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Noteworthy Photography

  • Burning Flags Press
    The website of Glen E. Friedman. Renowned for both his work with musicians like Fugazi, Minor Threat, Public Enemy, the Beastie Boys, Slayer (and many, many more) as well as his groundbreaking documentation of the burgeoning skateboard phenomenon in the late `70's, Glen has been privvy to (and has summarily captured on film) some of the coolest stuff ever. He's also an incredibly insightful and nice guy to boot.
  • SoHo Blues - Photography by Allan Tannenbaum
    Allan Tannenbaum is a local photographer who has been everywhere and shot everything, from members of Blondie hanging out at the Mudd Club through the collapsing towers of the World Trade Center on September 11th. You could spend hours on this site, and I have.
  • Robert Otter Photographs
    Amazing vintage photographs of New York City, specifically my own neighborhood, Greenwich Village.
  • oboylephoto
    Just some intensely cool photographs of abandoned places.
  • Rikki Ercoli's Legends of Punk
    Much like Glen E. Friedman (see above), Rikki Ercoli has managed to catch some amazing bands in their manic element.
  • Lost & Found Film
    A fascinating website devoted to undeveloped film found in vintage camers. A curious mixture of interesting and spooky.
  • Pinhole Photography by Veronica Saddler
    NYC landmarks shot through a pinhole lens. Neat-o.
  • Eugene Merinov
    Compelling shots of Punk, Post-Punk and New Wave band performing live in various long-lost venues in a pre-sanitized New York City. Great stuff!
  • Edward Colver

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Comments

Kerr

I havent lived in East Kilbride since 1983 and I only lived there half the time in the previous 10 - tho yeah its officially my hometown.
for 25 years tho ive lived in Hamilton (Home of Mogwai) - the town next door. otherwise thanks for mentioning me in the article!

PS it was originally set as a challenge to me as one post a day of a song from the 70s. (The decade I was born)
But I changed it to a different genre each day. And As many posts per day as you could manage.

Mine was
Day One - Krautrock.
Day Two - Funk.
Day Three - Jazz
Day Four - Punk
Day Five - Soul.
Day Six - Progressive/Avant.
Day Seven - Metal/Hard Rock/Heavy Prog.

Cheers for the article Alex and glad you enjoyed it.

David George

Kudos for this: I would have a really tough time sticking to one-per-genre rule. What I founds interesting was that although the 10cc song, which I remember all too well as an involuntary soundtrack during my "formative years," mainly heard in the cars of various girlfriends (I was in high school) and the first Clash LP and TRB were not chronologically distant ('75, '77, '78, respectively), they feel soooo far apart (at least 10cc from the other two). I think it's related to what you were talking about yesterday. For me the period from '75 (when I attended my first concert ever, The Rolling Stones @ MSG on 06/22/75) to '80 feels like what 10 years feels like now. And some of these releases from the late '70s changed everything for me (I think for the better).

BTW: The re-release of TRB/PITD from a few years ago is great. Had it on vinyl then hadn't heard it in years. Still sounds vital. And I still think Danny Kustow is very underrated.

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