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DESIGNER:
Seripop  
VENUE:
100 Sided Die
Montreal
QC
Canada
 
SUBMITTED BY:
Seripop
2005-01-11 23:48:27
 
BANDS:
Coco Rosie
Telefauna
Dj Jay Watts 111



Coco Rosie Poster - 100 Sided Die, Montreal - Seripop



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seireyhoSend seireyho a message :   Yeah!   2007-03-15 17:15:37
bdixSend bdix a message :   I think I still have some brisket stuck between my teeth.   2005-01-18 12:45:11
mattmorozSend mattmoroz a message :   I am an artistocrat. I like everything short of killing someone with a gig poster, allthough it depends who kills and who is killed.   2005-01-18 12:20:29
MeelooSend Meeloo a message :   Elitist is good, but Aristocrtic is way better !   2005-01-18 08:18:31
PunchgutSend Punchgut a message :   nuclear science is overrated   2005-01-17 21:19:53
jasoncrossSend jasoncross a message :   i really just dig the fact that their doing their own thing...its posters, not nuclear science...have fun.   2005-01-17 20:57:34
GrzecaSend Grzeca a message :   Baking vs Cooking?
Hold me.
  2005-01-17 20:51:51
Melissa BuchananSend Melissa Buchanan a message :   I enjoy recipies. Is that the same thing?   2005-01-17 20:42:40
mattmorozSend mattmoroz a message :   Art has no obligation to the viewer. People who like rules should be engineers.   2005-01-17 19:37:47
whiteyhoustonSend whiteyhouston a message :   you better be serving up a vat of banana pudding at that there poker game Dixon..   2005-01-17 19:07:58
bdixSend bdix a message :   Banana pudding is the golden sunshine of any proper Texas BBQ experience, making the Nilla wafer a beautiful and calming sunset.
Plus it tastes good as a muthafucker.
  2005-01-17 18:47:34
BoydSend Boyd a message :   also, I think this poster is great.   2005-01-17 18:33:44
BoydSend Boyd a message :   You haven't lived until you've known the sweet sweet taste of banana pudding. mmmmm.....nanerliscious   2005-01-17 18:33:23
DecabetSend Decabet a message :   Hey Bobby, is banana pudding a Southern thing? Cause before you and the Drive-By Truckers, Id never even heard of it.   2005-01-17 18:31:05
bdixSend bdix a message :   Unknown to most, I am an elitist wrapped in mediocrity leaning against some bacon.
But this is no secret.... I WILL order the Extra-Moist brisket tonight, and there is a plan to order TWO banana puddings for myself.
  2005-01-17 18:27:12
DecabetSend Decabet a message :   Bdix, you elitist prick   2005-01-17 18:17:51
bdixSend bdix a message :   I'm about to go eat at Rudy's and ya'll muthafuckers ain't.   2005-01-17 18:12:36
DecabetSend Decabet a message :   Wait! Let me pop the dentures out. There we go.   2005-01-17 15:41:27
whiteyhoustonSend whiteyhouston a message :   you got yourself a date... pucker up buttercup!   2005-01-17 15:32:24
DecabetSend Decabet a message :   I also accept Social W.I.C.   2005-01-17 15:29:43
whiteyhoustonSend whiteyhouston a message :   I'd ask you to blow me but I'm all out of social currency   2005-01-17 15:27:20
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   I have no real opinion on this poster.
Chloe knows where I stand. We made our peace.
  2005-01-17 15:21:47
Dance PartySend Dance Party a message :   that is eliTism to a T. i dont think that seripop is being elitist at all here....its a secret show. the poster is merely a memorbilia item for the artists themselves, as well as anyone who might care to purchase one.   2005-01-17 15:20:31
DecabetSend Decabet a message :   Wasnt directed at Seripop.   2005-01-17 15:20:07
DecabetSend Decabet a message :   Did you just tell me to blow you?   2005-01-17 15:19:29
Michael ApparatusSend Michael Apparatus a message :   I don't think I want to read all that but I'm going to assume that the Seripops know what they're doing (they're not exactly new to this game) and they've for sure made something quite lovely here.
Ok. That is all.
  2005-01-17 15:19:26
MeelooSend Meeloo a message :   Is the orange dayglow ?   2005-01-17 15:18:32
whiteyhoustonSend whiteyhouston a message :   I didn't read all of that because it's below me   2005-01-17 15:17:41
DecabetSend Decabet a message :   Im certainly not going to defend mediocrity, but why is Elitism good?
In my experiences, elitism has always had less to do with actual merit and more to do with hip codification and social currency.
Elitism tends to base itself on a series of secret handshakes that people learn to make themselves appealing to others who are insecure enough to not allow themselves the contradictions that make up REAL character. All scenes have elements of this in them. A set vocabulary is established and is followed. Since the tenets of belonging are so deeply rooted in social necessity, its adherents are all the more rabid about making sure those bounds arent stepped outside of because they arent so much defending their personal scene as they are their own identity.
I wouldnt mind a real elitism based on REAL criteria, but too oftern what we get is just another bullshit clique.
  2005-01-17 15:14:06
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   Not if you have to explain to people why you are the elite.   2005-01-17 15:09:04
Dance PartySend Dance Party a message :   but theres so much more satisfaction in being elitist.   2005-01-17 15:08:27
whiteyhoustonSend whiteyhouston a message :   your kind of opinionated   2005-01-17 15:07:37
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   I have an opinion on what Meeloo said.   2005-01-17 15:05:55
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   I have an opinion on what Mat Daly said.   2005-01-17 15:05:07
MeelooSend Meeloo a message :   elitism is good but mediocrity makes more money and is easier to read...   2005-01-17 14:59:55
matdalySend matdaly a message :   not necessarily a bad thing jeph, I'm just not into that kind of thing cuz I feel that it's, more often than not, very tired/safe/sterile as it is so overdone that any real "weight" or whatever these kinds of images could have had 20 years ago has been washed away   2005-01-17 14:51:13
whiteyhoustonSend whiteyhouston a message :   "installed toilets in ourselves." I could see how that might come in handy   2005-01-14 12:23:46
GrzecaSend Grzeca a message :   All I know is Mat Daly is kind of goofy.   2005-01-14 12:13:46
bdixSend bdix a message :   I'm trying to give some constructive crits, but I'll just go back to talking about bacon.
:-?
  2005-01-14 12:07:18
seripopSend seripop a message :   good points mat
i think i owe u a fist in the jaw
when are you moving to canada to join my new band ace of bass?
our band will be the 100 sided die's house band and we;ll be uber elistist with our gig posters having no text at all just squgly lines and pictograms in order to laught inthe faces of the pathetic souls not on our myspace list! har har har
i'm pleased to hear that fellow poster artists feel that we as posters artirts /promoters SHOULD NOT bbe creating posters for shows that go down in our poster art creating facility.
the fact of the matter is, posters are not soley for advertising. if that were the case most of us wouldn't exist. we at the 100 sided die will ALWAYS create postrs foer every show that happens here because the reason of the space is as a silkscreen co-op. these posters WILL be posted on the street and will serve as an advert for anyone into abit of effort. on top of that the posters generate talk about the show and about our apace ( primairily a studio/gallery). hopefully the poster we all make wil get other printmakers interested in stoping by and joining the space or in nspiring them to start up thier own collective spaces. the poster also serves as a commemoration. it will be ascracbook piece we can look back on . it will be something we can give to the bands and djs to thank em and something attendees can buy to take home. it will be proof that the show did happen at a place we built, soundprofed , wired and installed toilets in ourselves. we also run the concession stand , run the door , clean up the vomit and broken glass, book most of the bands , paste up the posters , MAKE the posters, play the shows , dj the shows , and do almost everything to make these shows work. yes it is hard to read. and the posters our studio mates matt and zane did for previous shows were hard to read too. ( http://www.gigposters.com/designers.php?designer=38218
http://www.gigposters.com/posters.php?poster=39773 ) posters for FUTURE shows at the space will most likely ALSO be hard to read. it serves our purpose as a small space hosting big bands.
and if ayone has a problem with that or thinks it's elist i don't care. and unless you are willing to fork over the ca$h for us to have a large , legit space with staff neither should any of you.
  2005-01-14 12:00:21
JephSend Jeph a message :   dear Matdaly, you say "...primary colored posters with naked girls doing naughty things on hot rods or some skeletons shooting pistols at each other in a toxic waste dump. perhaps pinup models stolen from internet porno sites or else little animals doing bad things"
like it's a bad thing.
  2005-01-14 11:33:30
matdalySend matdaly a message :   dear seripop, please start making primary colored posters with naked girls doing naughty things on hot rods or some skeletons shooting pistols at each other in a toxic waste dump. perhaps pinup models stolen from internet porno sites or else little animals doing bad things. otherwise, nothing good is ever going to happen for your art career(s). I'm serious, you really gotta play to the crowd especially when you have shows in your own space that you pay rent for. I think you owe it to the rest of us, don't you?   2005-01-14 11:29:04
Daniel DixonSend Daniel Dixon a message :   great visual image, but lousy communication.   2005-01-14 10:25:16
Ruthless CowSend Ruthless Cow a message :   I love this - supercharged seripop!   2005-01-13 15:43:38
philaarts.comSend philaarts.com a message :   if you added mountain to that bill, and there was some freshly made fried chicken, i would be stoked.   2005-01-13 15:09:18
kathleenturneroverdriveSend kathleenturneroverdrive a message :   i finally deciphered it! after hours of looking at it and holding it at an angle, i've finally found the hidden "secret" message - and it says "foghat reunion in the deli section of acme". damn, wasn't really worth the effort now, was it?   2005-01-13 14:54:58
hit and runSend hit and run a message :   Whitey talks about turds alot. scatlover.com?   2005-01-13 12:19:32
bdixSend bdix a message :   Whitey Wonka and the Turd FactoryŽ. Got a nice ring to it.   2005-01-13 12:17:29
whiteyhoustonSend whiteyhouston a message :   well frank, everyone knows that Unicorns crap rosy goldenballs of pure love, rainbows and milk chocolate... so.. yes   2005-01-13 12:15:07
kozikSend kozik a message :   what about magic unicorn turds?   2005-01-13 12:10:01
whiteyhoustonSend whiteyhouston a message :   All secret turds should have screened posters. It magnifies the excretism!   2005-01-13 11:58:31
figbagSend figbag a message :   "that sort of thing has to be expected of you I suppose."
Yes, yes it is, and thanks.
  2005-01-13 11:54:18
Brendan JordanSend Brendan Jordan a message :   Well, you're admitedly a figbag, so that sort of thing has to be expected of you I suppose.
Hearty attempt at humor though!
  2005-01-13 11:53:00
figbagSend figbag a message :   Reminds me of the secret turd I dropped this morning in my secret toilet with secret stink lines radiating from it.
But that's just me.
  2005-01-13 11:51:38
Brendan JordanSend Brendan Jordan a message :   Those kids ate the fucking gingerbread house without me this year :evil:   2005-01-13 11:41:48
bdixSend bdix a message :   YOU CAN'T CENSOR ME GINGERBRENDAN!
:P
  2005-01-13 11:40:35
Brendan JordanSend Brendan Jordan a message :   The clever, constructive discussion mode of GigPosters.com is temporarily out of order. We apologise for any and all inconvenience.   2005-01-13 11:37:16
dennyschmickleSend dennyschmickle a message :   It IS kind of ironic that much of yesterday was spent talking about how a poster didn't fit the band, and now today is being spent arguing about a poster that DOES fit the band.
What a crazy mixed up world?!
  2005-01-13 11:33:56
Brendan JordanSend Brendan Jordan a message :   Talk about over-analysis of someone's work . . . It's a poster that, although is purposefully nearly illedgible, is what the show called for.
Everyone shut up . . . you're just being stupid.
  2005-01-13 11:32:31
thenewyearSend thenewyear a message :   chloe, i want one. good stuff. secret shows are the best.   2005-01-13 11:18:56
whiteyhoustonSend whiteyhouston a message :   Secret shows should always have screened posters! It magnifies the elitism. Not only are you not cool enough to find the venue, you get a rad poster rubbing this fact in your face for eternity!   2005-01-13 10:25:01
bdixSend bdix a message :   My point is they DON'T need excuses for their text/legibilty (and sorry if I'm way off base here, but that's what the "secret show" explanation seems to be to me). Seripop does killer work. It speaks to people, creates a dialogue, and from what I've read in the past it fits the band and the fans perfectly.
I also "get" the fact that they enjoy making art. Everyone posting work here likes making posters and likes having creative freedom. And to be straight up, the majority of the bands on this site realistically DON'T need screen printed gigposters to promote their shows, much less "secret" ones.
  2005-01-13 10:20:29
jasoncrossSend jasoncross a message :   i like the fact the info is abstracted into form...I dont think every poster for every show has to use the sameformula...and some can be more unique than others...most shows have multiple types of poster/xerox'z for shows...I think having one that is more graphically celebratory is a good thing.
and bobby has some good points.
  2005-01-13 10:13:21
raindog138Send raindog138 a message :   i think the point is it DOESNT need a poster - they like making them - get it?
plus this gives them total creative freedom.
i'd be doing em too. fucking a.
  2005-01-13 10:11:40
bdixSend bdix a message :   I have to agree with Ferg on this one. Why does a secret show need a poster?
Textwise I would assume most of your work was for secret shows. Great work nonetheless but honestly I don't believe you need to defend the way you do your text to everyone all the time. Like you've kinda said before, either you're a fan of the group/s and you "get/see" it, or you don't. That being said, I'm a fan of YOUR work, but I wouldn't count on becoming a new fan of the BAND/S simply because I can't read the info.
  2005-01-13 10:04:01
jasoncrossSend jasoncross a message :   again love the architectural forms in the right side...I really love when you guys experiment with geometric form...it gives more precission to the overall piece...nice work.   2005-01-13 10:03:02
bathroom monkeySend bathroom monkey a message :   wrong
you're bring the curve down.
in the year 2000...
  2005-01-13 09:57:39
hit and runSend hit and run a message :   I think it says GOOD CHARLOTTE at RICK'S HOUSE BOFRE PLAYING A BIGGER VENUE.
Am I right?
  2005-01-13 09:52:30
seripopSend seripop a message :   also the drawing is a refrence to the name of the space   2005-01-13 09:26:47
ShawnySend Shawny a message :   ahhhhh.   2005-01-13 09:26:34
raindog138Send raindog138 a message :   maybe you should just give them a crossword puzzle to figure out.
jk.
i think it's a cool idea. really. elitist maybe, but so what?
  2005-01-13 09:24:55
seripopSend seripop a message :   shawny- i don't understand what you are asking. all the info is on here with the name of the headline act being willfully cryptic. sorry if this seems elitist to people but it's nessecerary due to the space being very small and due to the fact the headliner is playing another show that night at a large venue. we make posters for our secret shows because we are poster makers , that's what we do. we (and the other artists we share the space with who also make posters) see these as a clue more than an advert. something to make people talk.   2005-01-13 09:21:23
ShawnySend Shawny a message :   the venue is not secret...info is only kept secret when the bands playing there are too big for the space.   2005-01-13 09:15:45
supereightsnateSend supereightsnate a message :   i have to qualify by saying i really like nrealy all of seripop's posters, but i have to say the idea of a "secret venue" seems really elitiest. The idea of making a creative space where you're actively trying to keep people away seems almost mean spirited; there must be a better way to go about this   2005-01-13 09:13:30
ferg2001Send ferg2001 a message :   the secret concept seems pretty straight forward.
of course, if if was really that secret you would have no poster and let word of mouth do its thing.
  2005-01-13 09:13:16
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   I think that's really cool idea. It's like the whole process of finding a rave. I like this one and nowing the theory behind it and what it's for makes me enjoy it even more. It makes it ok for it to be hard to read. Which is why I don't usually groove on seripops as poster art.   2005-01-13 09:10:27
ShawnySend Shawny a message :   chloe -- is the secret info not written but on the poster...and also more simple than most people would assume?   2005-01-13 09:10:19
seripopSend seripop a message :   are you people really that unable to wrap your brains around the concept of a SECRET show? this show is with a huge band in a wharehouse (also our printing studio) the place can hold about 150 people. our last secret show 450 people showed up and it was a mess. we had to turn tons of very pissed off people away and there was broken glass everywhere. trust me people who wanna find out about this show will. theuy will either star at the 18" x 24" poster untill they make out the text or they will get intrigued and ask around.
the poster serves as a filter and as a clue.
  2005-01-13 08:55:31
Pat. James LongoSend Pat. James Longo a message :   She did say it was a secret and you are talking about it. I guess it worked.   2005-01-13 08:52:26
LoneWolfSend LoneWolf a message :   i was thinking of going to this show but i dont how whos playing or where it is :wink: looks nice but defeats the object of advertising.   2005-01-13 08:47:40
andydieselSend andydiesel a message :   I ACTUALLY KINDA LIKE THIS ONE. THE TEXT AND BACKGROUND ARE PRETTY FUCKING COOL. I DON'T REALLY LIKE THE LITTLE LINE ART DRAWING THOUGH AND THE FACT THAT I ALWAYS HAVE CAPS LOCK ON BY ACCIDENT.   2005-01-13 08:27:58
Pat. James LongoSend Pat. James Longo a message :   I love the text in the SeriPop posters. If you saw these hanging in your city you would certainly ask what it was or what it was for. They create a dialogue. These posters become an active part of the shows. That can not be said of many posters.   2005-01-13 08:25:31
bathroom monkeySend bathroom monkey a message :   in the year 2000...
there will be a class taught at Harvard on how to read Seripop posters
  2005-01-13 08:17:18
seripopSend seripop a message :   the info is there for those who'll decode it   2005-01-13 08:10:49
john_fuzSend john_fuz a message :   There are a lot of things here that appeal to me aesthetically but I am lost on the illegible type. I love your previous work and some of the push and pull with the readability but even with a secret show shouldn't the venue or the bands be legible? Only one of those two can be the "secret" and without being able to communicate one half of the message the other half is pointless. You need clues to be able to investigate. Nice as art but failing me as a poster.   2005-01-13 06:27:04
nemotronSend nemotron a message :   i think shell survive... seriously though... those weird frog blobbies are awesome
  2005-01-12 22:45:48
Dance PartySend Dance Party a message :   i think that might insult chloe.   2005-01-12 18:28:47
nemotronSend nemotron a message :   this new devon poster is awesome!   2005-01-12 18:17:53
whiteyhoustonSend whiteyhouston a message :   crazy beans!   2005-01-12 15:57:20
Ron LibertiSend Ron Liberti a message :   yessss !   2005-01-12 15:56:19
slaterSend slater a message :   awesome.   2005-01-12 11:20:27
edSend ed a message :   ha, great :o   2005-01-12 10:41:33
doggydoodleSend doggydoodle a message :   fuckin' brilliant illo!   2005-01-12 10:21:26
scott campbellSend scott campbell a message :   orangey   2005-01-12 09:52:18
Pat. James LongoSend Pat. James Longo a message :   Striking. This poster just pops. I love the lettering. It has great motion too. Feels like it is spinning toward you. Great poster.   2005-01-12 08:21:30
discopSend discop a message :   stellar.   2005-01-12 07:18:52
PlantweedSend Plantweed a message :   Yay!   2005-01-12 06:30:50
deforgeoSend deforgeo a message :   Gorgeous!   2005-01-12 04:41:05
zelootSend zeloot a message :   hard to read but very hard to dislike   2005-01-12 03:12:25
M.P.H. DesignSend M.P.H. Design a message :   hard to read or not legible?   2005-01-12 02:20:50
seripopSend seripop a message :   this poster has to be hard to read as it's a semi secret show all posters for this venue are purposely cryptic   2005-01-12 01:53:32
DaniVachonSend DaniVachon a message :   I like the little smiles on top of the anatomical heart shape. Nice Chloe.   2005-01-12 01:04:32
Dance PartySend Dance Party a message :   damn. coco rosie is amazing. la maison has beein playing for weeks.   2005-01-12 01:03:35
kathleenturneroverdriveSend kathleenturneroverdrive a message :   those 1967 fillmore posters were hard enough to read - this one's impossible.   2005-01-12 01:03:10
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