging artists, major label acts, video artists, independent films and filmmakers alike. NXNE 2012 will feature 650 bands and 40 films over seven days, spreading over 50 official stages and venues in downtown Toronto. The festival also features NXNE Interactive, an inclusive four day digital media conference that brings together innovative thinkers to explore new ideas and outlets for digital creativity. NXNE 2012 will also feature a Record Show: the event will be curated by Kops Records and will showcase vinyl and merchandise from local vendors such as Arts & Crafts, Vinyl Alibi, Of a Kind, Alleycats Music & Arts and many more.

Festival Line Up

The Flaming Lips, Bad Religion, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Matthew Good, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Of Montreal, Purity Ring, The Men, Death Grips, No Use For A Name, Bleached, Good Riddance, 2:54, Metz, Ceremony, The Death Set, Oberhofer, The Sadies, Reigning Sound, Plants and Animals, Rival Schools, Hayes Carll, Young Magic, The Black Belles, Grass Widow, Violens, Action Bronson, Bran Van 3000, Eight and a Half, Mac Demarco, Killer Mike, Odonis Odonis, Yamantaka//Sonic Titan, Doldrums, Bass Drum of Death, Porcelain Raft, DZ Deathrays, The Coppertone, Phedre, Andre Williams, Hooded Fang, Peter Kernel, Blackie, The Hundred in the Hands, Hollerado, Tre Mission, Art VS. Science, The Nils.