Archive for the ‘EVENTS’ Category

February 14th, 2014 | By | 1,584 Comments

Band Interview | SWIMM Billy Bombards Chris Hess with a Slew of Life's Weirdest Questions


SWELL: What’s yer favorite venue to play and why?

SWIMM:  Well for sentimental purposes let’s just say Detroit Bar. Can’t believe its the end. We honestly have had some of the most fun nights playing music because of that place. It is pretty sad to think this will be the last time we will play there. Damn I just got sad. (more…)

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December 16th, 2013 | By | 2 Comments

3 Cups 1 Day | Pipemasters Final Recap Fanning Wins a World Title, Slater Wins Pipe, & John John Takes the Triple Crown


SWELL photog Domenic Mosquiera braved the biggest crowds in Triple Crown history to capture the craziest Pipe final since AI vs. Slater.


September 21st, 2013 | By | 2,348 Comments

A SWELL Exclusive – Behind the Scenes of Pepper’s Self-Titled Album, Part III

In the third and final installment of SWELL’s exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the making of Pepper’s new self-titled album, we get to hear the band discuss the things that made this album special to them. Bringing it producer Matt Wallace, doing some co-songwriting and trusting themselves and their bond as a band were all key ingredients to making new music for the first time in five years.

WATCH: Part I  / Part II
LISTEN: Check out Pepper’s self-titled album, Pepper

Read on for upcoming tour dates and for a chance to WIN a Pepper surfboard from T. Patterson…


September 20th, 2013 | By | 499 Comments

Video: StokesMe Surf Contest

#StokesMe September rolls on with the latest video evidence the Typhoon Lagoon Surf Contest. Watch Rasta, Boothy and the boys going nuts to raise some scratch and support the SIMA Humanitarian Fund. (more…)