Author Archives: Victoria Holt

Live Review: Pizza Fest @ The Highline 8/16/2014

Punk shows are always more visceral when you’re hurting. You’re feeling a mix of emotions, and despite how cheesy it sounds (no pun intended), sometimes the best way to let them out is to thrash around in a mosh pit and sing your heart out. Saturday night, during The Coathangers’ headlining set at the Highline,Read more...

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All Tomorrow’s Parties Iceland 2014: Icelandic Adventures

This past weekend I had the pleasure of journeying to Iceland to cover the All Tomorrow’s Parties festival. Check out my coverage of the festival here. Whenever we had free time, we made it a priority to get out and see some local sights. Here are a few of the random and beautiful things IcelandRead more...

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Live Review: All Tomorrow’s Parties Iceland 2014

This weekend was without a doubt the best music festival I’ve ever been to. I still haven’t been to the greats like SXSW or Primavera Sound, but All Tomorrow’s Parties Iceland went above and beyond your run-of-the-mill weekend festivals like Coachella, Sasquatch, Outside Lands, and Lollapalooza. Thoughtful curation of music, film, and DJs, and aRead more...

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Live Review: Nils Frahm with Douglas Dare at The Triple Door 3/18/2014

The Triple Door was the place to be last night if you’re a fan of Decibel Festival and need something to tide you over until September. The venue featured two identical back to back shows of Erased Tapes artists Nils Frahm and Douglas Dare. The two pianists made for an impressive showcase of everything fromRead more...

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Live Review: James Blake with Nosaj Thing @ Showbox SODO 11/20/2013

“Every time they scream I stop. You think they’d see a pattern.” James Blake wants the Showbox SODO to shut up. It’s the last song of his set and him and his bandmates are trying to recreate the beautiful, gospel style a cappella song, “Measurements,” but they can’t get through the first four lines. “PleaseRead more...

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Live Review: Treasure Island Music Festival 10/19-10/20

words by Kat Metrovich / photos by Victoria Holt and Stacy Cornett. While KEXP was in NYC for CMJ, a few of us (Stacy, Victoria and Kat) headed to San Francisco for Treasure Island Music Festival. This was the seventh year SF’s Noise Pop and Another Planet Entertainment put this two day party together, andRead more...

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Live Review: ADULT. @Treasure Island Music Festival 10/19/2013

Detroit synth punk rockers ADULT. played third during day one of the 2013 Treasure Island Music Festival. Their industrial, crunching melodies blistered under the hot sun, as San Francisco’s infamous “Indian Summer” kept festival goers warm even in mid-October. Frontwoman Nicola Kuperos poked fun at herself, telling the crowd, “It’s beautiful today, and I’m gladRead more...

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