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DESIGNER:
1982 
VENUE:
The Roxy
Boston
MA
USA
 
SUBMITTED BY:
naduvalSend naduval a message
2007-10-17 08:44:25
 
BANDS:
Spoon
Ponys, The



Spoon Poster - The Roxy, Boston - 1982



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Mikey JacketSend Mikey Jacket a message :   same here   2008-09-15 20:23:44
Zach HobbsSend Zach Hobbs a message :   I always feel duped when I find source material for this kinda thing.   2008-09-15 18:14:30
figbagSend figbag a message :   This is too creepy for billy joel   2007-12-03 15:54:31
badtasteSend badtaste a message :   Speaking of polish posters, the house idea on this is identical to Flisak's "Goscie" poster. I do enjoy the beast though.   2007-11-19 09:56:29
dennyschmickleSend dennyschmickle a message :   OH! Sheesh, thanks for clearing that one up! :D   2007-10-25 10:41:40
bmetheSend bmethe a message :   its chewbacca minus some additional hair. duh!   2007-10-25 10:32:25
phoondaddySend phoondaddy a message :   !!   2007-10-25 07:54:12
dennyschmickleSend dennyschmickle a message :   haw haw... Paul made me laugh!!!   2007-10-25 07:10:42
ImJustRickGSend ImJustRickG a message :   Wolfy   2007-10-24 21:40:27
SwitchSend Switch a message :   heh, this is cool.   2007-10-22 14:55:40
dennyschmickleSend dennyschmickle a message :   Dusty's right. The clipping is a bit *meh*, but I love this poster so completely. The blues, the orange/pink thing. JUST SO NICE.   2007-10-20 08:20:06
perkinsSend perkins a message :   The jagged way the face is cut out bothers me.   2007-10-20 00:31:12
Dusty!Send Dusty! a message :   no no, there are just odd choices with the type that seem on the surfaces to be very random and unplanned but that really make the poster and give it an interesting quality. Breaking the black border with spoon, the stamped quality of the supporting type.
these dudes have really cool type ideas and that in this one they can make that type come off so casual yet oddly compelling.
  2007-10-20 00:29:38
slaterSend slater a message :   I like the poster but don't exactly follow what Dusty's saying on the type. Is it because the type looks relatively normal in comparison to the strange image?
It does have that polish poster feel that I like so much.
  2007-10-20 00:23:21
Dusty!Send Dusty! a message :   I dont like the image all that much, not bad, but just not super strong. What i love is the type. It's off enough, tweaked enough, strange enough to carry the poster to a pretty strange place.
Just some interesting decisions goin on. Thumbs up.
  2007-10-18 23:11:39
Zach HobbsSend Zach Hobbs a message :   I got yer email. just thinking it over before responding...   2007-10-18 10:47:12
VegetableLasagnaSend VegetableLasagna a message :   Shat ap.
You get my Email??
  2007-10-18 10:39:00
Zach HobbsSend Zach Hobbs a message :   I've never heard a single spoon song.   2007-10-18 10:34:35
crosshairSend crosshair a message :   tell 'em chewie   2007-10-18 10:31:40
GarrettKSend GarrettK a message :   This is great.   2007-10-18 08:36:54
dennyschmickleSend dennyschmickle a message :   Billy Joel is off the mark. It's more like Eddie Money. I love this poster and I love Teh Spoons and I love this posters.   2007-10-18 07:00:32
MagnusSend Magnus a message :   cool idea!   2007-10-18 03:48:00
Casey BurnsSend Casey Burns a message :   i love spoon, but the billy joel phrasing and vocal affectation is definitely there. no question. but it's still rock and roll to me.   2007-10-18 03:39:17
VegetableLasagnaSend VegetableLasagna a message :   Yeah, I'm not saying I don't get the Joel comparison at all I just think it's an oversimplified look at things. For one thing you always know what Billy Joel is talking about and with Britt Daniel it's way more cryptic.
I've had this argument/conversation a couple times with people, I'll just agree to disagree.
  2007-10-18 02:01:03
VonDadaSend VonDada a message :   I've heard other songs that have strong keyboards and horns, an East Coast Storyteller vibe and phrasing of a younger Billy Joel. Not just "The Underdog." Check out "I Summon You" from Gimme Fiction. While the other music from them maybe be in stark contrast to this, the popular shit that gets played on the radio sounds like Billy Joel. Sorry, but it's true.   2007-10-18 01:53:43
naduvalSend naduval a message :   best show i seen all yearz.   2007-10-18 01:50:04
VegetableLasagnaSend VegetableLasagna a message :   "Spoon sounds like a hipster version of Billy Joel."
Christ, I like Billy Joel so I certainly don't think of it as an insult but it's what everybody says after they hear "the underdog" and it's mainly because of the horns which are all over the new album. I get why Billy Joel comes to mind from that song but to say that Spoon sounds like Billy Joel in general is ridiculous if you've actually listened to a Spoon album. . . .and heard a few Billy Joel songs.
  2007-10-18 00:38:10
VonDadaSend VonDada a message :   Spoon sounds like a hipster version of Billy Joel.   2007-10-18 00:31:53
El Negro Magnifico!Send El Negro Magnifico! a message :   1982 is a deadly tag team. They choke opponents with the tag rope when the ref's back is turned n' shit. All the posters for this tour have been so different from each other. If were to ever do one, I'd probably only be able to draw from the "Soft Effects" EP and whatever I've heard from "Kill the Moonlight" and "Gimme Fiction".   2007-10-18 00:30:16
TeddyPancakeSend TeddyPancake a message :   Great colors on top of a really cool image. It is kind of weird how the border breaks up on the top right around the text but that is just nitpickin'. I can dig it.   2007-10-18 00:01:38
VegetableLasagnaSend VegetableLasagna a message :   Insert Polish joke here ________.   2007-10-17 23:55:06
GregorySend Gregory a message :   wicked pissah   2007-10-17 23:34:49
Iron Canvas StudiosSend Iron Canvas Studios a message :   don't know the band, but it sure looks pretty cool   2007-10-17 21:50:48
austinininSend austininin a message :   pardon my wookie!   2007-10-17 18:26:24
tanxxxSend tanxxx a message :   love it !   2007-10-17 18:17:20
bencSend benc a message :   niiiiiiiiice   2007-10-17 18:15:39
imatruckSend imatruck a message :   awesome!   2007-10-17 17:40:06
deforgeoSend deforgeo a message :   another beaut!   2007-10-17 17:17:59
Joanna WechtSend Joanna Wecht a message :   great one guys....nate how was this show?   2007-10-17 16:59:14
evanmarnochSend evanmarnoch a message :   Damn good.   2007-10-17 16:27:50
strawberrylunaSend strawberryluna a message :   yah, i like this one. i just made a wookie noise.   2007-10-17 16:27:10
scott campbellSend scott campbell a message :   neat!   2007-10-17 16:25:50
MazzaSend Mazza a message :   Nice one, Nate/Jon.   2007-10-17 16:25:12
Hero Design StudioSend Hero Design Studio a message :   love it.   2007-10-17 16:23:50
Zach HobbsSend Zach Hobbs a message :   i like this alot.   2007-10-17 16:23:24
ferg2001Send ferg2001 a message :   !   2007-10-17 16:13:27
seireyhoSend seireyho a message :   Another great one-   2007-10-17 16:01:58
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