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Discussion in 'Rest In Peace' started by HALOHZ, Mar 14, 2002.


    HALOHZ Guest

    waddup. yo any one have TIE flics ???
    if so post em

    2 fingas
  2. donniefrisco

    donniefrisco Member

    Joined: Aug 10, 2001 Messages: 406 Likes Received: 1
    TIE was definitely hardcore....Mucho respect...
  3. Skye

    Skye New Jack

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  4. Secret

    Secret Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 20, 2000 Messages: 3,169 Likes Received: 0
    in Brooklyn
  5. The BLACK Y

    The BLACK Y Member

    Joined: Feb 13, 2002 Messages: 530 Likes Received: 0

    TED NUGENT Senior Member

    Joined: Jan 6, 2001 Messages: 1,868 Likes Received: 1
    seo is too dope there was a nice seo buff mark running until a couple months ago on top of the congress theatre here in chicago..lets all say thanks to cyfer for going over it and getting it buffed again this time completely
  7. Jerk182

    Jerk182 Member

    Joined: May 9, 2001 Messages: 915 Likes Received: 0
    respect to......................................


    about time there was a tie thread. even though its been started poorly lets make it happen. these are all stolen. ill add some more.
  8. Jerk182

    Jerk182 Member

    Joined: May 9, 2001 Messages: 915 Likes Received: 0
    and more.............................

    again these are all stolen from hifiart.com. there needs to be a collection of tie shit on here so please add to this. if you werent in sf when he was bombing, you might not even know how influenced by him you are. since sf gets a rediculous amount of magazine coverage for such a small scene you probably have seen and been affected by ties work. he was amazing. i have NEVER seen some one who bombed as hard as him. i know tie spent some time in nyc. nyc is a land of throwups with a far more refined culture to its styles and techniques. i dont necesarily believe tie was the first to do any of the following but here are some elements to his bombing that he definately blew up on the west coast. things like

    -rocking buff spots hard regardless, showing everyone just how random the buff was at the time. some of the grayest walls were running for months with tie or seo outlines bouncing up and down as he made his path.

    -the one line throwup............. done before but speed was the name of his game. he was bombing tie with mq who has a much simpler throwup and you could tell he was keeping up. even became more aerodynamic with seo and its 3 sweeping lines that made them so fresh, you could see the motion of his bombing and it was fucking exciting.

    -painting through the window grates. GNARLY spots on market and mission.

    -doing such "weird" (at the time) tags at a point in sg graff where a lot of people were still trying to perfect their twist hands or trying ot be gangsters with their cholo letters.

    - doing the, "backwards reversed inside the windows of the building you just broke into" trick. on one of the tightest buildings ever on market with fate 5 stories of windows with like 7 on each floor. (i couldn't find pictures of this spot. anyone got it?) many people would do this after, creating a whole new kind of shot to seek out.

    -making a point of painting over multiple surfaces. not fitting into the typical spaces everyone would gently place their graffiti into. tie would blast over the brick wall onto the glass door filling inover the door frame and circling your doorbell with the dot of his "e". and all seemingly on purpose with speed. tie created the most amazing compositions on the walls he painted, seeking out interesting things to paint over and juxtapose into his outlines. sometimes not filling in so you could see just what it was that attracted him to the spot.

    -the 3 dot halo on your throwup or tag. or adding the three lines to the halo on your tag. (he definately didnt do this first. but after he was rocking it it worked its way in to a lot of peoples repertoirs.)

    -connecting the lines of your throwup to show the overlap of your next letter. (do you know what i mean?) look at the way the i is both behind and in front of his t. this trick was later adopted by fate. to place his t behind and infront of his throw. very fresh.

    -leaving the part of his t un-outlined. you know the spiral part. i definately saw twist dothis on the west coast years before but since tie ive seen an awefull lot of people utilizing that spiral or letting that fill mist into the background unrestrained by an outline.

    -just an overall trend to doing what at the time were considered weird and ny looking throwups. now it seems everyone has a throwup in this style. remember when west coast throwups sucked? people would do those throws where the top of everyletter had the same wispy point thing? i remember, i used to do them.

    so many people were so motivated to rock during his reign and after he was killed. i remember people even saying things like " so and so is just trying to paint like tie." or "its seems just cause tie started rocking so and so has been painting so much more." it was funny that painting a lot was "trying to belike tie" guys like kept abandoned anal german thin tip piecing to become a throwup monster. (also very influential in the school of what many would call "ugly") or how about all the ocho no 3d outline stuff that popped up, and later people like kers lewy and flare trying to take it to and even more rediculous level rocking madman stocktip fillins in the hottest spots. i dont think im taking away from any of these peoples bombing by saying tie had a hand in it.

    this is kinda long winded. but i just hope some people can get a taste of how fucking amazing he was. i remember specifically going downtown and thinking "fuck!, this guy is going out every night" his throwups always had the emotion, movement, and feeling of BOMBING!! laced with adrenaline that was completely contagious.
    when he was shot it seemed almost fitting in a horrific way. it made you wonder just how long could he keep it up. what way could this story end. a lot of bombers age into the cynical piecers that they are now but that just didnt make sense for tie. but i can imagine he would have excelled onto the next level as well. he was murdered tragically young. he never saw 19.
    his killer will get his in some way some form, karma's a reality and it will catch up.................................................
    tie influenced my graff and my life, yours too and you might not even know it. thanks for listening
  9. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE Veteran Member

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  10. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE Veteran Member

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  11. *SIZEROKS*

    *SIZEROKS* Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 16, 2001 Messages: 7,001 Likes Received: 0
    TIE rest in phame.........
  12. I hadnt heard of Tie until about a year before his death, then when I moved to Brooklyn I used to see the Coney Island lines smashed by him and Setup...All that stuff is still there till this day...RIP...I wish I flicked stuff....
  13. HOST18 DYM

    HOST18 DYM Guest

    ...RIP TIE...


    In Manhattan.
  14. HOST18 DYM

    HOST18 DYM Guest

    More Tie goodies

  15. jack tripper

    jack tripper New Jack

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