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DESIGNER:
The Heads Of State  
VENUE:
Palace Theater
Louisville
KY
USA
 
SUBMITTED BY:
Dusty!Send Dusty! a message
2007-02-13 11:47:34
 
BANDS:
Widespread Panic



Widespread Panic Poster - Palace Theater, Louisville - The Heads Of State



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Beto RamirezSend Beto Ramirez a message :   Free the birds!   2007-02-15 10:33:35
HYNESSend HYNES a message :   rather than thinking too hard when i posted my rfirst comment, it seems i wasnt really thinking at all - the three elements together do make sense now but i didnt register the globe as a cage at all when i first looked at it. Also despite the non traditional 'hippy' style the idea does work for a 'hippy' band. Less flash commenting from me from now on.   2007-02-15 09:29:11
BackSend Back a message :   Perhaps since 2 years I don't put a message on this forum, just to tell that:this is a strong, sad, true image. The way too that the circle is not in the center makes think that we're loosing now,a thing that will never appears again.
Congrats
  2007-02-15 09:08:56
evanmarnochSend evanmarnoch a message :   i could see your point if it were a dude wearing his sister's pants with a bleeding eye..   2007-02-14 22:38:27
piemelSend piemel a message :   well... i am dumb so that makes total sense
A fucking white dove with a bleeding eye and some fancy font connects to my braincells as being EMO
totally wrong perhaps but thats my braincells at work
  2007-02-14 22:26:09
evanmarnochSend evanmarnoch a message :   this does not look "emo".. thats dumb.   2007-02-14 22:06:54
piemelSend piemel a message :   "and i would argue the idea that we do posters for "emo" bands but that we should save for a whole nother day."
well... this whole poster speaks to in the following way : do NOT go to this show because the music will suck
not saying your poster sucks (though personally I have seen much better stuff from you guys)... I just equate this with shit music
I am brainwashed
apologies
  2007-02-14 22:03:33
MikeBarnSend MikeBarn a message :   Cool poster dudes!   2007-02-14 21:59:31
andydieselSend andydiesel a message :   blonde- you haven;t been to a hippy show recently. i was suprised at vegoose, most of the hippies were just trustafarian frat boys.   2007-02-14 21:57:13
Zach HobbsSend Zach Hobbs a message :   They specifically wanted "creatures" from me...   2007-02-14 21:51:10
MrBlonde7Send MrBlonde7 a message :   andydiesel 2007-02-14 21:13:04 "galactic too. maybe they are getting sick of frat boy hippy fans?"
I don't think it's possible to be both a hippie and a frat boy simultaneously. Frat boys beat up hippies.
  2007-02-14 21:50:43
Dusty!Send Dusty! a message :   i understand what your saying, but check their site. Their art director has made a conscious effort to depart from that style whether good or bad.
and i would argue the idea that we do posters for "emo" bands but that we should save for a whole nother day.
  2007-02-14 21:49:19
piemelSend piemel a message :   huh... i find it surprising that a band would want to have such a diverse style of posters
but I stand corrected... if they want it they are correct
i can't blame them for trying to get out of the hippy band imagery... just thought that it would make more sense to have a much more focused image rather than this hotch potch of various things.
and yes... any band that pays its designers is cool
  2007-02-14 21:47:49
Dusty!Send Dusty! a message :   why would a band send out cease and desist letters to people they hired?   2007-02-14 21:39:45
andydieselSend andydiesel a message :   galactic too. maybe they are getting sick of frat boy hippy fans?   2007-02-14 21:13:04
stinkbaitSend stinkbait a message :   Dave Matthews, Trey Anastasio, Yonder Mountain and Widespread all have consciously moved away from "jam band" imagery. they all approached a bunch of us GP designers and asked for designery style and not hippy. Us, Heads of State, Farm Barn , Methane...
been happening the last two years at least. What's not to get?
  2007-02-14 20:48:27
Zach HobbsSend Zach Hobbs a message :   hey they actually pay designers... they rule.   2007-02-14 20:32:14
piemelSend piemel a message :   I still don't fucking get it...
itlooks like some shitty emo band to me... not a hippy style jam band scene group
and looking at all their other posters... they are all over the damn place...
time for some serious art direction and C&D letters if I were that band
  2007-02-14 20:29:21
danstilesSend danstiles a message :   bird + cage = deep   2007-02-14 20:03:58
bdixSend bdix a message :   pwned   2007-02-14 17:58:10
Jeff KleinsmithSend Jeff Kleinsmith a message :   Whatever. I'm still your BOSS.   2007-02-14 17:49:46
Dusty!Send Dusty! a message :   yea my college teachers were great, too bad i have to work with you now.
ziiiing.
  2007-02-14 17:48:39
Jeff KleinsmithSend Jeff Kleinsmith a message :   You have a good teacher.   2007-02-14 17:47:23
Dusty!Send Dusty! a message :   im still learning   2007-02-14 17:46:15
kozikSend kozik a message :   THINK AHEAd   2007-02-14 17:44:34
Dusty!Send Dusty! a message :   i mea, what kozik said before the designy thing.
i moved the caged bird off center so the blood would drop into the form of the "w"
  2007-02-14 17:43:41
Dusty!Send Dusty! a message :   Ye, basically what Kozik just said.   2007-02-14 17:42:29
kozikSend kozik a message :   also its printed 'off center' making it 'anti' yet designery.   2007-02-14 17:42:20
Dusty!Send Dusty! a message :   we did a few posters for this tour. the band wanted us to approach them with more of a socially conscious leen to them.
This was just kind of a commentary on the state of the world today. Dont think too hard.
  2007-02-14 17:42:03
kozikSend kozik a message :   its pretty obvious
'widespread panic' currently engulfs the world. Peace cries..cries tears of blood for the innocent dead.
I have no idea what the band is about,but the poster makes sense as a pun.
  2007-02-14 17:38:49
HYNESSend HYNES a message :   Piemel - i dont get it either. It looks great as a poster but i sort of feel i'm being tricked into believing it has a strong concept behind it with the use of strong iconography - blood as tear, peace dove, globe. Strong stuff, but i dont get the connections. That said, i know little about the band. Dusty, care to spell it out?   2007-02-14 17:34:56
Dusty!Send Dusty! a message :   thanks
18x24 3 color Run of 300 (i think) printed by diesel fuel.
  2007-02-14 17:26:14
whiteyhoustonSend whiteyhouston a message :   slooperdooper   2007-02-14 17:19:37
piemelSend piemel a message :   i don't get it   2007-02-14 17:15:44
sudykaSend sudyka a message :   holy crap - well done.   2007-02-14 16:59:34
micahmaxSend micahmax a message :   BIRD FLU!   2007-02-14 14:09:13
phoondaddySend phoondaddy a message :   Just listen to the original, it's untouchable.   2007-02-14 10:39:00
Dusty!Send Dusty! a message :   no shit? i have to check it out.   2007-02-14 10:36:55
phoondaddySend phoondaddy a message :   Super nice.
WP should know better than to remake Chest Fever by The Band.
  2007-02-14 06:18:42
twoducksdiscoSend twoducksdisco a message :   Wow! This seems like a poster that with all the same ingrediants could be done badly, but this just rocks!   2007-02-14 03:56:11
frostbiteSend frostbite a message :   what a beauty   2007-02-14 02:01:35
allenboeSend allenboe a message :   We've locked up peace guys, lets let her out.
Nice poster.
  2007-02-14 01:01:04
El Negro Magnifico!Send El Negro Magnifico! a message :   Roughly elegant.   2007-02-14 00:48:38
DrueBarnSend DrueBarn a message :   Nicely done   2007-02-14 00:12:17
largemammalSend largemammal a message :   man, folks likin' Sloop lately. with birds too!   2007-02-13 23:46:16
evanmarnochSend evanmarnoch a message :   very nice.   2007-02-13 22:54:13
npr8r8Send npr8r8 a message :   i love it   2007-02-13 22:36:23
Mikey JacketSend Mikey Jacket a message :   like them details   2007-02-13 20:43:02
Iron Canvas StudiosSend Iron Canvas Studios a message :   I expected nothing less from you fine folks.   2007-02-13 20:39:29
Rock-C-ArtSend Rock-C-Art a message :   nifty.   2007-02-13 20:26:54
VegetableLasagnaSend VegetableLasagna a message :   I never would have guessed this was a steads of hate from the thumbnaizl.. . .   2007-02-13 19:50:10
getoutoftheleftlaneSend getoutoftheleftlane a message :   i like   2007-02-13 19:41:20
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