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Tenebrous – The Photography of Steve Gullick
The Quietus , April 7th, 2008 10:55

From Nick Cave through to Jack White via Kurt Cobain, Steve Gullick has photographed all the leading and most interesting figures of the last two decades of alternative music " and now this is being celebrated in a new exhibition called Tenebrous.

Click PLAY to hear Steve talk about the exhibition:

The show runs from April 2 to May 13 at the Rough Trade East shop in Dray Walk, The Old Truman's Brewery, near Brick Lane in East London and will feature iconic and groundbreaking portraits and live shots of artists like Ed Harcourt, The Raconteurs, Sonic Youth and Kim Deal.

Each of the images will be available to buy and is limited to a run of 25 prints.

Recently The Quietus had the pleasure of going out on the lash with Steve and recorded the ensuing conversation " from David Yow's, ahem, Komodo Dragon, to having tattoo races with Ed Harcourt to the memory of happier times with Nirvana " is available as a podcast below.

Click here to view an exclusive collection of photographs alongside commentary from Steve himself >>

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The exhibition features the following pictures:

Kurt Cobain (Nirvana), Springfield Ma 1993
Ed Harcourt, London 2006
Chan Marshall (Cat Power), London 2005
Mark E Smith (The Fall), Sheffield 2005
Raconteurs, Nashville 2006
Perry Farrell (Janes Addiction), London 1988
Devendra Banhart, London 2004
Elliot Smith, London 1998
Jeff Buckley, New York 1995
Jason Spaceman (Spiritualized) Mt. Etna 2001
Richard Hawley, Cleethorpes 2007
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, London 2002
Mercury Rev, North Wales 1998
Mark Lanegan, Seattle 1996
Will Oldham (Bonnie 'Prince' Billy), London 2001
Neil Young, New York 2000
Bjork, London 1995
Lou Reed, New York 2000
Beck, Los Angeles 1998
Nick Cave, London 2007
Flaming Lips, London 1999
Billy Childish, Chatham 2003
Barry Adamson, London 2002
Kurt Wagner (Lambchop), Nashville 2000
Frank Black, London 1998
Connor Oberst (Bright Eyes), San Francisco 2002
Josh T Pearson, Austin 2004
Gareth Liddiard (The Drones), London 2005
Gareth Liddiard (The Drones), London 2005
Soulsavers, Bristol 2007
Nirvana, Stockholm 1992
John & Jehn, London 2008
David Yow (Jesus Lizard), London 1991
Liars, London 2004
Scout Niblett, London 2007
Grinderman, Hove 2006
Patti Smith, London 1997
Bill Callahan (Smog), London 1996
Seasick Steve,Norfolk 2008
Duke Garwood, London 2008
Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth), Reading 1991
Stephen Malkmus (Pavement), Sacramento 1992
Eugene Robinson (Oxbow), San Francisco 2002
Daniel Johnston, London 2003