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Celebrate Record Store Day 2011

04/13/2011 paige 0

This, Saturday April 16th is Record Store Day! When was the last time you visited your local independent record store? Was it last year’s Record Store Day? I hope it hasn’t been that long. Here’s your […]

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New To Me – Natsumi Hayashi

02/16/2011 Phil Pickens 1

I came across Natsumi Hayashi’s work the other day just tumblin‘ around.  I was immediately drawn to the cleanliness of her photographs.  The primary draw to her simple, yet substantial photo blog are the “Today’s […]

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Dazzle Ships Needlepoint!

10/11/2010 Phil Pickens 2

Somewhere between my flickr account and here on The Color Awesome, I’ve received comments and messages asking about this piece.  I love a good story, but I will try to make this one quick. Obviously, […]

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Ooh Thees Bitches Is BAD!

07/05/2010 Phil Pickens 0

Thee Satisfaction has done it again.  Actually, it looks like they’ve done it twice; read on. It’s popular opinion around thees parts that Seattle is primed to roll back onto the international stage as a […]

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Matt Groening Simpsonsizes Joanna Newsom

05/27/2010 paige 0

Matt Groenig, if you’ve been living under a rock, is “that guy” who does The Simpsons and Futurama, and recently curated All Tomorrow’s Parties in Minehead, U.K. He drew pictures of the musicians that played. […]

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NYU: MUSIC PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERCLASS WITH MICK ROCK

04/29/2010 paige 0

The photographer behind the landmark iconic images of Bowie, Queen, T-Rex and Lady Gaga among others, MICK ROCK will join NYU’s faculty to offer sage advice in this summer’s “Music Photography Masterclass.” at The Clive […]

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Objectified US television premiere on PBS

11/22/2009 paige 0

As we reported back in May, Gary Hustwit, Director of Helvetica, the documentary about typography, graphic design and global visual culture, has a new project, Objectified. Objectified explores industrial design and the manufactured objects we […]

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Unfound Pleasures

11/16/2009 Phil Pickens 0

Got Joy Division? Macclesfield Silk Museum is currently searching for interesting Joy Division artifacts for a proposed exhibition due to take place in May 2010. The exhibition is being curated by Jon Savage, and Peter […]

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URGH! A Music War Finally Released on DVD

08/05/2009 paige 0

Via Annie Zaleski at RTF: Here’s some unexpected news: The legendary punk/new-wave concert film Urgh! A Music War was released yesterday on DVD via Warner Archives. (Thanks to Shiv for the tip.) Up until now, […]