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 25 — winfred E. eye ( Aaron Calvert )

more of the « but the microphone is in focus », and more to come as the approach evolved. winfred E. eye is an aberration in choice of concerts: I am not much into Americana music style ( just add Bill Callahan and Lambchop ), and they were ( are? ) local to San Francisco…

IBTABA — elements_of_style.A

clockwise from Top Left: IBTABA Nº2 / Nº11 / Nº 16 / Nº10 Style and Photographer are attributes given by people, and not self-proclaimed, thus, in a loose sense here, I will note the developments in the journey of photographing concerts. after all, not doing this photography in a professional way, it means all I…

IBTABA Nº 11 — Wire

“but the microphone is in focus”— another Wire gig, a couple of nights after the last, and I go with this new found approach… or more like gimmick? the nice contrast here is the periphery where the energy is quite subdued. I think the vibe, overall, was more quiet than the Leuven gig (IBTABA Nº…

IBTABA Nº 10 — Wire

“but the microphone is in focus” (BTMIIF™)— this seems to be the start of this trend in my photography of concerts. I will elaborate in the next post, to talk about the evolution in concert photography. Wire, or And Also The Trees, would be the band that I have seen the most often. with Wire,…