Music with pictures

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  • September 18, 2012
  • StopPress Team
Music with pictures

Last week, the musical visionaries from Barnes, Catmur & Friends (and James 'Black Jim' Blackwood on drums) banished the ghosts of Battle of the Ad Bands past and took home the top prize. And for all those who weren't there, and all those who were there but may have slightly hazy memories, here's a few action shots taken by Dallas Pickering.  

Friends Electric with their vehicular spoils
Friends electric
The Hathaways
OMD's The Chased
Jakes Barnes from DDB's Taxidermy
The winners circle
DraftFCB's Pegasus
DraftFCB's Pegasus
Supergroup member Carl Sarney from DraftFCB
MC TJ McDonald
The judges: Rose Matafeo, Matt Warman from Midnight Youth and Jon Bridges
Mediacom/bcg2 Dr O
Daniel Barnes
Super group member Joe Lonie from Flying Fish's Burning Sensations
Burning Sensations
The Hathaways win best wildcard interpretation for Bright Eyes
Taxidermy wins best original
Carl Sarney
Adam Stevenson from The Hathaways

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  • February 22, 2019
  • Caitlin Salter
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