Gonerfest 2016 Day 2: Nighttime Show

My photos from the nighttime show at the Hi Tone on Sept. 30, 2016, the second day of Gonerfest in Memphis, featuring Opposite Sex, Aquarian Blood, Power, Buck Biloxi and the Fucks, the Blind Shake and Black Lips. Also see: My roundup of Gonerfest and my visit to Memphis More Continue Reading

Thee Oh Sees, the Blind Shake and Make-Overs at the Empty Bottle

The prolific California band Thee Oh Sees released yet another fine album this year, Mutilator Defeated at Last, keeping up its run of catchy psychedelic-tinged garage rock records. Frontman John Dwyer completely changed the lineup of the band playing behind him a year ago, and the lineup had changed yet Continue Reading

SXSW Day 3 Photos: Day Parties Etc.

My photos from the first half of Day 3 at South By Southwest 2014, including: Gary Numan, the  “Warehouse: Songs and Stories” songwriting panel (with Bob Mould, Steve Wynn, Britt Daniel, Matthew Caws and Jeremy Messersmith), Rebel Cats, Air Traffic Controller, Elizabeth & the Catapult, Tereu Tereu and the Blind Shake. Click here for an Continue Reading