Sweet Noise From The Urban Jungle

I remember the first spec ad I ever had designed by a professional. It was for Banana Republic and the headline read, “Clothes for the Urban Jungle.” It looked good, but it didn’t work hard enough as an ad. According to Ad Age, The Gap-owned brand is still working that basic theme, but they’re adding […]

It’s All So Clean

Reids Dry Cleaners has 16 locations in the Austin, TX area and a new spokes-singer, Austin musician Erin Ivey. Ivey says on her blog that she sot shot video throughout the production process and that she’ll post it soon. [via Adfreak] Share

Don’t Go To A House Party Without Your Adidas

BrandFreak, the new blahg from BrandWeek, is showcasing the above Adidas ad from Sid Lee in Montreal. The spot features cameos by Method Man, Katy Perry, D.M.C. (of Run-D.M.C.), Russell Simmons and David Beckham, plus a remix of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons’ 1968 hit “Beggin’ by Parisian producer Pilooski. Share

Some Bands Are Mighty Lucky Today

I don’t need any eSurance, but I bought this song on iTunes. I’d never heard of Cloud Cult until I saw this spot. And lord knows they’ll never get on Atlanta radio. Count me as one of the folks who think commercials are a great way for bands to promote themselves in music’s new world […]

Axl Needs Ads

It was 20 years ago that Guns n’ Roses were huge. Now, apparently, they need an ad agency: Rock band Guns N’ Roses is seeking an advertising agency to promote their long-awaited next album in a major break from music industry tradition. Sources suggest that Universal Music has already contacted several London advertising hotshops to […]

F-R-E-E That Spells Free Credit Report Dot Com Baby

How cathy catchy is this song? Share