No Sleep: Nyc Nightlife Flyers 1988-1999

November 23, 2016|
No Sleep: Nyc Nightlife Flyers 1988-1999 by Dj Stretch Armstrong
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No Sleepis a visual history of the halcyon days of New York City club life as told through flyer art. Spanning the late 80s through the late 90s, when nightlife buzz travelled via flyers and word of mouth,No Sleepfeatures a collection of artwork from the personal archives of NYC DJs, promoters, club kids, nightlife impresarios, and the artists themselves. Club flyers, by design, were ephemeral objects distributed on street corners, outside of nightclubs and concert halls, in barbershops and retail shops, and were not intended to be preserved for posterity. Through the 90s, they became both increasingly prevalent and more sophisticated as printing technology evolved. Overnight, however, with the advent of the internet, theflyer essentially disappeared, despite it being common at one time for promoters to print thousands of flyers for any given event. Recently, these flyers have become sought-after collector''s items.
Adrian Bartos akaStretch Armstrongis a world renowned DJ, record producer, and radio personality. He''s been a fixture in the New York hip-hop scene and clubsince the late 80s, when he started DJing downtown and making his own concert flyers with cardboard, scissors, and glue. In 1990 he co-created the "Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show...
Title:No Sleep: Nyc Nightlife Flyers 1988-1999
Product dimensions:224 pages, 9.5 X 8 X 1.3 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 9.5 X 8 X 1.3 in
Published:November 23, 2016
Publisher:powerHouse Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781576878088

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