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Originally Posted by Evil Abed View Post
 

Nicest bunch of guys ever. Shot some time lapse stuff for them a couple months back. Still kicking myself for not asking about getting their vinylz.

 

Holy shit. That's awesome. I imagine they'd be chill ass dudes just based on how their music sounds.

 

 

 

 

Didn't expect you guys to dig as much of my music tastes as you all do. You guys are the best internet friends ever. :inlove: 

post #85067 of 102713
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Originally Posted by Evil Abed View Post

Nicest bunch of guys ever. Shot some time lapse stuff for them a couple months back. Still kicking myself for not asking about getting their vinylz.

Haven't thought about this band in forever. Saw Anatomy of Ghost multiple times on random tours, didn't know that PtM was still doing stuff.
post #85068 of 102713
Also, was listening to this song earlier today:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0bRmpYqvmY
post #85069 of 102713
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Originally Posted by horse's_ass View Post

Also, was listening to this song earlier today:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0bRmpYqvmY

That was interesting. It reminds me (dimly) of a Eugene Chadbourne / Camper van Beethoven album I have somewhere in the archives.
post #85070 of 102713

To make this derail thrift thread worthy, I did hit up the buffalo exchange a few blocks north of where I shot the below vid... Did not kop anything.

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Originally Posted by highvoltorb View Post

Holy shit. That's awesome. I imagine they'd be chill ass dudes just based on how their music sounds.

So chill. 

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Haven't thought about this band in forever. Saw Anatomy of Ghost multiple times on random tours, didn't know that PtM was still doing stuff.
More Portugal the Man stuff and my timelapse. No thrift content inside. (Click to show)

Check the new stuff out. This video was actually shot for their record release party. They had the artist INSA come and do one of his incredible gif-iti murals for them, and John, the singer embellished the final frame with some of his artwork. Then we projected the gif on the wall next to the finished mural, so everyone could see what had gone into it. The mural had to be painted 8 times to get the final result seen at the end below.

 

 

 

post #85071 of 102713
Speaking of music, just got back from Bear Creek Music Festival. Seriously thinking about living out a van and only going to music festivals for the rest of my life.
post #85072 of 102713

Found some of the others from this weekend. I haven't pulled down shoes like this for at least a whole season and it feels good to be back.

 

NEW J Crew Suede Wingtips

 

Alden Crepe Sole Norwegian Splits

 

Cable & Co Suede Loafers

 

NEW Hawkins English Riding Boots (Women's)

post #85073 of 102713
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Originally Posted by Evil Abed View Post
 

So chill. 

More Portugal the Man stuff and my timelapse. No thrift content inside. (Click to show)

Check the new stuff out. This video was actually shot for their record release party. They had the artist INSA come and do one of his incredible gif-iti murals for them, and John, the singer embellished the final frame with some of his artwork. Then we projected the gif on the wall next to the finished mural, so everyone could see what had gone into it. The mural had to be painted 8 times to get the final result seen at the end below.

 

 

 


This is an insanely awesome project!

post #85074 of 102713

Great stuff guys. Can't compete for quality or quantity but have found some good seasonal pickups for myself.

 

Couple lambswool vests in my size, Paine and Byford

 

Hickey Freeman Sport, made in Italy wool/cotton. Think it's the first jacket I've thrifted with no need for alterations.

 

Been needing a good solid white shirt. Harvie & Hudson

 

This one isn't going on a mannequin till I can try that coffee bean trick. Gent really liked the cologne. Currently stinking freshening up my garage.

 

 

 

 


Near mint Woods 60/40 arctic down parka, womens. Can't find much info dating this online. n/a


 

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Cool two tone pocket lining. Really soft and toasty.

 

post #85075 of 102713

sweet jeebus wes, alla those shooz!

post #85076 of 102713
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Near mint Woods 60/40 arctic down parka, womens. Can't find much info dating this online. n/a





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Cool two tone pocket lining. Really soft and toasty.





Haha, I love it!! icon_gu_b_slayer[1].gif

Jacket is cool but sadly not worth a ton, mainly because it's womens. Woods was based in Canada. They started out in the late 19th century making canvas products like tents and packs. Not sure when they ventured into other fabrics, but I found a jacket and a pair of pants made by them a couple years ago. They were wool and done in the classic red and black buffalo check. Pretty sure mine dated from the 1950's. Your down parka likely dates from the early to mid 80's.

They are still in business. Check it out! Their current stuff looks pretty dang cool.

http://woodsarctic.ca/product-category/outerwear/
Edited by Nataku - 11/18/13 at 10:23pm
post #85077 of 102713
OK, here's my (partial) vinyl request list...
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Anything by 13th Floor Elevators (or Roky Erickson)
A Saucer Full of Secrets by P. Floyd
Studio Tan By FZ (a long-ago roommate's dog ate my copy, seriously)
Weasels Ripped My Flesh by FZ
1928 Sessions by Mississippi John Hurt
Tonight's The Night by Neil Young
Absolutely Live by The Doors
Led Zepplin Two (my copy is thrashed)
Live at Cook County Jail by BB King
Ingredients in a Recipe For Soul (by R. Charles, my copy is thrashed)

Plus a whole bunch more--I could go on all night.

So, if anyone finds ;pristine copies of the above languishing in a thrift store, get at me. Thanks.
post #85078 of 102713


I thought I'd contribute to the David Allen Coe talk. This record is a tad unusual.
post #85079 of 102713
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Originally Posted by pnutpug View Post

OK, here's my (partial) vinyl request list...
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
Anything by 13th Floor Elevators (or Roky Erickson)
A Saucer Full of Secrets by P. Floyd
Studio Tan By FZ (a long-ago roommate's dog ate my copy, seriously)
Weasels Ripped My Flesh by FZ
1928 Sessions by Mississippi John Hurt
Tonight's The Night by Neil Young
Absolutely Live by The Doors
Led Zepplin Two (my copy is thrashed)
Live at Cook County Jail by BB King
Ingredients in a Recipe For Soul (by R. Charles, my copy is thrashed)

Plus a whole bunch more--I could go on all night.

So, if anyone finds ;pristine copies of the above languishing in a thrift store, get at me. Thanks.

love Roky Erickson
post #85080 of 102713
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Originally Posted by Nataku View Post




Second was this amazing vintage suit. I can't date union tags, but I'm pretty sure this ones dated from the 30's or 40's.

Yup, 30s or 40s. According to internet wisdom, that's the 1936-1948 tag. I can't make it out completely from that pic, but the bottom left says "Copyright 193x." If x=6 then it can be more specifically dated 1936-38, and if x=9 then it's 1939-48.

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