Tags archives: tour

coffee and cream

coffee and cream

Today is our first day off, and we're in our hotel/apartment in Manchester. I'm having what feels like my 37th cup of coffee of the day, and still feel like I'm underwater. I was appalled at how people push and rush to get in line for Ryan Air flights; I snapped at the receptionist at our hotel; I pouted at the co-op because it wasn't a Marks & Spencer and because [...]

early england

early england

London to Leeds and a drive to Wales. [I'm just a bit tired. But I did see some ponies today! That helps.]

rooftops and roadways

rooftops and roadways

A large percentage of my photos are shot out the car window, a fact which disappointed me until I realized it's probably fairly proportional to the percentage of my time spent staring out that same car window. Drives will be a bit longer here in the UK, where I upload these in London as Damien sings downstairs at the Jazz Cafe. In exactly 15 minutes we'll have been [...]

take root

take root

Wow. Such a busy day. Quick snaps of the city of Groningen, Deer Tick, Black Mountain, Musee Mecanique, Damien Jurado, and Iron & Wine. Wish I could've seen [and shot] every band all day, but it was a whirlwind. A great one, but a busy one. Going to enjoy a quiet Sunday night, room service, football games streaming, and prepare for the next two legs of tour. [...]

berlin and leipzig

berlin and leipzig

Listening to Willy Mason soundcheck as I post these, and eager to see the rest of the bands here today at Take Root in Groningen. Before the day is out, we'll see Deer Tick, Wilco, Musee Mecanique, Phosphorescent, Iron & Wine, Black Mountain, Frank Fairfield, and once again Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan. So much of home, so far away. This quick set details Berli[...]