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Childbirth in NYC
 Bree McKenna & Julia Schapiro of Childbirth

Bree McKenna & Julia Schapiro of Childbirth

The Seattle band known as Childbirth performed in New York City for the first and second time on Thursday, June 9 and Friday, June 10, 2016 during Northside Festival. I spent time with the band before, during, and after their performance at Baby's All Right in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Friday. More images from that day can be found on Impose Magazine here.

Tayisha Busay at Webster Hall's Marlin Room
 Tessa Gee & Ariel Sims of Tayisha Busay

Tessa Gee & Ariel Sims of Tayisha Busay

Tessa Gee (foreground) & Ariel Sims of Brooklyn, NY's Tayisha Busay perform at The Marlin Room at Webster Hall on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 during the annual CMJ Music Marathon. The band won a spot on SESAC's NYC Rising Showcase and performed along with Headless Horseman, Julien Funk, Little Devil and MaG. Additional photos from Tayisha Busay's performance are available on Flickr.

Tayisha Busay at Webster Hall's Marlin Room
 Ariel Sims of Tayisha Busay

Ariel Sims of Tayisha Busay

Ariel Sims of Brooklyn, NY's Tayisha Busay performs at The Marlin Room at Webster Hall on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 during the annual CMJ Music Marathon. The band won a spot on SESAC's NYC Rising Showcase and performed along with Headless Horseman, Julien Funk, Little Devil and MaG. Additional photos from Tayisha Busay's performance are available on Flickr.

The Death Set at the Studio at Webster Hall
 The Death Set at Webster Hall

The Death Set at Webster Hall

Johnny Siera of The Death Set is held above the ground by audience members during the band's CMJ Marathon set at The Studio at Webster Hall on Tuesday, October 18, 2011. The band performed their first two EPs (To & Rad Warehouses, Bad Neighborhoods) on the floor of the venue the way the songs were recorded (two guitars and the use of a drum machine). Additional photos are available on Flickr.

Milo Aukerman of Descendents
 Milo Aukerman of Descendents

Milo Aukerman of Descendents

Milo Aukerman of a reunited Descendents performs on Friday, September 23, 2011. Additional photos are available on Flickr and QRO Magazine.

Also, this is the first post of a recently redesigned thisisnotaphotograph.com so if you're reading this via RSS, please check out the fairly new site now (please?)!

Imelda May at Central Park Summerstage
 Imelda May at Central Park Summerstage

Imelda May at Central Park Summerstage

Dublin, Ireland's Imelda May performs at Central Park Summerstage on Wednesday, July 27, 2011. She was the opening act for Wanda Jackson.

Additional photos are available on Flickr and QRO Magazine.

Also, I'm updating semi-frequently at thesearenotphotographs.tumblr.com. I've been writing semi coherent show recaps too!

PJ Harvey at Terminal 5
 PJ Harvey at Terminal 5

PJ Harvey at Terminal 5

Polly Jean Harvey (a.k.a. PJ Harvey) performs with an autoharp on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at Terminal 5 in New York, NY. This was the first night of a two night stand at the venue. She sold out both nights in support of her latest album, Let England Shake. Additional pictures are available Rollingstone.com.

This was also the first time I took photos of her in almost 10 years.