Gritty NYC party nights still exist- they’re in Brooklyn. The awesomely creative people who hold a party called DISCIPLINE let me run loose with my camera. Here are a few shots of Reverend Mother Flash & friends performing. Check out more here on their FB page or their site.
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Reign in Peace Jeff Hanneman
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Everything Went Black Podcast 033: Fred Pessaro & Samantha Marble
I met up with Mike Hill, front man of Tombs and Fred Pessaro, editor of Invisible Oranges and Brooklyn Vegan’s Metal Column to talk about music, what makes a reunion show legit, the insanity of SXSW and share a few of our weird NY experiences for Mike’s Podcast called ‘Everything Went Black’. Check it out!
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Portraits for heavy psych band, Naam, for their upcoming album Vow due out June 4th.
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I shot black metal band, Woe, for their upcoming album Withdrawl due out on April 23rd.
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Kim Kelly wrote a great article about women in heavy metal for The Telegraph that I was lucky enough to contribute a photo to. Click here or on the photo to read the article.
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This past weekend Saint Vitus Bar and Pitchfork put together a benefit show to raise funds for Occupy Hurricane Sandy. The Men, Widowspeak, Lust for Youth and more performed to a sold out crowd. Check out the rest of my photos from the night [Here] on Pitchfork.
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This past weekend Pitchfork and MoMA PS1 held a benefit concert for Hurricane Sandy victims with Holly Herndon and DJ sets by Ducktails and Ohthetrix Point Never. All proceeds went to the the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City. Check the rest of the set out [here].
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NO TOMORROW: Interview with Ty Segall on Pitchfork
I joined up with Pitchfork’s Aaron Leitko and fellow photographers for a cover story on garage-rock prodigy, Ty Segall. Check it out [here].
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NJ Exxxotica Convention with Vice’s own ‘Heavy Dicks’
Vice/Noisey will be premiering a new show based on heavy metal called “Heavy Dicks”. I tagged along with hosts Fred Pessaro and Jake Boyle with metal band Black Tusk to see what a porn convention on a sunday might look like. Check it out [here].
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Years ago I met up with playwright/activist, Lisa Ramirez to shoot photos for her play called Exit Cuckoo (Nanny in Motherland). I can’t say enough about how intelligent and entertaining this play is and how happy I am that she and her work are gaining more recognition. Here is a recent article on her in Hope for Women magazine.
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Saint Vitus live at Saint Vitus
A few weeks ago I shot doom legends Saint Vitus performing live at Saint Vitus bar in Brooklyn, NY along with Weedeater and Sourvein for Brooklyn Vegan. Check out the entire set [here].
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I had the honor of traveling with writer, Brandon Stosuy, upstate to photograph Michael Gira of SWANS at his home for an in-depth interview on Pitchfork [Here]. This was a personal and professional honor for me. Go read the article and pre-order the new album at [Here] at Young God Records or get it anywhere when it comes out on August 28th.
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Photos of Atlanta based rock n’ rollers, BITERS, for a HighTimes interview by Polly Watson- out this month!
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