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Hurricane Sandy in NYC: Gowanus Ballroom Throws A Much Needed Benefit Ball

November 21st, 2012 by Andrzej Hurricane Sandy in NYC: Gowanus Ballroom Throws A Much Needed Benefit Ball

This is Josh Young. The rusted metal behind him shows how high the water reached at the front end of Gowanus Ballroom when Gowanus Canal flooded during Hurricane Sandy. He’s been running this remarkable 12,000 sq ft art gallery/performance space for close to 3 years and funding it mostly from his metal fabrication company, Serett […]

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Hurricane Sandy in NYC: A Personal Perspective Two Days After It Hit – Halloween Hell

November 5th, 2012 by Andrzej Hurricane Sandy in NYC: A Personal Perspective Two Days After It Hit – Halloween Hell

The pictures I’m posting here were taken in sequence as I traversed around the city post Hurricane Sandy last week. Most of the words were also written last week or over the weekend. But I’ve waited until today to post so it reaches more people. My power and hot water is working again, but a […]

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Hurricane Sandy in NYC: A Personal Perspective On The Day It Hit & Day After

November 1st, 2012 by Andrzej Hurricane Sandy in NYC: A Personal Perspective On The Day It Hit & Day After

Because the City was concerned about the impact of Hurricane Sandy, they stopped the subway running at 7pm on Sunday 28th October. Which was unfortunate from my point of view as I had a big birthday dinner planned for 8pm that same night. But that turned out to be a minor detail in the greater […]

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CMJ 2012 # 2: Big Scary = next BIG thing (& Katy Steele, Emma Louise & Dum Dum Girls are COOL)

October 23rd, 2012 by Andrzej CMJ 2012 # 2: Big Scary = next BIG thing (& Katy Steele, Emma Louise & Dum Dum Girls are COOL)

Big Scary are the next BIG thing. And I mean that in the best possible way. Not in some overhyped hysterical hyperbole. But in the sense that watching this band is like watching a crystal blue dawn break over a beautiful landscape. That you just know is going to bring a better day than yesterday. […]

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CMJ 2012 Part 1: The English Beat are American and the American Beat are Australian.

October 17th, 2012 by Andrzej CMJ 2012 Part 1: The English Beat are American and the American Beat are Australian.

CMJ started yesterday and the annual madness of running around NYC commenced with Dave Wakeling from The English Beat doing a solo acoustic set at Spike Hill in Brooklyn. I’ve known Dave for about 30 years so thought I’d check out his show and touch base as it’s been a while since I’ve seen him. […]

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Protocols Reunion Party Part 2

October 16th, 2012 by Andrzej Protocols Reunion Party Part 2

To try and make the Protocols ‘Class Reunion’ picture slightly more interesting I decided to have everybody to shout at me so there would be more of a dynamic in the image. And it seemed to work as people really got into the spirit of it and it loosened up a lot of the attendees. […]

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Laboratory: Another Mighty Cool Production From Winkel & Balktick

October 15th, 2012 by Andrzej Laboratory: Another Mighty Cool Production From Winkel & Balktick

At the beginning of last month I went along to the old Pfizer Factory in Brooklyn where Winkel & Balktick were presenting Laboratory, their Labor Day extravaganza party, which ended as dawn broke. I've been seriously busy since then, which is why it's taken me a while to get around to editing and posting these pictures. […]

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Oceanics Are A Cool New Australian Band

October 5th, 2012 by Andrzej Oceanics Are A Cool New Australian Band

Oceanics are a new band from Australia building a buzz amongst blog literati and music lovers around the world. As I won’t post pictures I haven’t taken and I’ve yet to do a shoot with this band, I decided to use this image taken from my favourite spot at the north end of Bondi Beach. […]

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100 Blogs: This One Is About Rob Garza And Thievery Corporation

October 3rd, 2012 by Andrzej 100 Blogs: This One Is About Rob Garza And Thievery Corporation

This is the 100th blog I am posting on this website. It’s appropriate the pictures are of Rob Garza and Thievery Corporation as I have great respect for what Rob and Eric have created over the last seventeen years. They are totally independent within the music industry and are also both good people. Which counts. […]

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Visit the Art on Governors Island This Weekend Before It Closes For Winter

September 27th, 2012 by Andrzej Visit the Art on Governors Island This Weekend Before It Closes For Winter

This coming weekend Governors Island (which is my favorite place in NYC) will close for the winter. If you live in NYC, you should make a point of catching the ferry and visiting this unique spot that lies halfway between Manhattan and Brooklyn in New York Harbour that is packed with fantastic art such as […]

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