2008, the year in photos

I made a flickr set of my 2008 in photos, 47 of my favorite. Watch the slide show below or see the individual photos after the jump. They’re in chronological order.

All photos by me, Adrian Bischoff, and are posted under Creative Commons attribution-non commercial-no derivatives license.

the dodos (noise pop 2008)
Meric Long of the Dodos at the Cafe du Nord during Noise Pop 2008

morning benders at diesel
the Morning Benders at the Diesel store during Noise Pop 2008

so many dynamos
So Many Dynamos @ Bottom of the Hill, Noise Pop 2008

John Darnielle
John Darnielle of the Mountain Goats, Noise Pop 2008

kaki king
Kaki King at the Brooklyn Vegan Showcase, SxSW 2008

two sheds
Two Sheds at the Filter Showcase, SxSW 2008

j. tillman
J. Tillman (w/ Robin Pecknold of the Fleet Foxes) at the Undertow showcase, SxSW 2008

deer tick
Deer Tick @ Cream Vintage during SxSW

Boubacar Diebate
Boubacar Diebate during SxSW 2008

explosions in the sky #2
Explosions in the Sky at the Great American

jens lekman @ bottom of the hill
Jens Lekman @ Bottom of the Hill

amoeba records
Amoeba Records on Record Store Day

I'm from Barcelona
I’m From Barcelona amid confetti at the Independent

morning benders @ virgin megastore
Joe of the Morning Benders at the Virgin Megastore on the day of their album release

alexi of the botticellis
Alexi of the Botticellis at the Bay Bridged house

lykke li @ the independent
Lykke Li at Bimbo’s

nino moschella
Nino Moschella at the Independent

dorando @ the independent
Dorando at the Independent, #1

Dorando at the Independent, #2

mike of geographer
Blackdrop portrait of Mike of Geographer

two of the two sheds
Two of Two Sheds

Styrofoam at the Cafe du Nord

set times, mixing board
set times and the mixing board at the Independent

meric of the dodos
Meric Long of the Dodos at the Independent

pete of birdmonster
Pete of Birdmonster

or, the whale @ tiny telephone
Lindsay and Alex of Or, the Whale at Tiny Telephone

tiny telephone
Tiny Telephone studio

alex (or the whale) at tiny telephone
Alex of Or, the Whale tracking vocals at Tiny Telephone studio

maus haus @ el rio
Maus Haus at El Rio

winterbirds kiss
Lia and Remco of Winterbirds

adam of the mommyheads
Adam of the Mommyheads

britney spears + morning benders
no guilt here: a sticker on chris of the morning benders’ guitar

Mission bateria
A bateria on Mission St.

laura marling
Laura Marling at the Cafe du Nord

justin townes earle
Justin Townes Earle at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2008

justin of horse feathers
Justin of Horse Feathers

eric (silian rail) operating foot keys
Eric of Silian Rail working some foot pedals

Markus Archer of the Notwist at Bimbo’s

rockin out
people rocking to Casey and Brian at the Rickshaw Stop

josh of maus haus
Josh of Maus Haus at the Rickshaw Stop

bottom of the hill
Bottom of the Hill sign, the bottom of Potrero Hill

john vanderslice
John Vanderslice

christian rudder/ bishop allen
Christian Rudder of Bishop Allen

dancing feet
some dancing feet

bishop allen + mixing board
Bishop Allen at the mixing board at the Independent

joe pug @ kzsu
Joe Pug at KZSU

chris of the morning benders
Chris of the Morning Benders

Thanks for looking through all of those! And thanks to Natalie, Dave and Alex for helping me to edit down my long list from a ton of photos to what you see here.

4 responses to “2008, the year in photos”

  1. scott says:

    some terrific photos here, adrian. well done. especially looking forward to next year’s batch of blackdrops.

  2. oz says:

    yeah, those black and whites are killer. How do you do those? I assume you aren’t walking around town with a big black blanket…

  3. adrian says:

    Thanks, Scott and Oz.

    Oz, I do some of them at my place, but yeah, I’ve brought a big piece of velvet along with my camera/ flash/ etc to shows to do them as well.

  4. oz says:

    I guess that velvet doubles as a superhero cape, so you’re killing two birds with one stone.

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