Category Archive: Music

The Musician’s Life – A Drawing a Day for 30 Days (At Least 1 a Day)

It’s my second batch of 30 days a drawing.  At least one a day. This time I ended up with 32 sketches.   I focused more on the musician’s creative process and lifestyle. Enjoy!… Continue reading

One a Day for 30 Days Concert Drawing Greeting Cards

I challenged myself mid January to do a drawing a day for 30 days.  So I had some mixed media cards and decided to dig into my hard drive of concert photos and… Continue reading

Yuck and U.S. Girls at RiverRocks Concert, 6 August 2015, NYC

UK’s Yuck and US’s U.S. Girls performed at the final Hudson RiverRocks show of the summer at Pier 84 in New York City. Performing second were UK’s Yuck, where lead singer Max Bloom… Continue reading

Photos: Ride and Ash Performing at Terminal 5 AND Ride After Party Shots, 4 June 2015, New York City

Ride return to NYC for their second show just after another show in Toronto.  These guys sure are busy and loving it.  Mark Gardener certainly got his swagger on while on stage and… Continue reading

Ride Performed at Music Hall of Williamsburg, 1 June 2015, Brooklyn, NY

Oxford’s Ride took Brooklyn for a wild trip last night.  The band went from Going Blank Again and ended with a Smile. Starting off the set was Leave them All Behind from Going… Continue reading

Oxford’s Ride Reunite and Start Touring This Month, 2 April 2015

One of my two  favorite bands of all time has re-united and will be touring worldwide.  Oxford, UK’s Ride will be touring the US, as well as Europe and Asia.  The massive tour… Continue reading

Buke and Gase, Empyrean Empire Perform at 291 Grand St, 25 March 2015, NYC

Brooklyn duo Buke and Gase performed at 291 Grand Grand St Wednesday in New York City.  The evening sponsored by Gavin Brown’s enterprise is presented in conjunction with artist Christopher Knowles exhibition C12… Continue reading

A Place To Bury Strangers at Death by Audio, 27 October 2014, Brooklyn

A Place to Bury Strangers played Death by Audio last night in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  Turns out I was one of the last 3 to be allowed into the venue before it reached capacity. … Continue reading

‘Beautiful Noise’ Documentary Screening, Q and A at CMJ, 24 October 2014, NYC

(L-R) Filmmakers Sarah Ogletree and Eric Green, Simon Scott and Nick Chaplin of Slowdive, Moderator Rob Sheffield Noise. Fuzz. Distortion. Loud. Obscure. Indiscernible. Cacophonous. These are some of the terms I would use when describing… Continue reading

M is For Montreal Showcase at CMJ, 24 October 2014, NYC

Photo Gallery from the M is for Montreal showcase at Arlene’s Grocery during the CMJ Music Marathon in New York City on Friday, 24 October 2014. Though I did not partake in the… Continue reading

CMJ Day 1 – New Zealand Presents and Music is GREAT Britain, 21 Oct 2014, NYC

Photo gallery below of Day 1 of CMJ Music Festival in New York City. New Zealand Presents showcased at the Studio at Webster Hall with Chelsea Jade, Doprah, Orchestra of Spheres, and Popstrangers.… Continue reading

Allo Darlin’ and Sapphire Mansions at Glasslands, 10 October 2014, Brooklyn

Photos below of UK’s Allo Darlin’ and Brooklyn’s Sapphire Mansions at Glasslands on Friday, 10 October 2014. Allo Darlin’ put on a great set, despite equipment issues with an amp that churned out… Continue reading

Dead Gaze and The Mystery Lights at the Seaport Music Festival, 22 August 2014, NYC

Dead Gaze and The Mystery Lights performed Friday night at the Seaport Music Festival at the South Street Seaport. The Mystery Lights were so good, with their 60s sound influenced by iconic bands… Continue reading

Boogarins at the Seaport Music Festival, 15 August 2014, NYC

Hailing from Goiânia, Brazil, Boogarins’ influences seem a mixture of 60s psychedelia and bossa nova.  The jam sessions are abundant, as well as the laid back attitude while enjoying their moment on stage. If you watch Fernando Almeida’s… Continue reading

Black Bananas & Shockwave Riderz at the Seaport Music Festival, Photo Gallery, 8 August 2014, NYC

Here are some photos from Friday’s Seaport Music Festival with Black Bananas and Shockwave Riderz. I definitely loved Shockwave Riderz.  They reminded me of BRMC and the drums were intense. As always, the… Continue reading

Temples, Here We Go Magic, Spires at RiverRocksNYC, 7 August 2014, NYC

Hudson River Park’s RiverRocks final show of the summer season concluded last night with a mind blowing set by UK’s Temples, Here We Go Magic, and Spires. I have been in love with… Continue reading

Thursday Plans? Spires Plays RiverRocks Concert Series, 7 August 2014, NYC

One of my favorite bands, Spires, will be performing at the RiverRocks concert series at Pier 54 today, Thursday. The band are set to open up the night which also includes UK headliners… Continue reading

Alvvays at Rough Trade, 28 July 2013, Brooklyn, NY

Alvvays performed at Rough Trade Records in Brooklyn tonight. I am really liking their music…alot.  Singer/guitarist Molly Rankin continues with her self-deprecating ways as she referred to herself and the band (all color… Continue reading

Calvin Love and Las Rosas at the Seaport Music Festival, 18 July 2014, NYC

This post is about a week late, my apologies, but the images were not showing up in my card reader.  A week and a trip to Canada later for some rest and relaxation,… Continue reading

Protomartyr and Alvvays at the Seaport Music Festival, 11 July 2014, New York City

The Seaport Music Festival kicked off last night at the South Street Seaport with Toronto’s Alvvays, whose sound can only described as ‘pretty’.  Not just a pretty band, but their music is quite… Continue reading