Tag Archives: dave crider

45 rpm: ultimate teenager product

by Art Chantry: here’s a cool bit of packaging that i found the other day. never seen anything quite like it. this is a 45 cover (a 7″ vinyl record). you might note that it’s roughly shaped like an xmas … Continue reading

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decal shock of the garage

by Art Chantry: here’s a photo of those garageshock water transfer decal ticket stubs i mention din my last essay about impko. each one was sold on each day of the 4-day event. you used it as a pass in … Continue reading

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Impko: some cheezy pop history

by Art Chantry: this thing is a called a water-transfer decal, specifically, this is a souvenir travel decal. you know the ones, you’ve seen them everywhere all your life. i always referred to them as ‘winnebago decals’, because you saw … Continue reading

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45 rpm: warping and skipping along

by Art Chantry: the first of the two 45’s here is for a band called “jack o’ fire” (a crazed lo-fi punk blues) and the other is for a band called “the screamin’ furys” (much more of a classic garage … Continue reading

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lack of green for sleeves

by Art Chantry: this is a much earlier estrus 45 sleeve. it was done in the earlier punk ‘baggie sleeve style. the way this thing worked was you had your print shop make the sleeve this size and then you’d … Continue reading

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poof and gone

by Art Chantry: this is a random selection (grabbed off the top of a pile of hundreds) of estrus records 45 covers i did for dave crider at estrus records. right now dave is reissuing some of his catalog through … Continue reading

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lone wolves

by Art Chantry: More vintage Estrus Records (and ESCORT SERVICES) graphic treasures this was s et four prom or playing cards for the untamed youth’s “live at the sahara, las vegas.” each card had the graphic from the back cover … Continue reading

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godzilla : wag the monster

by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com) this great little photo has been circulating on the net recently. it brings to mind the tale (tail?) a friend of mine (dave crider) has about actually being allowed into the toho ‘monster’ museum on … Continue reading

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label makers ( exhibit a )

by Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com) back in the late 80’s, i met a guy starting a new record label. his name was dave crider and his label was called “estrus”. (yeah, ESTRUS. look it up.) i’d been doing work for sub … Continue reading

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swizzle swag

by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com) Tales from the invisible republic. The new old-weird America… about 20 years ago, i worked on my first swizzle stick project. my client/pal dave crider at estrus records decided he wanted swizzle stick to go … Continue reading

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