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September 20th, 2013 | By | 131 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…)

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September 20th, 2013 | By | 1,614 Comments

DIY: Scarf Camera Strap

Every photographer will agree that one of the most important steps to getting great photos is to always have your camera with you. So if your camera has become purse numero two, why not customize your camera strap to match your style. Enter this week’s DIY – How to turn Fall’s new scarves in to camera straps. Read on for the step-by-step how-to… (more…)

September 19th, 2013 | By | 1,441 Comments

Taj Wins the Hurley Pro Trestles

Taj Burrow won the Hurley Pro at Trestles in a hard-fought final over fellow Australian Julian Wilson at Lower Trestles. (more…)

September 19th, 2013 | By | 986 Comments

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

In Part II of SWELL’s exclusive three-part, behind the scenes series, we hear Pepper discussing the grind of releasing album after album and playing show after show, only to feel drained and uninspired. After a three year break, the band came back feeling more creative and more inspired than ever and they say that’s apparent on their new, self-titled album. Whether it’s John Bonham-esque drums, crisper sounds or just a more focused approach, this new album illustrates a noticeable growth in Pepper’s musical career.

WATCH: Miss Part I? Watch it HERE
LISTEN: Check out Pepper’s self-titled album, Pepper

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