I’ve been shooting for the NoisePop festival since 2003, it’s something I look forward to doing every year. I just received my assignments for this years festival and couldn’t be more excited! My #1 show I wanted to shoot was Magnetic Fields and I got it! I love Stephin Merritt and the earth he walks on, he can do no wrong. You’ll find me up front and center on the following nights:
2/27 Quasi @ The Rickshaw Stop
2/28 The Magnetic Fields @ Herbst Theater
2/29 Holy Fuck @ Bottom of the Hill
3/1 The Gutter Twins (Mark Lanegan & Greg Dulli)@ Bimbo’s
3/2 She & Him (Matt Ward and Zooey Deschanel) @ Great American Music Hall
The only one I wasn’t familiar with was Holy Fuck, I had to look that one up! I’ve learned early on that you should never judge a band by it’s name. I’ll admit when I first saw the name I thought “oh, must be a noise band”, but I was wrong, it’s a lovely electronica rock band from Toronto. I have to say, I quite like it, it’s fun music to work to. Hopefully they’ll have some cool projections to help make for some interesting photos
In other news, January has been a slow month for shoots. I’ve been having a lot of consultations and planning my schedule for 2008. I have a couple shoots coming up that I keep having to re-schedule due to the rainy weather. Hopefully it doesn’t rain this weekend so I can photograph at least one of the jobs on my plate. I’m keeping my fingers crossed!