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Friday Aug 9, 2013 by Jodi
We are just days away from celebrating Autoptic! This is a festival celebrating the graphic arts from Minneapolis, the Midwest, and beyond! The main event goes down Sunday August 18th from 11am-7pm at Aria in downtown Minneapolis. Dozens of screenprinters, comic artists, graphic novelists, zine-makers, and more will be showing off their goods for your perusing and purchasing pleasures. Burlesque will be there will all sorts of goodies available. Read More
Friday Aug 2, 2013 by mike
If you'll be in the Minneapolis area tonight and are in dire need of getting your face rocked apart, we strongly suggest popping in to the good ol' Triple Rock Social Club to let Zebulon Pike take care of that for you. At the show, make sure you grab a copy of Brandon Holt's brand new show poster, hot off our presses!
Can't make it to Triple Rock tonight? Fear not! We will have copies of this gorgeous new print available in our online store on Tuesday, August 6th! Read More
Monday Jul 29, 2013 by mike
This Tuesday, we'll be releasing the 4th (fourth!!!) printed edition of our popular Tools of the Trade art print. Designed by Mike Davis and screenprinted by Ben LaFond, this is a glorious collage of some of the greatest pieces of vintage and collectible electronic music gear, analog sound-making devices, and other beat-making doo-dads. Grab one of two brand new color schemes and hang this one up in your studio so it can watch over you while you're up all night making dope beats.
Tools of the Trade: 4th Edition
5 color print on French Whitewash paper
Signed & numbered run of 200 prints
Click to see the variant edition ----> Read More
Thursday Jul 18, 2013 by mike
From the same team who brought you the Dr. Dre sticker packs, Hater sticker packs, Moustache sticker packs, and the R. Kelly PISS shirt comes the ultimate in adhesive R&B amusements. Burlesque of North America proudly presents the Kellz Sticker Pack!
You can order these right now in our online store! Your first chance to grab them in person will be this weekend at Flatstock 40 at Pitchfork Music Festival. The packs feature 24 different quotes from the one and only Pied Piper of R&B.
Tuesday Jul 16, 2013 by mike
Happy birthday Wes! Here's a birthday cheddarwurst for you. Best wishes!
Pro tip: don't stick candles into any kind of cooked wieners right off the grill. The wax will melt into your wiener and you don't want that.
Wednesday Jul 10, 2013 by mike
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We are very proud to announce a brand new poster created for Phish's concert tonight in Holmdel, New Jersey! Designed by Mike Davis and screenprinted by Ben LaFond, this poster will be available at the PNC Bank Arts Forum at tonight's show. Can't make it to NJ? We will have copies for sale in our online store next Tuesday, July 16th.
Here's a little breakdown of how the poster came to be...
Tuesday Jul 9, 2013 by mike
Readers of our weekly newsletter should know about the new one-of-a-kind test print we offer for sale each week. This week, we are holding our first ever silent auction to let poster lovers name their own price for this beauty!
Final winning bid: $651
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Read on to find out how you can place your bid and make this print yours!
Wednesday Jul 3, 2013 by mike
We are very excited to finally announce the release of the skateboard deck we designed for Stones Throw Records! Mike and Wes teamed up and went ham on this insane illustration, filling it with all sorts of things we love - cheeseburgers, the Ultimate Breaks and Beats octopus, donuts, money, MF DOOM, Macho Man Randy Savage, exploding martial arts moves, slam dunks, a huge dinosaur, and plenty of little Stones Throw references and jokes. Don't miss your chance to pick up one of these decks from the Stones Throw online store!
Here's a closer look at our original artwork: