Updated: Aug 22
hope you are all staying safe
during this difficult time.
We at San Portablo 1901
have been staying positive.
A few artistic pieces have gone up
in the Riverside Walk HQ
including a 'Tamping' Piece
in the same font as the next design
which we will be dropping later this week.
'Tamping' will be a five colour design for the first run
after the first run
any future runs will be single colour
so when the five colour are gone
they wont be coming back
making the first Tamping run exclusive.
The word 'Tamping' has been chosen
as the next slogan
following on from 'Landed', 'Shunk', 'Tidy', 'Lush'.
Its a word that as
a street label based in Port Talbot
we hear a lot from our customer base typically -
Customer 'Have you got a Selwyn Jenkins T Shirt?'
us 'No its Sold out son'
Customer 'Tamping - I knew I should have got it last week'.
Tamping is when one might be
disappointed, angry, frustrated, unlucky, furious
we would go as far as to say
its beyond very angry.
It is beyond fuming and
Tamping is in 'furious' territory.
Tamping has been designed by Aidan Cole
a well known street artist in the community.
The Red, Orange, Yellow fade and black outline
are as hot as the Molten Iron from the Blast Furnaces....
it is as strong as steel
and as funky as the Troubador, Wall Street, Marthas.
1901 has also done a couple of photos shoots
since the last blog.
Mike Pancho Locke has once again directed
and the photography has been taken on
by AKA Media's James Kenning.
The shoots have both used
locations in Swansea and Port Talbot.
James and Mike go way way back.
The Models have once again been
Mr Furse, Zowie, Claayz
and we have guest appearance from
Nom, Iona and Mali.
The shoots were great fun
and we look forward to doing another
in the near future
we are keeping our eyes out for potential locations.
The Riverside Walk Shop
we are very glad to say
is once again open.
It has been a wicked bounce
to see regular customers again
so come on down.
Aled and Arlo travelled from Llantrisant,
Scott and Kirsty,
Jack, Kathy and Ian -
Bubb to name a few.
This website has now taken over 200 orders
including our first ever in Birmingham
popping the Brum Cherry
today we sent out our first Irish order
outside of Dublin
it went to County Sligo
Big Up Aaron in Sligo..
Big Shout to the customers in Chelmsford, Essex,
landed that 1901 is being rocked
all over England.
Finally want to give a shout out
to Derrick Mighten, Glyn Radford, Jamie Griffiths and Dean Lawrence
for all the good vibes
they have been playing
on social media during lockdown.
Claayz will be paying tribute
to those DJ's
in the next Bell Inn design
that will also be dropping in August...
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