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February 1st, 2013 | By | 2,023 Comments

#SWELLNEFF Instagram Contest

 

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Tag your Instagram posts with #SWELLNEFF adn show off the fun life. Its a celebration of the radical new NEFF products on SWELL. Finalist will be chosen by the team at SWELL and NEFF, and the grand prize picked from a facebook poll, so its yours for the taking! The winner takes home a months worth of headwear. YEW!

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Thank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on www.facebook.com/swell for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
January 31st, 2013 | By | 2,278 Comments

Interesting Human: Alex Knost

RVCA surf advocate, board shaper and Tomorrow’s Tulips band front-man  Alex Knost has conceptualized and designed the second season of his signature apparel collection. He freesurfs around the world all year in search of inspiration for these custom tailored styles.

Enjoy as he expresses his style on a RVCA surf trip in Costa Rica

Alex Knost’s Spring 13 Line joins the elements of classic, vintage-inspired workwear, retro color combos and paisley prints for a feel that reflects his own wardrobe to a T. Alex has an affinity for secondhand charm, relaxed fit knits and muted color palettes that pop with brightness. Shop his RVCA looks here.

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Keep an eye out for this coastal vagabond, as he can usually be seen in a very creepy taupe van, searching for a wedge on the outskirts of Newport Beach with his buddy Ford Archbold.

January 30th, 2013 | By | 1,866 Comments

Coachella Lineup Countdown: Tame Impala

The band that will come out of nowhere and blow your mind at Coachella is….Tame Impala
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Genres: Psychedelic rock, neo-psychedelia, dream pop, space rock
Motherland: Perth, Australia
Latest album: Lonerism released October 8th 2012 in the US
Rando fact: Tame Impala only played 2 shows in the US in 2012
Reason to see live: Endless mind-melting guitar riffs
#TameImpala Tags: 12717 instagrams
Also Heard In: SWELL’s free diving gopro video
Self Proclaimed: “We’re a buncha imbeciles”
Must-hear Track: Feels Like We Only Go Backwards

Band members
Kevin Parker: vocals, guitar & kazoo
Dominic Simper:guitar & synth
Julien Barbagallo: drums & backing vocals
Jay Watson: synth, backing vocals & occasional additional guitar
Nick Allbrook: bass

Style: Colored Pants, Denim Jackets, Basic Tees

TAME IMPALA

 

January 29th, 2013 | By | 4,042 Comments

Volcom Pipe Pro 2013 Lei Day

Rarely are the waves too big to run competition, but lightening just struck twice as consecutive Volcom surf contest were called off due to heavy surf. But that didn’t stop the boys at Pipeline, watch as they go for broke in the hunt for $130K on the 3rd straight “Lei Day” of the 2013 Volcom Pipe Pro.

Check VolcomPipepro.com for live footage Weds Jan 30

INSTAGRAM-2Clockwise from top left: 

 @layneaew rocking Vans at the venue
@reigo05 only skates in Volcom Denim
@estanciarapida in the V-co Tanktop