Category: Video

Sumo Wrestling in Japantown!

September 10, 2012   |   Art, Events, News, Outside, Video   |   0 Comments

This past weekend our Marketing intern went on an adventure through the streets of San Francisco and stumbled upon an EPIC event… Sumo Wrestling!!!

Yes, a free sumo exhibition featuring three of the world’s best pro wrestlers right here in the beautiful Bay Area. How could anyone pass up on that??? You’re right, they couldn’t!

This colossal event took place this past Saturday ( Sept. 8 ) at the Japantown Peace Plaza in San Francisco, CA. The event drew a large audience and was extremely entertaining [...] Read More >

Check out this exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of talented Brooklyn MC, Skyzoo’s new single “JanSport Strings” brought to us courtesy of The Faculty Inc./Duck Down Records.

Skyzoo tells us how the JanSport brand played a unique part in his life, especially during his childhood growing up in Brooklyn.

A big shout out goes to Skyzoo and his team for sharing this with us! We also spotted a Right Pack Signature Series pack cameo! Very cool! CLICK HERE to listen to JanSport Strings [...] Read More >

New Bonfire Sessions Videos

August 30, 2012   |   Events, Music, News, Video   |   0 Comments

Seapony treated us to their mellow brand of shoe-gaze 90′s indie rock a few weeks ago up in Seattle at Bear Creek. Now you can check out some highlights from their set and our Seattle Bonfire Sessions. Watch Part 2 here and check out part 1 along with all of the other Bonfire Sessions webisodes on our JanSport Youtube Channel.

Stay tuned because we’ll be making a big announcements about out last Bonfire Sessions event of the year!

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Palm Springs Bonfire videos now live

May 15, 2012   |   Events, Music, News, Video   |   0 Comments

Couldn’t make it to out Palm Springs Bonfire Sessions with Crystal Antlers? That’s ok, you can catch the highlights from out April 21st event in our three part video series.

While you’re at it, you can also check out the videos from our event back in March at SXSW with White Denim.

We’re going to have some big announcements about our upcoming Toronto Bonfire Sessions really soon including artist announces and info on how you can attend!

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White Denim Videos Are Now Live!

April 9, 2012   |   Events, Music, News, Video   |   0 Comments

Couldn’t make it to SXSW this year? Don’t sweat it: JanSport and put together this three part video series documenting our Austin Bonfire Sessions event with White Denim. Check out Part One below and check out the other two parts here at our JanSport Bonfire Sessions site.

Coachella is up next for the Bonfire Sessions and we’ll be making some big announcements later this week so check back!

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A few months back we featured a highly entertaining webisode series called Midwest Underground- read all about it here.

The guys behind Midwest Underground are trying to take their program to the next level through an online Kickstarter project to raise capital to invest back into the show. Kickstarter lets ordinary people donate money to help folks bring their ideas to life.

While hugely entertaining, we believe Midwest Underground serves a higher purpose of helping emerging artists gain much needed exposure through [...] Read More >

Check out the JanSport Youtube Channel!

February 25, 2012   |   Events, Music, Video   |   1 Comment

We’ve done it: JanSport has a Youtube channel, and to celebrate we’ve posted three never before seen videos from last year’s Bonfire Sessions events! Check out the highlights from Seattle, Montreal, and Austin.

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Welcome to the new Unzipped

February 23, 2012   |   Art, Events, Gear, Music, News, Outside, Video   |   0 Comments

Do you like it? We know, change can be tough, but click around a bit and we think you’ll LOVE the new features: a squeaky clean look, some new and super easy ways to share our posts with your friends and more JanSport coverage than ever including our newest gear, events, what’s happening in the world outside, art, and of course, it couldn’t be the Unzipped blog without a hefty dose of music.

Speaking of music, did you notice the our fancy new streaming audio [...] Read More >

Score One For Independent Music

February 13, 2012   |   Music, News, Video   |   0 Comments

Did anyone else see Bon Iver win the Grammy for Best New Artist last night? Pretty sweet for a midwestern guy without a major label production or promotion budget (Bon Iver is on Bloomington, Indiana’s Jagjaguwar.) The Arcade Fire winning last year’s album of the year was pretty sweet, but this is a whole new level of independent music achieving mainstream success and we couldn’t be happier about it.

For any fans out there, watch Justin Vernon and the Roots turn his song  ”Perth” into [...] Read More >

OK Go at it again

February 8, 2012   |   Music, Video   |   0 Comments

The guys in OK Go never cease to amaze with their music videos. Whether it be the mind-blowing Rube Goldberg machine video for “This Too Shall Pass”, treadmill choreography in “Here it Goes Again“, or stop motion photography in this brand new video for Sesame Street explaining the primary colors, this band always finds some way to push the limits.

Their even newer video for “Needing/Getting” takes the insanity to an all new level. The guys set [...] Read More >