Record store day

I didn’t actually take this photo, a kind stranger with a better view did the honors as I was pinned in a corner.

She might have been with the prevalent rollergirl contingency, but I’m not entirely sure. Either way, I love what she captured.

It was an excellent set, my mom finally got to see the Deals perform, snagged some new music, and I ate at Melt for dinner.

All sorts of win that evening.

Fate to Fatal

Kim and Kelley take a break after printing up 1000 limited edition “Fate to Fatal” EPs. I’m going down to Shake It Records tonight (8pm) to see them play some music in commemoration of the release and Record Store Day.

Things have been so pedal-to-the-metal that I haven’t really taken the time to talk about this record. The cover is the first one I’ve ever designed proper, and it’s a helluva joy to work with The Breeders.

Vaughn Oliver’s work with them is one of the biggest reasons I do what I do these days.

The fact I love their music? Gravy. The best gravy ever. Total honor.

If you’re curious how to get the EP on vinyl, it is out there at independent shops today. As for tomorrow, stay tuned. I’ll find out the details and post more information, hopefully with some photos from this evening.

Fate to Fatal

travel day

I doubt I’ll ever tire of this view.
Long day back from California, but worth every moment.

packed in

It might appear I’m just posting photos of stuff that other folks have made lately, and that is pretty much true. Like for instance, this handbag by Kelley.

The fact is I’ve been super dooper whacky busy getting things together and crossed off the list, and today was even denser than normal.

I delivered goods, edited a video, got my haircut, prepared my taxes and bags are packed for a flight in mere hours.

I should be sleeping.

Tom art

Not sure if I’ve shared this piece of work by Tom, a collage he made for a mix CD cover containing his favorite music from 2007.

I keep putting it by my desk because I like it so much.