Archive for the ‘EVENTS’ Category

June 24th, 2013 | By | 550 Comments

This Band Doesn’t Suck | SBTRKT

After stealing the show at Coachella for the last 2 years, SBTRKT caught our ear with their futuristic UK garagey post dubstep. The electric duo joins the growing ranks of masked DJs making bookoo bucks on the festival circuit, and earns the SWELL approved “Bands that Don’t Suck”

At Random

They’re Locals In: East London

Self Proclaimed: “I’m not the most social person”

Pitchfork Rating: 8.1/10 on Self Titled Album

Next Big Show: Hard Summer Festival. LA, Aug 3

Plays With: Little Dragon, Disclosure

Another Good Song: Trials of the Past

Their Style: Essential Tees, Graphic Tees, Colored Pants, Tribal Masks

Fan Submitted Style

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June 21st, 2013 | By | 1,614 Comments

Scenes from International Surfing Day 2013

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Surfrider Huntington Beach Chapter Holding it Down

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Dave of Swell with the pick of the litter

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June 20th, 2013 | By | 84 Comments

International Surfing Day Surfrider Specials

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To Enter, show us how you’re celebrating International Surfing Day
1. Post your ORIGINAL photo to Facebook or Instagram
2. Tag It: #theSWELLlife
3. Check out the gallery here

Get the Goods. Sign up for Surfrider today to cash in on some limited edition ISD goods
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June 19th, 2013 | By | 706 Comments

Go Skateboarding Day 2013: Sector 9 Poker Run

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Who: The first 100 skaters to sign up are guaranteed entry and the first card in their hand with a chance to win cash.

What: Skate from tent to tent and recieve a card to make a poker hand. The best hands win complete skateboards, and CASH from the crew at SECTOR 9

Where: Crown Point Park on Mission Bay, CA. The run ends at South Mission Jetty.

When: Meet at 12:00pm. Skate begins at 2:00pm.

How: There will be 3 stops along the way to pick up 3 more cards.

Why: Prizes, games, free food provided by Wahoos Fish Tacos for all participants.

Check out all the new Sector 9 skates at Swell and Go Skateboarding!