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CMJ Part 3: Grace Woodroofe is blessed in more ways than one

October 27th, 2011 by Andrzej CMJ Part 3: Grace Woodroofe is blessed in more ways than one

Grace Woodroofe is blessed. Not only is this six foot tall twenty year old Australian in possession of one of the finest sets of vocal tubes on the planet, this willowy individual is also a great songwriter. And seriously connected. Ben Harper produced her debut album after receiving an email about her from Heath Ledger. […]

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CMJ Part 2: Cody B. Ware swings Metal to save Hip Hop

October 26th, 2011 by Andrzej CMJ Part 2: Cody B. Ware swings Metal to save Hip Hop

Public Enemy are probably the best known proponents of Metal Hip Hop, but you have to see them live to really get that aspect of their music. Cody B. Ware describes himself as the saviour of Metal Hip Hop. I didn’t realize it needed saving. But he did play a remarkable show at Webster Hall […]

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CMJ Day 1: Cairo Knife Fight bring fresh kill to the table

October 19th, 2011 by Andrzej CMJ Day 1: Cairo Knife Fight bring fresh kill to the table

Slice and dice, baby, slice and dice. It’s time for the long shadow of The White Stripes to step aside for two new kids on the block. Cairo Knife Fight have chosen an appropriate name. Wielding the sharpest knife in the souk, they’ve carved themselves a musical niche only dreamed of by lesser mortals. As […]

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Occupy Wall St: Political Protest as Performance Art – Benny Zable hits NYC

October 6th, 2011 by Andrzej Occupy Wall St: Political Protest as Performance Art – Benny Zable hits NYC

Benny Zable is a long way from his home in Nimbin, Australia. I took this picture of him the day after his 66th birthday at the Occupy Wall St. protest in NYC last weekend. He has been using performance as a form of protest since the late 70’s when he developed his anti-nuclear character, Greedozer & Company. Inspired by […]

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Ground Zero Flag in Little Italy during San Gennaro Festival

September 26th, 2011 by Andrzej Ground Zero Flag in Little Italy during San Gennaro Festival

This 60' x 30' Flag was donated to a group of Ground Zero volunteers from NYC during the rescue and recovery operations after the 911 attacks on the World Trade Center. It now hangs in Little Italy every year during the San Gennaro Festival from 11th until 24th September as a tribute to 911 First Responders. […]

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Shapeshifting trees in Cornwall, England

September 22nd, 2011 by Andrzej Shapeshifting trees in Cornwall, England

This remarkable clump of trees stands only a short walk from where the Camel River runs into the Celtic Sea, which is a part of the Atlantic Ocean. And so over the years they have shifted shape under the weight of a wind brought by serious storms and gales along this north Cornish coast. I've […]

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Mutoids at Glastonbury Festival Make It Mighty: The Unfairground In Full

August 22nd, 2011 by Andrzej Mutoids at Glastonbury Festival Make It Mighty: The Unfairground In Full

Joe Rush was once described by Michael Eavis as 'The Man Who Saved Glastonbury Festival'. This kind of image is probably part of the reason why - Joe is driving the lead truck during the Mutoid Parade on Saturday as Letmiya jives on top and the Glastonbury crowd parts before the denizens of Mutieland. I first […]

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Black Uhuru at Glastonbury was the beginning: 25 Years of Photography

July 13th, 2011 by Andrzej Black Uhuru at Glastonbury was the beginning: 25 Years of Photography

I started my photographic career 25 years ago with this image of Junior Reid from Black Uhuru performing on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival. I spent the entire 3 days of the festival at the side of the stage taking pictures. It was published in Black Echoes, a specialist music paper that focused on […]

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Glastonbury gets taken by the Solomon Islands and The Head catches Fire

June 24th, 2011 by Andrzej Glastonbury gets taken by the Solomon Islands and The Head catches Fire

Narasirato come from a small village with a total population of 200 in the Solomon Islands. They arrived in the UK on Sunday and came straight to Glastonbury, where they opened the Festival with a show in the backstage hospitality area. I shot this picture just before they went on stage. Immediately after they came […]

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The Unfairground at Glastonbury: Mutoid Waste Co. Score Goals

June 23rd, 2011 by Andrzej The Unfairground at Glastonbury: Mutoid Waste Co. Score Goals

Glastonbury today is beautiful. It rained a bit this morning, but right now the sun is shining, it is warm and it looks like it’s going to stay nice for the remainder of the festival. This very cool piece was built by Joe Rush and sits above the entrance to Sharky's Church Of The Holy […]

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