Black Shirts, “They Sound Better…”

Hey everyone from the Ramones to the local shoegaze band to Johnny Cash, the “Man in Black”, loves a black t-shirt, but I never heard the claim before that, “they sound better.” Check out the bottom of the photo of that Buddy Emmons shirt for sale page. A Buddy Emmons dedicated site is a probably a reputable source to make such a claim. By the
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Andy Anderson: Nashville Renaissance Man

I feel very fortunate to get to spend some time with Andy Anderson at his studio in Nashville recently. Besides being one of the best screenprinters in the world for over thirty years he also is a master at creating motorcycles that are works of art, and then as if that isn’t enough, ranging far away from Nashville he is a great underwater photographer. In
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Trends. New Orleans, Nashville and Beyond. A Trip to Simple.

I just spent some time in New Orleans at the Jazz and Heritage Festival with 460,000 other music lovers, most of them wearing t-shirts. Then I was in Nashville at the ISS show with shirt vendors and fellow garment decorators. Add in a few forays into gift shops and airport stores and I have a view of what is going on in t-shirt land. My
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Nashville ISS Show 2015

This year the Ink Kitchen and our sponsors and with a little help with our pals at Sam Adams will host the second annual Nashville Honky Tonk Hoedown on Thursday May 7th right after the show. Drop by any of our sponsors booths for details. Speaking of sponsors, here are a few of our sponsor’s booth #’s, catch me at the show if you can. I’ll be
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