Poster Package #1—Pearl Jam
Last year’s Pearl Jam package sold for an eye-popping $6,500. Thanks to the big-hearted band, we’re back for round two. This year’s package includes a framed, limited-edition silk-screened poster of Pearl Jam’s 2006 Washington, D.C., show signed by artist Brad Klausen, a framed photo of Pearl Jam and Neil Young (circa 1992), snapped and signed by Lance Mercer (which retails for $1,000), plus a copy of 5x1, Mercer’s book of photos of the early Pearl Jam years. (Framing courtesy of Northwest Art & Frame.) Pee-riceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
Poster Package #2—Jeff Kleinsmith
Thirteen prints, including Blonde Redhead and the Shins, signed by the legendary poster artist (and resident designer at Patent Pending Industries) who helped define the modern-rock aesthetic. Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
Poster Package #3—Sasquatch, part one
Screen-printed posters of almost every act at last year’s Sasquatch festival. All are super-rare, custom-made Sasquatch screen prints that aren’t for sale anywhere in the world, but were given to the artists and Sasquatch partners. This is some seriously beautiful and hard to find shit. This package includes: Neko Case, the Decemberists, Sufjan Stevens, TV on the Radio, Iron and Wine, Bauhaus, Gomez, and more! Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
Poster Package #4—Sasquatch, part two
The same deal, but with the following posters: Beck, Wolfmother, Big Japan, Blue Scholars, Bedouin Soundclash, Band of Horses, Nada Surf, the Tragically Hip, Pretty Girls Make Graves, and more! Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
Poster Package #5—Autographed Goods
Autographed Goods: Signed posters for Disturbed, Badly Drawn Boy, Korn (framed! beautiful!), Gomez, Ben Harper, and Daz. Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
Poster Package #6—Alejandro Escovedo
Alejandro Escovedo: Cover art from Escovedo’s record The Boxing Mirror, printed on a stretched canvas and signed. Plus posters from Arctic Monkeys, Constantines, We Are Scientists, Rocky Votolato, and HIM. Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
House Party with the Cops
Have hot rockers the Cops come play your house party—with a keg of Miller beer and $200 worth of pizza from Pagliacci! Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
A stack of wax from Sony BMG (including Bob Dylan, the Go! Team, Bruce Springsteen, Anti-Flag, and Matis-yahu), a record crate and a $50 gift certificate from Jive Time Records, and two passes to the Experience Music Project (plus a copy of the EMP’s Crossroads book). WORTH OVER $200! Opening bid: $1.99!
Easy Street Shopping Spree
Pay attention—this is a shopping spree at Easy Street Records: two minutes to grab what you can, up to $500. However! It must happen at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 17, exactly two days after the Strangercrombie auction ends. Also, you must wear an elf suit during the spree for an Easy Street photo shoot and holiday ad. But it’s totally worth it. VALUED AT $500! Opening bid: $1.99!
Microsoft’s new 30-gigabyte digital media player—which can communicate with other players—that’s driving the kids nuts. Plus an eight-CD Barry Manilow collection! And an Aimee Mann Christmas CD! A ROUGHLY $250 VALUE! YOWZA! Opening bid: $1.99!
A pair of Microsoft’s new digital media players, so you and a pal can start swapping media right freaking now! Plus 11 Christmas CDs by the likes of Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, the Rat Pack, the Beach Boys, Dean Martin, Merle Haggard, and exactly five more. Plus a few Justin Timberlake CDs! A $500 VALUE! Opening bid: $1.99!
Build Your Music Library
Bury your favorite music lover under a load of rare and new music, starting with a bevy of 2006 releases from Sub Pop, including Band of Horses, the Thermals, Dead Moon, CSS, Eugene Mirman, a DVD of music videos (including the Shins, Mudhoney, Sleater-Kinney, Iron and Wine), and more! Plus, box sets by Björk (the seven-DualDisc Surrounded), the Byrds (There Is a Season), Trans-Siberian Orchestra (The Christmas Trilogy), Waylon Jennings (Nashville Rebel), and Janis Joplin (Box of Pearls), a year’s worth of Sonic Boom gift certificates ($20 a month), two gift certificates to Silver Platters ($25 each), and two passes to the Experience Music Project. Topping it all off: a smokin’ hot collection of music DVDs from My Morning Jacket to Johnny Cash live in Denmark in 1971 to Pink’s 2004 tour of Europe! Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
Cut Chemist Package
Achieve the ever-elusive turntablist’s orgasm with a copy of The Audience’s Listening LP (signed!), another copy of The Audience’s Listening (unsigned!), four Cut Chemist turntable mats, a framed and signed Cut Chemist poster, and a DJ bag! All for the low, low price of slightly more than whatever the last person bid! D Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
So You Wanna Be a Rock Star
Think you got what it takes? The good folks at Barsuk and Sub Pop will listen to and critique your demo and The Stranger’s own Aaron Huffman (also of Harvey Danger fame) will design a poster for an upcoming gig! Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
A bunch of Universal and Fontana releases from 2006 (including Sigur Rós, New York Dolls, Hot Snakes, Public Enemy, Rocco Deluca, and Robbie Basho), and a smattering of punk CDs, PLUS a weird grab bag of miscellany, including a copy of American Hardcore, an AC/DC patch, a Too Short whistle, a Strokes button set, a Red Hot Chili Peppers skateboard deck, an autographed Fiona Apple poster, a Go! Team pennant, and a bunch of other stuff you really (really) can’t find anywhere else. Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!