Consequence of Sound: Forecastle 2015 Recaps

On the opening night of this year’s Forecastle Festival, a severe thunderstorm swept through Louisville, Kentucky, causing Sam Smith to cut his headlining set short and the entire festival crowd to be evacuated from the grounds. The other two days of the...
Hopscotch Festival Photo Essay

Hopscotch Festival Photo Essay

More than once the sentiment echoed that Hopscotch Festival in Raleigh, NC must be what South By Southwest was 15 years ago. Indeed, both festivals offer an urban playground during a mild weather season, wherein a church, courtyard, or art museum can serve as a music...

Cropped Out Fest 2012 Photo Essay

Photography for my old music blog, The Decibel Tolls, featuring Louisville’s great DIY fest Cropped Out. Coverage included Jandek, Lil B, David Liebe Hart, Neil Hamburger, R. Stevie Moore, and...