- PPG #20 – Box Brown’s – Built to Spill. You may recognize Box Brown’s
work from his wild and prolific comic imprint –
According to Box, this print
is inspired by the BTS song “Randy Described Eternity.” Come on down to Union Transfer and grip up on this sick (4) color screenprint, printed by the amazing
Eric Kenney over at Awesome Dudes Printing. check into more of Box’s work (including a wicked Marc Maron print!) at the link above.
“If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” – Carl Sagan
– PPG #19 – Tim Gough’s Animal Collective (2) night stint at Union Transfer, Philadelphia. Tim’s wild stylings are felt extensively on this print. His use of
transparent inks, overlapp-
ing hues, and distinct shapes & patterns on this Griffin stand fast. Check into more of his work HERE.
This month marks one year since PPG realization. we’ll be gearing up to take it easy over the winter, but we will be bringing it Strong this fall. stay tuned for PPG #20 – Box Brown’s – Built to Spill print, and perhaps a few more before Winter’s icy grip is upon us.
“It will not always be summer; build barns.” - Hesiod
– PPG #18 – Andrew Jeffrey Wright. Androgynous workout to NO Age at PhilaMOCA. Come on down and tear into this print, if you have a ticket…
It’s Sold Out I believe.
But fear not, these will be made available at the show, online, and in A.K.A. soon enough.
If you are not familiar with AJW’s art & comedy stylings, check into them HERE.
NEXT: Tim Gough – Animal Collective
“In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.” - Herodotus
- PPG #17 –
Steve ESPO Powers… Local Philadelphia people taking it to City Hall for a free outdoor event of some stature. There will be (100) free posters available first come.
- We know there was a Kurt Vile print just the other month, but this opportunity presented itself, and with Steve Powers as part of the Guild, we agreed and henceforth, another !
- This show is organized by the Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture, and Creative Economy… made possible by the Knight Arts Challenge, and the William Penn Foundation.
- We would like to thank Matador Records and Rennie Jaffe for making this poster possible. Check into more of Steve Powers work HERE.
And… maybe some people at this event will be so inclined as to let the mayor know, that we know.. and HE knows, that Governor Corbett is a rascal who is set on destroying the planet and throwing the school district under a short bus.
don’t do it Mayor Nutter.
NEXT UP: #18 – NO Age – Andrew Jeffrey Wright
“Philadelphians are a gritty, tough people who will help you when you’re down.” – Mayor Nutter
– Not much happening with PPG at the moment… A wild poster from Kerry Kenney
due henceforth…forthwith…Forthcoming PPG artists (clockwise) – Ben Woodward, Eric Kenney, Tim Gough, Andrew Jeffrey Wright. Get ready for some big announcements coming up soon.
“Evil hiding among us is an ancient theme.” – John Carpenter
– PPG #16 – Hawk Krall‘s Black Flag Poster… As Hawk says himself, “I pretty much went to art school in the hopes of one day doing a Black Flag poster…”
And even though, its 20, 30, 40 + years later… This show will be sure to shred with many an Olde Head slaking their thirst with cheap, tasty brews.
Saunter on down to the Union Transfer and get a mouthful of some dude’s armpit hair, wash it down with some beers and take home a sick limited edition, signed and numbered Hawk Krall original! check in to more of Hawk’s insano art HERE.
“Most good things happen with time; especially music, which needs time to breathe
and to find its own way.”- Greg Ginn
– PPG #15 – Rotten Sound – Finland’s own Grindcore/Metal set to slay at the Barbary – May 21st.
Robb Leef is the man behind this dangerous poster, look into his work HERE. Lots of wicked half-tones and stipple shading. Robb is also a member of the powerful Masthead Studios family of screen printers.
This show is all ages, and features (4) other wild bands
- Hellshock, Kromosom, Nomad, & Wake
NEXT: Black FLag (artist: Hawk Krall)
R.I.P. Jeff Hanneman
– LOCAL heros & heroines abound these days… and this poster brings 2 of the best you know together for an eye-seering visual delight.
PPG #14 — Kurt Vile & the Violators
5/18 — Union Transfer
Artist: Chris Kline, a member of Awesome Dudes, and space 1026 alumni. Chris is also about to become a behemoth of the Tattoo arts, check his work out HERE.
Two great openers on this one, Angel Olsen & philly export – insano guitarist – Steve Gunn.
NEXT: Rotten Sound – 5/21 – Barbary
“I had to learn to do everything because I couldn’t find another kindred soul. Now you see eighty people listed doing the same things I was doing by myself.”
- Ray Harryhausen
- Brian Langan, also known as LANGOR… is a philly head known far and wide for hilarity, musicianship, radical show posters, and art alike. LANGOR is the site where you can check into all his work, and Sweatheart where you can check into some wicked jams. #8- Music Tapes is the band for the poster this time around. You may remember Music Tapes frontman Julian Koster from such bands as – Neutral Milk Hotel, and the former Chocolate U.S.A. Come on out to the 1st Unitarian Church for one of (2) shows for the “traveling imaginary” tour, take home a poster, enjoy time and again.
*** This show & poster is especially rare because of the postponed status, and is sure to be a collector’s item… notice the sweet “date change print” which magically propels this poster from it’s original date —————–> into the future !
Special thanks to Thom Lessner for printing this jam, and the corrected date!
“Tis an ill wind that blows no minds” ― Malaclypse the Younger
– PPG is sponsoring this awesome poster by Justin Miller of Hauntlove. Justin is the go to man for many a film event. check into his other work HERE.
Loud! Fast! Philly! is a collection of rare live video clips by Exhumed Films and former Cabbage Collective co-founder Joseph Gervasi. This show will have many audio interviews & wild scenes of various Philly punk shows from the 80′s on up to current DIY shows. go HERE to see if you might be able to still get a ticket for this Double Screening at PhilaMOCA.
“A world is in danger, this planet is in great danger!” – Sun Ra