Category Archives: MUSIC

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20 OF THE MOST ICONIC ROCKER CHICKS OF ALL TIME AND A PLAYLIST TO PROVE IT

When you think of the word “rockstar,” it often connotes a male musician. However, from bands to solo acts, some of the most iconic and revolutionary musical artist of all time have been fronted by females who can rock harder than … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER 2015 PLAYLIST: FEATURING DEJ LOAF, SMALL BLACK, THE WEEKND, AND MORE

  1. Baio – Endless Rhythm 2. Houndmouth – Sedona 3. New Politics – 15 Dreams 4. Years & Years – Desire – Gryffin Remix 5. With You – Ghost (feat. Vince Staples) 6. Chet Faker – 1998 7. Dej Loaf – We Be On It … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: ASHLEY CALANDRA, SENIOR DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS AT BARNEYS NY, SHARES SOME OF HER PERSONAL STYLE SECRETS

When you first meet Ashley, there are two things you immediately notice about her. First, it is her strikingly beautiful and almost amber-like red hair, and second, it is her edgy, sleek, and chic style that she casually sports, even … Continue reading

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AUGUST 2015 PLAYLIST: FEATURING MS MR, BEAT CONNECTION, FOALS, AND MORE

  1. Klyne – Paralyzed 2. Kygo, Marvin Gaye- Sexual Healing 3. Paul Kalkbrenner – Cloud Rider 4. Miguel – Simple Things 5. Kotomi – Swimming 6. Wales – Lose My Mind 7. Lady Bee – Return of the Mack … Continue reading

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YOUR ESSENTIAL BASTILLE DAY PLAYLIST: FEATURING FAVORITE FRENCH MUSICIANS FROM PHOENIX TO DAFT PUNK AND EDITH PIAF TO M83

1. Daft Punk – Get Lucky 2. Phoenix – Too Young 3. Sebastien Tellier – L’amour naissant 4. Justice – D.A.N.C.E 5. M83 – Midnight City 6. Fred Falke – 808pm At the Beach 7. Nouvelle Vague – I Melt With … Continue reading

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BEACH HOUSE’S NEW SINGLE ‘SPARKS’ IS PERFECTLY SUMMER – LISTEN HERE

By: Joseph Licata The duo behind Beach House has just dropped their latest single, ‘Sparks’, that’s filled with a perfect balance of soothing synth and laid back, breezy tones. Making this song a prime candidate for the repeat setting while … Continue reading

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JULY 2015 PLAYLIST: FEATURING MIAMI HORROR, JAMIE XX, D.R.A.M., AND MORE

1. MS MR – Painted 2. Bee’s Knees – Rumored to Be Real 3. Misun – After Me 4. Class Actress – Journal of Ardency 5. Miami Horror – Colours In the Sky 6. Tear Council – My Car 7. … Continue reading

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YOUR ULTIMATE SUMMER PLAYLIST, FEATURING FETTY WAP, PENGUIN PRISON, ASTR, AND MORE

  1. New Radicals – Mother We Just Can’t Get Enough 2. Penguin Prison – Show Me The Way 3. Honne – Didn’t I 4. LEISURE – Got It Bad 5. Fetty Wap, Gucci Mane – Trap Queen 6. Spoon … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: ELLEN MOORE, ACCESSORIES DIRECTOR AT KRUPP GROUP, GIVES US A TASTE OF HER SOUTHERN CHARM & NEW YORK EDGE

Aside from offering great surf, music, food, and natural beauty, North Carolina also breads some of the coolest and interesting people. Case in point, the gorgeous Ellen Moore, Accessories Director for the fashion and lifestyle PR firm, Krupp Group. With a style that … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: PETER DAVIS, PUBLICATION DIRECTOR OF THE DAILY FRONT ROW, ON WHAT MAKES HIS STYLE HIS OWN

Peter Davis is as New York, as well, New York. Growing up on the Upper East Side Peter quickly made the city his own. Eventually landing at Paper Magazine, where his style really came to life. Since then Peter has made … Continue reading

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SURF COLLECTIVE MAGAZINE ISSUE 001 / NEW BEGINNINGS

  LETTER FROM THE EDITOR When we started pulling together ideas for how we wanted our first printed experience of Surf Collective to feel we quickly realized that what was taking shape was  a much needed step forward from where … Continue reading

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BRETT, THE DC-BORN BAND THAT IS MAKING MAJOR SOUND-WAVES

By: Victoria Marie Clark When you think of Washington D.C., music isn’t likely to be the first thing that comes to mind, but after hearing the band Brett, that might all change. Dressing up lyrics that take you on a … Continue reading

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NEW MUSIC: BRENDAN FALLIS DROPS EPIC VOYAGEUR PHARAOHS TRACK ON SOUNDCLOUD

  Brendan Fallis has been dropping great tracks for a while now, with his latest Pharaohs being no exception. Featured on Surf Collective many times over the years and pulling together amazing playlists for us (here & here), Fallis is … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: SORAYA SILCHENSTEDT, JEWELRY DESIGNER, SHARES WHAT MAKES HER STYLE SIMPLE & CHIC

Soraya Silchenstedt, a designer of jewelry who’s pieces instantly become cult classics – former co-founder and creative director of Finn, now heading up her own namesake label  – this New York beauty knows a thing or two about style. Here … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: THE USUAL CREW, EMILY ANDERSON & YASHA WALLIN, ON WHAT’S WHAT

      You know these two, Emily Anderson and Yasha Wallin, they are the dynamic duo behind The Usual, that love letter to MTK we all enjoy. Often found on the beaches of Montauk during the long summer days … Continue reading

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YOUR ULTIMATE SPRING PLAYLIST, FEATURING FMLYBND, BIG SEAN, HANDSOME GHOST, AND MORE

Shyne – Bonnie & Shyne Jean Tonique – Guest Major Lazer, MO, DJ Snake – Lean On Handsome Ghost – Steps LA Priest – Oino Big Sean – I Know Larytta – Osama Obama Krono, Linying – Run Blur – … Continue reading

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OLIVIA JEAN, SINGER, SONG WRITER, MUSICIAN AND ALL AROUND BADASS, SHARES HER INSPIRATIONS

Olivia Jean, who dropped her debut solo LP last October titled, Bathtub Love Killings,  is a multi-instrumentalist who cut her teeth in the Third Man Records stable backing folks as varied as Karen Elson, Wanda Jackson and Jack White in … Continue reading

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NOVA PLANET: PROVING THE FRENCH KNOW MUSIC AND THE ARTS

By: Victoria Clark When we think of France we usually think of it as the center of the fashion, art, and culinary world; however, what most people may not realize is that the French have been just as influential in the music scene … Continue reading

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APRIL 2015 PLAYLIST: FEATURING JAMIE XX, KENDRICK LAMAR, TANLINES, FATHER JOHN MISTY, AND MORE

  Tame Impala – Let It Happen Tanlines – Slipping Away George Fitzgerald – Full Circle (feat. Boxed In) Brett – Dance Hall Days (Wang Chung Cover) White Town – Your Woman Maejor – Me and You – Original Mix … Continue reading

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SXSW: WHO YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS & AND A PLAYLIST TO PROVE IT

2014 was an incredible year for the music industry as we saw new and emerging artists break into the scene introducing fresh and avant garde sounds, as well as older and more established artists reinventing themselves to recapture their loyal fans all over again. With that in … Continue reading

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MARCH 2015 PLAYLIST: FEATURING COLEMAN HELL, BIG SEAN, SATIN JACKETS, THE AVENER, AND MORE

1. Golden Coast – Futurist 2. Years & Years – Take Shelter 3. Emile Haynie – Come Find Me 4. Ang Low – Wild Horses 5. Watermät – Bullit 6. Coleman Hell – 2 Heads 7. AWOLNATION – I’m On … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: KRISTIN BARONE, CREATIVE CONSULTANT, SHARES A FEW THINGS THAT MAKES HER STYLE HER OWN

Kristin Barone, the former International Fashion Director at WWD, now creative consultant and humanitarian, supporting the efforts of Red Earth Trading Company and Know Think Act. Here Kristin shares what makes her style her own. KRISTIN BARONE | STYLE-LIST What is … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY 2015 PLAYLIST: FEATURING ACTION BRONSON, SUMMER HEART, MAROON 5, JOY DIVISION, AND MORE

TV On The Radio – Quartz Wildhart – Stuck in a Second LION BABE – Treat Me Like Fire Dent May – Born Too Late Route 94, Jess Glynne – My Love Geographer – I’m Ready Petite Noir – Shadows … Continue reading

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STEPHANIE PAINE; FROM CITY TO THE SHORE, STYLE DETAILS OF A BOHO BABE

Stephanie Paine, former PR Manager for Roxy has since been consulting for some of the coolest brands around helping to lead strategic initiatives across sales and marketing. You may have seen her on or around the waters of New York … Continue reading

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JANUARY 2015 PLAYLIST: FEATURING BENZEL, MADONNA, BELLE & SEBASTIAN, THE WEEKND, AND MORE

1. Parsley Sound – Ease Yourself And Glide 2. Daniel Wilson – Proofread 3. Ren – Time 4. BenZel – Wasted Love 5. Ex Cops – Black Soap 6. Madonna – Living For Love 7. Belle & Sebastian – The … Continue reading

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THE TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2014

By Victoria Clark This year’s music scene has definitely been one for the books. As emerging artists like Banks and Schoolboy Q have made their debuts with albums that bring a new and refreshing sound to the scene, older and more established artists like … Continue reading

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A Very Surfy Holiday / Surf Collective Holiday Playlist 2014

  Brenda Lee – Rocking Around the Christmas Tree Frank Sinatra – Have Yourself a Merry little Christmas Matt Costa – Cold December The Waitresses – Christmas Wrapping Mariah Carey – All I Want for Christmas is You John Williams … Continue reading

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DECEMBER 2014 PLAYLIST: FEATURING TY DOLLA $IGN, SPRINGTIME CARNIVORE, TV ON THE RADIO, AND MORE

  1. Ty Dolla $ign – Stand For 2. Niia – Body 3. Calvin Harris feat. Haim – Pray to God 4. Satchmode – Hall and Oats 5. The Kickdrums – Breathe Again 6. Still Flyin’ – Spirits 7. Walk the Moon – Different Colors … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER 2014 PLAYLIST: FEATURING….

By: Victoria Clark   1. Mating Ritual – Toxins 2. Josef Salvat – Open Season 3. Cyril Hahn – Open 4. Jamiroquai – You Give Me Something 5. Metronomy – The Look 6. La Plage – Rendez Vous 7. Caribou … Continue reading

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

By: Victoria Clark   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. … Continue reading