• PHOTOGRAPHY

    [Photo Gallery] The Buzzcocks – Fonda Music Box Theater 2006

    In 2006 I had a new Canon EOS consumer grade camera. I can no longer recall the model number. It was a good camera for a N00b. At the time, I had visions of becoming a famous rock photographer and after years of shooting small gigs for my online webzine, I was ready for the big time. Somehow, don’t ask me how, I managed to get entrance (and permission) to shoot The Buzzcocks at The Fonda Theater (AKA The Music Box) in Los Angeles. I went by myself, little camera in tow, and got into the press pit. I basically looked and felt like a rookie reporter for a teen…

  • Music

    Music Playlist: Alternative 1978

    There are many years that can qualify as the greatest years in music ever. I like 1978 for a lot of reasons. It was 2 years from the official start of punk and many of the original UK and West Coast bands were on their second studio albums. Punk was no longer exclusive to the streets, it was becoming polished. Saturday Night Fever was in theaters announcing the mainstream acceptance of disco. Studio 54 was in the middle of its 70s bacchanalian heydey. In 1978, David Bowie was on his Isolar II World Tour and was no longer The Thin White Duke. TV shows like Dallas, The Incredible Hulk, Battlestar…