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Nick Zegel is a designer currently living in Long Beach, CA via Philadelphia, PA. This blog serves as a playground for original work, photographs, ideas, doodling and inspiration.

Paparazzi in NYC!

I caught a super fun show in Brooklyn last night with Paparazzi, Mics, The Fugue and some band with Dolphins in their name. And in keeping with the theme of this post I snapped pictures too! Only problem is that they are polaroids and I don’t have a scanner available so I guess I’ll just save them for later! Oh yeah, Paparazzi plays NYC again on Monday at the Knitting Factory – Check em out!

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Dinosaurs, The Sea, and Cake!

I don’t think I’ll ever really be capable of reviewing music, I simply just don’t know enough about it – but I know what sounds good to my ears. This week I picked up Dinosaur Jr’s Beyond, their first release with their original group since Bug in 1988. I will admit I was a little afraid to buy this album…it has just been too long since they have put something out for it to sound like I expect but it has lived up to all expectations and beyond. First exposed to Dinosaur Jr. through skateboard videos in the early 90’s I’ve pretty much been listening ever since and will continue too, especially since I’ve got some new stuff!

Amazingly, “Beyond” picks up where 1988’s “Bug” left off, with only slightly more streamlined polish but with the old love of volume and excess still sweetly intact. – Boston Globe

I also bought the new The Sea and Cake album, Everybody – What a great album for lounging in the springtime, open windows, and a cool breeze. Simple, soothing, and dreamy…

Thats all folks!

My final art show was great, everyone came out, and what a night it was! Below is a photograph and if you haven’t checked the splash page go take a look. There is video of my piece. The original installation played to a 13 song soundtrack with Blacklights, Strobes, and Colored lightbulbs…OH MY!

50 Years Plus!


Chin Up Chin Up Animation!

I saw Chin Up Chin Up this past winter at an Allston bar called Great Scott and stumbled upon this video shortly thereafter. I can’t say enough about it – Its so FUN! I re-stumbled upon it because I have it saved in my favorites on YouTube and thought that it was only appropriate to share with those of you who haven’t seen it before…Its only a matter of a few months before T-Shirts look like this music video.
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