Laura Levine

Laura Levine

meetings with remarkable men & women

Alex Chilton photo session, 1981

March 18 Alex Chilton and I took these photos on the rooftop of the Iroquois 沈otel in 1981 (September, in fact, for you...

Iggy Pop photo session

March 15 Seeing as tonight's the night Iggy Pop and the Stooges will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, it...

Joan Jett session, 1981

March 12 It's been a while since I've posted some of my musician photos from the archives. Given that the Runaways...

Tommy Ramone plays bluegrass!

August 20 We've got another great MUSIC FOR FRONT PORCHES performance coming up at the Mystery Spot this weekend. It's...

Friendly Faces at the Mystery Spot

July 22 As some of you may know, I run a little vintage shop on the side called The Mystery Spot, which is only open weekends...

I Was a Teenage Monty Python Fan (And they have the pictures to prove it).

March 31 When I was sixteen, I was a huge fan of Monty Python's Flying Circus. You know the type: reciting entire skits from...

Lisa Germano video

November 29 Another video from the vault. This was quite a production -- costumes, props, live frogs, and sets based on my artwork,...

filming Giant Sand in the desert

November 28 In a previous life, I made a few music videos. This was always my favorite, "Wonder," by Giant Sand (with...

DNA in my Chinatown apartment, circa 1981

August 29 A shout-out to J.D. King.

R.E.M.

March 11 A shout-out to R.E.M., who tomorrow will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This shot is from the very...

Violent Femmes

March 2 Last night I was watching TV and a Wendy's commercial came on. The music for the ad was the Violent Femmes' BLISTER IN...

Sinead O'Connor

February 27 Ever since Britney shaved her head I've been getting tons of hits to my website. What's the connection, you ask? This...

Tina Weymouth and Grandmaster Flash

February 16 I shot this portrait for the cover of the New York Rocker back in 1981. It was right around the time when the hip-hop...

Prince

February 12 Or, as me and my friends call him, Prinf. If I had an exciting new illustration to post, I would. But I don't. So...

Ramone, Joey

February 2 Okay, three can play that game.

Madonna

January 31 OK, since I realize I've been posting what some of you might consider to be  obscure musicians, here's one you all...

Richard and Linda Thompson

January 29 I'm convinced that the world is divided into two factions: those who have never heard of Richard Thompson, and those...

Gang of Four

January 28 Here's another blast from the past from the Levine archives.....the Gang of Four, taken in downtown NYC, circa 1981. I...

Frank Zappa

January 27 Here's another shout-out to all the guys in the house. This is actually one of the first photos I ever took of a...

The Day I Sang on the Ed Sullivan Show

January 22 Back in 1968, when I was ten years old, my Girl Scout troop (Chinatown, NYC district) was selected to perform on the Ed...