sábado, 31 de octubre de 2009

ABOVE ALL x THE LADY SOUNDS

The Lady Sounds by Melanie Manneville

Back in March I was told to design a tee for a friend rock band called The Lady Sounds. Their musical career included just a few concerts in unknown local concert halls, they were at the Emergenza semifinals tho. Their tracks were lo-fi home recordings, but the songs were, and still are, impressive. The t-shirt was drawn, but still not produced. Time passed by and nobody cared about it.

In the middle of September I and New Stuff released the Dynamite tee, which relived Above All. The brand was definitely active. The Ladies had been productive too; their songs were finally studio recorded, finalists at Emergenza and were about to play at Sala Monasterio, one of Barcelona's most underground concert sites. Both sides of the project realized this was the moment to launch the tee, and so we did.

Now, after a week from the release, the hundred tees we produced are sold out and are waiting to be reprinted due to the huge amount of people who couldn't get it.
The Lady Sounds, after having played at Indie.Pendent, have been called to play with the legendary American 80's punk band The Adolescents at the Apolo [2], to play at Luz de Gas, l'Eclectic club and at the Rocksound hall. More concerts are still to come... check out their myspace for further info. I strongly believe they're the future of the Barcelona musical scene.

THESE ARE THE TEES:


The Lady Sounds x Above All - Red/White

The Lady Sounds x Above All - Black/White

The Lady Sounds x Above All - Yellow/Blue

The Lady Sounds x Above All- Royal Blue/Magenta

The Lady Sounds x Above All - White/Black

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sábado, 24 de octubre de 2009

INDIEPENDENT

The Barcelona stablished mensual newspaper BCN Week is trowing tonight its second INDIEPENDENT party. It will feature underground local bands such as the aforesaid in this blog The Lady Sounds (Blues/Juvenile/Rock/Tropical/Psychedelic), Cuarto Mecánico (Post-rock/Jazz/Shoegazing/Experimental), Beach Beach (Indie/Pop-Rock/Post-punk/Garage/Electro) and Dj Chenaski to kill it.

It will be also the excuse for Above all to officially launch the collabo with The Lady Sounds. Pictures coming soon!

Passeig Isabel II, 4, BCN - 3€.



See y'all there.

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domingo, 4 de octubre de 2009

ABOVE ALL x NEW STUFF

Sometimes having a non producing period can be worth. Slowing things down makes a more accurate development of the stuff and leads you to strike the balance of which ideas can work and which are just brainstorming crap. Spending a whole summer to carry out a collabo may definitely sound not serious, but when the procedure is extremely scrutinized and the aim is to obtain a clean thing it becomes hard.

This is the tee we are proud to launch: The DYNAMITE TEE


PINE GREEN - WHITE


BLACK - WHITE


RED - WHITE


YELLOW - ELECTRIC BLUE


INSIDE COLLAR DETAIL


LEFT SLEEVE DETAIL

The tees feature:
· All the tees come with a vinyl sticker and two decorative dynamites.
· The packaging is a combo of paper, plastic and silk paper to keep the tees fresh longer.
· Tees are high quality printed on the front, the left sleeve and the indside collar.
· Everything is hand printed and manufactured in Barcelona: MADE IN BARCELONA, SPAIN
· T-Shirts are 190gr/m2 of soft cotton.
· Full range of sizes avalaible.
· MADE IN BARCELONA certificate and originality certificate by Above All and New Stuff
· Custom Hi quality Tags.


STICKER DESIGN


Available now at ERT (Barcelona)

Available soon at GRANDISM (Zurich)

More dealers will be confirmed in a short while.
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Big thanks to Dani from RichBizarre for posting about the tees some days ago:


Peep his page here


More gear coming really soon, new collabos and designs.
Above all is possibly turning into a limited label and launching regular collections won't be the point, maybe it's not like it used to be otherqise i'm wrong, but i'm sure it's stronger.
ABOVE ALL IS ALIVE

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