final 2012 show at the FARM

A quietly beautiful show at the FARM for 2012; Des Ark and the Tender Fruit both such heart-stopping songs about heart-stopping feelings, and the company, though a smaller crowd than the last show, was warm and funny and full of people I love. I ate a quesadilla and warmed my hands over a bonfire and…

on how to be an adult

I’ve resolved to be more of a real adult in 2013. I know that November is a weird time to make resolutions, being that, you know, it’s not 2013 and most of 2012 has gone by without a change in my adulthood status, but still. This morning I got a busted tail light on Azula…

grant hart @ slim’s

It is always a pleasure and a privilege to shoot Grant Hart, and see him play; he’s a genius songwriter, he’s one of the weirdest and most interesting people I’ve ever met, and as a photographer, he has one of those gorgeous, odd, sharp-angled faces that are fascinating, endlessly, to shoot. It was a lovely…

heartless bastards @ haw river ballroom

Erika Wennerstrom is a badass. The wall of guitar and bass that Heartless Bastards produce is enough to rattle your fillings in the best possible way. Haw River Ballroom is one of my favorite places to shoot in the Triangle, if not my favorite, because the lights are so perfect and dramatic. Futurebirds are more…