Show Review: Black Sunday Blowout with Maryann Cotton, Black Smoke Sinners and Black Heart Saints

From the sexy, gritty Maryann Cotton to the unbridled revelry of rock/rally heavyweights Black Smoke Sinners – or the dangerous, dirty and delicious Black Heart Saints – what a way to wrap a Sunday. 2020’s take on Black Sunday, that is.

Show Review: Dirty Honey, Parish Austin

Photography & Show Review: Kail Rose On my way home, I found a couple of their songs on Spotify and clicked play. They were right to recommend them – energetic rock reminiscent of Zeppelin and Aerosmith, with incredible vocals and catchy lyrics. This was everything a hit was made of. I followed, kept them onContinue reading “Show Review: Dirty Honey, Parish Austin”

Cobracast Birthday bash 2020

This weekend saw yet another successful CobraCast Birthday Bash Slamboree at Come and Take It Live… starring School of Rock, 99 Crimes, Roc Holiday, Black Heart Saints, Madam Radar, Three33, Vallejo, Dirty Wormz and Dangerous Toys it was a nonstop high-octane birthday blowout for Bobby Sharron and the CobraCast. Bobby has been a pivotal figure in the music industry here in Austin for many years – from his successfulContinue reading “Cobracast Birthday bash 2020”

G(irl)photographer: Nikon Music Video Bootcamp

Precision Camera hosted the three-day Nikon Music Video Bootcamp class last weekend at their north location. It was a jam-packed weekend of inspiration, information and hands-on learning, led by Chicago-based filmmaker, photographer and Nikon Ambassador Chris Hershman.  Having worked with bands like Switchfoot and Company of Thieves, Chris has swiftly amassed a portfolio of bigContinue reading “G(irl)photographer: Nikon Music Video Bootcamp”

A Good Rogering: My favorite band you’ve never heard of

Photography: Josh Wolfer, Story: Kail Rose Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of their 2010 EP, Long Overdue, January 11th saw an absurdly excellent evening of music, rainbow penguins, and rock & roll debauchery with Austin’s own A Good Rogering. One of the few Austin bands I’ve seen more than a handful of times, I’ve yet toContinue reading “A Good Rogering: My favorite band you’ve never heard of”

Spring 2020 Festivals: Must-Sees & Mehs

Innings Festival – Must See This will be our first fest of the decade, and it’s a no-brainer. Held in Tempe AZ (Phoenix area, for those not familiar) from Feb 29-Mar 1 – because where else would you want to be on Leap Year day? With headliners Dave Matthews Band and Weezer, we’re stoked already.Continue reading “Spring 2020 Festivals: Must-Sees & Mehs”

G(irl)photographer: New Year’s Resolution

Like most of us, I sat down around New Year and attempted to write out my list of New Year’s Resolutions. They varied from the usual “go running at least three days a week,” “eat healthy” and “drink less wine” (ha… we’ll see how that one goes) to the exceptionally over-ambitious “start an independent mediaContinue reading “G(irl)photographer: New Year’s Resolution”

G(irl)photographer: My Top Shows of 2019

By: Kail Rose, Published 12/31/19 on G(irl)photographer.com It’s been a wild, jam-packed year. So many amazing opportunities and incredible shows – I’m beyond blessed to have found myself sitting in the pit at each of them, shooting to my heart’s content. As I do every year, here’s a recap of my favorite shows (and festivals)Continue reading “G(irl)photographer: My Top Shows of 2019”