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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

NoOriginalArt

YOU. ARE MAKING ME. CRY.

David George

Oh jeez...had forgotten all about SNAFU...

Walter Kohl

"Tramps" originally was on 15th Street between Irving Place & 3rd Avenue. I'll never forget the first time I went in there. Was walking by the place on my way to "Friend of a Farmer" (vegetarian restaurant on Irving Place). Heard this incredible Blues wafting out onto the sidewalk and went inside. Saw Johnny Copeland aka. "Texas Twister" singing his heart out in front of an audience of 9 or 10 people.

Dave

I was just talking to someone about how Tramps was a great sized venue for NYC and had great booking. Blues Explosion, Gang Starr, Supersuckers/Mudhoney, the list goes on and on.

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