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Saturday, February 27, 2010

GOMI IN EXILE: DALLAS

this has been a long week for us here's a couple of the of chill shots from an otherwise stress filled weekend in Dallas. i very rarely put pics of the boys up on the gomi site, most folks may not know i have two sons, anyway after this week & the loss of one of our family members. including some family moments is somthing i wanted to do.

photo john gomi
OX RIB SOUP

photo john gomi
LUCA HELMUT & A LOG CABIN ARBORETUM, DALLAS

photo john gomi
LIAM & A BRONZE CAT ARBORETUM, DALLAS

photo john gomi
APRIL GOMI @ COSMIC CAFE, DALLAS

photo john gomi
I & A THE SACRED COW THAT GUARDS THE BACK DOOR OF
COSMIC CAFE, DALLAS

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

NEW ARRIVAL INSTORE & IN OUR ONLINE SHOP: JACQUES MAGAZINE




WOODLAND, MADGODS, SNOW, & FOOD COMAS


photo johngomi
GIANT SNOWMAN RUTA MAYA, AUSTIN



photo john gomi
2nd lunch & drinks @ Woodland
ROUGH DAY: AFTER LUNCH @ WOODLAND, WENT TO SEE CHRIS FROM MADGODS & ENDED UP BACK @ WOODLAND FOR HIS LUNCH & AN ENDLESS SUPPLY OF BITTERS & SODA.

Monday, February 22, 2010

GOMI-FOU SKATEBOARD PROTOTYPE


THIS ONE WILL BE IN THE SHOP IN THE NEXT WEEK OR SO, MAY OR MAY NOT HAVE MORE OF THESE PRODUCED. LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU THINK!

Two For A Cold Monday: Besides Four Tet The Other Night @ Mohawk Was Really Good!!!

Four Tet - Plastic People


Burial & Four Tet - Moth

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Gil Scott-Heron - "Me And The Devil" **OFFICIAL HD VIDEO**

THIS NEW ALBUM MARKS THE RETURN OF POET GIL SCOTT HERON'S VOICE OF ONE OF THE GREATEST POETS OF NOT THE 20 CENTURY, BUT THE 21ST CENTURY AS WELL. ENJOY

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

April Gomi, Major Laser By The Fire, & THE A LATE LATE SHOW @ THE PEARL


photo john gomi
Last stop Morning Call for dinner & coffee before we hit the road

photo john gomi
Diplo & Switch Major Lazer by the fire @ the Pearl

photo john gomi
We get up, Bywater, Nola




LATE LATE NITE "SUNDAY"-GRA @ THE PEARL
courtesy of our man, MC Trachiotomy
photos john gomi

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Memphis, John gomi, Nola, Diplo, Switch & the THE SAINT

So these photos are from last 48hours they involve a puppy, lots of coffee, bitters & soda, major lazer (diplo & switch) & the Saint in New Orleans.

memphis & i @ larry Tee & Posr @ Beauty Bar, Austin

photo johngomi
Coffee @ Morning Call New Orleans

photo johngomi
Me & Diplo outside the Saint

photo johngomi
Above & below Switch getting down outside the Saint, Nola

photo johngomi

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Fashion designer Alexander McQueen dies aged 40 Tributes flow in for 'master of the fantastic' found dead at West End home a few days before London f

THIS IS A REPRINT FROM THE GUARDIAN.


Designer Alexander McQueen. Photograph: Martin Godwin

The British fashion designer Alexander McQueen has been found dead at the age of 40 in his London home.

His body was discovered at the property in Green Street, central London, shortly after 10am today. Paramedics were called but he was pronounced dead at the scene. A postmortem has been scheduled but police said his death was not being treated as suspicious. They would not comment on reports he had killed himself.

A spokeswoman for McQueen said: "Mr McQueen was found dead this morning at his home. We're devastated and I hope you understand that out of respect to his family and his colleagues we're not going to be making any further statement."

The death comes days before the start of London fashion week and a month before the designer was to unveil his new collection at Paris fashion week.

His family asked for privacy to come to terms with the death of McQueen, whose first name was Lee.

His company, Alexander McQueen, issued a statement saying: "On behalf of Lee McQueen's family, Alexander McQueen today announces the tragic news that Lee McQueen, the founder and designer of the Alexander McQueen brand, has been found dead at his home. At this stage it is inappropriate to comment on this tragic news beyond saying that we are devastated and are sharing a sense of shock and grief with Lee's family."

"Lee's family has asked for privacy in order to come to terms with this terrible news and we hope the media will respect this."

Tributes quickly poured in after news of McQueen's sudden death.

Alexandra Shulman, the editor of British Vogue, said McQueen had influenced a whole generation of designers. "His brilliant imagination knew no bounds as he conjured up collection after collection of extraordinary designs," she said. "At one level he was a master of the fantastic, creating astounding fashion shows that mixed design, technology and performance and on another he was a modern-day genius whose gothic aesthetic was adopted by women the world over. His death is the hugest loss to anyone who knew him and for very many who didn't."

The designer Katherine Hamnett said: "He was a genius. What a terrible, tragic waste."

Dame Vivienne Westwood said she was "incredibly sorry" to hear the news.

Matthew Williamson said: "I am shocked and deeply saddened by McQueen's death. He was a genius and his talent was second to none. Like many others I always cited him as a hugely inspirational leader of world fashion. He will be greatly missed."

A spokesman for the model Kate Moss said: "Kate is shocked and devastated at the tragic loss of her dear friend Lee McQueen. Her thoughts are with his family at this sad time."

McQueen was praised for raising the profile of British fashion around the world. "Alexander McQueen made an outstanding contribution to British fashion," said the culture secretary, Ben Bradshaw. "His extraordinary talent and creativity mean that his designs are adored not just by followers of haute couture but lovers of great style everywhere. This is a great loss to one of Britain's most successful industries and to the design world more widely."

A spokeswoman for the British fashion council said: "He was a unique talent and one of the world's greatest designers. Our thoughts are with his friends and family at this sad time."

Comments had been posted on McQueen's Twitter page, McQueenWorld, expressing his distress over the death of his mother on 2 February.

He wrote last week: "i'm letting my followers know the my mother passed away yesterday if it she had not me nor would you RIP mumx"

A minute later he added: "but life must go on!"

On Sunday McQueen wrote: "sunday evening been a f****** awful week but my friends have been great but now i have to some how pull myself together..."

Born in London in 1969 as the youngest of six children, McQueen left school at the age of 16 and was offered an apprenticeship at the traditional Savile Row tailors Anderson and Shephard, then at neighbouring Gieves and Hawkes.

At 20 he was employed by the designer Koji Tatsuno. A year later McQueen travelled to Milan where he worked as a design assistant to Romeo Gigli. He returned to London in 1994 where he completed a master's degree in fashion design at Central St Martins College. His degree collection was famously bought in its entirety by Isabella Blow, a leading figure in the fashion world who died in 2007.

In less than 10 years McQueen became one of the most respected fashion designers in the world. In October 1996 he was appointed chief designer at the French label Givenchy where he worked until March 2001.

In December 2000, 51% of Alexander McQueen was acquired by luxury brand Gucci, where he became creative director. Expansion followed and included the opening of flagship stores in New York, London and Milan.

McQueen was a four-time winner of the British designer of the year award as well as the international designer of the year award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America. He was awarded the CBE in 2003.

Monday, February 8, 2010

My Friend Likes To Take Dirty Pictures & Play With Glue...

Here's blog pick of the week, our ever favorite
nocturnal art ninja & poster assassin Failure One
doing some excellent poster rips on American Apparel.
Check out his blog & his photography
of Godsgirl, Ms Cornchip.


FAILURE IS FOREVER(click)
FAILURE PHOTOSTREAM



Saturday, February 6, 2010

& NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY UNEXPECTED: PENTAGRAM

IF YOU LOVE SABBATH, HERE'S PENTAGRAM. SAME TIME PERIOD, I CAN'T BELIEVE I HADN'T HEARD THEM BEFORE I'LL INCLUDE A VIDEO & WIKI FOR YA' TOO.




Pentagram are a long-running American heavy metal band from Virginia, most famous as one of the pioneers of doom metal. The band was quite prolific in the underground scene of the 1970s, producing many demos and rehearsal tapes, but did not release a full-length album until reforming in the early 1980s with an almost completely new lineup. Throughout the band's history the only constant member has been vocalist Bobby Liebling. The revolving lineup of Pentagram has featured many well respected musicians in the local doom metal scene, with members spending time in other acts such as Raven, The Obsessed, Place of Skulls, Internal Void, Spirit Caravan, among many others.

Friday, February 5, 2010

REPOST FROM AUSTIN IS BURNING posted by Tiffany Diane

So, I am sure you have all heard about Fashion Freakout 3 by now. I am here to remind you that purchasing tickets now is pretty pertinent if you haven't yet. I work at Prototype, so I hear about these things. Chances are if you wait for the night of, you are going to be S.O.L.
Reasons to go:
1. I also have it on good authority that there is going to be free booze to be had by all on Friday. First of all, get there early. The fashion show will be starting at 9 p.m. so you won't want to miss that, but there will be free liquor early, so you are going to want to tap in on that before it runs out.
2. After the fashion, there will be a dance party inside with The Strageboys DJing. There will also be free booze inside provided by Prototype.
3. The Carrots will be playing a marvelous set during intermission. I have seen this band twice, and trust me they rock. I cannot get sick of them.
4. Rocking set list for the catwalk -- I have heard it, and approve.
5. Buffalo Exchange, New Bohemia and Prototype Vintage fashion shows, obviously. This is going to be amazing. Anybody (female or male) can enjoy watching this. There will be women's and men's lines presented by each store. Plus, I am walking.
6. Simply put, it is going to be bad ass.


The Carrots, photo by Corey Ryan
Yeah, it goes a little something like this. Get Ready.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

EAT. JUSTINE'S


Maybe i've gone on a little too much about my quick dinner
but it wasn't noodles or taco for a change.
check out their website for more info:

YES, IF TRUE THE LAST GADJO DISKO EVER!!!



The Last Gadjo Disko! It’s true, darlings-

Saturday, February 6th
at La Zona Rosa
612 West 4th St.
10pm-4am
18+
$7 – $15
Dress to transgress!

With performances from:
Comintern
Wino Vino
Franziska
Sick
and
DJ Chicken Kiev
spinning 100% recycled culture:
immigrant punk – baile funk – kuduro
slavic hip-hop – disko ethnoteka

JUST GOT BACK FROM SIDE BAR, DJ FUNDAMENTAL GETTING ME READY FOR MARDI GRAS

Wednesday, February 3, 2010