keep an eye on the sky

the morning benders @ local 506, originally uploaded by minervacat. I had originally planned to post my most-Fridays list of inspiration today, but with Alex Chilton’s passing on Wednesday evening, I think the day is better devoted to rounding up some of the best writing about Chilton out there. Alex Chilton had a hit at…

old smithville burying ground, southport, nc

old smithville burying ground, southport, nc, originally uploaded by minervacat. “in 1991 i moved to athens georgia in search of god, but what I discovered instead was vic chesnutt. hearing his music completely transformed the way i thought about writing songs, and i will forever be in his debt.” — Jeff Mangum, Neutral Milk Hotel…

rock and roll means well tour

rock and roll means well tour, originally uploaded by minervacat. What follows are two loosely related paragraphs, a single sentence, and a disclaimer: This one’s for cee. It’s one of only a few shots I took with my point-and-click during last fall’s Rock & Roll Means Well tour. It’s appropriate today, if not something that…

lost in the trees @ open eye cafe

lost in the trees @ open eye cafe, originally uploaded by minervacat. There’s things I struggle with in concert photography that aren’t related to photography specifically, per se, or venue lighting, or any of those things — and sometimes the non-photography-related struggles I have bug me more than the actual photography related ones. Like the…