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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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May 10, 2016



I have the audiobook to killing yourself to live and i always find myself intrigued by the strikingly accurate "musical storyboard" that Kid A is to the events of sept. 11. however, even klosterman acknowledges that most of kid a was written when yorke had a terrible bout of writers block, and was writing lyrics on scraps of paper and pulling out lines and working them into the musical arrangements. all of this was happening in the fall of 2000. so unless yorke was pulling the scraps from the goblet of fire, and there is some unexamined lapse in the space time continuum, it is verifiably impossible that it was in a anyway a prediction.

Josh Lawson

The thing is, there was more to it than just the album and a couple of images. There was so much promo art going around, websites, videos, etc. I was curious about the 9/11 connection too, after seeing the “flaming tower” album art and a picture of twin pyramids with windows like skyscrapers bleeding into a river. It was uncanny just how much of that media depicted some variation of themes like twin buildings, fire and death, even airplanes crashing into a city on the water. Some of the strangest were the MTV “blips” they aired leading up to the albums release

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