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Gig Posters

Hayes, Clay

Published by Quirk Books
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Title: Gig Posters

Publisher: Quirk Books

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New


2009. First Edition. Paperback. is an internet resource for rock-show poster art. This volume highlights various examples in their collection, including 101 perforated and ready-to-hang posters for bands like Radiohead, Wilco, Vampire Weekend, the Decemberists, the Shins, Arcade Fire, Sleater-Kinney, and more. Num Pages: 208 pages, Full Colour. BIC Classification: AKC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 352 x 281 x 18. Weight in Grams: 1368. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781594743269

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Synopsis: The Rock, Pop, Hip-Hop, Dance, Folk, Metal, Electronic, Indie Music Spectacular
Here are more than 700 extraordinary posters from the archives of Internet?s premier destination for concert poster art. With the rising popularity of MP3 files and streaming digital music?and the near-extinction of traditional album art?concert posters have become the most important visual representation of contemporary music.
Gig Posters Volume I celebrates this dynamic medium with contributions from 101 top designers?including Rob Jones of Animal Rummy, Steve Walters, Jay Ryan, Gary Houston, Aesthetic Apparatus, Patent Pending Industries, and many more. Throughout the book, their voices offer fascinating commentary and behind-the-scenes information about the creation of gig posters.
Readers will also discover 101 perforated and ready-to-frame posters promoting today?s most innovative and original bands?including Radiohead, the White Stripes, Modest Mouse, Girl Talk, Queens of the Stone Age, Wilco, and many, many more.
Complete with an introduction by founder and curator Clay Hayes, Gig Posters Volume I celebrates the most talented designers, artists, bands, and performers of the twenty-first century.

About the Author: Clay Hayes is the creator and proprietor of The Web site launched in 2001 and has grown to become the world?s largest historical archive of posters, with more than 100,000 works from thousands of designers. Visitors can browse and comment on gig posters, chat with fellow enthusiasts, purchase posters, upload their own creations, and more. To join the community online, please visit us at

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