I’ve very happy to announce that Tycho will be playing at The Troubadour in Los Angeles on June 1st, 2012. To commemorate the occasion I created a poster for the show using photos shot on my recent trip to Baja. Prints are available now at the shop. I’m planning on doing a process post on this one as soon as I get some time.
Several other Tycho live dates have just been announced (see below or check the Tycho tour page), really excited to be making it out to some new cities this time around. See you this summer!
All dates are full live band w/ visuals
5/27 Sasquatch Festival
5/30 San Francisco
5/31 Solana Beach
6/01 Los Angeles
6/27 Salt Lake City
6/28 Fort Follins
6/30 Colorado Springs
7/02 Lawrence, KS
7/03 St. Louis
7/12 Camp Bisco, NY
7/14 New York City
Mike Joyce has created an excellent — and rather extensive — collection of re-imagined vintage punk / indie rock posters in the International Typographic Style. Beautiful stuff, you can even score some prints from the Swissted Shop.
Swissted Via Aisle One
So I came across this great collection of vinatge ski posters a while back, but unfortunately they were all watermarked. I really hate watermarks and try to avoid posting images containing them at all costs; but these were just too good to pass up so you’ll have to try and see past the giant “ORIGINAL SKI POSTERS” and enjoy the underlying greatness. Growing up in Sacramento I always had a thing for 70s ski culture — Tahoe was a short drive up the mountain and a lot of the style and imagery tricked down into the valley. A lot of these perfectly capture the spirit of those times for me.
So, as you may have guessed, these are all from the Original Ski Posters site, where you can purchase many of them. Sadly, these watermarked Jpegs are as close as most of us will ever get to these as they start at around £500 and go upwards of £3000. there is an open image directory here where you can grab all the images with a utility like Downthemall. A couple seem ripe for watermark removal and some of the resolutions are high enough to get a good print out of.
Via Original Ski Posters site
Beautiful halftone heavy poster work by Scott Campbell. Scott is a graphic designer & illustrator based in New Orleans. Check out more of his work here
Checked in on old favorite Network Osaka today and was reminded of what an excellent body of poster work he has amassed over the last few years. Always great to see modern designers paying homage to such classic design ideals. More over here.
Added a couple shows to the Tycho calendar along with a new print of the show posters. Get the print here, show details here:
Tycho Live w/ Band + Visuals
12/08/2011 – Echoplex, LA – Info / Tickets
12/10/2011 – The Independent, SF – Info / Tickets
Hope to you see you out there.
Just got home from tour and was pleasantly surprised to see all these nice gig posters from DKNG Studios on GrainEdit. DKNG are apparently the in-house firm for the Troubadour, pretty good gig. Seeing stuff like this (almost) makes me wish I was practicing freelance still. Would be nice to get a spec once in a while for something outside my comfort zone. Bonus: the images are huge! Nice of them to post the high-res versions. You can get the original Gif format ones over at DKNG’s site.
DKNG Studios via GrainEdit
Beautiful work by Olly Moss. I keep seeing his work but a recent visit to his portfolio and blog made me realize how great his work really is.