ALANA

Here we have an ever-so-lovely post. We’re hoping it makes up for our missing Happy Monday this week. It was the long weekend after all and the hangovers were definitely on the “long” end of the spectrum. Anyway, on to the post. Alana Blanchard. What more do we need to say, really? Maybe the fact…

MEET: EPOKHE

We had a chat to Epokhe co-owner Mitch Coleborn about his new sunglass label. Velvet Sea (VS) – Who are the founders and how did it come about? Mitch Coleborn (MC) – Kai Neville, Dion Agius and myself. We have been wanting to get something going since Modern Collective. We had a tight little crew…

TOME 4: this is alex

TOME 4: this is alex “a video portrait that pays tribute to Californian longboarder/musician Alex Knost”. Whether you like him or not, he’s been an influential figure in modern surfing and is more talented than most. Both his band and his surfing are world class and this video portrait by DSL perfectly fits with Knost…

MEET: Paper Sea Quarterly

Paper Sea Quarterly is a new, Melbourne based, magazine celebrating the ocean and the people that live and breath for it. “Honest stories and critical photographs about the ocean, traveling and art.” Dig in to this MEET:, you won’t be disappointed… First up mate, your mag is epic! I feel like I shouldn’t call it…

KIDULT

Kidult is “the problem child who paints in a righteous, primary and no-limit way with the use of an extinguisher.” He’s taking action against the current commercialisation of graffiti by hitting the streets with paint. Stores like Colette, Supreme and Hermes’ are amongst his victims, all of which have used “graffiti” in recent times to promote…

SALLY THE MOVIE

Nicholas Damen & Simon Treweek have been at it again. Sally The Movie is a new surf film and it features surfers: Craig Anderson Ryan Callinan Marti Paradisis Mikey Brennan Michael Spencer Rangi Ormond Tyler Holmer-Cross Andrew Mooney Locations include:  Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and more. Stay tuned as this is first glimpse.…

WHALEBONES ZINE

Whalebones Mag. Check it out. Limited of 50 went to print but they just put it online. Handmade paper cover from recycled waste. Pages are made from 90% post consumer waste, 10% banana stalk. Sewn together with thread made from recycled plastic bottles. Sergej Vutuc, Seekae (by Justina Grubski), Marcelo Macedo, John Sinclair, Michael Spencer,…

#VSMEETS | Ed Worland

Age: 24 Equipment: Guitar, voice. Influences/inspiration: Ryan adams, Dan Auerbach, Muddy Waters, Dawes, CCR, heaps more!!! Where did music start for you? I wish I had some sort of really amazing, inspiring, tale to tell how it started, but i don’t, its pretty bloody standard hahah. Music started for me when I was around 10. I…

SHARKS SUCK

A shark attack at Redhead beach just out of Newcastle has left Lenny, from Down-Under Tattoo, awfully injured. We feel for Lenny as fellow surfers and it’s something we all fear but never think it will happen to us. God bless Lenny and we all hope he has a speedy recovery. Lenny is quite the…