With the screenprint world being mostly dominated by alternative movie posters, its great to see a piece from the music world, where the foundations of the scene were laid.
Established in 2005 outside of Washington, DC, El Jefe Design have produced artwork for some of the best bands around, and notably some of my favourites, including The Gaslight Anthem, Frank Turner and Foo Fighters among many, many more.
Tomorrow, Tuesday the 17th of December, at 12 noon EST, El Jefe Design will be releasing via their store a very limited number of their hugely popular ‘Never Let You Down’ screenprint which originally sold out at the Hurricane Sandy relief benefit concert.
Based on The Gaslight Anthems ‘Here Comes My Man’ (my favourite GLA song, FYI) the design is poignant and seeped in pathos. It is a gorgeous piece of art which also features lyrics from the song relevant to the cause it was produced in aid of.
The screenprint was created in conjunction with The Gaslight Anthem specifically to help victims of Hurricane Sandy in their home state of New Jersey. 100% of the proceeds from the initial sold out run of 500 prints was split equally between Rebuild Recover and Architecture For Humanity’s ‘Rebuild Seaside Pier’ effort.
There was also a ‘Green’ open edition of the poster as well as a T-shirt, both produced by El Jefe Designs, which you can still purchase from Infinite Merch.
Head on over to El Jefe Design’s online store tomorrow in time for the 12 noon EST drop.