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2013 Famous Faces Calendar (Wall Calendar) ($7)- A nice, mid-sized wall calendar with paintings of famous faces from a bygone era of music. Featuring early rock n' roll, soul, and country legends.
2013 Quickest Flip Calendar & CD (Wall Calendar/Art Print/CD) (...- A gorgeous single-sheet wall calendar. PLUS a CD with a song for every month of the year (from Karl Blau, Ruby Pins, Mega Bog, and many more).
All My Fathers (Zine) ($1.50)- A sweet personal zine about all the people in his life that have stepped in as a father when he needed one. Talking about his work in mental health care and disability rights along the way.
Birds Notepad (Blank Book) ($4)- A beautiful notepad. 100% recycled and reused materials, unlined paper, spiralbound.
Day Magazine (Magazine) ($15)- Intricately restaging images from the '40s, '50s and '60s and using herself and her friends as models, Northwest artist Lenae Day creates some of the most brilliant and strange pieces of art.
Deaed Language- Rust Bowl Ballads, Vol. 1 (Cassette Tape) ($5)- Olympia-based political hip hop artist. Def Jux- influenced flow with lyrics that span from the natural world to metaphysics, community involvement to corporate greed.
Flying Machine Graph Paper Pad (Blank Book) ($6)- Already down to the very last one! An offset flying machine image. 100% recycled, reused materials. Graph paper, spiralbound.
Goodbye to Nervous Apprehension (Book) ($10)- Eleven essays from Michael Held, head of the amazing Portland small press, Perfect Day Publishing.
Harmony Harmonicas Postcard (Postcard) ($1)- Harmonicas in harmony.
I Think I Need a New Heart Postcard (Postcard) ($1)- An adorable, anatomically correct, postcard from Rachel Lee-Carman. No Valentine's Day hearts here. With a Magnetic Fields line prominently displayed.
Make it Last: Prolonging + Preserving What We Love (Book) ($6)- From the author of Make Your Place comes another amazing book about learning to do all the things you've always wanted to learn how to do. Beautifully handwritten and hand-drawn, Make it Last is a clean, easy to use, and accessible guide to creating a more sustainable life.
Marked for Life #8 (Zine) ($1.50)- Bus stories! Moving herself and her family across the country, Sage makes the transition out of car culture and into public transportation.
Meet Me At The Tree Fort Postcard (Postcard) ($1)- Bikes and tree climbing and hiding, all in one postcard. Hand-colored. Address and stamp lines on the reverse side.
Mend My Dress #9 (Zine) ($2)- This issue deals with home, relationships, travel, cleanliness, mental health, Martha Stewart, and death. Heavy, hard and beautiful, in the way that only Neely can.
Modern Candor (Magazine) ($15)- In Modern Candor, Northwest artist Lenae Day uses herself as a model and restages images from the '60s. The stories that accompany them are autobiographical, amusing, strange, and often seem straight out of an old magazine.
Ms. Valerie Park Distro Stickers (Sticker Pack) ($1)- A five pack of these little violin players. On high-quality vinyl. Art by Rachel Lee-Carman. One dollar.
A Paper Radio Reader (Zine) ($3)- A compendium of articles, old and new, from Paper Radio. A perfect introduction to Paper Radio's dedication to radio culture and making our own media.
Spider Sketchpad (Blank Book) ($6)- Up in a spider's web. 100% recycled and reused materials, unlined paper, spiralbound.
Summer Soul Gift Pack (Cassette Tapes) ($25)- All 7 volumes of the Summer Soul mixtape series. Each an hour of 60's & 70's soul. Northern soul, b-sides, originals, rhythm & blues, early funk, and more.
Sweet Greetings Card (Greeting Card) ($1)- A greeting card for any Winter holiday. Or new year. Or winter in general.
You Are Plural- No More (CD) ($4)- A beautifully packed, limited edition 3 song EP. Stunning, elaborate, pop songs for cello and wurlitzer.
You Are Plural Patch (Patch) ($5)- A lovely little hand-embroidered patch, made by Jen Grady of You Are Plural.
2013 Eberhardt/Justseeds Organizer, Pocket Size (Planner) ($7.50)
Building: A DIY Guide to Creating Spaces, Hosting Events and Foster...
Growing Things: A Guide for Beginning Gardeners (Zine) ($3)
Kickball- Everything is a Miracle Nothing is a Miracle (10" LP) ($12)
The Prince Zine (Zine) ($5)
*Our buddy (and former distro helping hand), Rylie Lou, has recently started selling vintage clothing on Etsy. Check it out, she's got style.
*In other Etsy shop news, our friend Sage (of the long-running Sweet Candy Distro) has started selling many awesome handmade things on her Etsy page. Including zines her kids made!
*Our roomie and independent filmmaker, Zach Weintraub, was written up in Seattle Arts & Performance and The Stranger for his film, International Sign for Choking.
*Tomas Moniz (of Rad Dad & other awesome zines and books) was recently interviewed on POC Zine Project.
*Photographer friend extraordinaire, Patti Miller, just totally redesigned her website and it looks beautiful.
This all for now.
Until next year,