Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Victoria Holt

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Originally from San Francisco, CA, Victoria lives in Seattle, WA, and completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography at Seattle University. Her passion is making live music look as great as it sounds. She is the sole Seattle contributor for Live Music Blog, and her work has been featured in The Stranger and Seattle Weekly. Her 2012 BFA thesis, "Seattle DIY: Live Music," has been displayed at various cafes in the Seattle area. For a behind the scenes look at music, she shoots in-studio performances at local radio station KEXP.

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival wrapped up in Indio, CA on Sunday, April 20th with weekend two of two finished. Our photographer...

Thursday night as I passed through the Black Lodge’s unmarked, warehouse doors, I took a peek at the sheet of bands for the night,...

JD Samson & MEN and Glitterbang were the perfect pair to host an outrageously sexy dance party at Chop Suey. After all, MEN’s whole...

Brooklyn’s Parquet Courts brought their late 70s/early 80s style punk to Neumos last night. They use the loud, repetitive jangle of punk as an...

Sasquatch 2013 came and went this weekend up at the Gorge Amphitheatre and we were lucky enough to have a team up at the...

“Play ‘Too Hard!’” a fan yelled out last night during Kurt Vile and The Violator’s set at Neumos. The Philadelphia band is on tour...

To be clear, Langhorne Slim (Sean Scolnick of Langhorne, Pennsylvania) is one of my top five artists of all time. Since Lucero were the...

The four members of Leeds, England band Δ (pronounced Alt-J for the method of typing it on a Mac keyboard) are masters of sound...

Morrissey is a man who likes to start fights. The former vocalist for 80’s legends, The Smiths ripped off his shirt halfway through “Please, Please,...

Screams reverberated through the room as Yoni Wolf of Why? took to the stage at Neumos. A young girl reached up to hand him...

“This is the first national bounce tour ever,” Big Freedia (pronounced “Freeda”) declared at Neumos on Tuesday night. Outside the South, the New Orleans...

Last night at The Crocodile, three beautiful bands brought their blends of melodic folk to the stage. & Yet, indie-folk rockers from Seattle, WA...

Seattle’s annual City Arts Festival kicked off with the exciting new collaboration between David Byrne (Talking Heads) and St. Vincent (a.k.a. Annie Clark), performing...

“Do you like it hard, or do you like it soft?” Kele Okereke, front man of Bloc Party, asked Friday night at the Showbox...

Performing inside a giant recreation of the cover art from its new album, Centipede Hz, Animal Collective enticed the Paramount into a trance Tuesday...

The Paramount Theatre was the scene of an infectious dance night on Friday. This wasn’t your typical Skrillex-inspired bro-step, however, but a night of...

Seattle artist Vox Mod, a.k.a. Scot Porter, started off a multi-faceted evening of music at Capitol Hill's Neumos. Despite the small early crowd for...

Liars played to an ecstatic crowd at The Metro in Chicago on this past Thursday, July 19th. Starting with the first track on their...

Johannesburg’s Spoek Mathambo (pronounced "Spook Mahtembo," real name Nthato Mokgata) brought his eclectic blend of Afro-futurism and electro-hip hop to Chicago for the first...

LA/Brooklyn band Liars, consisting of Aaron Hemphill, Angus Andrew, and Julian Gross (left to right above), are set to play The Metro in...

Victoria's been traveling this summer after her graduation and she just caught this amazing show in Leeds... --Editor Jesca Hoop, native to California but living...