Archive for June, 2012

Kirin J Callinan + Nite Fields + DCM @ Black Bear Lodge, 21.06.2012

Recent months have seen an apparent dearth of gigs in Brisbane. It’s not that I’ve lost interest in photographing but just that I am becoming more picky about the acts I want to give up a night for. Looking through the recent listings of gigs in recent weeks (and for upcoming weeks) there’s very little […]

I Used To Skate Once 8 @ The Zoo, 21.06.2012

Another year, another I Used To Skate Once night at The Zoo. The years just fly by. Despite the recent quiet times and lack of gigs that I’ve been interested in photographing in recent weeks/months, I’m photographing Kirin J Callinan at Black Bear Lodge tonight so end up flitting between the two venues to catch […]

RIP Rave, 1991 – 2012

Yesterday started off like any other Tuesday. I got to work, booted up my laptop, opened my email, downloaded this week’s edition of Rave and had a quick read. On Tuesday mornings work can wait. My day was brightened by one of my photos from Saturday night’s School Of Seven Bells photos being printed in amongst the […]

Book Of Ships @ The Builder’s Arms, Melbourne, 27.08.2010

I was sure that I’d drafted this post a long time ago, absolutely positive. I looked everywhere to try and find the words, on every drive on every computer I own and on every flash drive I could find. Nothing. Obviously trying to recall the fine details of an evening in Melbourne 21 months ago […]

Splendour In The Grass 2011 @ Woodfordia, 29.07.2011 – 31.07.2011 – Part 1

First published on Collapse Board Some thoughts and photos from last year’s Splendour In The Grass.  My greatest weakness/photographer crime is showing too many photos, so it’s funny that I only selected 18 from three days for this post originally, when I’ll usually show more than that from a single show and 4 – 5 […]

Nicki Minaj @ BEC, 19.05.2012

You look at photos or videos of Nicki Minaj and you think “That’s got to be fun to photograph”. I mean it just has to be really, doesn’t it? How could it fail? It has to be worth a 75 minute each way trip all the way out to Boondall, even if it’s only for […]

All Tomorrow’s Parties – The Nightmare Before Xmas 2009 – Part 5

Into the home straight of MBV’s Nightmare Before Xmas weekend, although in reality it’s just the end of the first three days of the ATP adventure, with four days of In Between Days and the long weekend of Ten Years of ATP still to come. Again, no notes were written and it’s a long time ago to try and drag […]

All Tomorrow’s Parties – The Nightmare Before Xmas 2009 – Part 4

In the fullness of time (i.e. 30 months after the event) the Sunday afternoon of the 2009 Nightmare Before Xmas is largely a blank.  I can remember thinking Gemma Hayes, as an acoustic singer-songwriter type, was a bit of a strange choice, given the rest of the weekend’s lineup. I can’t remember anything about Lilys.  A […]

All Tomorrow’s Parties – The Nightmare Before Xmas 2009 – Part 3

Although there’s a heavy dose of indie rock’s heritage on show at ATP, there are a number of newer acts also playing the festival. The previous week the NME had announced that The Horrors had won their Album of the Year poll with Primary Colours. It was a surprising choice to me as it wasn’t an album […]

All Tomorrow’s Parties – The Nightmare Before Xmas 2009 – Part 2

Day 2 of 2009’s Nightmare before Xmas and you get the impression that everyone in attendance woke up with a sore head, which was eased over breakfast and Muppet Treasure Island on one of the ATP TV Channels.  The two ATP TV channels broadcast cult films, music documentaries and obviously hangover-relieving programs for the mornings-after-the-nights-before, 24 hours […]