PJ Sykes is a professional music photographer and musician from Richmond, VA but frequently works in Washington, DC and in the Triangle of North Carolina. His photography has been featured in Rolling Stone, SPIN, TIME, Pitchfork and used by bands like Foo Fighters, Superchunk, Bob Mould, Lambchop, Beauty Pill and many more. He's toured up and down the east coast with different bands, performed live with Jandek and once was in the half time show for the Washington Redskins. 


info [at] pjsykes [dot] com 




Anousheh, Beauty Pill, Bio Ritmo, E.D. Sedgwick, Foo Fighters, Hex Machine, Horsehead, Lambchop, Bob Mould, NO BS! Brass Band, Pontiak, Positive No, The Snowy Owls, Superchunk, William Tyler, Versus, Vexine, The Walkmen, White Laces, Wye Oak

Magazines & Blogs

AV Club, Aquarium Drunkard, Flagpole Weekly, INDY Weekly, Modern Luxury DC, The Onion, PAPER Magazine, Paste Magazine, Richmond Magazine, Rolling Stone, RVAnews, RVA Magazine, Shuffle Magazine, SPIN Magazine, Style Weekly, Time Magazine


Cherub, Dischord, Harding Street Assembly Lab, Little Black Cloud, Lovitt, Merge, Negative Fun, Northern Spy, Thrill Jockey, Three Lobed, Touch & Go!, SubPop,


Merge25 Fest, Concert to Defeat Amendment One, Live At Ipanema series, MACRoCk, Siegfried's Call (French Horn manufacturer), Minimum Wage Recording, Sedona The Movie (Soundtrack), Scott’s Addition Sound, Snake Oil Recording, Viking Recording Co., GWAR costumes for The Valentine museum



Current projects

Hoax Hunters

The Colloquial Orchestra


Guest projects

Jandek (live performance May 12, 2017 in Richmond, VA)

Les Savy Fav (phone in choir on the song The Year Before The Year 2000)

Parts & Labor (sounds/noises on Receivers)

Positive No (bass, guitar, backup vocals on Noel, Noel)