Photos @ ATP – 2011 – The Nightmare Before Christmas – Curated by Battles/Caribou/Les Savy Fav

Battles Performing @ ATP 2011 - The Nightmare Before Christmas - Curated by Battles/Caribou/Les Savy Fav (PETER J BUTLER)

This years All Tomorrow’s Parties – The Nightmare Before Christmas saw Battles, Caribou and Les Savy Fav curate a day each. With a great mix of music from many genres the weekend was looking great.

Full Line Up:

Les Savy Fav curated Friday and picked:

Marnie Stern | Surfer Blood | Wild Flag | Archers of Loaf | Hot Snakes | The Budos Band | Oxes | No Age | Holy Fuck | Total Control | Violent Soho | Future Islands

Les Savy Fav Performing @ ATP 2011 - The Nightmare Before Christmas - Curated by Battles/Caribou/Les Savy Fav (PETER J BUTLER)


Total Control Performing @ ATP 2011 - The Nightmare Before Christmas - Curated by Battles/Caribou/Les Savy Fav (PETER J BUTLER)


Marnie Stern Performing @ ATP 2011 - The Nightmare Before Christmas - Curated by Battles/Caribou/Les Savy Fav (PETER J BUTLER)


Wild Flag Performing @ ATP 2011 - The Nightmare Before Christmas - Curated by Battles/Caribou/Les Savy Fav (PETER J BUTLER)

Battles curated Saturday and picked:

Nisennenmondai | Washed Out | Gary Numan | Flying Lotus | Walls | The Field | The Psychic Paramount | Cults | Bitch Magnet | Matias Aguayo | Phil Manley Lifecoach | Thank You | Dead Rider

Battles Performing @ ATP 2011 - The Nightmare Before Christmas - Curated by Battles/Caribou/Les Savy Fav (PETER J BUTLER)


Washed Out Performing @ ATP 2011 - The Nightmare Before Christmas - Curated by Battles/Caribou/Les Savy Fav (PETER J BUTLER)


Walls Performing @ ATP 2011 - The Nightmare Before Christmas - Curated by Battles/Caribou/Les Savy Fav (PETER J BUTLER)

Caribou curated Sunday and picked:

Connan Mockasin | Junior Boys | Sun Ra Arkestra | Toro Y Moi | Four Tet | Pharoah Sanders | The Ex w/Gétatchèw Mèkurya | Orchestra of Spheres | Roll the Dice | Omar Souleyman | Factory Floor | Silver Apples

Caribou Performing @ ATP 2011 - The Nightmare Before Christmas - Curated by Battles/Caribou/Les Savy Fav (PETER J BUTLER)


The Ex w/ Getachew Mekuria Performing @ ATP 2011 - The Nightmare Before Christmas - Curated by Battles/Caribou/Les Savy Fav (PETER J BUTLER)


Sun Ra Arkestra Performing @ ATP 2011 - The Nightmare Before Christmas Curated by Battles/Caribou/Les Savy Fav (PETER J BUTLER)

The whole weekend did not disappoint with some of the best performances I have seen in a long time. For me, the very best of the weekend was certainly Les Say Fav’s second set. Pure energy!

Thanks ATP/Battles/Caribou/Les Savy Fav

Photographer’s Notes:

Cameras Used:

Nikon D700

Lenses Used:

Nikon AF 85mm f/1.8 D
Nikon AF-S 50mm f/1.4 G