The Last Days of Death by Audio

Before the Williamsburg music venue was displaced by Vice Media, Ebru Yildiz photographed a final marathon of parties and concerts.

Flipping through the photos gathered in “We’ve Come So Far: The Last Days of Death by Audio,” a book by the Turkish-born music photographer Ebru Yildiz, can drag up knotty yet telling contradictions. Between 2005 and 2014, the Williamsburg venue stood as an invaluable cocoon for a fragile community of young New York musicians, and a warm corner of the city for visiting bands

Saying Farewell to the Last Great Underground Music Venue in NYC - Feature Shoot

Brooklyn-based photographer Ebru Yildiz emerged from Death by Audio and into the crisp night of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. It was the fall of 2014, and the waterfront DIY venue would shutter it’s doors come November 23, 2014, but until then, its most loyal b

Brooklyn-based photographer Ebru Yildiz emerged from Death by Audio and into the crisp night of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. It was the fall of 2014, and the waterfront DIY venue would shutter it’s doors come November 23, 2014, but until then, its most loyal bands would play each night to a room for 100 people filled past capacity.