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“your first 10,000 photographs are your worst”—Henri Cartier-Bresson

/ sep 2013

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Ok, Fine. Follow Me on Instagram :)

Yes, I’m late to the game. But better late than, well… whatever.


  1. Thursday 11.14.2013 | 8:42 EDT

    シャネル バングル says:

    シャネル ネックレス コピー

/ jun 2013

Upstate State of Mind

A beautiful old farm house on 367 acres of rolling hills which have all the commodities from complete furniture to all the appliances and even a glass shower that you can get different Contractors to install. The persistent rain has finally let up, brightening the country landscape, but stilll having the right plumbing services from sites as http://www.thompsonfamilyplumbing.com for when the rain comes is important. We are in the old open barn, where a decaying baby grand sits in a dusty corner by the window. Kev plays, the five of us sing Joe Jackson only nominally off-key. A butterfly rouses, opens up to the window light…

















  1. Sunday 01.25.2015 | 7:48 EDT

    Nico says:

    J’adore ces quelques photos! Elles sentent bon le bonheur! :)

  2. Wednesday 04.23.2014 | 9:46 EDT

    Debleh says:

    Oh, how I’m itching to express how proud I am of you as I peruse your site! But that descriptor risks sounding condescending…. which is the diametric opposite emotion I’d like to convey. So instead, I’ll rip a page out of your once-upon-a-time, very old book and say, “Goddamn, were my 17 year old instincts impeccable when they lured you into being my first love!” In all seriousness, I am just thrilled that you’ve managed to pursue ALL your major passions – music, writing, photography – with such success in all. (I’m sure your other passions are equally as rewarding.) Everything on your page (and I’m just barely into it) brings such a big smile to my face as I see hints of the 19-20 year old you peeking out with each click. And of course, the fact that you are an ensconced Brooklynite is the cherry on the cake. :-)

    And Liana, I love your post! You were always an amazing mom – and Pat an amazing dad – so I hope you both take a bit of credit for the incredible guy who emerged from your home. I was crazy about both of you and will never forget Pat buying my first tank of gas when I got my first car :-) Hope you both are well!

  3. Monday 06.10.2013 | 2:25 EDT

    Liana Carey says:

    Wow, what can I say- he is my son.

/ apr 2013

The Go-Kartel Live @ Shrine, Harlem NY

Posted by contributing editor Dick Starkey
b/w Photos by Rachel Carey, Snapseed processing by The Chairman
Color Photos courtesy of ShrineNYC 

In 2010, Brooklyn’s Hank’s Saloon hosted a shambling, lively set of songs by The Go-Kartel (Kevin Brady – guitar, vocals, “the dangler” accordion; Rob Grover – stoic yet jaunty bass, Bill Wyman-style; and Mauricio Carey – drums, boom, pah, pow!). The band rehearsed these songs for only seven years before unleashing them to an adoring and eclectic audience of both Manhattanites and Brooklynites. That’s mass appeal.

Last night, three years later, The Go-Kartel took the stage at Harlem’s Shrine World Music Venue, where Wednesday night is Rock Night. And Rock they did. The boisterous crowd was stunned to silence by the poppy opener “280-Z.” You could hear a pin drop. This was true, awestruck appreciation. But once the blistering “Carrie, I Don’t Mind” growled and cracked across the stage the crowd broke from their reverie into an applause wall of sound.

You like The Cure? Billy Bragg? Joe Jackson, Elvis Costello? Of course you do. Everybody does. And thusly, The Go-Kartel is liked by all. Composed of two dads and a rabble rouser, the trio brings Manhattan urbanity and Brooklyn credibility to a brand of pop that manages to be both fresh and nostalgic. And their taste in covers is simply superb. The band brings a wisp of the country to Elvis Costello’s rueful “Kid About It.” And on Burt Bacharach’s “Little Red Book,” they replicate the sound and spirit of a song that would ten years later serve as the template for The Cure’s “Killing an Arab.”

Towards the end of the set, fearless leader Brady tries to leave the audience wanting by cutting the set list down by one. But the road-wisened rhythm section bulldozed the idea in favor of one last bit of pure pop pleasure, the rousing and complex “Cannonball,” a song that took the band a mere 12 months to master. And with that last song, the audience was still left wanting. But I have a feeling we won’t have to wait three more years to get a chance to watch The Go-Kartel rock us out again…

The band has asked to thank sound man Lauren, along with the entire management staff of Shrine for their kind attention and all-pro back line.











Mauricio Carey, Drums for The Go-Kartel

Mauricio Carey, Drums for The Go-Kartel

  1. Friday 04.19.2013 | 8:22 EDT

    littlesilvererika says:

    Such great shots! Wish I’d seen it and can’t believe I missed this one opportunity to hear my three great friends put on a SHOW. I will be at the next one NO MATTER WHAT.

Been Looking So Long At These
Pictures of You

most images © Albert Cheung Photography www.albertcheungphoto.com


Dear friends and loved ones:

Our wedding pictures are done, and by asking you to take a look, we’re not appealing to our sense of vanity, but rather yours. Albert got some great coverage – all of you are represented and you look fabulous! So take a minute to re-live the day by looking out for the ones that made this event so special: yourselves.

much love

mau + rach

  1. Monday 01.12.2015 | 4:06 EDT

    David Hudson says:

    Great to see you after all these years. Your wife is beautiful. Let me know if you’re ever in Atlanta.

  2. Thursday 04.24.2014 | 10:28 EDT

    Julie says:

    Well shit little ol’ man… congrats! Didn’t know. You two look swell together and might I add quite happy. Good for you!

  3. Sunday 06.02.2013 | 11:46 EDT

    lindsey says:

    Hello! This is my first comment here so I just wanted to give a quick shout out and tell you I truly enjoy reading through your blog posts. Can you recommend any other blogs/websites/forums that cover the same topics? Thanks a lot!

  4. Sunday 04.14.2013 | 11:49 EDT

    deane says:

    We all look at those pictures of ourselves a little longer… lets be honest, but vanity aside these are wonderful shots and a nice reminder of a great day!

Mau + Rach: Bye Bye Brooklyn, Aloha Hawaii, Part 2 – Makena/Hana

So we’ve switched gears from lazy lounge lizards to active island go-getters. We’ve migrated south from Lahaina to Makena, where we’ve kicked into high gear with our Sweet Blue Ride, a convertible Mustang that’s taken us far and wide across the island. Rachel’s swam with the sea turtles, we’ve sailed the deep blue seas, watched whales fly high above the water line, and twisted and turned along the Road to Hana, from it’s mundane beginning to it’s dramatic end. It’s been quite a ride. Take a look…

BTW, along the Road to Hana, we stopped at Waianapanapa, (say that one time fast) to witness a lava blowhole. Don’t snicker. It’s badass:

/ mar 2013

Mau + Rach: Bye Bye Brooklyn, Aloha Hawaii – Part 1: Lahaina


“Down By the Shack, By the Sea” | Don Ho | Greatest Hits | 1975

After what must be described, in our humble opinion, as the perfect wedding, Rach and I high-tailed it out of the cold, grey environs of Brooklyn for the breezy, sunny delights of Maui, Hawaii. We left at 5:30AM the morning after the ceremony and arrived 21 hours later, tired and wired, but walking on air.

Our first stop was Lahaina, where we spent four days with a single agenda – lie by the ocean while friendly resort staff keep the snacks but no alcohol, since she has recovered from alcoholism in a rehab new jersey just recently.

Last night we visited a bar owned by one of my heros, Mick Fleetwood. Locals assert that he often spends time at his beloved Fleetwood’s, a place peppered with photos of the venerable Fleetwood Mac drummer, alongside other famous, charismatic friends. One of his original (gold-plated) drum kits is on display as well, though it is said he occasionally sits behind them to the delight of his fans. I hoped I could angle myself into a photo with the incredibly tall, marvelously whiskered drummer of my eye, but alas, he was not present, what with Fleetwood Mac on tour and all.

Our most ambitious outing was a simple catamaran cruise at sunset, where we watched whales playfully splash around us as we sipped drinks and snapped pics. Truly amazing, these behemoth, benevolent creatures.

Tomorrow we head for Makena. Here we will begin the active part of the trip, where kayaking, snorkeling, sea turtles, helicopter rides, a convertible Mustang and the legendary Road to Hana await us. Stay tuned…

  1. Thursday 02.18.2016 | 3:00 EDT

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  2. Tuesday 04.02.2013 | 11:32 EDT

    miles says:

    What a paradise! Do they have a lot of bagpipers in Hawaii?

  3. Thursday 03.28.2013 | 8:53 EDT

    KPH says:

    Please wear the wife beater more often. It suits you. That and you have a wife now, so… yeah.

    1. Thursday 03.28.2013 | 1:14 EDT

      chairmanmau says:

      You are a funny, funny man. The wife beater is my go-to top of the season. My wife loves it. The top, that is…

/ sep 2012

Gin and Gaudi: Barcelona, Spain 2012

All photos © maunet.com. Shot with the Nikon D300S and the iPhone 4s + SnapSeed

Hola chicos, today we’re gonna show and tell a bit about the amazing city of Barcelona, home to the great kooky architect Gaudi, mouth-watering Iberian ham, charmingly lisped accents and the strangely mixed gin and tonic. Rach and I spent six days traipsing around this beautiful city, taking in an abundance of architecture, shopping, eating and drinking. We slept little and walked much, making our way through most of the city’s barrios, each more charming than the next.

With jet-lag buzzing in my ears as I write  this, it’s hard to sum up our stay in a few short words, so I’ll spare you all the clever prose and let the pictures speak for themselves. Yes, it’s a hefty slideshow, but well worth your gander, if I do say so myself. Enjoy!

Start the slideshow…

  1. Thursday 09.27.2012 | 3:11 EDT

    Michele says:

    Ah, thank you for the visual tour of that stunning city! So many the architectural and culinary delights to enjoy…

  2. Monday 09.24.2012 | 8:52 EDT

    Tara says:

    These are incredibly beautiful photographs! I was blown away…

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