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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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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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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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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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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

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

By: Victoria Clark 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. … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER PLAYLIST: FEATURING TEN WALLS, SHON, FOXYGEN, STARS AND MORE

By: Victoria Clark SEPTEMBER 2014 PLAYLIST 1. Only Real – Cadillac Girl 2. The Knocks – Classic (feat. Powers) 3. Foxygen – How Can You Really 4. SOHN – Artifice 5. Kevin Drew – Good Sex 6. Sombear – Incredibly … Continue reading

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TEN WALLS / WALKING WITH ELEPHANTS

By: Joseph Licata Mario Basanov, known as Ten Walls, channels some deep house while tracking to a place that is somewhat unexpected in his new song “Walking With Elephants” – releasing on September 7th via Boso. This song, though spectacular, … Continue reading

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JACK JOHNSON TALKS MUSIC, CARTOONS AND EAST COAST SURF

By: Victoria Clark After attending his amazing show in Prospect Park last month, it was made clear that many people know Jack Johnson as the melodic musician who has wooed his fans through his acoustic and folk-like songs. However, when given … Continue reading

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INNER-VIEW: DANIEL ARSHAM ON INSPIRATION, THE CHALLENGE OF TIME, AND HIS LOVE OF DISNEY

By: Joseph Licata Daniel Arsham is a New York based artist whose work incorporates elements of architecture, performance and sculpture that will distort your understanding of space, structure and time. In addition to past shows at PS1 in New York, … Continue reading

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BANKS // MODESTY JUST MIGHT BE HER BEST QUALITY

By: Victoria Clark At only 25 years old, singer songwriter Jillian Banks, aka “Banks,” has taken the pop/ hip hop world by storm with her poignant yet catchy songs like “This Is What it Feels Like” and “Before I Ever … Continue reading

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JUNE 2014 PLAYLIST: BEASTIE BOYS, BECK, PANAMA, MILKY CHANCE & MORE

By: Victoria Clark   TRACK LIST: 1. The New Pollution – Beck 2. Dying to Start Again – Lovelife 3. Childhood’s End – Majical Cloudz 4. Nothing but our love – Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. 5. Stolen Dance – Milky Chance … Continue reading

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FUTURE ISLANDS / SINGLES — THE ‘OLD NORTH STATE’ OFFERS MORE THAN GREAT BBQ & IDEAL SURF

By: Victoria Clark Originally from rural North Carolina, Gerrit Welmers, William Cashion, and Samuel Herring, better known as Future Islands, have emerged in the music scene with a fresh take on the New Wave sound that made the 80’s one of … Continue reading

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MAY 2014 PLAYLIST: FEATURING FUTURE ISLANDS / ST. VINCENT / SCHOOLBOY Q / BANKS / LOVELIFE AND MORE…

By: Victoria Clark     TRACK LIST: 1. Lovelife – Your New beloved 2. Porcelain Raft – Minor Pleasure 3. Bear Hands – Giants 4. Future Islands – A Dream of You and Me 5. Sebastien Tellier – Roche 6. … Continue reading

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MOLLUSK JAMBOREE AT BIG SUR SEPT. 27 – 28 // MUSIC, ART & SURF ALL IN ONE AMAZING PLACE

Our friends at Mollusk Surf Shop have teamed up with Folk Yeah! Presents to host a 2-day music festival in Big Sur, featuring some fantastic bands, art installations by Jay Nelson, surf films screened, and Mollusk will be providing surfboards … Continue reading

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AARON STERN / EVERYONE MUST BE ANNOUNCED

Aaron Stern’s, Everyone Must Be Announced, is a music photography book that shifts the focus away from the artists. The candid images document the architecture of venues, the marriage of light and sound, the expressions in the crowd and how … Continue reading

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BRENDAN FALLIS MIXES UP YOUR SUMMER PLAYLIST

When I met Brendan two years ago now during fashion week. He was Djing for an up-and-coming designer’s after party at XIX in New York City. Instantly I was blown away by his weaving of songs to make a sonic … Continue reading