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DESIGNER:
Nicholas Tassone  
VENUE:
Cake Shop
 
SUBMITTED BY:
beecombsSend beecombs a message
2009-12-02 19:36:36
 
BANDS:
Gary War
Ducktails



Gary War Poster - Cake Shop - Nicholas Tassone



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bertbertbertSend bertbertbert a message :   i wish i got a photoshop lesson in 1990   2010-05-19 12:24:17
whiteyhoustonSend whiteyhouston a message :   he's having a bacon induced stroke   2009-12-16 11:38:20
dennyschmickleSend dennyschmickle a message :   I think John's keyboard is broken.   2009-12-16 11:31:54
John ASend John A a message :   At reed-girt. He or cursed, Inn! Or engraved greatest. august reduced a conviction. As or rooms? I slipped Among!   2009-12-16 11:22:39
phoondaddySend phoondaddy a message :   JPG2   2009-12-16 11:14:18
John ASend John A a message :   AP2   2009-12-16 11:06:30
RobSend Rob a message :   i just mailed some off to get signed and numbered.   2009-12-16 10:47:36
dennyschmickleSend dennyschmickle a message :   yeah, I just hanged some in this coffeeshop. Problem solved!   2009-12-16 10:32:21
fantasygoatSend fantasygoat a message :   phew   2009-12-16 10:07:02
whiteyhoustonSend whiteyhouston a message :   I just printed the thumbnail off on my dot matrix.. we can all relax now, this is a posterl   2009-12-16 10:00:56
steve wSend steve w a message :   that would be MrBlonde's department   2009-12-15 12:08:24
AndymacSend Andymac a message :   Don't forget comedians - that would be gagposters   2009-12-15 01:55:45
steve wSend steve w a message :   let's expand this new paradigm to include magic shows, cake walks, ice cream socials, monster-truck pulls, bachelorette parties, circuses, rummage sales, thanksgiving and weddings. Why should "gig" be limited to the world of music?   2009-12-14 21:43:36
MrBlonde7Send MrBlonde7 a message :   someone tell mike its a sailboat   2009-12-14 21:36:07
HrabovskySend Hrabovsky a message :   Grandmothers can't put eCards in their scrapbooks.   2009-12-14 19:28:46
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   alot   2009-12-14 18:14:00
philaarts.comSend philaarts.com a message :   steve cares   2009-12-14 17:00:24
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   I ultimately don't give a damn what gets posted. I'm more arguing about the definition of "poster".   2009-12-14 16:52:55
msaputoSend msaputo a message :   Why the fuck can't I see the boobs here?   2009-12-14 15:20:48
dennyschmickleSend dennyschmickle a message :   Are you guys going to fill Clay in on the new submission guidelines for his site? Just curious.   2009-12-14 15:20:10
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   Lets post all the admats too then, and mp3s of radio spots and TV commercials. I saw one for Bon Jovi last night. How about the fliers for all the local high school musicals or community theater performances of GREASE. All of them "advertisements for a live musical performance"...   2009-12-14 15:06:28
ricv64Send ricv64 a message :   never have i seen something that made the pros shake more then fears of a cease and desist order . This'll be as famouse as " the Seed " someday   2009-12-14 14:31:49
SrealSend Sreal a message :   dude below me nailed it. puns galore, too... after rereading what I jsut typed.   2009-12-14 14:26:51
bathroom monkeySend bathroom monkey a message :   i use to watch ducktails every day after school.   2009-12-14 14:26:30
anchoresseSend anchoresse a message :   i can't wait until paul gardener rips this poster off and we have to listen to all this whining a second time.   2009-12-14 14:25:26
SrealSend Sreal a message :   "if I stare at this for a real long time I can see boobs." ---- I fell asleep looking at it too.   2009-12-14 14:25:12
lil_tuffySend lil_tuffy a message :   Making an image like this was one of the first things I learned to do in Photoshop back in 1990. Open a new document at 5px x 5px. Add Noise. change image size to 500x500. Voila. Enjoy your afternoon.   2009-12-14 14:24:45
MrBlonde7Send MrBlonde7 a message :   my farts are making the air in front of me wave like palm desert hazy horizons   2009-12-14 14:21:33
Barry ObamaSend Barry Obama a message :   if I stare at this for a real long time I can see boobs   2009-12-14 14:19:28
SrealSend Sreal a message :   "It moves in front of my eyes." --- Who is your dealer and can I get his number?   2009-12-14 14:17:19
philaarts.comSend philaarts.com a message :   WHY WONT CLAY WEIGH IN ON THIS CRISIS!!!!!2   2009-12-14 14:14:33
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   I don't give a shit about this discussion either way, but people who say shit like 'It moves in front of my eyes' make me want to stab them in front of their eyes.   2009-12-14 14:12:30
bertbertbertSend bertbertbert a message :   I like this design a lot. It moves in front of my eyes. The small and the normal jpeg are different. In a good way.   2009-12-14 14:07:28
SrealSend Sreal a message :   DROPPING BOMBZ LIKE ALTIERI IS LOGZ.   2009-12-14 14:02:55
MrBlonde7Send MrBlonde7 a message :   SREAL DROPPIN KNOWLEDGE BOMBZ   2009-12-14 14:00:05
SrealSend Sreal a message :   Every poster on this site is a jpeg, but not every jpeg is a poster. ;)   2009-12-14 13:55:23
phoondaddySend phoondaddy a message :   I ate some farts last night and today I crapped out this jpeg flyer.   2009-12-14 13:52:04
SrealSend Sreal a message :   At least you don't have the soy shits. Those boca / morning star patties are wicked.   2009-12-14 13:50:11
MrBlonde7Send MrBlonde7 a message :   I'm farting in the computer lab.   2009-12-14 13:49:22
altieriSend altieri a message :   3rd time to the bathroom is creeping up on me as I type!   2009-12-14 13:48:18
SrealSend Sreal a message :   "Go die. Everyone. Now." Trying to corner the market, eh? ;)   2009-12-14 13:47:34
Barry ObamaSend Barry Obama a message :   its the bell peppers.   2009-12-14 13:45:49
altieriSend altieri a message :   I ate a BLT last night and my gut has been rocking all day!   2009-12-14 13:45:17
Barry ObamaSend Barry Obama a message :   man, I ate a half a veggie pizza last night and am just farting up a storm.   2009-12-14 13:42:49
poguemahoneSend poguemahone a message :   i don't think they should necessarily be on par with a traditional poster, but a subsection could possibly be in order.   2009-12-14 13:42:20
HrabovskySend Hrabovsky a message :   I understand the landscape is changing, but it's a free for all in the digital only 'poster' realm. If it's web only, student, or spec work it shouldn't be here. But I'm not the boss, so whatever. Go die. Everyone. Now.   2009-12-14 13:41:02
AndymacSend Andymac a message :   not more valid, more poster.   2009-12-14 13:37:14
poguemahoneSend poguemahone a message :   so a printed, physical gig poster that never actually gets plastered on to a wall to promote a show but instead ends up directly onto the merch table is more valid than an e-flier who's entire purpose is to promote the event.   2009-12-14 13:28:04
HrabovskySend Hrabovsky a message :   Posting ≠ Poster.   2009-12-14 12:58:43
MrBlonde7Send MrBlonde7 a message :   web-verts are gh3y. print or go home   2009-12-14 12:56:59
dennyschmickleSend dennyschmickle a message :   Actually, it's not a conundrum at all. This is Clay's site and he'll call the shots. If he doesn't want "web-posters" then they don't get added to the site. Then End.   2009-12-14 12:56:22
dennyschmickleSend dennyschmickle a message :   For once, I kind of see both sides of this argument. It seems silly to ignore new-media versions of gigpostsers. However, I really appreciate the traditional aspects of a printed/xeroxed/etc "actual" poster. Hmmm... a conundrum indeed.   2009-12-14 12:55:26
MrBlonde7Send MrBlonde7 a message :   If anyone could tell me how to frame...oh, Mike.   2009-12-14 12:19:58
MaximumFluorideSend MaximumFluoride a message :   I am supposed to be the old grumpy guy resisting change. Why the hell am I the one arguing for a new paradigm in gigposters? You guys are assholes   2009-12-14 12:18:30
msaputoSend msaputo a message :   Ahh, dammit.   2009-12-14 10:32:34
msaputoSend msaputo a message :   If anyone could tell me how to frame a jpeg, I'd be highly appreciative.   2009-12-14 10:31:52
msaputoSend msaputo a message :   If anyone could tell me how to frame a jpeg, I'd be highly appreciative.   2009-12-14 10:28:24
steve wSend steve w a message :   I love this poster: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59P3XqrXq2w&feature=related   2009-12-14 10:27:54
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   giginfographics.com   2009-12-14 09:45:18
RobSend Rob a message :   so, what's the story with this poster?   2009-12-14 09:13:03
steve wSend steve w a message :   I don't   2009-12-14 09:02:35
dennyschmickleSend dennyschmickle a message :   I have an opinion on this matter.   2009-12-14 09:01:17
beecombsSend beecombs a message :   haha, i've always loved that video.   2009-12-14 08:37:36
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   perfect   2009-12-14 07:37:28
THE PiNCHSend THE PiNCH a message :   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKiIroiCvZ0   2009-12-13 17:55:19
fantasygoatSend fantasygoat a message :   Mike's analogy is crap - listening to MP3s vs. listening to CDs is not a big enough difference. I'd say it is more like listening to music on an AM radio in a 1971 Plymouth Fury vs. seeing a band live.
A printed poster, even an offset one, is a physical object you can interact with and experience with all your senses. A picture on a screen, no matter how awesome, will never be the same thing. Just look at all the comments like "You should see this in person!"
  2009-12-13 17:49:52
seriplopSend seriplop a message :   ad mats advertise gigs , so do the listing in entertainment weeklies - should those be posted too? i'm still curious on as to whether or not this was commissioned....   2009-12-13 16:25:56
AndymacSend Andymac a message :   you win Mike.   2009-12-13 16:21:23
MaximumFluorideSend MaximumFluoride a message :   And we have already added the aspect of posters as merch rather than as an advertisement.   2009-12-13 16:06:35
MaximumFluorideSend MaximumFluoride a message :   Probably a quote from me in regards to a poster I did with Drowning Creek. That would have been about 8 or 9 years ago. Times change. And I'm not saying, never have, and never will say that screen printed posters are not the top of the food chain. It's just time to add some new ideas to the definition of a gig advertisement. Because at the end of the day the basic function of the poster is the same as an e-poster. And that is to advertise a gig.   2009-12-13 16:05:35
Josh RickunSend Josh Rickun a message :   i don't know where that quote is from & i don't want your fake pdfs! i do want the reprint of your book though, fo real.   2009-12-13 14:01:00
AndymacSend Andymac a message :   name the person who wrote the quote, and I'll send the winner a PDF of my book. It's just like the real book.   2009-12-13 12:59:33
AndymacSend Andymac a message :   OK, I shit you not....a minute ago a poster came up on randomizer, looked cool, I clicked, and check this quote out
"I just got these in the mail and I was indeed blown away. Holy crap!! The printing is so damn cool. Great job Jeff! The printed poster is 1000% cooler than the jpeg. They also printed HANDBILLS!!!! Oh shit. They are like trading cards for the poster world. and the smell... oh.. I love the smell of the inks... hehe sorry if I sound self absorbed but these are my first real printed posters in 5 years. I couldn't be happier."
  2009-12-13 12:53:26
AndymacSend Andymac a message :   and LA isn't first in the west Maxflo, because I only SAW IT ON THE INTERWEB.   2009-12-13 12:34:08
beecombsSend beecombs a message :   i'm not really taking any of this personally, Andy and i'm glad that there is a good discussion being stimulated. this is just a design i liked so i thought i would share. if it's discouraged to post poster designs that aren't physical, then i obviously won't continue to do that.
  2009-12-13 12:31:25
MaximumFluorideSend MaximumFluoride a message :   MIND BLOWN!   2009-12-13 12:22:58
crosshairSend crosshair a message :   Of course if it's not real, you're not really listening to it. Just like I'm not really seeing this un-poster.
  2009-12-13 12:15:02
crosshairSend crosshair a message :   damn straight   2009-12-13 12:13:21
MaximumFluorideSend MaximumFluoride a message :   Everyone needs to stop listening to their MP3's. If it isn't on a CD or record it isn't real. It's fake music. Doesn't exist. Those movies and TV shows you watch online aren't real either.   2009-12-13 12:10:59
AndymacSend Andymac a message :   I think I'm full of shit, now that I re-read that.   2009-12-13 12:06:23
AndymacSend Andymac a message :   It would be a pretty dull gigposters website if we all agreed on everything and every 'poster' was treated the same as Allen Jaeger's.
This thread has brought up a very valid point (which should maybe move over to the discussion threads and have Clay weigh in on), and it has nothing to do with the design or the designer (don't take it personally Nicholas) - it has to do with what is real and what is imagination, what is physical and what is digital. It's the difference between having a real girl in the room or a screen full of internet porn. It's the difference between looking at a print on here or holding it in your hands. If you think they are all one and the same....I think you missed something.
  2009-12-13 11:49:33
SashSend Sash a message :   I'd love to see how this poster looks as a woodblock print.   2009-12-13 11:20:10
seriplopSend seriplop a message :   jaeger's jpeg is too small to make out what's going on   2009-12-13 10:18:24
talibanSend taliban a message :   My point exactly - now Nicholas, print this - I'd like to see what it looks like silk-screened.   2009-12-13 10:14:03
ricv64Send ricv64 a message :   Jaeger does a 36 color screen print and yet everyone would rather beat down this guy instead of marvel at Allens' skill's ?   2009-12-13 10:09:32
SrealSend Sreal a message :   "is this even commissioned?" hahahaa.... that's a good point too.   2009-12-13 08:58:25
seriplopSend seriplop a message :   is this even commissioned?   2009-12-13 08:26:59
g for giantSend g for giant a message :   then print this shit out and re-post it. I could shit out something on photoshop with 1500 colors and post it up on here, doesn't make it a gig poster. have a respect for the medium, sir.   2009-12-13 02:14:32
perkinsSend perkins a message :   Dedicate your time to looking at DEEZ NUTS   2009-12-12 23:21:43
talibanSend taliban a message :   I don't understand why you guys spend so much time debating this poster (and a million others like it) when there are so many other lovely, unique and amazing ones by people who illustrate and silkscreen their work on here to pay attention to. Seriously, dedicate your time to looking at those pieces instead of wasting it here.   2009-12-12 20:51:23
steve wSend steve w a message :   mat daly is   2009-12-12 18:54:58
crosshairSend crosshair a message :   mirror mirror on the wall, who is the chantriest un-chantry of all?   2009-12-12 18:51:55
steve wSend steve w a message :   andy is trying to out-chantry me   2009-12-12 18:50:07
AndymacSend Andymac a message :   The method of printing doesn't matter, except if it's not screenprinted it more than likely sucks. But the idea that a design on a computer is a poster is stupid.   2009-12-12 18:12:26
steve wSend steve w a message :   and printing after the fact makes them UN official   2009-12-12 18:02:32
steve wSend steve w a message :   I don't have a problem with xeroxed stuff. Those are some of my favorites. And I bet there were fewer of those made in a run than most screenprinted posters.   2009-12-12 18:00:55
AndymacSend Andymac a message :   This is a valid topic, but I agree 100% with 8ball, 97% with Tuffy, and Vastagh, quit teasing the dogs. It's beer time.
  2009-12-12 18:00:23
seriplopSend seriplop a message :   how is something "designed to be a poster" rather than a handbill or flyer if it's not printed? poster = printed , POSTED.   2009-12-12 17:50:24
lil_tuffySend lil_tuffy a message :   Intent is meaningless. Quite simply, this site an archive dedictaed to gig posters. That means they exist in the physical world and served as a promotional piece or a merchandised commmodity (or both). If every "virtual" poster were submitted here this site qould quickly become useless. If I had my druthers, flyers and handbills and xeroxs -- bascially antything that is reporduced en masse et cetera would be separated from posters. Also, printing them after the fact does not suddenly make something "official."   2009-12-12 17:30:12
beecombsSend beecombs a message :   bam!   2009-12-12 16:07:34
8ballSend 8ball a message :   I appreciate a nice set of boobs.   2009-12-12 16:06:50
MrBlonde7Send MrBlonde7 a message :   TAKE THAT YOUNGSTER   2009-12-12 14:07:49
Josh RickunSend Josh Rickun a message :   woah andy, you got kind of snippy there   2009-12-12 14:05:52
MrBlonde7Send MrBlonde7 a message :   Tenebrini - bad point   2009-12-12 13:50:57
SrealSend Sreal a message :   Tenebrini - Good point.   2009-12-12 13:35:18
vastaghSend vastagh a message :   see what i just did there?   2009-12-12 13:34:59
beecombsSend beecombs a message :   for the record, this was designed to be printed, not for online promotion. i design all my posters for printing.   2009-12-12 13:31:51
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   bingo.   2009-12-12 13:29:21
beecombsSend beecombs a message :   so what makes this not a gig poster? the fact that i didn't print it? i'll print it then.   2009-12-12 13:27:04
beecombsSend beecombs a message :   so what makes this not a gig poster? the fact that i didn't print it? i'll print it then.   2009-12-12 13:25:39
SashSend Sash a message :   yes, but not all advertisements are gig posters   2009-12-12 13:24:40
beecombsSend beecombs a message :   aren't all gig posters advertisements? i designed all of this as a poster, not a handbill or a flyer.   2009-12-12 13:22:47
MrBlonde7Send MrBlonde7 a message :   god I love when Andy gets curmudgeony   2009-12-12 13:21:43
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   Sreal - fair enough but that was probably written before myspace and facebook existed....   2009-12-12 13:19:36
MaximumFluorideSend MaximumFluoride a message :   I say if it advertises a real show it should count. Fake shows and portfolio crap should be no. But, the definition should be broadened to include online gig posters. IMO.   2009-12-12 13:19:11
Josh RickunSend Josh Rickun a message :   handbills come with a heavy dose of guilt trip   2009-12-12 13:17:25
SashSend Sash a message :   I designed a bunch of 4 x 5" b&w flyers last year for a dude called DJ Xerox, and I'd email him the tif and he'd print them on his inkjet, and there'd be four to a sheet and he'd make photocopies, cut em up, and distribute them by hand.   2009-12-12 13:17:09
SrealSend Sreal a message :   All I did was copy and paste what I saw after I went here: http://www.gigposters.com/submit.php   2009-12-12 13:10:44
lil_tuffySend lil_tuffy a message :   I'm with Tenebrini 100%.   2009-12-12 13:05:48
crosshairSend crosshair a message :   Whenever my band plays we make loads of handbills and go to shows and hand them out... I'm completely convinced that handbills are more effective than posters or anything on the web.   2009-12-12 13:04:09
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   Nobody is arguing that. But it doesn't make any of those things "posters". Ads yes. Posters no.   2009-12-12 13:01:19
MaximumFluorideSend MaximumFluoride a message :   Of the dozen shows my band has played not one poster or flyer has been printed. All have been e-posters/ flyers. Rickun is right. Everything is changing. It makes no rel sense for most bands to poster or flyer out in the real world. way faster and more effective to do it all online.   2009-12-12 12:57:33
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   the site isn't gigadvertisments.com its gigPOSTERS.com   2009-12-12 12:41:27
SrealSend Sreal a message :   Still an 'advertisement'.   2009-12-12 12:39:53
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   "what if it's designed for myspace, facebook, or email promo type of stuff?"
Then it's a promotional graphic. Not a poster. A poster occupies physical space. Plain and simple.
  2009-12-12 12:25:21
AndymacSend Andymac a message :   Well Josh, I'm probably just sounding like an old fart who hasn't had his daily medication and isn't allowed to drive on the info highway, but how about 'new' shit that pops up every week because of technology get it's own fucking name and quit honing in on the real deal.
beecombs, at least push a button and print it out on an inkjet. It's not about etiquette, it's about what is real and what isn't. Show some ink, show some respect for the medium.
  2009-12-12 12:23:30
Josh RickunSend Josh Rickun a message :   what if it's designed for myspace, facebook, or email promo type of stuff?   2009-12-12 12:17:38
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   What Andymac said. Shit... print out a few from your inkjet or go to kinkos then hang them in a coffee shop. Problem solved. Nobody is saying they have to be high quality screen prints. Look at how many xerox black and white fliers are posted here. They are legit because they exist in the physical world beyond the 10101010101010101s of the computer/interweb. Someone can actually old them in their hands or hang them on their wall.   2009-12-12 12:16:39
SquirtSend Squirt a message :   GP is a real poster site. People here work really hard to make these things and hook up shows. There's plenty of other sites to show portfolio pieces, ideas, etc.   2009-12-12 11:57:02
Josh RickunSend Josh Rickun a message :   andy i think the definition of everything is changing these days, what with the information super highway and all.   2009-12-12 11:54:59
beecombsSend beecombs a message :   whoa, i'm pretty knew to this site and i didn't know it there was such etiquette on posting only physical posters.
i guess from now on i'll only post printed ones.
  2009-12-12 11:49:44
AndymacSend Andymac a message :   Poster - A placard or bill used for advertising, public information, etc, TO BE POSTED ON A WALL OR OTHER SURFACE
I looked it up in my Funk and Wagnalls -that's a reference book that was used before Google....
  2009-12-12 11:07:13
SrealSend Sreal a message :   Ok, I was joking before... but..... "Poster Requirements - A gig poster is an advertisement for a live musical performance. We also accept flyers and handbills."   2009-12-12 10:54:51
AndymacSend Andymac a message :   Wait, if it's unprinted, it's just a design on a computer....not really a poster. So if you did a booth at flatstock, would you just have a computer and screen, and burn copies for $20 on a memory stick, or would you burn a disc? Print the fucking thing or it's not a real poster.   2009-12-12 10:43:55
SrealSend Sreal a message :   gigfliers.com   2009-12-12 10:34:19
AndymacSend Andymac a message :   a figment of your e-magination.   2009-12-12 10:32:55
seriplopSend seriplop a message :   no they aren't   2009-12-12 10:08:10
SrealSend Sreal a message :   EQUAL RIGHTS! E-posters are posters too!   2009-12-12 09:02:04
vastaghSend vastagh a message :   so this is an e-poster?   2009-12-12 08:51:59
SquirtSend Squirt a message :   It's a Woo Dove Bean Nizeta Maycap Oster   2009-12-11 19:39:42
beecombsSend beecombs a message :   yeah, this would be an offset print, but it's currently unprinted. thanks for the feedback!   2009-12-11 18:12:15
squeegeethreeSend squeegeethree a message :   This is def an offset job but it would still come out looking different in cmyk. That's why I like to see these pics on paper.   2009-12-07 04:50:38
crosshairSend crosshair a message :   Not impossible, but why? Some things are just better suited to offset. This is the perfect example.   2009-12-06 16:32:20
slaterSend slater a message :   wouldn't be impossible to silkscreen actually...   2009-12-06 15:42:16
squeegeethreeSend squeegeethree a message :   I would have loved to have seen a photo of this on paper.   2009-12-04 23:17:39
dustin wallaceSend dustin wallace a message :   silkscreened?   2009-12-04 20:53:13
Stacks PressSend Stacks Press a message :   Love all your posters!   2009-12-04 09:16:20
ZOMICSend ZOMIC a message :   Everyday they're out there making...   2009-12-04 06:41:23
dennyschmickleSend dennyschmickle a message :   WOOO-OOOOH!   2009-12-03 15:20:20
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