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 […]

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 […]