Scion AV Installation Presents “The Gift Show” Featuring Works From Chrissie Abbott, Metal Blade, Trent Call and Trouble & Bass

The Scion AV Installation Retail Space’s “The Gift Show” opens December 15, 2012, and kicks off with a reception from 7 to 10 p.m. The items featured in the show were donated by Scion’s community of artists and all proceeds from their sales will be donated to charity for Superstorm Sandy relief efforts.

The reception is all ages, and open to the public with RSVP at

The list of contributors who pitched in items including original artwork, test pressings, accessories and collectibles is long (and we appreciate every one of them), but here’s a spotlight on a few them, plus what they’ve got on offer.

Chrissie Abbott is a London-based illustrator and designer who work in multiple mediums. Her work appeared in the show “Close to a World Below” at the Scion Installation gallery and she participated as a panelist at the 2012 edition of the Scion Music(less) Music Conference.

In My Mind I’m Clapping tote bag, Chrissie Abbott – $20


Bardot Visions 1-color metallic screen print, Chrissie Abbott – $45


Show Me The Way digital print, Chrissie Abbott – $45


Hot Stuff 3-color screen print, Chrissie Abbott – $75


Metal Blade Records has been releasing heavy music for 30 years. Born in Southern California and now a global force, they were early champions of  legends including Slayer and Cannibal Corpse, and have kept on releasing amazing music for decades. Metal Blade recently partnered with Scion A/V for a label showcase that included performances by Six Feet Under, Cattle Decapitation, Battlecross, Gypsyhawk and Pilgrim.


Cannibal Corpse figurine, Metal Blade Records


Job For A Cowboy Ruination vinyl, Metal Blade Records


Between the Buried and Me The Parallax II: Future Sequence signed test pressing, Metal Blade Records


Amod Amarth Twilight of the Thunder God picture disc, Metal Blade Records


Trent Call is an artist in Salt Lake City who continues to explore a variety of mediums, putting his distinct approach on all of them.

Killer Postcards set of 8, Trent Call – $10


An Appropriate Solution signed screen print on paper, Trent Call – $250


Trouble & Bass champions heavy bass sounds through insane releases and even insaner parties. Since this New York crew has been ruling for years, they have a monthly show on Scion Streaming Radio and released a mission statement label sampler on Scion A/V.


Trouble & Bass x Zonders Fingerprint framed 8”x10” print, Trouble & Bass – $50


Trouble & Bass x Zonders Youth Blood framed 8”x10” print, Trouble & Bass – $50


Also available at “The Gift Show” are ten RZA and David Choe collaborative prints depicting the Wu-Tang Clan. RZA will be at Scion AV Installation on Saturday night for the opening.

Scion AV Installation is at 7667 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046. The show will run from December 15, 2012 to January 5, 2013.

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