Our good friend Ryan Russell has a great acoustic performance series titled Nervous Energies, and we’re big fans of it here on AbsolutePunk. Today, we’re premiering part of a session Ryan did with acoustic singer/songwriter Grey Gordon, who is currently out on the Vans Warped Tour, performing at the Acoustic Basement all summer long. Performed on a nylon stringed guitar, “Grace” details Gordon’s frustration with someone who has inflicted pain on those around them. You can check the song out as part of his split with Chris Farren. Head to the replies to check it out.
Rock photographer Ryan Russell, perhaps known best around these parts as the creator of Nervous Energies, previously announced that he would be releasing a photo book titled Continental Obscura: From Birmingham to Bellingham via No Sleep Records. The label has announced a February 11th release date for the book, which will also include a bonus 7-inch; the bands on the 7" have not yet been announced.
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...
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.
Ryan Russell has recently updated his website with tons of new pictures. Included in the update are photos Russell took on Warped Tour of Against Me!, photos from Paramore's recent video shoot, and a sample of the photos included in the deluxe edition of Underoath's Lost In The Sound Of Seperation.