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  1. Mint Records Mandatory Holiday Function and Awards Show 2018

    19 Dec 2018

     I was thrilled to make it out to part of local stalwarts Mint Records’ 2018 Christmas shindig. Here’s the visual evidence.


  2. Marisa Holmes

    27 Nov 2018

    I had the pleasure of meeting photo-based artist Marisa Holmes recently, to make photos to accompany a review of her show at Artspeak. As far as I can tell, the review has yet to be published. I think the portraits can stand on their own though.


  3. Jazz & Resurrection at Wheel of Time Gallery

    07 Nov 2018

    Wheel of Time Gallery occupies a suburban house that’s become the temporary home of an art collective.  As they say on Facebook: “The house is soon at one point in the future to be demolished, as will the other houses on the street. // Cycles //  “The Wheel of Time…


  4. “Rock Is Dead” in Spaces, Places and Traces: Culture Crawl Preview Exhibit

    31 Oct 2018

    I’m thrilled to be participating in the Eastside Culture Crawl November 15-18, 2018 Even more so to have a couple of my images from Rock Is Dead showcased at the Firehall Arts Centre as part of the juried Space, Places and Traces exhibition. The opening reception is from 6-8PM on…


  5. Softieshan

    31 Oct 2018

    DJ Softieshan is already making (sound) waves on the local music scene, and her recent mixtapes suggest this is just the beginning.


  6. Nicholas Kyrgovich

    27 Oct 2018

    When I had the opportunity to photograph prolific Vancouver musician (of NO KIDS, GIGI and P:ANO) Nicholas Kyrgovich, he was in a hurry His interview with Discorder had just ended, and it sounded like there was some confusion over when (or even, whether) the material would be published. Fortunately it…


  7. KC Wei + Wrong Wave No. 6

    18 Oct 2018

    According to Elijah Teed in Discorder Magazine, KC Wei “has become a mainstay of Vancouver’s independent art and music communities over the past four years. From numerous bands (Late Spring, hazy, Kamikaze Nurse), to performance and experimental art/music projects (art rock?, Kingsgate Mall Happenings), to her own music…


  8. Keiji Haino

    14 Oct 2018

    Keiji Haino is a Japanese musician and singer-songwriter whose work has included rock, free improvisation, noise music, percussion, psychedelic music, minimalism and drone music. He has been active since the 1970s and continues to record regularly and in new styles; one of his most well-known and longstanding projects is the…


  9. Kitty and the Rooster

    24 Sep 2018

    Kitty & The Rooster is a rock n’ roll duo from Vancouver, BC featuring Jodie Ponto banging on the cocktail kit and East Van guitar legend Noah Walker On September 22, 2018 they celebrated the release of their debut album One Gig Hard Drive with a show at the Anza…


  10. Ben Brown

    31 Aug 2018

    Vancouver percussionist Ben Brown has played in a variety of projects over the last few years.  I photographed Ben to promote his upcoming performances with choreographer and improv dancer Katie Duck in Vancouver in September 2018. Check out more coverage in Discorder Magazine.


  11. Hexistential Festival ii

    28 Aug 2018

    The second edition of this annual festival of experimental music in Vancouver, Canada, touched down August 24 and 25 at Red Gate Revue Stage.


  12. Sean Devlin

    24 Aug 2018

    A meeting between improv and documentary, Sean Devlin’s new film When the Storm Fades played at the 2018 Vancouver International Film Festival. It follows a family in the wake of the destruction of Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines all with an eye towards the human side of ecological crisis.  It’s…


  13. Cheryl Olvera

    15 Aug 2018

    Composer / singer Cheryl Olvera stopped by the loft recently for some headshots to promote her upcoming Vancouver Fringe musical score and other soon-to-be-announced projects for the next season.


  14. The Castagnes at Stylus Records

    23 Jul 2018

    The Castagne’s are a Montreal-based “glam punk trash pop” band comprised of brother-sister duo Phillip and Marjorlaine Labelle. Playing Stylus Records, a literal epicentre of Vancouver’s underground music scene, their energetic set almost brought the roof down.


  15. Wallgrin

    12 Jul 2018

    The art-pop project led by composer, vocalist and violinist Tegan Wahlgren, appropriately named Wallgrin, creates “a contemporary soundtrack for ancient mythologies” Check out their new release, Bird / Alien, on your favourite streaming services today.  And be sure to go see them live in your town: their album release show…


  16. Red Gate Arts Society

    10 Jun 2018

    Recently this vital hub for artists, musicians, and creators of all kinds was renovicted from their East Hastings home by a local yoga pants tycoon (who markets to all women, as long as they’re skinny) Before this happened, I was honored to have the opportunity to document how the space…


  17. Red Haven Album Release w/ Kitty and the Rooster

    23 May 2018

    Local favourites Red Haven released their jazz and soul infused new album Funhouse Mirror recently, and I was there for their party at Fox Cabaret with local garage rock couple Kitty and the Rooster (check out their oh-so-Vancouver single, “Pay A Million Dollars To Live Like You’re Poor” 😅) Check…


  18. Merzbow (Presented by Quiet City)

    22 May 2018

    One of my favourite (and arguably the genre’s most influential) noise artist, Merzbow, played the Red Gate Revue recently, presented by the excellent Quiet City series of Deep Listening concerts in Vancouver. He was accompanied by Balázs Pándi on percussion.  While Merzbow and Pándi definitely brought the noise, supporting performances…


  19. Bitch Tapes Mixtape III Release

    17 May 2018

    The Bitch Tapes Mixtape is a bi-annual cassette featuring womxn-identifying artists from the Pacific Northwest. All proceeds from tape sales and our release show go to the Downtown Eastside Women’s Shelter. The mixtape was born out of an initiative to help womxn support, meet and collaborate with each other These…


  20. Art! Vancouver 2018 – Ignite Your Voice! Keynote Panel

    22 Apr 2018

    It was a real pleasure to participate in the keynote panel discussion at this year’s Art! Vancouver commecial art fair at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Canada Place the weekend of April 21.  Huge thanks to the whole event organization team, not only for inviting me, but also for putting…


  21. Jody Glenham, James Green, and David Simard at WISE Hall

    13 Apr 2018

    Throwback to a mellow show last month at WISE Hall Vancouver: 1. Jody Glenham and the Dreamers;2. James Green; and3. David Simard.For more coverage, check out Discorder Magazine.


  22. “Vancouver Old–New” in Capture Photo Fest at BoConcept

    05 Apr 2018

    Tonight from 6PM to 9PM the opening reception of my solo show, Vancouver Old—New, at BoConcept (1275 W 6th Ave) as part of the 2018 Capture Photography Festival! Everyone’s welcome to drop in for grab free refreshments and view the six large-scale (3’x2’) prints  of 35mm analogue film etched into…


  23. Project Instant 2018 – Telling Stories

    04 Apr 2018

    Tonight is opening night for the group show “Project Instant – Telling Stories” organized by @beauphotostore as part of @CapturePhotoFest – hope to see you at Vancouver’s Science World! My #Polaroid series “Everything Is Blue – Polaroids From My Dead Self” is in this show.


  24. Carey Mercer of Frog Eyes at Fox Cabaret

    27 Mar 2018

    Sad to hear this morning of the demise of legendary Vancouver band Frog Eyes, but eagerly awaiting full release of their final LP, Violet Psalms!  It was a real pleasure photographing Carey Mercer’s solo set at the Fox earlier this month – Carey’s wall of sound was definitely a high…


  25. Blocktreat Live at China Cloud (+ Return of T-Max 3200!)

    23 Feb 2018

    This was going to be a regular blog post about the awesome folktronica band Blocktreat, who stopped by China Cloud in Vancouver having just returned from a 2-week tour of Canada’s frozen north But it’s not every day a beloved analog film stock gets resurrected from the dead! Nearly five…


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