Monthly archives: October 2010

church of poetry + hip hop

I don't think I'm ready to say much about today's magic. It is the sort of event that takes a while to unpack; the vulnerability of what the artists were sharing, the sense of community, of history, of ritual, of beliefs. I can say that I am honored, floored, that the team that makes things like this happen wanted me there. I am in love with what I witnessed today.[...]

landcam

landcam

Right before we left for tour, I fixed up my sweet but non functional Polaroid 250 at landcameras.com. I should've just bought from them in the first place! Nonetheless I had a new rechargeable battery installed, and will do some further cleaning and modifications when we have a bit more time. It isn't the most convenient item to bring with on a tour where time and[...]

hasta pronto

hasta pronto

It is strange to edit these photos from the comfort of my own living room. I'd planned to work on them during our flight home, when I was still officially on tour; however, after delays and mishaps, I spent our 26 hour return home in a weird dramamine haze. I look at these now and wonder, "Was this really how I saw Spain?" The country seems impossible to represent [...]

cansado

cansado

Typing backstage in Ourense, where we smoke indoors and are surrounded by people we adore even if we only see them once a year. It is safe to say we are both exhausted, but exhilarated nonetheless. Home is only a few days away. The images have slowed and the to-do list awaiting us at home has grown. Tired. [...]

y despues

y despues

Ahhhh. Spain. Seeing dear friends, a new baby boy born since we were last here, beautiful meals shared with beautiful people, strange concepts of time, a veil of confusion more often than not. It is so amazing here, and Damien is so loved. The last show is in one week.