Against Me! did a Nervous Energies session with Ryan Russell during which they performed a cover of Rowland S. Howard's "Shivers" and their own "Borne On the FM Waves of the Heart" featuring Laura Stevenson. These aren't acoustic performances either, they're plugged in! Check out both videos in the replies.
Some past Nervous Energies performers - Owen, Slingshot Dakota, Mixtapes, Pity Sex, Tigers Jaw, Into It. Over It., Lemuria and Now Now - are the featured subjects of an eight-piece print pack that you can pick up for $20 in Ryan Russell's webstore if you're interested.
Our good friend Ryan Russell has posted another acoustic session as part of his Nervous Energies series. This time, it's William Beckett performing "Hanging On A Honeymoon", off his brand new album Genuine & Counterfeit, which you can pick up here; when you pick up the deluxe edition of the new album, you can find another session for "Benny and Joon". Head to the replies to check out the performance.
Music photographer/Nervous Energies founder Ryan Russell will release a new photo book titled Continental Obscura: From Birmingham to Bellingham this fall/winter through No Sleep Records.
“After all 32 years of my life in Birmingham, Alabama and the past 13 years as a rock photographer, I've grown a need to explore nature and take my photographic aesthetics into a larger world,” says Russell. “The Pacific Northwest has long been a place I am fascinated with photographing. Instead of simply just moving to a new place, I decided to photograph the experience as well. Not only shooting the actual journey but also the days leading up to my departure from Birmingham and after my arrival in...
Hit the replies to check out Terrible Things' Nervous Energies session. The band performs two tracks from their Pre-Transmission EP, "Last Look" and "Innocent," along with "Lullaby." You can order Terrible Things' new EP, which features a song from Jon Simmons of Balance and Composure, here.
Nervous Energies two-year anniversary today, and it is celebrating with a special session from Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie. Head to the replies to check out Ben performing two songs. Congrats to Ryan Russell and Nervous Energies on the milestone!
Ryan Russell (Nervous Energies) has made an offer to military families in Birmingham, Ala., or willing to travel there, to do a free photoshoot. The idea comes from Michelle Obama's "Joining Forces" organization. A snippet of the details can be read below and more info can be found here.
This one is a doozie of a Nervous Energies post. You can head to the replies to check out three Chuck Ragan videos, one You Blew It! video, and also get in those replies and wish the man behind it all, Ryan Russell, a happy birthday!