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Festival Pass: Boots in the Park, a new Inglewood venue and Morrissey’s ‘Cruel’ return

Festival Pass is a newsletter that lands in your inbox weekly. But during prime festival season you get bonus editions, too! Subscribe now. We’re less than a week away from California loosening coronavirus restrictions. As of June 15, live music can start to come back in a big way. The first big event on our calendar is Boots in the Park, which returns to the SilverLakes complex in Norco on June 19. Reporter Kelli Skye Fadroski talked to the promoter about bringing back a big event as well as t...
Tags: Apple, Instagram, California, Beck, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Park, Things To Do, Soccer, New Zealand, Music Festivals, Coachella, Prince, Pasadena, Morrissey

Riot Fest 2018: Whole Lotta Shakin’

I’ve been attending big music festivals in Chicago every summer since 2005, but it’s been many many years since I arrived anywhere near early enough to see the opening wave of bands. There’s always bands I’d kinda like to see who play before 2:30pm but 3-day music festivals are work and you have to make … Continue reading Riot Fest 2018: Whole Lotta Shakin’ → Read more at Glorious Noise...
Tags: Photos, Beck, Articles, Features, Chicago, Elvis Costello, Johnny Marr, Liz Phair, Blondie, Jerry Lee Lewis, Superchunk, Matt and Kim, Riot Fest, Fests, Lower Class Brats

Link About It: Unearthing Julia Gorton's Photos of '70s-Era CBGBs

Perhaps not as well-known as the people she photographed, Julia Gorton was a common sight at NYC's infamous CBGBs. Photographing everybody from Blondie to Billy Idol, DEVO and Tom Verlaine, Gorton spent plenty of time with her Polaroid camera capturing...... Continue Reading...
Tags: Photography, Design, NYC, History, Culture, Punk, Photographers, Photographs, Polaroid, Linkaboutit, Blondie, Juliagorton, Cbgbs, Julia Gorton, Billy Idol DEVO, Tom Verlaine Gorton

The Adventures of Blondie and Grayie.

This was just before Blondie suddenly flipped around... ... jumped over Grayie and took off running down the wire... ... with Grayie in hot pursuit and, when he got too close, Blondie fluffing her tail in his face to add a level of difficulty to his dogged — squirreled — effort to prove his worth. The Adventures of Blondie and Grayie have been going on for weeks — just outside the window I'm usually sitting in front of when I write this blog. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Squirrel, Blondie, Ann Althouse, Grayie

Parallel times: the album covers that never were

A new book of outtakes from photoshoots for Blondie, David Bowie, the Specials and more provide an alternative history of 70s and 80s popFor every iconic photo on an album cover, there are dozens of less iconic outtakes. They’re usually condemned to the dustbin of history, but, as proved by Outside the Lines, a book that collects outtakes from album cover shoots of the late 70s and early 80s, they frequently tell their own story, distinct and occasionally more truthful than their more famous sib...
Tags: Books, Photography, Music, Culture, Art and design, Pop and rock, David Bowie, The Specials, Iggy Pop, Blondie

Outside the Lines: Bowie, Blondie and the B-52s unseen

The new book Outside the Lines gathers behind-the-scenes pictures, outtakes and lost images from the cover shoots of punk and new wave’s most famous LPs. Take a look, and read what their photographers recall from the sessions Continue reading...
Tags: Books, Photography, Music, Design, Culture, Art and design, Pop and rock, David Bowie, Blondie, Bowie Blondie

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