Poster Process

…felt pen colour guide…IMG_1072…heavy grade (120gsm+) photocopies of B&W art work….add some red…IMG_1648…add some yellow…(and a little bit of green)….IMG_1789…add the rest of the green…IMG_1791…stick some coloured lines in the background…IMG_1797…vary them…IMG_1798…and again…IMG_1799…all four versions…IMG_1803…all four versions with a skull & cross bones…IMG_1802…and don’t forget that the gig is tonight….9pm, The Crown Hotel,  179 Rattray St…..

…see you there.

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Record Buying 101

…when you see the original gig poster for the gig…… the one that spawned a controversial and non-sanctioned live album by the headlining band…the poster that’s casually tucked into the sleeve of said album…… don’t enthuse about how you were at the gig and how you’ve never laid eyes on  a copy of the poster since….IMG_0995

….because THAT is the last time you’ll ever see that poster.

…(sooooo close……)…..

NZ Musicians In Wigs Again

…country/folk troubadours…IMG_1423

…they always make it “beard”….

…APRA award recipient Mutt Lungley and former record shop guy Adam McGrath (currently heading East) should know better than to come into Too Tone in a post-gig disheveled state…

…no doubt they will be less malleable on there next visit.

Sometimes I Just Don’t Believe The Stuff I Get Shown

…apologies for the quality of the photos…

…the gentleman who showed me these had to rush off to covet them in the privacy of his own home….IMG_0016

 

….or put them straight on e-bay…. whichever…he didn’t have time to dilly dally…

…wow… I mean…. how many of these exist ? (see below)

 

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…. love seeing this stuff…

…and it never fails to puzzle me how it ends up way the hell down here in the south pacific.