Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

October 29th, 2014 | By | 225 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Captain Fin Mitch Abshere: The Man Behind the Surf Industry's Breakout Brand of the Year

SWELL sits down with Captain Fin Founder / Creative Director / All-Around Interesting Human, Mitch Abshere in their new Oceanside HQ. Enjoy an exclusive look into the origins of the company and a behind the scenes look at the Captain Fin crew.  (more…)

Thank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on www.facebook.com/swell for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
October 16th, 2014 | By | 1 Comment

Finding Bluegrass Roots in a Big City

bluegrass-1

Banjo playin’ cowboys on a farm in the South; that’s the image that came to mind when I first thought of Bluegrass music. Boy, was I pleasantly surprised… This past weekend I was able to enjoy an experience that has forever evolved my understanding of this rising genre of music; The Bluegrass Situation. (more…)

October 7th, 2014 | By | 141 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Volcom Denim Tour the Volcom Flagship HQ with Denim Designer JJ Gonzales

jj-cover

From working summers in the warehouse as a teenager, to becoming the senior denim designer at Volcom, Jeffery James “JJ” Gonzales personifies Volcom’s brand mantra True to This.  (more…)

August 13th, 2014 | By | 255 Comments

Spotted in SWELL | Cut Snake Paul Fisher and Leigh Sedley Scoring Style Points this Festival Season

10507817_353953024753684_481640197_n

A few SWELL savages “followed the Fish” to LA Hard Summer Festival and Cut Snake basically blew out our eardrums and our minds. The DJ duo has been getting after it for over 10 years, since Paul & Leigh bought a mixer to pass the times during down days on the professional surf tour.

Since hooking up with Destructo, the Cut Snake boys are on a tear through the EDM tour,  rocking out in these SWELL summer styles.

Leigh (right) rocking Tavik Thuglife Boardshorts
Paul (left) in Tavik Gullwing Shirt
Check out all Tavik’s Modern Beach Apparel (more…)