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Music photographer Lisa Johnson on shooting Nirvana, Linkin Park and more
Music photographer Lisa Johnson on shooting Nirvana, Linkin Park and more
Each month, Alternative Press Gallery explores the work of photographers, directors and other creatives who help shape the music world from behind the scenes. With each issue, we explore the stories behind the shoots and take deep dives into the most compelling media, asking about the vision as well as the happy accidents that create some of the most powerful moments in music...
Vans Warped Tour says goodbye: Stories and statements over 25 years
Vans Warped Tour says goodbye: Stories and statements over 25 years
For almost a quarter of a century, Vans Warped Tour was a clubhouse for music culture, focusing on alt-rock and then branching into a punk-rock juggernaut with tentacles in all kinds of genres and nonprofit initiatives. After this weekend’s final event at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, tour founder Kevin Lyman’s vision for a massive touring fest will be remanded to the record
Warped Tour has a traveling museum thanks to photographer Lisa Johnson
Warped Tour has a traveling museum thanks to photographer Lisa Johnson
The chances are statistically ironclad that when your eyes lock on anything related to the Vans Warped Tour, it will be accompanied by a photo taken by Lisa Johnson. She’s not only built a career chronicling participants in America’s rock scene, but she’s also turned into the de facto archivist for the traveling punk-rock road show that Kevin Lyman put together 25 years ago. When music fa... Read