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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

arem

I remember an interview with him in Rolling Stone or Spin where he gave British skate punks The Stupids a thumbs up, he said he discovered them via his son. This would have been in the mid/late 80's. Not exactly hardcore but not what you might expect from Bowie either.

DrBOP

Can't remember exactly where this was, but in a late-70s Cleveland/Akron-centric article he discussed both Devo and The Dead Boys.....then drifted into talking about Stiff Records (specifically The Damned and Elvis Costello) and how impressed he was with Nick Lowe and Dave Edmunds as producers.
(Sorry, there are at least 5 Northern Ohio?Cleveland music/entertainment papers that are now defunct and I'm thinking it's in one of those that I saw the article.)

And< YES, Tin Machine could be DEEliciosly nastaayyy!

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