Monthly Archives: October 2014

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DAILY INSPIRATION: HANALEI REPONTY by KANE SKENNARD

    Photos by Kane Skennar Styling by Mark Vassallo Model, Hanalei at IMG Surfboard by Matty Yeates Photographed at The Pass, Byron Bay Australia THANKS KANE

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GONZALO CLOSEOUT

By: Joseph Licata Earlier this month the powerful Atlantic hurricane known as Gonzalo brought dreamy swell to nearly every break up and down the East Coast. Our friend Will Warasila was there and captured a few great moments with Stefan … Continue reading

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SURFING, 1000 FRAMES PER SECOND

By: Joseph Licata The first 60 seconds will blow you away. Maybe some of the best footage I’ve ever seen. FILM BY CHRIS BRYAN Surfers in order of appearance: Opening shot: Mark Matthews Matthew Meola Jay Davies Craig Anderson Clay Marzo Kelly … Continue reading

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WHY DETROIT CAN’T MAKE COOL CARS

“They lack the balls to let one person drive the design value so that there’s continuity and perspective from the sketch to realization. It started with Edsel with the focus groups then you went to car companies being more about … Continue reading

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DANIEL FULLER // MEDITATION ON BLUE

Inspired by the tradition of theatrical pictorial innovation present in the landscape and seascape photography of Ansel Adams, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and Andreas Gursky – Fuller has positioned his photographic practice against the notion of the decisive moment and instead creates … Continue reading

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MUST SEE: DANIEL ARSHAM’S NEW FILM, STARING JAMES FRANCO

By: Joseph Licata Daniel Arsham, a New York-based artist known for his sculptural and architectural works that warp and destabilize recognizable structures and forms, released the second installment of his nine-part Future Relic series this week. After working with power … Continue reading

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MATUSE FINDING SUCCESS AMONG GIANTS

By: Victoria Clark When one thinks of brands within the surf and action sports space, Quiksilver, Hurley, Billabong, and Burton are undeniably some of the most popular and prominent companies that come to mind. However, just as the activewear space … Continue reading

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DAILY INSPIRATION: GROVE IS IN THE HEART / EMMA TEMPEST & MAGDALENA FRACKOWIAK FOR MIXT(E)

MIXT(E Magazine – Styling: Dimphy Den Otter, Model: Magdalena Frackowiak, Photography: Emma Tempest  

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THE WORD | HUNTER S. THOMPSON – 16 AWESOME QUOTES YOU’LL WANT TO USE

By: Joseph Licata Hunter S. Thompson, one of the most prolific writers of our time, is possibly best known for his pieces Hell’s Angles, Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas and his novel The Rum Diary – which made it’s … Continue reading

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OCTOBER 2014 PLAYLIST: FEATURING THE KOOKS, SAM SMITH, LEMONADE AND MORE

    1. Sweet Emotion – The Kooks 2. Flashed Junk Mind – Milky Chance 3. Secret – Chelsea Lankes 4. Goon – Brett 5. Pass The Pain – Only Real 6. Garden Grays – Wildcat! Wildcat! 7. I’m Not … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: JOSEPH LICATA, EDITOR IN CHIEF OF SURF COLLECTIVE SHARES HIS LIST OF MUST HAVES

As the Editor in Chief of Surf Collective and former brand manager for the likes of Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole and House of Dereon among others; I’ve seen trends come and go, and my tastes shift from year to year, … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: TAYLOR STEELE, DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER, SHARES WHAT HE NEEDS MOST WHEN ON THE ROAD

Taylor Steele, an award-winning director and producer, who broke new ground with his surf film ‘Momentum’ and continues to surprise us with film after film through his production company Poor Specimen. Here Taylor shares what he needs most when he’s … Continue reading

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WARHOL AND BASQUIAT FIGHT FOR STREET ART

By: Joseph Licata The Brazilian artist Kobra just wrapped up his latest piece in New York City (Brooklyn to be precise), painting this mural on Bedford and N9. It features the iconic image of Andy Warhol and Michael Basquiat in boxing … Continue reading

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VACATIONER’S KENNY VASOLI LAYS OUT THE TOP 10 BANDS OF OUR GENERATION AND SO MUCH MORE

  Following the release and successful debut of their album Gone in 2012, Surf Collective sat down with Kenny Vasoli, the lead singer of the critically acclaimed “nu-hula” group, Vacationer to find out just what makes them tick. And now, … Continue reading