3.19 – Jackie Roman


In this episode, we are joined by photographer Jackie Roman to discuss her book Old Domino about the DIY music scene in Brooklyn, photographing music, hustling in the NYC photoworld, keeping up with new gear technology, plus a few great photobooks!

Photobooks Discussed

“JACKIE ROMAN (b. 1984) is a Photographer and Director of Photography based in New York. She is best known for her lifestyle portraits and documentary images of the independent music scene.  Roman has apprenticed under commercial, celebrity and fashion photographers for over a decade,  giving her master technical experience with 35mm and medium format digital capture systems.  In addition to her credits as Director, Cinematographer and Producer, she has also shot magazine covers, album covers, executive portraits and advertisements.  Her favorite David Bowie album is Lodger.”

Special thanks to Shannon and the Clams and Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds for sharing the songs you hear in this episode. 

Shannon and the Clams – “In the River” from Dreams In The Rat House (2013 Hardly Art)

Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds – “Psychic Future” from La Araña Es La Vida (2016 In The Red Records)

Executive Producer / Host Bryan Formhals

Executive Producer / Audio Engineer / Music  Tom Starkweather

Co-Host / Producer / Photographer Brett A. Davis

Recorded May 20th, 2016 at Stockholm Studios in Bushwick, Brooklyn

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