IBTABA — the series (info)

the blog, with its concept of one photo and one paragraph, is now focused on the selection of one photo per gig, and one per camera used, that was photographed: from the very first one in 2005, through 2019. in addition to the photographs, and as part of the personal reasons to pursue such a…

IBTABA Nº 32 — winfred E. eye

back to Bottom of the Hill— which I found to be a great venue, and as usual for most of them, if not packed. having first found out about the band in 2003, or so, when they opened for Black Heart Procession at the Great American Music Hall, I lost track of the band as…

IBTABA Nº 31 — A Place To Bury Strangers

this was a great concert performance— perhaps the best show I saw of APTBS. there were a few peripherals things of note: 1. strobe lights! I had not photographed concerts with strobe lights before, and had to figure out a way on the spot on how to handle it (using burst shots); 2. I spotted…

IBTABA Nº 30 — And Also The Trees

yes, it was “a thing” to do acoustic versions of a catalogue— perhaps it is still a thing— but I submit that And Also The Trees did it better than anyone. these were not merely loved songs done with acoustic instrumentation, but a full-blown re-work of the songs to fit the different instrumentation. (from this…