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DESIGNER:
Dan McCarthy  
VENUE:
Lizard Lounge
Cambridge
MA
USA
 
SUBMITTED BY:
Dan McCarthy  
2005-11-09 09:15:16
 
BANDS:
Chris Brokaw Rock Band, The
Helms



Chris Brokaw Rock Band Poster - Lizard Lounge, Cambridge - Dan McCarthy



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El Negro Magnifico!Send El Negro Magnifico! a message :   Wow...I go away for 90 or so minutes and nobody's been disemboweled? WTF? This site is slippin', yo. All kidding aside, some interesting points were raised. Good debate.   2005-12-20 20:15:40
GrzecaSend Grzeca a message :   This poster kicks ass, as do all of Dan's   2005-12-20 20:07:57
danSend dan a message :   goodtimes always wins   2005-12-20 20:03:29
scrojoSend scrojo a message :   huh. fun debate as allways. obscure vs blatent.
in this case:
blatent wins. score one for goodtimes.
sorry dan but, looking at this as an average pedestrian, i wouldn't stop to read the text.
still a damn fine piece of art tho.
  2005-12-20 19:23:02
SashSend Sash a message :   I like posters.   2005-12-20 18:38:31
Brent OliverSend Brent Oliver a message :   should we start that argument again?
this poster is very nice...
  2005-12-20 18:36:45
SashSend Sash a message :   seripop's posters are often considered hard to read, and yet are very artistic. good example of pushing the boundary between "art" and "advertisement"   2005-12-20 18:35:39
victor_howitzerSend victor_howitzer a message :   I agree with Richie.
Great Artwork.
  2005-12-20 18:16:26
danSend dan a message :   i'm just the drummer   2005-12-20 18:03:36
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   If it was my band I'd make damned sure you knew it. When, where and who.
Instantly.
  2005-12-20 17:56:42
seripopSend seripop a message :   mmm maybe but considering most of his posters are for his own band i don't really think it's valid in this case.   2005-12-20 17:55:30
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   Sure. Probably does. But I think my point was made.   2005-12-20 17:53:46
seripopSend seripop a message :   i think the fact that this poster is for dan's own band gives him carte blanche to do whatever the hell he wants   2005-12-20 17:29:52
Platinum RichSend Platinum Rich a message :   this poster is for dan's band so i'm torn. richie's comments apply to so much of the work posted here though. i hardly look at the new arrivals anymore.   2005-12-19 21:35:11
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   I'm not having a heart attack.
If people wanna make pretty pictures, great. Do it.
Don't waste time putting show info on them.
  2005-12-19 21:28:49
SashSend Sash a message :   Goodtimes, don't have a heart attack, dude.   2005-12-19 21:13:22
JephSend Jeph a message :   If you were driving a spaceship through that sky you would almost definately hit one of those stars. I'm just saying you'd have to be a good spaceship driver is all.   2005-12-19 20:18:57
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   Lest we not forget the all important approval of one's peers.   2005-12-19 20:18:30
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   You'll never get it. It's funny. You over intellectualize shit yet you're still a fucking moron.
It's perfectly obvious to me what this is. Its not about advertising. It's all about sales of the posters.
Make it pretty and make it so that it loks nice hanging in someones house. Fuck compromising and being smart enough to do both. Just make sure they sell.
  2005-12-19 20:15:32
SashSend Sash a message :   with the Helms. at the Lizard Lounge. I'll be there   2005-12-19 20:10:02
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   No. You didn't.   2005-12-19 20:08:56
SashSend Sash a message :   what are you talking about? Chris Brokaw rock band at the Helms. I remember the info perfectly.   2005-12-19 20:07:34
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   Others will ignore it entirely.
It's a pretty picture. It's unremarkable as an advertisement.
As a piece of graphic design...well it's perfect for you tools to have a circle jerk with.
'Oh it's so smart. It draws you in and you just have to read it. We're so smart cause we took the time to read it and Dan is so smart for making a pretty picture and putting a couple words on there.'
Bullshit. You'll remember the picture. You won't remember the info WHICH IS THE WHOLE FUCKING POINT OF MAKING A POSTER.
  2005-12-19 20:00:10
SashSend Sash a message :   All "gigposter ideology" aside, I think it depends on the viewer's personality. Some will be drawn in out of curiosity enuff to read the text; others will be turned off.   2005-12-19 19:52:14
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   IS it hard to view the world with your head up your ass?   2005-12-19 19:49:36
danielpwilliamsSend danielpwilliams a message :   It's obvious.   2005-12-19 19:47:33
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   No. No it doesn't. That's graphic design school bullshit.   2005-12-19 19:42:13
danielpwilliamsSend danielpwilliams a message :   Being that it is so minimal, it forces you to read the copy, even considering it's size. A wonderful gigposter.   2005-12-19 19:40:59
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   Might as well be an art print. It's useless as a gig poster.   2005-12-19 19:33:56
danielpwilliamsSend danielpwilliams a message :   Oh my.   2005-12-19 19:23:43
mulletproof...Send mulletproof... a message :   so nice.   2005-11-22 07:01:43
solitudeSend solitude a message :   artprint??!!   2005-11-21 04:35:34
El Negro Magnifico!Send El Negro Magnifico! a message :   Breathtaking.   2005-11-16 23:49:02
danieldangerSend danieldanger a message :   im assuming he did a split fountain. i did the same trick on my last poster. that being said, i anxiously await this in the mail.   2005-11-16 22:46:00
hoveringobjectSend hoveringobject a message :   gorgeous. dan, how did you get the gradient sky to come out so well?   2005-11-16 20:51:03
malibuwolfSend malibuwolf a message :   excellent   2005-11-16 07:26:31
mark@methanestudiosSend mark@methanestudios a message :   I bet this looks amazing in persom   2005-11-14 06:40:13
vaqueroSend vaquero a message :   aces.   2005-11-13 22:58:39
discopSend discop a message :   wow/   2005-11-12 13:08:39
Danny F. CriminalSend Danny F. Criminal a message :   So beautiful!   2005-11-12 03:39:30
dustin wallaceSend dustin wallace a message :   wow   2005-11-11 19:42:15
danieldangerSend danieldanger a message :   im so hoping this is the same size as my minusthebear print, because theyre gonna look hella rad next to each other. they can hang out and talk about split fountain horizons and otherwise we excellent together   2005-11-11 19:38:37
slidingpastSend slidingpast a message :   a wall size print of this would be pretty cool.   2005-11-11 19:00:13
defencedesignSend defencedesign a message :   way to go!   2005-11-11 18:48:17
StevowaffleSend Stevowaffle a message :   oh. my. god. yes.   2005-11-11 18:43:50
j-rod89Send j-rod89 a message :   killer!   2005-11-11 16:24:38
ronvinSend ronvin a message :   Beauty!   2005-11-11 14:24:12
crosshairSend crosshair a message :   I might need one of these.   2005-11-11 13:08:28
loosetranslationSend loosetranslation a message :   looks like crazy light pollution. this poster is great!   2005-11-11 13:05:31
CCCPSend CCCP a message :   Yessir. This is beautiful.   2005-11-11 12:53:31
danieldangerSend danieldanger a message :   DAN GIVE NOW NOW NOW.   2005-11-11 12:41:10
stinkbaitSend stinkbait a message :   is this gonna be screen printed? it would be a beaut...   2005-11-11 12:26:37
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