Friday, November 20, 2009

16 Penny Gallery

press release: and 52.5 Records announce the opening of 16 Penny Gallery.

16 Penny Gallery is a new gallery space opening within 52.5 Records. Focusing on affordable art, the gallery will feature more than 200 screen prints from artists all over the United States, as well as original art work from local artists. Chuck Keppler ( ) has collaborated with 52.5 Records in the past, to curate some of their most successful art shows (notably, the Gig! Poster series). The opening of 16 Penny Gallery takes this collaboration to the next level by creating a permanent space for Keppler to showcase his talents as an artist and curator.

Where: 52.5 Records, 561 King Street, Charleston, SC

When: Opening reception on December 4th 7 - 9 PM

Artists include: Leia Bell, Strawberryluna, Johnny Pundt, Chuck Keppler, Mike Klay, Phillip Hyman, Adam Turman, Jeff Lamm, Crosshair, Pete Cardoso and Matt Pfahlert/Get a Clue Design.
More artists to be added soon and new art added weekly.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

New Books and stuff:

Slingshot 2010 Organizers
"This pocket sized datebook organizer calendar type thingie is just packed full of state-smashing tidbits; mostly dates in history and scratchy art..."

The Death of Bunny Munro (HC)
New novel by Nick Cave

The Story of Crass
"Thoroughly researched... chockful of fascinating revelations... it is, surprisingly, the first real history of the pioneers of anarcho-punk."

Graffiti Kings : NY Transit Art
"The definitive book on New York's subway graffiti movement, an unprecedented creative explosion that occurred across the five boroughs during the 1970s. "

Johnny Cash : I See a Darkness (graphic novel)
"Vividly portrays the unpredictable life of a loner, patriot, outlaw, and music rebel, making this unique biography a compelling read for multiple generations of graphic novel and music fans. Black and white."

Pictorial Websters
"A large collection of engravings that originally graced the pages of Webster's dictionaries in the 19th century."

Fail Nation
"A visual romp through the world of epic fails. From the underbelly of the nuts behind hit websites"
Lots of color pictures.

I Drink For a Reason
"After a decade spent in isolation in the Ugandan jungles thinking about stuff, David Cross has written his first book....
weaving his media mockery, celebrity denunciation, religious commentary and sheer madness into book form."

and more, new arrivals and restocks, in the store.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Music, New and Restocked:

Atlas Sound Logos CD and vinyl
Devendra Banhart What Will We Be CD and vinyl
Bear in Heaven Beast Rest CD and vinyl
Melvins Nude With Boots Finally available on vinyl
Nirvana Bleach Deluxe CD and white vinyl back in stock
Echo & the Bunnymen Fountain CD
MF Doom Unexpected Guest CD
Wu-Tang Meets the Indie Culture Vol. 2 CD