OF NEW ZEALAND
The Culture of Music Photography
An interview with Murray Cammick
This week Rachel, host of 95bFM show Artbank, talks to Murray Cammick photographer, DJ and founder of Rip It Up Magazine. Murray trained at Elam School of Fine Arts in the 70's and worked at Auckland University School magazine, Craccum. He took his camera down to Queen Street and Karangahape road and documented late 70's nightlife. Flash cars, Street culture, and gigs at Auckland's music venues. In 1977, alongside Alistair Dougal he started Rip It Up music magazine and photographed local and international music legends. Everyone from Iggy Pop, Chris Knox, to Debbie Harry, and Hello Sailor have been snapped by Murray who eventually went on to run the first of his own record labels, South Side Records in 1989.
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