So i’ve just came back from a weekend in Melbourne for the CARBON festival ran by the guys from ACCLAIM MAG. I headed over to the eastcoast with Scott from Thinktank, Adam Del Borrello and Daniel from Street X.
The weekend was great met some great guys like Alini from Triple Beam Distro. Ate out at some great restaurants , did some shopping but i have to say Chapel Street you let me down seriously same shit in most stores, i did fall in love with a girl working at one of the stores but. Got way too drunk most nights but i was on holiday after all.
Now to the CARBON RECAP.
The event was pretty good some great speakers and some really fucking douche bag speakers. I actuarially got the most from the speakers that i hadn’t even heard of before the event. Guys like Chaz Bororquez dude was legit, Nick Catchdubs who filled in last minute for fellow Fools Gold owner Dust La Rock and writer Joy Yoon.
The streetwear guys i went to see like Mega from Blackscale and Eugene from Hypebeast both did great speeches but i guess they just spoke about ideas and beliefs that i already know and believe in which is great as it just reconfirms my own self belief that i’m on the right track. Basically believe in yourself and be a creative not a curator. Just Do You.
I have to say that i feel really sorry for Yimmy Yayo. Trying to do your speech but getting stopped by immature grown men every two minutes and not losing your shit at them is proof of his good character.
I won’t mention these joke of men as they aren’t even worth me wasting the time typing their names. If i was Yimmy i would of lost my shit and stormed out.
My favorite speakers of the event in no order were:
I did take some photos of my trip on my disposable camera. ( 4 stores and 3 blank stares on sales assistants face’s i finally found a store that still sold disposable film cameras.) But i still have like nine photos left so once i used them all up i’ll get them developed and post them up on the blog.
In the meantime here are some of my Instagram photos from the trip. Follw me @francesconathan