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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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February 13, 2017

Comments

David George

Thanks for posting this. Sadly, the Grammys will never be cool enough or insightful enough to acknowledge anyone like Vega.

And speaking of being "all things to all people," how the hell is Bowie "alternative"? I don't know if this is a new designation since I haven't paid attention to the Grammys since, well ever, since they never paid attention to much of what I always loved, but it seems like they were just trying to squeeze him into a slot because he died. Where were they with "The Next Day," which as I have said here before I believe is a far, far better album than ★? Was that even nominated?

I guess he can't compete against the dreck that's current, which is why he needed a sub-category.

(Part of what's saddest for me about when we lose any of our heroes is that those who truly didn't give a shit when someone was alive come out of the woodwork for the wake. This was a huge factor with Bowie.)

URLBrenner

Overpaid celebrities getting awards...'shit on that'!!

GG Allin

Yet another nice Jewish boy from Brooklyn!

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