Topic: Music photography

Nabil Elderkin for Beats by Dr. Dre
The Backstory

Behind the Scenes of the Beats by Dr. Dre World Cup Commercial

Photographer-turned-filmmaker Nabil Elderkin tells TIME how he came to direct Beats by Dr. Dre 2014 World Cup commercial – The Game Before the Game.

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(c) Jim Marshall Photography LLC, Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
Out There

Rock ‘n’ Roll Legend: Jim Marshall’s Musician Portraits

Jim Marshall photographed legends and his pictures have become iconic in American cultural history, but the vast majority of the music photographer’s work has never been seen. This month, a new book and two gallery shows will debut many never-before-published images from Marshall’s coverage of the Rolling Stones 1972 tour, as well as singular portraits of musicians including Johnny Cash, BB King and Joni Mitchell.

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Edward Keating—Contact Press Images
Photo Essay

Blue Highway: Photographs by Edward Keating

In memory of the last blues pioneer David “Honeyboy” Edwards, TIME looks back at the work of Photographer Ed Keating who followed the path of the genre from the bustling cities of the North back to its origins in the Mississippi Delta.

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Michael Schmelling
Out There

Atlanta Hip-Hop Deconstructed by Michael Schmelling

“The first thing you do when you get to town is turn on the radio” say’s Michael Schmelling in his latest book Atlanta. This project began as an attempt to “make a book that reflected both the content of an album and the context in which a record was made”.

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