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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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December 27, 2016



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Unfortunately, only the prep year for ShitStorm17, comin' right up.


wayne barron

twenty, sixteen seem such youthful and optimistic numbers but the loss of so many global superstars was underlined by the loss of my dad and his sister, our family's matriarch. As big a fan as I was of Bowie, Prince, Rickman, Lemmy, Cruyff, Wilder & Shandling the world gave birth to these celebrities and many more, still plodding toward or arrived at old age. twenty seventeen is doubtless going to take plenty more. With the Rolling Stones so far avoiding the grim reaper's cull and Olivia De Havilland still on this mortal coil there is always something for him to harvest. So I'll leave you with some advice from The Royal Life Saving Society "Don't Drink & Drown" (that's genuine). In the words of Seneca "The man who fears death will never do anything worthy of a man who is alive". So stay sober or thirsty, remember to smell the roses, keep on rocking and have a great 2017.

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