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Fat Freddy's Drop

Fat Freddy’s Drop, London 2022

Fat Freddy’s Drop. Alexandra Park. 2022 Friday 25th July 2022. Now that’s a date I will treasure in my diary for the rest of my days! New Zealand artists “Fat Freddy’s Drop” finally returned to our shores to perform here in London. It is the first time this wonderful band have been able to reach…
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Bez Happy Monday's

Mucky Weekender 2021

Mucky Weekender Event Photography by Gem Rey Here is an extract from the “Rockumentary Review” I did for this awesome festival in 2021. Hosted by Dub Pistol “Barry Ashworth” It’s been two years since we’ve been let loose in a field to dance in the elements under the stars. Something that was so incredibly ‘normal’…
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Sir Elton John

Artist & Manager Awards 2021

In December 2021 I was asked to attend and photograph the “Artist & Manager Awards” by music producer and artist William Orbit. Check out my “Rockumentary Review” here: To read the full article and view the images, including special guest Sir Elton John and David Furnish who won the prestigious “Artist & Manager Award!”. https://rockumentary.london/artist-manager-awards-2021/…
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One Summer’s evening in August 2019 I found myself with my camera at this beautiful little gathering in the heart of the English countryside. The location remains a surprise. Log fires, freshly cooked and sustainably sourced produce from local farmers and communities. There is something so connecting to one’s being when you can enjoy quality…
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Andrew Weatherall

It was 29th November 2016. Legendary drummer, Dave Barbarossa (Bow Wow Wow, Adam & The Ants, Republica…) had seen my work from a gig I’d covered that he did and kindly recommended me as a photographer. Ian Tregoning, who has worked very closely with Andrew Weatherall throughout their successful musical careers was hosting a night…
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Matt Black Presents JAMM

Friday 7th February 2020 Matt Black (Coldcut) presents JAMM at The Goodness. When you walk into a room and you hear that sound and feel that vibe, you know you’re in the right place. A big thank you to Matt Black and Mixmaster Morris. These two genius’s gave us a truly beautiful evening of sound…
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The Boy, The Mole, The fox and The Horse

The Boy, The Mole, The fox and The Horse. I was given this book for Christmas. I had not heard of it before. As I let the book fall open I was so immediately captivated by what I could see that I had to write about it. It touches the heart strings, it understands, it…
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xx gem rey & Orbie

The Puretone Orchestra: Brixton Electric

This sold out gig organised by Steve Kundalini with Aiowave took place last night at the Brixton Electric, Friday 14th October 2016. A stage with visually and scientifically detailed technology with lighting and musically synced psychedelic movements that linked every track to the chakras through colour and movement in this 3D effect. DJ sets by the…
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The Half Eight

I had the pleasure of interviewing and photographing these very talented guys last Wednesday at my “gem rey Wednesday” session at The Vault, Putney Pies. It was a beautiful Summer evening here in London as the sun went down over the Thames. Here is a little insight into these guys… What’s your name and where…
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