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Grapevine TV – EPISODE ONE!

Grapevine TV – EPISODE ONE!

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Published October 16, 2010

So check this out: we’ve got a small camera crew running around the good festival, and they have been busy interviewing folks, recording bands and generally getting all crazy with their cameras.
They are making short clips for us. We’re calling it Grapevine TV (yeah, we know. Sorry. It’s been a loooooong week) and you can see that shit RIGHT HERE!
As always, log on again later for more Grapevine TV and more FUN!
Love,
your friends at Grapevine HQ

GrapevineTV Airwaves 2010 episode 1 from Raven Films on Vimeo.


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Matt’s Fave LOOK! Portraits

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This was my fourth year covering Airwaves, and although it’s crazy every year, this was probably my busiest yet. It was my first time as a member of the official Airwaves photo team. It was a pleasure working with a crack team of shooters and organizers. I also spent the last couple months organizing a group music photography exhibition called, “Look at the Light: Moments from Iceland Airwaves”. Check it out at KEX Hostel in the Gym & Tonic Room until November 25th! On top of all that, I shot the band portrait series here aptly named LOOK!. You may

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Matt’s Fave Airwaves 2014 Shots

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Known Unknowns: Mortal Orchestra Part II

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