Photos: alt-J @ the Paramount

During alt-J‘s Seattle show in October, fans appeared to be in a musically-inspired altered, dream state. There’s something very magical about alt-J and how they know, precisely, how to create sounds that you can see and feel. I don’t know how they do it, but they do. Their music surrounds everything: your breath, your heart. […]

Show Review & Photos: Deck the Hall Ball @ KeyArena

Deck the Hall Ball @ KeyArena, 12/3 Show Review by Abby Williamson Photos by David Conger Lorde There are a few things for which I would gladly endure eight hours surrounded by thousands of effervescent teenagers, and this year’s Deck the Hall Ball was definitely one of those things. Uniting like the nations they hail […]

Show Review & Photos: Bumbershoot w/ the Joy Formidable, Baroness, Ivan & Alyosha & Hot Bodies in Motion

Bumbershoot, Monday 9/2 Review by Chris Senn Photos by Simon Krane the Joy Formidbale Baroness No main stage on Monday for me. Started off the day with my coffee at the Starbucks stage, taking in the sounds of yet a couple more local groups. One of the bands quickly on the rise with their catchy […]

Photos: Sasquatch! Day 4 – Monday w/ Alt-J, Menomena . . .

If you were at Sasquatch! last weekend, one of the acts you probably waited patiently the entire time to see was Alt-J. Naturally there were other artists to hanker for, such as Oregon duo Menomena. All photos by Abby Williamson: Alt-J Menomena Death Grips Dirty Projectors Disclosure Mike Birbiglia Ariel Pink The Postal Service Steve […]

Show Review & Photos: alt-J & Wildcat! Wildcat! @ the Crocodile

alt-J & Wildcat! Wildcat! @ the Crocodile, 12/17 Show Review & Photos by Dagmar alt-J‘s Joe Newman Britain’s – and this year’s winner of that country’s Mercury Prize – alt-J had their first headlining show in Seattle on December 17th, bringing with them Wildcat! Wildcat!. A quartet, alt-J is an unusual band and one I’d […]