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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

David George

Great post--have not seen the videos yet, but will check them out. If memory serves, Save the Robots was the place with really low ceilings and a floor composed entirely of beach sand, which made "dancing" something of a non-event. I also seem to remember that there was something weird about their drink menu: I think they only sold mixed drinks in plastic cups.

Shawn G. Chittle

Can you post the URL? If its a public post we can see it.

East Village Today

Thanks god these days are over — people lived like animals then!

Alex in NYC

Some of those "animals" are friends and regular readers of this blog, so perhaps a little thoughtful consideration would be in order.

David George

Yeah--I think I knew the guy in the last pic at one point. I would take many aspects of those days over the present. At that time whatever dangers were present, were more easily recognized (and avoided).

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