People of Starlab Fest

by Amanda Beland Starlab Fest is an annual music and arts festival in Somerville, Massachusetts. Everyone featured here was at the festival, either attending or working. All photos were taken on a Nikon N6006 with Kodak Gold 200 film. Some photos were taken during the “golden hour” – the period of time before sunset –…

Mod & Fancy

Mod & Fancy is an online vintage clothing store run by Somerville resident Shannon Donahue. All photos were taken on a Nikon N6006 with Kodak Gold 200 film. All clothing in these photos are available for sale on the Mod & Fancy etsy page, linked above.

The Last Days of Shea Stadium

by Amanda Beland These are a collection of film photographs taken during the last few days that Brooklyn DIY space Shea Stadium was open at its Meadow Street location. Founded in 2009, it closed in June with plans to relocate. I used a Nikon N6006 and a Minolta XD7 with film Fuji Superia 800 and…

Somerville Open Studios

An audio postcard on two artists from Somerville Open Studios at the Loft. Stina Simmarano “I really like textures – I’ve been working with metallics and glitter a lot lately. I like things that have a little bit of depth. I like repetition I like just a lot of repetitive shapes and patterns. There’s a…

Today Junior

Today Junior began recording their third album at Medford’s the Soul Shop on Oct. 17-20. The record will feature Harry O’Toole on guitar, Mike O’Toole on drums and Anthony Ambrose on bass. The LP is being recording and produced by Shop engineer and musician Elio DeLuca. More photos can be found on the Spiral Bound Photography…

Somerville Guitar Co.

by Amanda Beland Nick Murphy is a luthier based in Somerville. He began working on and fixing friends’ guitars under the name Somerville Guitar Co. just about three years ago. Since then – through quality work, top notch social media-ing and word of mouth – his side hobby has evolved into a full-fledged, budding business. Check out his…

Dan Webb and the Spiders

Dan Webb and the Spiders is a four-piece rock/punk group. They’ve been playing with different iterations of members since 2009.

Thea Engst

It began with a name and ended with perspective.

Jenn Harrington

Jenn Harrington is a mover and a shaker in the Somerville arts and music scene. While she doesn’t produce records or make art, she’s widely regarded in many circles as a “connector”.

Mary Lewey and Her Wildlife Treasury

Behind Mary Lewey’s recent exhibit “Illustrated Wildlife Treasury” is a $5 flea market purchase and a stack of magazines headed for the trash.