Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Time Flys- {Back to The Future turns 25}

Is crazy to think about just how fast that time fly's. Last Saturday, July 3, 2010, The movie ""Back to the Future"" celebrated it's 25th Birthday from when it was first released back in 1985. Ever since I saw it, it has been my favorite movie of all time, and continues to inspire me to develop a time machine to this day. {Still in the Process} This movie reminds us that anything is possible, and, quoting George Mc Fly , "We can accomplish anything we want as long as we put our mind to it." Even time travel. To commemorate it's 25th anniversary, I've decided to post some great movie artwork and some classic tunes from the soundtrack.

Head on over to Amazon.com and grab the "Back to The Future Trilogy" in Blue Ray

This first piece, entitled Back to The Future, was designed by graphic artist Eric Tan who created his own magazine ad promoting the town of Hill Valley, circa, 1985. If you look closely, you can see Marty's influence on the town by the kid riding a skateboard in the bottom right corner and the Delorean flying away on the top. Amazing!

This Piece, Back to the Future 2, was designed by Artist Michael Steele, and will be one of the feature exhibits in the upcoming art gallery Crazy 4 Cult, Opening on July 9th, Friday night, at Gallery 1988: Los Angeles. Now in it's 4th year, this event will be hosted by none other than filmakers Kevin Smith and Scot Mosier.

Enjoy These Classic Tunes from the Soundtrack, along with a bonus track from yours truly, Nick Flash-

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Downtown Miami's art district is a haven for some of the country's most infamous graffiti artists and their pieces. During Art Basel 2010, we ran into a few legendary artists from the urban street collective "Primary Flight", while they were spray painting murals on walls throughout the Wynwood area. Needless to say, this inspired Murkem to find some more of the city's hidden graffiti pieces and explore more of the districts underground art scene.

Teaming up with friend and photographer Stephanie Sonju & model Ivanca, Murkem took the girls to some of the cities most secluded spots, bombed with the illest graffiti pieces. Although some of the sites were a bit frightening to visit, they definitely made for a great backdrop for a photoshoot.

Be on the lookout for more of Stephanie Sonju photography and more from Murkem and "In the Cut Studio's

Photo's by- Stephanie Sonju

Model- Ivanka

Art Director- Murkem

Sloppy Seconds Turns 4!

After seeing this poster art design by Caleb Gauge  I was absolutely convinced that creative art design for fliers can almost make or break an event.  Sloppy Seconds, a party in the heart of the ATL that is always on the forefront of Music and fashion, celebrates it's 4th birthday this Saturday. {4 is like 50 in club years}

With a constant flow of fresh music talent and fresh art work month after month, it's no wonder why the Sloppy Seconds party reins supreme in Atlanta's scene.

Atlanta, GA, summer of 2006... A group of restless rabble rousers decided to shake up the mundane and supply Atlanta's underworld with an aesthetic overdose of genres, cultures, and personalities. They named there baby SLOPPY SECONDS. 

With his 4th birthday just around the corner, Sloppy is now the longest running dance riot in all the land and continues to be a breeding ground for the nefarious.

Overthrow welcomes you to the 4th birthday of our snot nosed little party monster...

S L O P P Y . S E C O N D S
Saturday July 10 • MJQ Concourse

Tickets are on sale now!

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IPhone 4 & Flip- HD for Everyone

I just recently got the new IPhone 4 and I have to say, I'm blown away by it's video capability's!

Coming equipped with 720p HD and the ability to edit right on the phone, this gadget should be able to turn anybody with a creative mind and eye for video a filmmaker! Just months ago, Cisco Systems also released a pocket sized HD digital video camera called the FLIP with some serious high definition capability's as well. HD video technology is evolving to the point where it's becoming super affordable and more & more compact to where you can carry your camera in your pocket and create a film anywhere and anytime you see fit, all for around $200!

Below are some videos that have been shot with an IPhone 4 and a FLIP. The first video, "Cascades", was shot an directed by Marty Martin for the artist Flackjakt, and is actually the first video ever to be fully shot on an I Phone 4!

The Second Video, "Just Three Scatmen", was shot and directed by one of my favorite dance floor rockers, Dj Kozmo Koz. Using only a FLIP camera, Kozmo and his bud's ended up with a wild HD video interpreting the classic 90's dance tune "Scatman"

Feel free to give us your feedback on the videos and submit some of your own videos taken on a Flip, an I Phone or any other new technology that lets you shoot full HD from right out of your pocket.

Stephanie Sonju photography at The Brazilian Court

Saturday Nights at the Cafe Boulud in Palm Beaches  Brazilian Court Hotel  are the place to be for the Summer Season. This week, photographer Stephanie Sonju came by for a photoshoot with model Kristen Rydberg to capture the sexiness and ambience of "A Saturday Night Affair"

Make up by: Martha Borowska & Hannah Makarita

To see more of Stephanie's amazing work, visit www.sonjuphotography.zenfolio.com
And for a sophisticated dining and nightlife experience, join Nick Flash every Saturday Night at "The Cafe Boulud" as he spins an eclectic mix of Jazz, Funk, Soul, House & Disco

Monday, July 5, 2010

Jesse Michael interview for Bescene Magazine's "Schorched Issue"

Jesse Michael Interview from Murkem on Vimeo.

Just recently, "In the cut studios" was down in Miami at Carcan Studio's for a  behind the scene's look at Jesse Michael's photoshoot and interview for bescenemag.com's"Scorched Issue"

Jesse's shoot was done by none other than Derrick G, the infamous photographer who documents the lives of rap sensations Baby, Lil Wayne & Drizzy Drake.

To see more of Derrick G's work, head over to ThaRealDerrickG.blogspot.com

To find out what Jesse Michael has cooking, take a look above at the interview footage Murkem shot, and head over to bescenemag.com for the rest of the pictures Derrick G shot.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Cafe Boulud & Nick Flash Present: A Saturday Affair

For decades, Palm Beach has been the epicenter of luxury and decadence. Some of the worlds richest and most famous people fly to Palm Beach every winter to enjoy it's amazing weather, host extravagant soirées, and live like royalty in it's five-star resorts & deluxe real estate. Every Saturday throughout the summer however, The Cafe Boulud Palm Beach along with Nick Flash will be hosting an event that is guaranteed to make you feel like a Billionaire, even if you are a few dollars shy.

Located inside the historic Brazilian Court hotel, The Cafe Boulud provides a relaxed yet elegant ambiance along with fine dining at a more than affordable price. Starting at 9p.m, Nick Flash delivers a sophisticated soundtrack to the evening with a fusion of Jazz, Funk, Soul, Disco & House that is sure to make you move, groove & make romance. Sponsored by Moet & Hennesy Black, every week a group of beautiful ladies will be offering you free shots of Hennesy Black along with fantastic deals on bottles of Champagne.

A Saturday Affair is a more mature approach to West Palm Beach's nightlife, designed to evoke romance and desire through a mix of savory cuisine, seductive tunes & a refined ambiance. Experience it for yourself every saturday this Summer. 

Photographer: Chad Andreo
Model: Natalia Lopez
Make Up: Martha Borowska
Concept Design: Nick Flash & Murkem
Evening Gown Designer: Lourdes Atencio