IBTABA Nº 23 — Bill Callahan ( smog )

yet another Bill Callahan gig… but fear not, there is only two more (2011). I will say that his selection of musicians on tour deeply affects the performance impression. most radically, it was when Jim White was drumming during the album and tour. I only managed to (luckily!) catch him twice outside of the San…

IBTABA Nº 13 — Bill Callahan (smog)

it became apparent at this gig, which was excellent, that Bill Callahan would have a very high frequency of changing backup musicians. like the previous two, the drummers were of superb quality to really enhance the songs vibrancy from the albums. this was not the first gig in Paris, as in 2005 there was And…

IBTABA Nº 6 — Bill Callahan (smog)

of all the photographs posted about concerts, this one has gotten then most appropriations online ( this version on Instagram ). perhaps because it was originally posted on Flickr as a B&W version, which follows from the horrible red (or green or blue) lighting prevalent in small clubs (note the outlining of red him). the…