L.A. based musician and graphic designer, Tim Presley, bounced between bands such as Darker My Love, and Strange Boys before recording his first solo album in isolation within his workroom. L.A. based photographer, Ruth Swanson, is a friend of Tim's, and was so moved by his psychedelic, garage, and folk rock inspired debut they immediately agreed to get started on collaborating.
Today's Tuesday Tees Tradition continues! How many more Ts and Tees can we fit in a sentence? I sometimes wish we did these Tuesday Tee features like the infomercial channel. I'd swipe my hands by the logo talking about how its beautiful, bright red contrasts wonderfully against the white colour of the tee. The image would then cross fade to it rotating on display, some kind of jewelry sparkle would flicker on the screen, even though this shirt probably doesn't sparkle like diamonds. At least not literally.
In 1974 Roberta Bayley was asked to work the doors of the legendary music club, CGBG’s, and inadvertently began compiling one of the more historically significant collections of photos of the New York punk rock scene in the late 70s. Although photography remained a labour of passion rather than a means of equity, Bayley worked with legends such as Iggy Pop, The Ramones, and Blondie before she burned out on shooting musicians.