Tag Archives: sub pop records

clothing the emperor

by Art Chantry: great moments in trash culture history‚Ķ this is the legendary and notorious “lexicon of grunge.” back in the glory days of the seattle scene (aka, ‘grunge’). it happened so FAST that like overnight the entire city was … Continue reading

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label makers ( exhibit a )

by Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com) back in the late 80′s, i met a guy starting a new record label. his name was dave crider and his label was called “estrus”. (yeah, ESTRUS. look it up.) i’d been doing work for sub … Continue reading

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talent scouts: publishers sweep cakes

by Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com): back when i was art directing the rocket, i had a constant parade of “talent” approaching me for work. because the rocket was literally the ONLY kiosk in town to do anything fun or kool in … Continue reading

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‘zines

by Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com) usually, i try no tot do this, but i’m enthusiastically endorsing a recent product here. this book, Fanzines by teal triggs, is absolutely great. if nothing else, the COLLECTION of great ‘zines she reproduces here is … Continue reading

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seaweed in seattle

by Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com): DIGGING through my crap, thinking about what to post today, i ran across this peculiar item. it’s a piece of seaweed (like the kind you purchase in small sheets in the asian food aisle in your … Continue reading

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snagging the exotic:the youthful prodigies

graphic design is language not art… by Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com): School papers are made by dorks and nerds. you just never find cheer leaders and jocks working on them (except part-time sports reporting). It’s basically the place where any kid … Continue reading

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