Peaking Lights’ new album is streaming in full right now. Don your fanciest island wear, climb into your rocket, slurp on a piña colada and press play.
MUSIC WE MISSED: SAM GOPAL
Thanks to the internet, which is a way quicker version of digging through record stores, although probably not as satisfying, we can land our hands on some incredible new music. And when I say new, I mean shit we haven’t heard yet. Sam Gopal is a psychedelic rock band from the 1960’s which only lasted…
SOUNDS OF THE SUBURBS: Goon Sacks Are Not a Business Plan
The brains behind Sydney’s premiere DIY art and music festival, Sounds of the Suburbs – Jack Irvin and Aaron Girgis – give us their recipe for success.
Portugal. The Man – 2014 Australian Tour
This is some pretty damn big news. The kind of news that should be on CNN, NBC and the NBA. Corona Extra and Monster Children are bringing Alaskan bred, Portland based indie legends Portugal. The Man out to Australia for 25 free shows this November. Portugal. The Man have been surrounded by the warmth of…
Everybody In: Episode Six // FOXYGEN
For episode six of Everybody In, we feature the creative force of levitating light that is Foxygen. Directed by Edgar Obrand and presented by MC and D’Blanc, get on stage with Sam France and Jonathan Rado as they bring their new album to life.
WATCH: INHERENT VICE
It’s been a while since a movie has really grabbed my attention and I thought, fuck, maybe I won’t rip it straight from the internet and i’ll actually pay the poor bastards and go see this thing. Inherent Vice has done just that. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood, Boogie Nights) Inherent…
Corona Extra presents – People featuring ‘Uncle’ ‘Uncle’ is a local legend in Arugam Bay. Doesn’t matter the country or the culture, every little town has that salty old sea dog with all the stories. ‘Uncle’ was one of the first guys back in the day to surf east coast Sri Lanka, taking the lead from western surfers during the 70s….
NEW MUSIC: Frowning Clouds
The psych-y, sway-y, melodic 5 piece that is The Frowning Clouds have responded to my cloud inquires. Which ones? Find out here.
LENS: SOUTHWEST OF PORT AU PRINCE
Photographer Mike Magers heard that boys in Haiti had started riding waves on wooden planks, using any means necessary to get on the water. An aid worker who also happened to be a surfer discovered them, secured boards for them, and started teaching them the fundamentals. Out of that initial effort, Surf Haiti was born.
VOLCOM’S TRUE TO THIS: CUSHIONY DIMENSION
Volcom delves into the lucid minds of Kurt Vile, Travis Millard, Gemma O’Brien, Dane Burman, Bryan Iguchi and Ryan Burch in chapter 2 of True To This. Kurt also performs an exclusive live track of “Gold Tone”.
ADIDAS ORIGINALS X PALACE
Adidas Orrrriginals and Palace Skateboards have just dropped an apparel line and this strangely amusing clip. I don’t know who this guy is but I want to drink beer with him. “Hey super computer, does this hat look super cool?”
CINEMA: Blind Guy
When was the last time you stopped a stranger in the street and smoked a joint with them? Evan and Kyle from Kansas film collective Brigade met a blind guy, sat down with him, lit one up and spoke about everything from his ‘casual safari lifestyle’ to his boat named the African Queen. I caught up with…
PHOTO COMPETITION SHORTLIST: STUDENT
Students, good for nothing students. Well I guess they are good for some things, like wasting Daddy’s private school funds on booze, weed and cameras. The cameras seem to have come in handy as they’ve produced some more than incredible imagery.
CONVERSE X POLAR
Converse have teamed up with Polar Skate Co. to launch a CONS CTAS Pro sneaker in both hi-top and ox silhouettes, and this incredibly inspiring clip. Drop everything grab your buddies and hit the streets
FROM THE BOOK: RYAN MCGINLEY
‘The Arresting & Often Natural World of Ryan McGinley”. Excerpt from the Monster Children Book
PHOTO COMPETITION SHORTLIST: TRAVEL BY CORONA EXTRA
If this doesn’t make you want to book a ticket and get the hell out of here then you’re pretty much done for. Entries this year span from all the incredible corners of the globe and we had too many good photos, so we shortlisted 20 out of thousands, which was still nearly impossible.
NEW MUSIC: THE PREATURES
I don’t know about you but we find Isabella Manfredi one of the sexiest women getting around Australian music at the moment, and it just so happens she’s the kick-ass front woman of The Preatures who just dropped their new album ‘Blue Planet Eyes’. You can buy it here. They’re also about to clock some…
KELTON WOODBURN: THE HAWAIIANS
There are twelve letters in the alphabet. There are rainbows on the license plates. There is no place surrounded by as much water as the Hawaiian islands, yet somehow they produce some of the rawest skate talent I’ve witnessed through my viewfinder.
SMOKE: EPOKHE MUSE – MAREN
The greek God Zeus and his lady Mnemosyne had nine daughters. I’ve met them, they were incredible – more graceful, more beautiful and more intelligent than any babe before them. The Muses, who were also known as the Water Nymphs, inspired the line between art and science. During the day they would go to the sacred springs of…
WATCH: Ryan Callinan
We’re a sucker for a good, unbranded, just for the fuck of it, clip. Ryan’s support group of filmers Jack ‘Grom’ Taylor and Jay Grant have put together this clip of Ryan throwing himself around the East Coast of Australia.