This is a shirt that I designed that Wavves printed for the tour that they are either on now or just finished. This is a very Tumblr oriented shirt. I was told that these are selling really well and that they’ve already had to reprint them.
If you can’t tell, it’s Charles Barkley and Nirvana from when they were on SNL together. The drawing is based on the promo they did for the episode and the text is something Barkley said during the promo.
They printed it really nicely with discharge ink so it doesn’t sit on top of the shirt like plastic based inks but is really thin and doesn’t change the texture of the fabric.
Arguably not for the casual Mudhoney fan, this single will appeal to the Mudhoney completist we should all aspire to become. Up for pre-order at SubPop.com. (at Sub Pop HQ)
“New World Charm” was recorded during the Vanishing Point sessions. The B-sides are “Swimming in Beer” and “The Swimming in Beer Blues,” different versions of the theme song Mudhoney wrote for the short-lived Discovery Channel series Brew Masters. Out May 7. (More info here.)
Josh Homme and Mark Lanegan’s title music for Anthony Bourdain’s new CNN show, Parts Unknown, which debuted last night. “When you hear the new title music for Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown your head will explode, leaving only a smoking stump,” Bourdain said in a statement. “When we heard what [Homme and Lanegan] had come up with, there was weeping and jaw-droppage.” (H/T GrungeReport.net)
Billy Corgan Stars in The Strangest Furniture Commercial of All Time
Billy Corgan used to be one of the saddest and most reclusive artists in rock and roll. Since then, he’s become the owner and promoter of Resistance Pro Wrestling and the glint of his bald head is no longer that of a lonely outsider, it’s a shining beacon of comedically choreographed violence that is used to entertain, astound and sell furniture. Only in America.
I ♥ robots! Here are a couple of short pieces I did for the last two issues of Wired.