Archive for the ‘EVENTS’ Category

April 12th, 2014 | By | 3 Comments

Coachella Day One | Pt 2 Walking The Grounds of The Empire Polo Fields & Vestal Village

8 Follow SWELL around the Grounds of the Coachella Music Festival and witness the worlds gnarliest congregation of savages. (more…)

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April 10th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Festival Tips to Party Like A Pro | Coachella Edition Tips + Festival Playlist from Guest Music Blogger, Molly

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If you are happen to be amongst the 80,000+ attendees making the mecca to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival this year, congratulations! Celebrating its 15th year, this desert oasis of music, art, culture and fashion has become a West Coast staple for live music enthusiasts and has helped shape the evolution of modern day festivals worldwide. This year’s line-up and fairgrounds feature some of the most impressive artists, vendors and talent, to date. Regardless of your live music experience or festival familiarity, we want you to be able to enjoy Coachella like a pro! Follow these handy tips and helpful reminders to maximize your time in Indio and get excited, this weekend’s going to rock!
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March 26th, 2014 | By | 364 Comments

Burgerama Festival Recap Photos from The Observatory's Biggest Indie Rock Festival in Costa Mesa, Ca

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Festival Season rolls on with Everyone’s favorite garage-punk label hosting more than 50 bands in the Burger Records family, from indie-psychos like The Growlers and The Black Lips, to protopunkers like Death. Enjoy the shows through SWELL’s beer goggles.  (more…)

March 21st, 2014 | By | 11 Comments

Photo Tip: Tim McCaig Featured SWELL Surf Photographer Talks Lens Choice & Foregrounds

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San Clemente’s Tim McCaig has worked  in graphic design and surf photography for The Billabong Surf team for over a decade, capturing iconic images of Andy Iron, Donovan Frankenreiter, Parko and all the boys. In honor of World Water Day 2014 Tim is dropping knowledge on photo tips that can take your surf shots to the next level. Words and Photos by Tim McCaig. See more of Tim’s Work and Enter to Win a Free Print

Tim Tips: Having lens options can give you more versatility when trying new angles. This line up shot (above) was taken in May 2013 during a combo swell at Lower Trestles (more…)