I’d considered photographer Kevin Cummins to be one of the visual documentarians of Britpop, as his recent book While We Were Getting High testified, but I didn’t realize that he was also the man behind most of the iconic photos of Joy Division a decade and a half earlier. But he’s just released a collection […]
Guy Chadwick shared this pic on The House Of Love’s Facebook page last week, and it’s too good not to re-share. 1985 throwing a shape post Kingdoms pre House of Love limbo with my newly bought Epiphone Sheraton – Guy Chadwick Photo by Chadwick’s photographer throughout his career, Suzie Gibbons.
I’ve seen and shot a lot of live music photographs, but this photo of Siouxsie & The Banshees on stage in Sweden in 1982, shot by Jill Furmanovsky through John McGeoch’s Yamaha SG 1000, just stopped me in my tracks. Breathtaking. “The live silhouette shot was taken at around 9pm just as the band came […]
So the news is that My Bloody Valentine are back. Not with new material, don’t be silly – those two new records they promised would be done last year are, in fact, not yet recorded, as per the New York Times feature below – but their catalog is back. All their albums are now up […]
I was going to use this image on another post but went in another direction with that. But since I had already gone into my photo archives and re-processed it and hey – it’s my blog I can do what I want – I’ll just put it up on its own. This is Jenny Lee […]
Here’s a dumb thing that has plagued me just a little for the last few years. In consolidating all my concert ticket stubs, media passes, and setlists from where they’d been residing in album covers, jewel cases, and file folders, I found a set list that appeared to be from My Bloody Valentine’s show at […]