Amazing energy filled SOhO tonight for the New Noise Kick Off Party, and not all of it was coming off of violinist Lindsey Stirling. With a screen behind her, armed with a violin and an electro savvy band, Lindsey played her way through Africa, to Mordor, around crystal castles, and down some dub-steps. The violin wailed songs new and old, while Lindsey interpreted through choreographed dance. Although she was responsible for the vibe, the crowd gratefully reciprocated through a dance of their own. It was a unique experience, and a great way to kick off a festival bringing new music to the masses of Santa Barbara.