"Music Essence" vintage looking wide display serif

s_splice's picture

i've been seen a lot of kind of fonts in my life,
but never seen this!

i thought this is "cooper black" at fiest, though
it's not!

im searching for this font for a long time by using forum of some sites,
but still can't find it...

does enyone know this font's name?

thank you v(。・ω・。)

fontplayer's picture

Something about that U is disturbing. Maybe hand drawn? What is the source?

s_splice's picture

this is a piese of sticker made of ordinary print paper,
and i got this, when i enter to night-club, from a chashier.

then, i ask to one of the staff of the club who made this sticker.
but i couldn't get any promising information...

sorry. it's pretty disturbing because its actual size is too small
to look at each letters.

thank you.

fontplayer's picture

It's as if a border was added to each letter. Or could someone have meant to close of the lower part of the S like that?

I have posted it to a couple other forums for you. I'd like to know what this is myself.

I wish I had a catalog of Dan Solo fonts, because that seems like a good place to look for something like this.

s_splice's picture

i thank you very much!!ヾ(・ω・)ノ

i just picked up an another image.
this is a sticker of the same material, but, not for a visitor gets, a performer gets it. I got it from a friend last night!
how I think that it is the totally same face.
we still can see the border on S, can't we?

fontplayer's picture

So far no comment on 3 other forums, so this seems harder than it appeared.

I'm curious, do you mind if I ask what you plan to do with this? You aren't going to start faking back-stage passes are you? If so, people might work harder on this ID if you promise to let us know how it works out for you.
: )

s_splice's picture

no~~!! i'm NOT gonna start faking it!
i just wanna know the font ID simply.

i'm designing for flyer of night club party.
it is like my big hobby.
instead of designing free, i get admission free.
i'm just a party girl... (´∀`)ノ


a few months ago, a client(?) requasted me to design using this MUSIC ESSENCE font and
bought this sticker.
at that time, i told him that i don't have this font. and i used one of the most similer in my font list.
then, the fiyer-making was finished without any problems.

actual problem is that...
i've been having the unknowned ID font in my mind since i got the sample sticker.
this font is too cool and lovely to get off my mind.

i don't have any plan with this font.
i just wanna know its ID...

fontplayer's picture

I'm betting the key to this one lies in some old Dan Solo CD, but I don't have any of those. I checked the ones for sale I could find online with no luck. I did see something with a similar feel at Nick's Fonts, and I saw that a Dan Solo font was the inspiration. But between this and the other places are some of the sharpest ID-ers there are, but no luck. I haven't seen Mike Bowfin lately, so keep checking back.

I have looked so much the C, E, S, and K/Rs are etched in my mind.
: )

Mark Simonson's picture

I looked twice through my copy of The Solotype Catalog. I can't say that it looks familiar, either. The weird thing is that it looks like something from the early '70s.

Miss Tiffany's picture

Not matches, but it reminds me of Belshaw and Victorian.

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