In episode 8 Mike and Tony catch up with Bale Sisneros on Sunday morning of the New Mexico Tattoo Fiesta. Bale and his partner, Brian Everett, set the bar very high with the production of the show. It was so busy that we had a hard time pulling tattooers away from the floor to record with us as there were plenty of tattoo clients to go around. Bale is a true Burque OG. He goes on to explain how Por Vida Tattoo came about and what he’s been up to as of late. Check it out!
Category Archives: Northern Arizona tattoo fest
Episode 7 features Brighton England’s own, Fade FX, whilst sitting in at Hold Fast after Northern AZ Tattoo Fest. Fade discusses the American premier of her self produced documentary, Point of no Return. She also talks about her introducing to the Iban tribe of Borneo and learning their traditional hand poke tattoo method. It was great to spend time with Fade and we are already looking forward to the next time we are able to hang!
In episode 6 Mike and Tony meet up with Durb Morrison at Northern AZ Tattoo Fest. Durb talks a bit about his timeline as a tattooer dating all the way back to his first few tattoos. Durb gives us a glimpse into what inspired him to bring Hell City to life, and what it takes to continue to set the standard in tattoo convention production. We also discuss some of his innovations with his True Tubes line and what the future holds as he looks to expand distribution for True Tattoo Supply. Durb is a class act, and his story telling definitely doesn’t disappoint. Be sure to check out Hell City, Phoenix this August 24th-26th.
For episode 5, Mike and Tony catch up with Marshall Rathburn and Nate Stephens whilst in town for The 6th annual Northern AZ Tattoo Fest. Marshall and Nate are connected to a powerhouse posse of Colorado tattooers. Both of them talk about their early experiences coming up in different environments, and Marshall tells some tales from his brief, yet tumultuous stint as a gypsy tattooer. The excitement of the upcoming Fest is in the air. Enjoy!
In episode 4 Mike and Tony sit down with pro MMA fighter, Danny Hilton. Danny is pretty heavily tattooed these days and even spent time as a tattoo apprentice before embarking on his journey as a pro fighter. Danny tells some hilarious stories and talks about a variety of topics including skateboarding and what it takes to make it in the world of professional MMA. We are big fans of Danny’s and are super stoked that he took time out of his busy training schedule to chat with us. Enjoy!