DIPLO TO LAUNCH NEW ZINE SERIES “BLOW YOUR HEAD” OCTOBER 1ST 2012
PHOTOGRAPHER SHANE MCCAULEY REUNITES WITH DIPLO TO EXPLORE A DIFFERENT COUNTRY AND MUSICAL GENRE WITH EACH VOLUME IN THE SAME VEIN AS DIPLO’S 128 BEATS PER MINUTE
Diplo continues his role as a “cultural curator”, as described in the New York Times, with his newest comprehensive, country by country, genre by genre exploratory zine “Blow Your Head.” Teaming back up with his trusty sidekicke photographer Shane McCauley (128 Beats Per Minute), the first issue of “Blow your Head” will focus on the duos travels through Trenchtown and their visits to Tuff Gong Studios, Gee Jam Studios and Sugarman Beach, documenting and exploring the frontier of the cultures most innovative music through dexterous photographs of the players and venues.
While artistically following in the same vein as the critically acclaimed and tremendously successful, 128 Beats Per Minute, this quarterly zine will be presented as a 8 x 10 inch, 96 page, black and white softcover printed in a limited addition amount. Pre-orders are available in three different bundles – the standard book, deluxe edition and the deluxe editon with a limited silk screen poster.
“Blow Your Head” officially drops and will be available in stores come October 1st via Picture Box, with a special launch event to follow on October 10th, 7 PM where Diplo and Shane McCauley will be signing magazines at FAMILY (located at 436 N. Fairfax Ave., LA, CA 90036).