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Coming Full Circle with José González

In 2010, José González and Junip were part of my first ever real deal portrait session at The Knitting Factory in Brooklyn. To think that it’s been five years since we last crossed paths and everything that has happened in-between, completely blows my mind.

From Dawn to Dusk with Hinds

I knew Carlotta, Ana, Ade, and Amber would appreciate the good and the ugly side of Brooklyn‘s experience, so we braved the Marcy Av station in the middle of rush hour madness – and later caught twilight over the city skyline at the waterfront in Greenpoint.

Introducing… Mourn

Despite the name, they‘re not another black cladded band trying to exude cool in Saint Laurent. Instead, the only black you’ll find them sporting are the straight edge X‘s stamped on their hands. Ranging in age from 15-18 years young, they‘re a colorful crew of Catalans with authentic swagger, channeling the ghosts of musics past with sonic nods to PJ Harvey and the Pixies to prove their chops.

A Day in Brooklyn with 2:54 and Honeyblood

One of the most rewarding parts of the usual craziness of capturing an artist‘s photo is meeting someone new. And in turn, getting to appreciate a shared experience with them. At Rough Trade in Brooklyn, I met up with Stina and Cat of Honeyblood and the Thurlow sisters of 2:54 – two pairs of overseas buzzmakers that you should definitely lend an ear to…

The Inosculation of Doomtree

Hailing from Minneapolis, Doomtree features seven interconnected creatives who are individually as unique as their personal sense of style. Together, they‘re a formative force…

Brooklyn Cribs With Wolf Alice

In an industry where things are painfully crafted to the T and lack personality, this group of emerging musical misfits are the breath of fresh air that people have been longing for.


A few months ago, I was asked this simple question Would you want to shoot their portrait?…


We reached out to some of our favorite artists, creatives, and pals and asked them to talk about a recording they connected with this past year.

Kat’s Five Standout Albums of 2014

Finding this year’s most epic discoveries and meaningful listens…

114 Songs for 2014

Our favorite tracks of 2014.