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Monster Rally, "Surf Erie"

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End-of-summer vibes abound in this vid from Tyler Coray, shot in the Pacific Northwest woods

Ever been to Lake Crescent? Us neither. But now we want to... badly. The lake, found on Olympic Peninsula in Washington state, is where director Tyler Coray shot this newly-released Monster Rally video, a short and sweet clip of young people romping around the Northwest backwoods. It's a beautiful, vaguely melancholic reminder that summer is over. "Surf Erie" comes off of MR's Deep......read more

Bat for Lashes, "Lilies"

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Monsters star alongside Natasha Khan in this fantastical new video

If you were into Where the Wild Things Are, you'll love the new video for "Lilies," the ornate art-pop opener from Bat For Lashes' Haunted Man LP.  The playful clip features a group of monsters who chill and throw down some dance moves alongside singer Natasha Khan, who sports a black bikini and an impressive set of abs. Meanwhile, Khan creates stop-motion landscapes with her breath, barfing......read more

Monsters of Folk "Dear God"

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Director Laura Faggioni gets cosmic for indie supergroup.

The video for "Dear God," the soulful first single from Monsters of Folk, featuring Conor Oberst (Bright Eyes), M. Ward (She and Him), and Jim James (My Morning Jacket), is a kaleidoscopic affair. Directed by Laura Faggioni, the semi-animated film opens with a view of earth from space, zooming down on a man laid out on the ground. The perspective then goes microscopic, into the......read more

Cy's Sunrise Lefts

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With a camera on his head, surfer/filmmaker Cyrus Sutton catches some nice waves at sunrise.

Beautifully shot and edited POV vid captures Cyrus Sutton riding perfect, left breaking waves somewhere in South America. Describing the scene, Sutton says, The morning of what was supposedly the swell of the season, my girlfriend and I woke up before dawn and navigated the rocks to empty spinning lefts. For forty-five minutes we shared sunrise lefts. Eventually the pack paddled out and the......read more

The Dark Side of the Lens

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Beautiful short film from renowned surf photographer Mickey Smith.

Shot on the frigid Atlantic coastlines of Ireland and England, "The Dark Side of the Lens" presents a side of surfing that few people glimpse: the world of the surf photographer. The film was made by one of the greats, Irishman Mickey Smith (alongside talented DP Allan Wilson), who explains, “I wanted to create that something that would give insight into what it takes to grind out......read more

Brooklyn Informed: Rockaway Taco

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Rockaway Taco anchors a growing green community at the end of the A train.

In the summer, surfers and sun-seekers descend on Rockaway, Queens to enjoy the best waves and beaches NYC has to offer. Opened two years ago, Rockaway Taco gives New Yorkers another reason to ride the A train to the end of the line. In this episode of BK Informed, we talk sustainability with Andrew Field, who explains Rockaway's Beach 96 movement — the name given to the growing green......read more

Geoff McFetridge: The Sprout Trip

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Surf art vision quest.

Geoff McFetridge's The Sprout Life is an animated short released in 2005 as part of Sprout, the 16mm surf flick from Thomas Campbell. Sporting McFetridge's signature drawing style, the bit follows a character attempting to draw something for a surf art contest, when things take a hallucinogenic turn. Check more McFetridge at his site, Champion Don't Stop. ...read more

The Cardboard

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The making of a recycled cardboard surfboard.

Many surfers are actively involved in the environmental movement, and if you've ever caught a wave, it's easy to understand why. In this short film, surfer/artist Scott MacDonough promotes his SAVE THE SEA message by chronicling the construction of a board made from recycled cardboard. Beginning on a NYC rooftop, the story takes us across the country to the (semi-successful) launch of the board......read more

Dirty Gold, "California Sunrise"

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Guaranteed to get you excited for summer.

This aptly titled song from San Diego pop trio Dirty Gold sounds like a sunny summer day on the beach. Spanish video artist Lluís Panadès Julià (aka Panaframe) pieced together the visuals from vintage surfing footage, and, you gotta admit, it works beautifully. The song is called "California Sunrise" and is the lead single off of the band's upcoming Roar EP, slated for......read more

Ben Howard, "Old Pine"

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Mickey Smith-directed video provides lovely backdrop to Ben Howard's rustic folk.

23 Ben Howard's brand of gorgeous, stripped-down folk has people drawing comparisons to the likes of Nick Drake, Bon Iver and Jose Gonzalez. None of which are off base. Howard, who grew up on the rugged shores of western England, makes nostalgic, rustic music that conjures memories of crackling campfires. Take "Old Pine," for example. The title track off his upcoming debut EP......read more

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