Local photographer Brooklyn Benjestorf of Seattle Peach knows her way around local dance parties—she's documented an enormous swath of them with her camera. In anticipation of Decibel Festival this week, Benjestorf shot original portraits of some of her favorite acts from around town who will be performing at the electronic festivities. Take a moment to meet the home team:
Artist: Sean Majors Showcase: dB in the Park on Sunday 9/27 at Volunteer Park Genres: House / Breaks / R&B
Artist: Pezzner Showcase: Body Language on Friday 9/25 at Q Nightclub Genres: House / Techno / Ambient
Artist: Wesley Holmes Showcase: Breakfast Club on Sunday 9/27 at Monkey Loft Genres: Deep House / Nu Disco / Tech House Note: With a wall to wall lineup of locals in addition to talent from near and far, if you want a well-rounded sampling of what’s going on in Seattle dance music, the Breakfast Club showcase is not to be missed.
Artist: Kid SMPL Showcase: dB 2015 OPTICAL Kick-Off Party on Thursday 9/24 at Re-bar Genres: Ambient / Beats / Noise
Artist: Mikey Mars Showcase: Paradise Sunset Sessions on Wednesday 9/23 at Monkey Loft Genres: House / R&B / Bass
Artist: Manatee Commune Showcase: Sublime on Saturday 9/26 at Showbox at the Market Genres: Indie Pop / Melodic / Chillwave
Artist: Shaprece Showcase: Thievery Corporation on Sunday 9/27 at Showbox SoDo Genres: Soul / Classical / Trip-Hop Note: Be sure to catch Shaprece’s bandmate IG88 when he opens up for Nicolas Jaar at Showbox at the Market on Wednesday 9/23.
Artist: Vox Mod Showcase: Subversion on Thursday 9/24 at Showbox at the Market Genres: Transcendental / Psychedelic / Mystic
Artist: Brian Lyons Showcase: Flammable: Decibel Edition on Sunday 9/27 at Re-bar Genres: House / Deep House / Disco