IBTABA Nº 41 — Crystal Stilts

(an alternate photo with Brad Hargett is posted to Instagram, doing the but the microphone is in focus thing… thus to be used later on a Essay post. )finally, a proper gig with Crystal Stilts. that first time was at a cafeteria, and this one was a proper club, with the fantastic second album being…

IBTABA Nº 40 — Sad Lovers and Giants ( Garçe Allard )

this was an epic gig. full stop, but I should really expand. first, musically, among my favorite bands, and I was finally able to catch them: so lucky to fly from San Francisco to Berlin. it was just fantastic, as any long time expectation (20+ years in the making). photographically, it was also the culmination,…

IBTABA Nº 39 — Spectrum ( Peter Kember / Sonic Boom )

an alternate— portrait style— will be posted to Instagram, but to make an appeal later under a Essay: Elements of Style post. a much anticipated show, and at a surprisingly small venue, but that afforded a great spot for photographing— noting that I pick a spot and stay put with no “I am a photographer,…