Friday, January 8, 2010

My New Band Designs

These are 2 ideas for logo/shirt designs for my new band Young Jaguars. I can't decide on which to use. We play all instrumentals in the Link Wray style. My friend Curt plays bass in the band and we're playing a bunch of songs we used to play in our old psychobilly band The Alphabet Bombers. Here's a video that band made years ago when my hair was bigger and greasier.


oylenshpeegul said...

Ossum! I wish I had seen the Alphabet Bombers! Lookit Curt, rocking the stand-up bass!

I can't wait to see the Young Jaguars (I missed the recent show at the Sidebar and another not long before that one)! And get a T-shirt!

alex fine illustration said...

Thanks Tim,
Once we get the shirts printed I'll definitely save you one. I really miss Alphabet Bombers but I'm glad we got to make at least the one video.

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Dominic Bugatto said...

Love the video , very old-skool psychobilly.Not as much a fan of the newer more 'metal' sounding Psychobilly these days , it's just not the same thing.

Great Paul Fenech ( The Meteors ) quote - "Remember if it's psychobilly , it's gotta have some rockabilly in it somewhere, it ain't just Punk with a double bass."

Nice T design - I'm liking the bottom one a lot more. Top one could be a cat ;-)

alex fine illustration said...

Hey Dominic, I totally agree about modern psychobilly.
My favorite bands were bands like the Quakes or Frantic Flintstones who had a lot of rockabilly in their sound but still had an edge.

We played with a band a few weeks ago that all had big quiffs and looked very much the part but when they started playing it was like a bad AFI cover band. Maybe I'm getting old haha.

Dominic Bugatto said...

I must be getting old too cos' my faves are the likes of 'The Meteors' , Ricochets, Guana Batz,Skitzo & Batmobile.

You going to start a 'MySpace' for the new band?

alex fine illustration said...

We started one at but we just have a few live songs up so far. We should be going to a studio soon to properly record some songs. This band is definitely more Link Wray sounding than my old psychobilly band but I think we're starting to come together more now.

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