October 2nd, 2015
Archive for the ‘EVENTS’ Category
Surfing latest blockbuster film features the true grit of our sport. Tom Carroll and Ross Clark-Jones tackling Tasmanian devil waves in 3D. It might have that mainstream feel, but this big wave pioneering documentary is as core as it get. Tom and Ross are making a special appearance at the Premier in Santa Monica, come meet the legends. (more…)Thank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on www.facebook.com/swell for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
Trevor’s Photo Tip: Light it up. The East Coast has the brownest and murkiest water of anywhere I’ve ever seen. Even with bright sunshine, the barrels here become so dark its difficult to get any sort of proper exposure or contrast. Using a flash to fill the dark cave allows for a balanced exposure to match the ambient light outside of the barrel, giving the photo much more contrast and pop while still being subtle with the flash. The most important part of shooting with a flash is practice and patience. (more…)
The Growlers Sound…According to Alex Knost
“They have experimented with recording techniques that have the ability to “bend sound” in ways only drugs can. By now this “bent sound” has been perfected in their live act that some onlookers call “groovy” and or “sick”. The groovy unexcelled value in Lo fidelity sound is their stock and trade. They are the result of a combination of skilled modern engineering techniques and the very finest outdated recording and amplified equipment.”
Formed in: A garage in Dana Point in 2006…like any good band, duh.
Genre: Beach Goth, a combination of Garage rock, psychedelic rock
Brooks Nielson -Vocals
Scott Montoya -Drums
Matt Taylor -Lead guitar, vocals
Anthony Perry- Bass
Kyle Straka -Rhythm guitar and keyboard
Next Big Show: Outside Lands
Festival Wishlist Vol. 1 | Tomorrowland SWELL Summer Intern Jodie Picks the Best in Festivals Around the World
Put this as number one on your festival bucket list -July 26-28 2013! (more…)