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Arcade Fire’s triumphant Glastonbury show drives over 40% rise in listens

Music streaming service Napster compared the number of plays over the Glastonbury week (June 22nd – June 28th) with the equivalent week in January (Jan 22nd – Jan 28th) this year, revealing the increase. The top ten Arcade Fire tracks over the Glastonbury week were: Ian Greaves from Napster UK said: “Glastonbury gets mainstream attention […]

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World Cup: Top 10 Most Popular England Songs

The chart below is based on the most recent listening figures of official and unofficial England songs. New Order’s World in Motion (including the legendary John Barnes rap) tops the chart, getting nearly 20% more listens than the number 2 song, Euro 96’s Three Lions. England do not have an official song for this tournament, […]

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Custom World Cup Posters for Every Competing National Team

Now this is a nice surprise on a Friday morning: some World Cup art done with aplomb and affection. Lovely. Via Sports Illustrated Brazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira has begun to unleash bevy of custom country-specific posters on Tumblr for the upcoming Greatest SPorting Occasion in the World showing game-turning players and crests […]

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Why So Sad Batman?

His nomination for the role has been bathed in controversy and now the very first picture of Ben Affleck is getting the kind of attention Zack snyder wasn’t probably expecting. Okay, so the nerdists among us get to discuss the next incarnations of the suit and the Batmobile. But the burning question from the picture […]

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Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Artshow Spectacular

Ghostbusters had everything, didn’t it? Fireman’s poles, cool logos, cool cars, unlicensed nuclear accelerators, solid-gold Murrayness, solid gold Akroydness, supernatural para-psychology, Ray Parker Jnr, the list goes on and on. In fact, it remains one of our favourite movies ever made – even when it’s on the telly schedule, you watch it, right? – and […]

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Top 10 Definitely Maybe Facts (by Napster)

With the 20th anniversary edition release of Oasis’ debut album Definitely Maybe fast approaching (19th May), the famed music streaming service Napster has produced these top ten facts about Definitely Maybe. Rather interersting they are too, cheers Napster . 1.       After the gigantic buzz around their first release ‘Columbia’, Oasis’ first attempt to record their […]

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Perfectly Detailed LEGO Models of Retro Gadgets

Hat’s off to the latest work of talented brick builder Chris McVeigh who has painstakingly pieced together these designs for LEGO Retro Gadgets. You can get full guides on his website or buy ready-made versions from McVeigh’s store. The work of a true vidoegame and LEGO fan. Awesome.

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Alternative Godzilla Posters

There’s nothing we like more than an alternative poster set here at Stash and this time we have to thank Thomas Walker, Tom Muller, Andy Hau, Peter Stults, Chris Malbon, Tim Weakland and Kasey Gifford for the above and below. Fantastic, aren’t they? If Godzilla were trampling down another city in his usual monstrous rage […]

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National Geographic Animal Selfies

Starring a panda, koala, gorilla, bear and kangaroo, the ads show the animals behaving just like modern humans, holding up smartphones and taking sneaky selfies in the bathroom and in the bedroom. There are a lot of terrible animal pictures out there… but National Geographic have the best. That’s the message and we like it. […]

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Mystery Chalkboard Masterpieces

Yep, forget sneaking into classrooms and solving complicated equations, at the Columbus College of Art two senior ad and graphic design students have been decorating the place with some really wonderful words of advice. We’ve got some advice from Mark Twain, some imagery of J M Barrie to intricately deisgned and detailed book covers. What […]

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Mega-Detailed Headphone Ads

There’s an ad agaency in Miami that contains a few clever people. How do we know this fleeting information and why are we telling you? Because Y&R/Bravo has come up with these awesomely detailed ads that show how famous musicians colour our worlds. The artistry inside the phones is made possible by the artist in […]

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Dictators and their Only Friends

At least they in the mind of the exceptionally skilled Chunlong Sun. He’s an artist based on Beijing who clverly manipulates images suing photoshop, and he’s rather good at it.Check out more of Chunlong’s choice work on this Behance site.

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20 things to Keep in Mind for Eurovision

1. Despite what you might think, Eurovision is definitely cool. We’re staying in to watch it. With a cup of tea. No going out or boozing or socialising or having fun for us. Nope. 2. Sigh… 3. You’ll also get a good insight in to how much everyone in Europe (deservedly) hates the UK. 4. […]

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Football is Art: Famous Players as Musical Stars

The greatest players in the game didn’t just yearn for a bulging trophy cabinet and loads of followers on their Twitter account, they wanted make the game look beautiful: to play with an artistry and flair that transcended the game and made the people happy. Anyway, heroic New York graphic artist James Taylor has taken […]

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Mondo Creepshow at the Texas Frightmare Weekend

Texas Frightmare Weekend is almost upon us and it includes lots of excellent opportunities to buy good stuff from some of Stash’s favourite artists and limited edition Mondo posters. Course, if you don’t live in America, you’re kinda stuffed. Well, ish. The posters will only be available in pretty miniscule quantities, the biggest run being […]

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Brilliant Marker Pen Sports Car Illustrations

The illustrator who created these blocky sketches of curvaceous automotive joy is Claeys Jelle who defines his work with the radicoloured splashes and hints that adorn the bodies and chromatics of the cars. Petrolheads will attest that a Porsche 911 RS, a Ferrari F40 and an Alfa Romeo Tipo 33 are all incuded in the […]

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Vintage Pin-Up Ads X Superheroines

Imagine if the sultry saviours/villains of the DC universe began to be tempted by the advertising buck. That’s what awesome illustrator Ant Lucia did when coming up with this pin-ups ad series, and we doth approve rather heavily. Who wouldn’t be inspired by the Wonder Woman propoganda ad or a little bit, well, you know, […]

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Super Rockers

What more can you ask from a post: a healthy mix of music and sueperheroes. Lovely. You can buy the prints here