Saturday, 6 March 2010

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Thursday, 4 March 2010

VIDEO GRAF | OverSpray 2.0 Featuring Bisc1 (Trailer).

Video Graf is legendary. Was cool to spot Ironlak cans in this trailer for Overspray 2.0.

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USET - Sydney, Australia.

Uset from Sydney, Australia has a cool blog that you can peep here:

Here's some of our favourite images from it...

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Kaos in King St. A graffiti claymation film by Luke Cavalan screening at 567 King - Sydney, Australia.

THIS SATURDAY, 6 March 2010, 6:00 - 10:00pm.
Free entry, All welcome. Supported by Ironlak.

Peep the video trailer below:

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Cavalan (AKA Lc Beats) is a young film maker and musician from Marrickville. His latest short film is hot off the press and will preview at At The Vanishing Point - Contemporary Art, Newtown on Saturday 6 March with live beats and MCs, an exhibition of Cavalan's Kaos in King St sets and screenings of the recently completed film.

Kaos in King St, following Mayhem in May Lane (2008), is a claymation stop-motion film depicting the impact of the recently legislated anti-graffiti laws whilst drawing attention to potential consequences.

In production for 12 months the 20 minute animation features dialogue and caricatures of pioneering Sydney graffiti artists Teazer, Pnash, Phibs and Mistery - with signature works from these artists, individually reproduced on a small scale.

"I've never done anything like this before," Phibs said. "The whole process and the way it is put together is incredible. Seeing the finished result is very satisfying."

Scenes are set in real-to-life scaled models of the facades and streets of Newtown.

"I wanted the small scale sets to mirror the actual streets of Newtown", Cavalan said, "so I invited the artists to create their signature work on a small scale."

Cavalan is also a talented aerosol artist and beat-boxer who has performed with the likes of Morganics, Charlie McMahon, Thom Thumb, Rivals and Thundamentals. At the preview night he will perform live with the likes of Brethren, one of the longest serving hip hop crews in Australia, and more.

Luke Cavalan has a Diploma from the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS) and is currently commencing a Bachelor of Digital Media at the University of New South Wales College of Fine Arts (COFA). Kaos in King St will premier at Platform 3 Hip Hop festival held at Carriage Works Redfern, Saturday 20 March.

Kaos in King Street received sponsorship from 567 King Graffiti Art supply store in Newtown and Australian aerosol paint company Ironlak.

For further information, Ph: 0422 472 402 E: or visit -

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Wednesday, 3 March 2010

Watch this space...


It's nearly time...

Stay tuned.

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Monday, 1 March 2010


DETROIT 2009 from Askew One on Vimeo.

"This is short video cut from footage I shot in Detroit during a trip out there late last year. Featured in the video are Jaes, Allicat and Cecs from NYC who came down as well. Big shouts to Tom and Aaron from C-Pop and Brian G for getting me out there. Detroit is definitely a place everyone should visit at least once in their life!" - Askew TMD.

Cecs, Jaes and Askew.

Cold As Ice.

Clean Or Dirty. The Most Defs - Askew & Jaes.

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Design: The Home Office

Robbie from Unkut describes the mixtape project: "If you’d told me that I’d be dropping a tape with DJ Doo Wop that featured exclusive tracks from some of New York’s finest back when I started Unkut Dot Com six years ago, I would have told you to stop smoking that shit. I’ve been through some ups and downs over that time, but Unkut has always held me down regardless. This is a small token of my appreciation to everyone who has supported and stuck by the site and kept things moving.

"Shouts to everyone who came through and contributed to this project on the strength. Thanks to Ironlak for the support, eskay and Legend for helping to spread the word and of course the one and only Doo Wop who really knocked it out the park.

"Still cold gettin’ dumb on you crumbs after six years…let’s go!"

Counter Strike – The Unkut Dot Com Mixtape [256kps]

Counter Strike – The Unkut Dot Com Mixtape [128kps]

Counter Strike – The Unkut Dot Com Mixtape [Streaming]

Counter Strike [Unmixed Version]

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Friday, 26 February 2010

It's been a long time coming...

We've had this one in the bag for a while and it's nearly time to release our new product to the world.

What's in the box?

Below is a little teaser, stay tuned for more next week.

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Tuesday, 23 February 2010

Ironlak can spotted in birth control advert.

How we ended up in this advert I'll never know. This is a little old now but the first time we've managed to see it. Watch to the end to see our one second of fame.

Thanks to Paul for the link.

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Monday, 22 February 2010


Members of the Ironlak Family get together to jam on a wall in Melbourne.

Thanks to everyone that came down on the day to hang with us, new friends and old, it was a pleasure to kick it with y'all. Cheers for the support.

Shot and photos: Luke Shirlaw.
Cut: Selina Miles.

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Monday, 15 February 2010

"Ironlak Attack" by Ian Millard.

"Ironlak Attack" by Ian Millard. 12 hand cut stencils and spraypaint. 30"x22".

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Ironlak interview on The Source website.

Mini interview we did with Kazeem from The Source mag.

1. When and how did Ironlak start?

Ironlak started around 2002 but really came to life in 2004. It started because we wanted to provide writers in Australia with quality spray paint at an affordable price. Prior to Ironlak, Australian writers were paying through the nose for imported brands. We started with 10 colours and slowly built it up over time, improving our formula as we went along. After a while we started to get some interest from the USA and around June last year we started to sell paint in the USA. It's still a daily grind and it seems that shit always comes the hard way, but we never thought back then that we would ever get to the point where we could take this shit global.

2. What makes Ironlak such a good paint to "get up" with?

Rather than give you a sales pitch, I think the best response to this question comes from the feedback that we get from the writers out there; I'll quote Jaes COD from NY "It covers like butter, has a great color selection and a nice amount of pressure. It’s really good paint and it’s for writers, by writers! How can you beat that?" and Pose MSK from Chicago; "It’s crazy vibrant, has ridiculous control, and the coverage is unbeatable, point blank. Honestly just slap a pink dot on that bad boy and it’s game over. The paint is too much fun."

3. Who are some of the your favorite artists?

We are very fortunate to be able to work with many of the artists that we respect and admire. Take a look at the Family section of and you'll see a list of our favourite artists from around the globe. Some other favourites are Skeme, Wane, Grey, Giant, Amaze, Nekst, Hense, Seen, Revok, Pubes, Rime, Espo, Persue and the list goes on.

4. Any thing new coming up for Ironlak Colors?

We just had a new bright chrome and tar black drop. Go get some!! We have a couple of other top secret things that we will be revealing soon, plus more limited edition artist series cans, more clothing and even some markers. Stay tuned to for the reveal.

link: The Source - Ironlak

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GARY MSK HA & ROACH DRS - Sydney Australia

"Something strange with Gary went down at the weekend." -Roach.

Roach's blog:

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Une Expedition d'art Art Show (California).

GO FONT UR SELF | Chapter Four

"Just Another Day" | Mike Giant & Derick Montez.

Thursday, 11 February 2010


A really cool project that the gang in New Zealand are working on. Props to Askew, Berst and the rest of the crew out there for thinking outside the square. We are really excited to watch this unfold.

EPISODE 1: AN INTRODUCTION "Urban Development is an outdoor art project, the objective is to provide the platform for collaboration between artists across a wide range of mediums and stages in career. The project centres around street influenced mural work but will also draw in a variety of creative’s, both emerging and established. The concept is to think outside the conventional confines of graffiti, fine art, sculptural work, performance and beyond, blurring the lines and creating a dynamic and interesting project worthy of international attention. This Episode introduces the project through brief interviews with the founding collective, Berst, Askew, Snek and Tim Webber. Stay tuned for regular updates including profiles on collaborators and the murals progress."

link: urbandevelopment

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Wednesday, 10 February 2010

DON'T SWEAT THE TECHNIQUE - The All New Ironlak Techies.

Sofles tries out the new Ironlak Techies. Transparent black and white cans that give you the ability to add a new depth to your pieces.

Grab these at your favourite Ironlak store.

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Tuesday, 9 February 2010

LORDS & KINGS Collective | New show - Santa Ana, CA.