9 Oct
Fundraising Mega-collab for Children in Need

BBC Music has wet a huge splash with a cover of the Beach Boys “God Only Knows”, one of the greatest songs in the American cannon. They transform a surf classic into an all-star extravaganza (and accompanying high-production video) with help from an 80-piece orchestra and vocal cameos from 27 big-name musical artists. You can almost play Where’s Waldo, […]


31 Jul
The enlarged Cinquecento hits the waves

As of July 26th and continuing on until August 3rd, the Vans US Open of Surfing has hit the shores of Huntington Beach, where every surfer and sponsor is either hitting waves or flossing their goods. Fiat has joined the slew of brands on board with this surf-inspired version of their sporty little 500L utility vehicle, heavily […]


This, truly, is one of the coolest concepts we’ve seen in the art world in a long minute. Olloclip, creators of mobile-photography technology, are putting on an art show in Orange County that is worth looking into  — perhaps with a magnifying glass. The show’s theme is nothing big, literally, baring the bold but teensy title […]


22 Jul
The latest board in Bessell's ongoing Art Series

Tim Bessell surfboards began its artist series not long ago, beginning appropriately with a set of Warhol-inspired surfboards. Newest in the series, and conjured up during Dave White’s visit to the SoCal area, the Dave White and Tim Bessell collaboration will feature White’s artistic interpretation of a Great White shark and will appear on a 10-item […]


7 Jul
"San Diego Surf" launches artist-inspired surfboards

The Andy Warhol Foundation moves from sunglasses with SUPER to another collab, this time with Tim Bressel, the custom surfboard brand out of San Diego. The union seems appropriate considering the film Warhol shot in 1968, San Diego Surf. Bressel have actually launched a series of the artist-inspired boards, starting with those inspired by Warhol’s famous Marilyn Monroe prints. […]


1 Jul
Handbuilt by Roy Stuart of rare Palounia wiid wood

Roy Stuart, the Kiwi Kahuna who mastered the dark art of handcrafting luxury surfboards, has released his latest masterpiece, the “Rampant 10.6′”, with a whopping price tag of $1.3 million. If you’re wondering what could possibly drive the price tag of a surfboard this deep into the blue, it’s not a gold-dipped mermaid pulled from […]


23 Oct
When Milan eyewear meets Santa Monica surf

Boutique Milano eyewear manufacturer SUPER, aka RETROSUPERFUTURE, has teamed up with Los Angeles sneaker specialist shop Conveyor for the second edition of its “SUPER moves to” project. Landing in the Santa Monica Fred Seagel store, the Italian brand is giving three models to Conveyor —the Flat Top, the Ciccio and the Classic — and named […]


7 Sep
Los Angeles surf & psych-rock built for coastal living

Los Angeles-based Allah-Las are just days away from releasing their debut self titled album on Innovative Leisure, home to fellow LA-based artist Hanni El Khatib (who we’ve interviewed HERE) and Nick Waterhouse — who also happened to produce Allah-Las’ album. The quartet encompasses everything you’d hope to hear from a Los Angeles-based band as they […]