‘Valerie June has been one of the very few artists I have seen in recent years…
that has made me lower my camera for a few seconds to actually take in that rare and special package of incredible musicianship, vocal talent, and arresting looks.’
– from Carl Byron Batson’s live review of her Islington Assembly Hall show.
See for yourself:
Photographer, published poet, former party animal, body builder, grave robber
to the stars and renowned chainsaw juggler, Carl can often be spotted on his
Harley Davidson pretending to be in Terminator 2. He is also frequently seen in
the press pits of old London town, camera in hand, avoiding being hit by bottles
of wee and crippling his opposition with secret Kung Fu moves.