So you might remember our post we wrote before, about the 44 ‘music related’ brands that came to mind in 6 minutes in one UK focus group… Ouch. Following up from a kind hint from AdAge, we [Team Ruby Pseudo from the UK] thought we ought to see what brands occupied front of mind with […]

MUSIC-INVOLVED BRANDS

Fashion
Converse
Element
Hot Topic
John Varvatos

Punk
Trash and Vaudeville
Tripp Jeans
Dr. Martens
Vivienne Westwood

Ghetto
Wu-Wear (Wu-Tang Clan)
Phat Farm (Russell Simmons)
Baby Phat (Kimora Lee Simmons)
Sean John (P Diddy)
Rocawear (Jay Z)
Timberland

Streetwear
Ice Cream/Billionaire Boys Club (Pharrell)
Bape (Nigo)
10xDeep
Alife
Adidas
Nike

Hipster
Christian Joy (“Karen O” of the yeah yeah yeah’s personal designer)
Urban Outfitters
RVCA (Record Label/Clothing Line)
American Apparel

MUSIC PROMOTION
Showpaper (DIY music scene zine)
Showismonster (DIY music scene promotion)
Myspace
Viva Radio
East Village Radio

Food & Beverage
Sparks
Pabst Blue Ribbon

MUSIC ASSOCIATED BRANDS [clever if you've got in here mind...]

Fashion
Lucky Thirteen (Rockabilly/Americana fashion)
Junk Food (Pop Culture t-shirts)
Cheap Monday
Marc Jacobs
Dee & Ricky
Manic Panic Hair Dye (Punk based famous hair dye)
Kill City Jeans (Skinny jeans, mainly through Urban Outfitters)
Soundgirl (“Young, Contemporary fashion”)
Brooklyn Industries (NY-centric fashion)
BDG Jeans (Also through Urban Outfitters)
Levis (Pure fucking Rock ‘N Roll)
Evisu
Jean Paul Gaultier
Louis Vuitton
Keds
Gap (Famous for campaigns featuring musicians, example: John legend, John Mayer)

Food/Beverage
Coca Cola
Rockstar Energy Drink
Sprite

Online
Myopenbar.com
Facebook

Misc
Target
AT&T (Purveyors of the iPhone)
Marlboro (I don’t think I need to explain the cultural significance of cigarettes in music)
Camel (As above)

Random Brands

Food/Beverage
Tic-Tacs
Snapple
Vintage Seltzer (fizzy water)
Boylan’s Sodas
Utz Potato Chips
Arizona Iced Tea
Dentyne Ice

Electronics
Nintendo
Sega
Nikon

Random RANDOM RANDOM
Marvel Comics
The World Book
IKEA
Sharpie

So there’s the list… here’s hoping you’re on here… Along with your 94 other mates. Anyone want to get involved with something other than music out there?…

- Article originally appeared on Ruby Pseudo Wants a Word

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