Tag: pop

Iggy Pop ascends to greatness: Tom Copi’s best photograph | Photography

Iggy Pop and I went to the same high school in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where I graduated a year ahead of him. I was not particularly into the local rock scene but I did photograph activities on and around the university campus, including a band called the Prime Movers, in which Jim Osterberg played drums. Later, Jim started a band called Iggy and the Iguanas, and thenceforth, he was Iggy.

I photographed Iggy’s new band the Stooges at the university’s Hill Auditorium. One of the pictures from that session in 1968 was later used on the movie poster to

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Trailerisation: the movie trend resurrecting old pop music | Music

I doubt my 10-year-old daughter will ever forget the first time she fell in love with Nirvana. It was a combination of things that pulled her in: the minor chord sway of an acoustic guitar, Kurt Cobain’s fragile vocal, an ominous percussive thump, and then Commissioner Gordon looking at Batman and saying, “does any of this mean anything to you?” as the Caped Crusader grimly strolled towards the camera. She was hooked.

The use of the grunge icons’ Something in the Way in last summer’s teaser for The Batman, the latest reboot for Gotham’s angriest man, is one of the

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