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Being There - Austin City Limits 2012

When you watch live music, can you ever get close enough?

Jack White, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Florence + The Machine, Gardens and Villa ... see the Austin City Limits Music Festival from the best point of view.

See all the photographs from ACL 2012 here.

by Robert Redfield

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New music portraits and performances

Gotye
Remove any bias you might have about Gotye's mega overplayed hit "Somebody That I Used To Know". Gotye's performance is fresh and unassuming, full of complex sounds and inspiring melodies. Here, he performs at the Santa Barbara Bowl, September 2012.

Rainbow Girls
Sassy, talented, determined and fun. Some bands need encouragement in front of the camera. Not Rainbow Girls. Here, In the studio moments before running to the stage at MuddFest 2012, September 2012 in Santa Barbara.

Fitz & The Tantrums
How it must feel to stand above thousands of adoring faces!
Michael Fitzpatrick at Outside Lands, August 2012, at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

Alejandro Escovedo
Authentic. The real deal. Satisfying. Their performance spoke simply.
At Velvet Jones in Santa Barbara, August 2012.

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Up and Comers

Easier to work with, full of talent and always fresh – Company of Thieves and Grouplove recently delivered some fine music and compelling images at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara California in October 2012.

 Genevieve Schatz of Company of Thieves

Genevieve Schatz of Company of Thieves

 Hannah Hooper of Grouplove

Hannah Hooper of Grouplove

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Nate Birkey, Up Close

Nate Birkey's sound eased its way through the crowd the other night ... like a good scotch slowly sipped. See the rest here.

 Nate Birkey

Nate Birkey

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