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"Music and DVD retailer HMV said it was calling in the administrators after a last-ditch attempt to secure funding failed, bringing the curtain down on one of Britain's best-known high street retail stores.

The accounting firm Deloitte has been named as the administrator and intends to keep the business running while it seeks a potential buyer, HMV said in a statement late on Monday." [Reuters]


by BBG

A collaborative piece by Seldon Hunt and Florian Bertmer,
previously available on Shirts & Destroy...

Seldon Hunt + Florian Betmer

The Shirts & Destroy website is a mainstay in the metal/hardcore community, showcasing merchandise (like shirts) and art from names like Seldon Hunt, Florian Bertmer, Thomas Hooper, Justin Bartlett, Watain, Amenra, Wolvhammer, All Pigs Must Die (who released their debut EP via S&D) and many, many others. S&D have opened their flagship store today at 293 Manhattan Ave in Brooklyn (an old social club).

In conjunction with the opening, a gallery show is happening at The Cotton Candy Machine (235 South 1st St, Williamsburg) entitled The Exquisite Corpse. The show, which runs from 9/9 - 10/9, features collaborative pieces from S&D mainstays like Seldon Hunt, Ryan Begley, David Cook, Thomas Hooper and many others. The opening reception is today (9/9) from 7PM until 11PM.

The works will be available for purchase, with a portion of the proceeds going towards Brooklyn-based non-profit Project Luz. Check out some of those collaborative works at the Cotton Candy Machine site, and head to the show to see some of those works in person.

photos by Brook Bobbins

A-Trak @ Fool's Gold Records the store
Fools Gold party

'This past weekend Fool's Gold record company opened the doors to their brand new retail store in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. We attended the opening day reception which we got to check out the store's merchandise and actually meet with the Fools Gold artists. In the store people got a chance to meet the founder of the label DJ A-Trak and Fools Gold's newest signee rapper Danny Brown from Detroit. The Fool's Gold Store carries music, clothing and all sorts of Fools Gold memorabilia. There is even a large backyard space which will be used for future events there, make sure you visit the store on 536 Metropolitan Ave. [Jungle Gym]
The Fool's Gold store opening party happened on Friday, June 26th. The pictures in this post are from that night. You can also watch a video about the store below. The space, which was already their office for a couple of years, is now a real store and "open Monday-Saturday from noon until 6pm, happily serving all your Fool's Gold music, gear and general swag-related needs."

In somewhat related news, Fool's Gold associates The Rub are celebrating their 9th anniversary on the other side of Brooklyn, at Southpaw tonight (7/2). The party flyer, a video where The Rub guys interview the Fool's Gold guys, a letter from the Rub's Cosmo Baker, and more of the Fool's Gold store pics, below...

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