Danny Clinch was selected as a featured photographer for the Write On campaign honoring some of BMI‘s most noted songwriters. Danny’s deep ties to the music industry lend seamlessly to the celebration of songwriters across all genres- from Macklemore to Willie Nelson. _
Each year, Danny pops up the Clinch tent at Bonnaroo and captures some of the festival’s most interesting faces; from members of the crowd to main stage performers. This is a special edit highlighting some of Danny’s favorite portraits from Bonnaroo 2013.
For their 10th studio album titled Lightning Bolt, Danny Clinch shot Pearl Jam and directed the music video for lead single “Mind Your Manners”. In addition, Danny directed the short film below where Judd Apatow, Carrie Brownstein, Mark Richards, and Steve Gleason sit down with the bandmates to discuss the new album. In commemoration of Danny’s 20+ years […]
Columbia Records hired Danny Clinch to shoot MGMT for their newly released self-titled album. Used for both publicity and album packaging, these colorful photos of Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden are well-suited to MGMT’s playful sound. ___
After a four year hiatus from television, Gap is making a big comeback with these new spots for their “Back to Blue” campaign. Created out of PMH and directed by Danny Clinch, the progenies of musical legends reinterpret their parents’ songs; Billy Joel’s daughter Alexa Ray sings her own rendition of his classic tune “Just the […]
In their 19th collaborative season together, Danny Clinch, John Varvatos, and Yard joined forces to produce this stunning work featuring Willie Nelson and his sons for the Fall 2013 collection. In both stills and video, Danny captured emotive father/son moments and explains, ”Willie Nelson stands for living your life on your own terms and being respected for it. The […]
In celebration of their near 20 year artistic history together, Droga5 commissioned Danny Clinch to shoot Nas for the latest Hennessy campaign. One moment captured on stage has since become a 174′ x 54′ billboard, a new staple in the Times Square ad-scape. We interviewed Art Director, Alex Nowak to find out more about the campaign and his […]
For over ten years, Danny Clinch has photographed the faces of Bonnaroo from behind the stage and in front of his seamless. With less than a month left to go until Bonnaroo 2013, we’re paying a tribute to Danny and friends… “There is always a surprise at Bonnaroo; the superjams, the midnight sets, and the […]
Danny Clinch, Time Inc. Studios, and Advil came together to support and honor everyday heroes for the Relief in Action campaign. Danny had the opportunity to tell the stories of these inspirational individuals through the stills and videos below. Use #ReliefInAction on Instagram and Twitter to share your own stories of volunteerism.
Danny Clinch shot Seattle-raised rapper and musician, Macklemore, for the April 11th issue of Rolling Stone. The article addresses the darker days of Macklemore’s career, then leads up to his present-day sobriety, fame, and latest hit, “Thrift Shop,” which landed the number one spot on Billboard’s top 100.
Danny Clinch was commissioned by Sony to photograph Natalie Maines for the cover of her new solo album, Mother. The album will be released on May 7th, but in the meantime you can hear Natalie’s version of Eddie Vedder’s “Without You” on www.nataliemainesmusic.com.
Danny Clinch and the team at Arnold Boston collaborated on this brand spankin’ new spot for Jack Daniel’s Legend campaign. A compilation of historic rock ‘n roll moments celebrating Jack Daniel’s 147 years on tour, Danny captured the bottle using a Bolex camera paired with 16mm black & white film. Classic.
Danny Clinch photographed Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong for his exclusive interview in the current issue of Rolling Stone. Billie Joe talks about his years of substance abuse and the road back to recovery after his on-stage breakdown last September.
Each time Danny Clinch and John Varvatos collaborate on a campaign, they pull together the worlds of rock music and men’s fashion in perfect harmony. For the Spring/Summer 2013 collection, Jimmy Page and Gary Clark Jr. joined the lineage of evolved musicians to endorse the John Varvatos lifestyle.
Every day I dream Of holding you close to me Every night I find me Touching your lips with mine Lyrics by Ahmir ?uestlove Thompson Photo by Danny Clinch
In celebration of the upcoming 55th Grammy Awards, Danny Clinch was asked to curate a Springsteen gallery commemorating the artists’ long collaborative history together. From Danny’s classic polaroids of Bruce to the energetic performances, you can view the full gallery here: Danny Clinch’s Curated Springsteen Gallery
Danny Clinch recently photographed Ben Harper and harmonica-master Charlie Musselwhite for their upcoming album “Get Up!” We took the opportunity to interview Danny about his experience collaborating with the two musical legends on this assignment. Q: You have a history of photographing both artists individually, how was it different working with them then and now? […]
Danny Clinch, Milkt Films, and Deutsch joined forces with some of New York’s most iconic names to put together PSA’s for the Empire State Relief Fund, an organization created by Governor Cuomo to assist in housing relief for victim’s of Hurricane Sandy. Among some of the greats were; Al Pacino, Matthew Broderick, Ed Burns, Steve Buscemi, Robert De […]