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Exhibition: Matt Palmer | Images of Note

Images Of Note PosterMatt Palmer’s passion for live music and photography took him from shooting in small, sweaty clubs to the massive stages of festivals like Big Day Out.

Now the award-winning photographer presents the best of his work in the stunning exhibition Images of Note. It spans six years of live music in Australia, in Brisbane and the Gold Coast. It features music legends Iggy Pop, Pearl Jam and Metallica along with some of Australia’s biggest names, from Nick Cave to Powderfinger and Robert Forster of The Go-Betweens, and captures future stars in the ascendant like Gotye and Paramore. If this was a festival, it would be the line-up of a lifetime.
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Parklife 2010, Brisbane – Kele, Midnight Juggernauts, Dan Black, Wolf Gang, AC SLATER – Photo Gallery

Photographer: Matt Palmer
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Photo Gallery: The Mars Volta – The Tivoli – 18th January 2010

Photographer: Matt Palmer

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The Mars Volta

The Tivoli is filling with fans and the ambient strains of lounge jazz. Bodies crowd the railings upstairs first, spectators safe behind the iron and wood. As more people push through the doors the floor packs out, the main crowds are drawn towards the stage, towards the backdrop of snake and other eyes, wings and amorphous canine face shapes, lit by blasts of ketchup red from above. Excited chatter now drowns out the background melodies, until The Mars Volta hit the stage…. READ the FULL SHOW REVIEW HERE

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Photo Galleries: Valley Fiesta 2009

The Valley Fiesta 2009 23-25 October 2009

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – ATP 2009 Photo Gallery

All Tomorrow’s Parties
January 15, 2009
The Riverstage, Brisbane
Photographer: Matt Palmer
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