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10 Awesome Concert Posters at SXSW's Flatstock 33

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This poster by Nakatomi caused the kid behind me to say: "Dad, I want the giant squid poster. Now."
See also: The Worst Moments from SXSW 2012

By Nick Rallo

Flatstock is a dangerous place to be with a credit card. This year, Flatstock 33 (presented by the American Poster Institute) featured over 100 artists with enough completely badass concert posters to drain your checking account dry. No, seriously: five minutes of walking around the Convention Center, and you'll start to imagine which pieces of furniture you'll sell later to pay the rent.

The 10 posters below were favorites from the bunch.

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Under Pressure Screen Printing

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All photos by Nick Rallo
Designed by The Bird Machine. Owner Jay Ryan: "It's my job to inform people, and very few people know about the giant sky walrus."

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Cricket Press

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Sean Mort

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Me: "I like personfied birds." Creator Nate Duval: "Well, you came to the right booth."

 

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Nate Duval's poster for Explosions in the Sky in Dallas

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F2 Design

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Magnificent Beard

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F2 Design

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Nevada Hill


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