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…

IBTABA Nº 29 — winfred E. eye

two groups would welcome me as a “regular”— and winfred E. eye was one of them. I would go to see them as often as I could, and it was a fantastic learning experience because they would play clubs, such as El Rio, and challenge me as to how to approach concert photography. in particular,…

IBTABA Nº 28 — Crystal Stilts

a memorable gig, in that I latched big-time onto their first mini-LP, and couldn’t wait to see them live. I sorely miss that the band is no-more, or so it seems, and it was the most endearing band to come out of Brooklyn during the 2000s— and there are a lot of bands like The…