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Luke Rockhold Tours Europe

Reposted from Swell

Santa Cruz Surfer and UFC wonderboy Luke Rockhold just returned from a tour across Europe making guest appearances in the best beaches & clubs from Ibiza to Berlin. He kept it America strong rocking our Americana Trunks, and it clearly worked wonders for him.

(Clockwise top L to R) Matt isnt the only Rockhold brother who throws buckets, Tavik Americana Trunks, Luke @Heylittleslugger & Sunbather, Luke wins in TKO vs Costas Phillipou

Obviously Luke and Miles had some mind-altering/life-changing experiences with the Ibiza locals. Here’s their “Ode to the Spanish Señorita”

“Have you ever seen a Spanish women prepare fish? I have and it’s glorious. The Spanish women makes eye contact and smile at you during conversation. She rarely wears her top at the beach and seems to have curves in all the right places. Her accent hints of Penelope Cruz in vanilla sky. The Spanish women don’t care of your name or what you do for a living. To her, you are “honey baby”. We have come to the conclusion that we will be growing old with a Spanish señorita…Or Romanian…It’s a coin flip.”

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Past and Present Tuesday May 13

Sung by Bridgette Bardot and written by Serge Gainsbourg, “Contact”, upon its release, was considered extremely outlandish, and used abnormal instrumentation and vocal methods. Contemporary psychedelic group Wooden Shjips reinterpreted this 1968 retro-futuristic song over 40 years later, turning a 2 minute tune into an 8 minute jam. Listen to each version below on today’s Past and Present.

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Spareparts Opens Store in Canada

The fine folks over at Spareparts just posted a video tour of their newest store at the St. Vital Centre in Winnipeg. Such a beautiful store. Congrats to the team!

Spareparts at St. Vital Centre from Chad Reynolds on Vimeo.

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Win TAVIK on Hypebeast

Younity recently announced its #getyounity campaign to spread the word about its new personal cloud service that enables users to access and share the entirety of their multimedia collection across all of their devices from anywhere in the world. This personal cloud is compiled from devices and subscribed online services and does so without syncing and regardless of storage limits. You can instantly stream and privately share all of your music libraries and playlists, videos and movies, and even high-resolution photography to your iPhone or iPad. For a limited time, new users can enjoy younity for free.

As part of the campaign, Younity is offering prizes to two lucky winners:

1st Prize: iPad Mini,Tavik Case, Acrylick Men’s Gear
2nd Prize: iPad Mini

To learn more about Younity and to try it out for free on iOS (Android coming soon) and your desktop. Download now at the younity website.

As for the contest, here’s how to enter to win TAVIK on HYPEBEAST:

1. Follow HYPEBEAST on Facebook and Twitter
2. Follow Younity on Facebook and Twitter
3. Retweet this blog post using the hashtag #HYPEYOUNITE

Here are the start and end dates for the contest:

Start: April 28th, 2014 at 10:00 am EST

End: May 5th, 2014 at 10:00 am EST

Winners will be randomly selected and announced on May 12th, 2014 at 10:00 am EST.

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Thursday Afternoon 4-24-2104

Stereolab have ventured through an array of musical styles, and most notably have been labeled as one of the first “post-rock” groups. The epitome of their sound featured guitar driven melodies, heavily synthetic textures, and an abnormal approach to percussion and rhythm. On this Thursday afternoon, listen to “Diagonals” off of their 1997 album Dots and Loops.

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The Tavik Crew Heads to Coachella

We survived Coachella. We made it through waking up in the back of the car, taking dips in the pool that doubled as showers, and consistently consuming a breakfast of Snickers and Gatorade for three days in a row. And it was glorious.

The highlight of our desert rager, other than the giant astronaut that graced the pages of everybody’s social media? Possibly hearing Arcade Fire frontman, Win Butler confirm what we felt about the overhyped VIP area.

“Alright guys, we’re gonna give you every ounce of what we’ve got if you give it back to us,” said Butler. “I just want to say that there’s a lot of fake VIP room bullshit happening at this festival. Sometimes people dream of being there, but it sucks in there so don’t worry about it.”

And we didn’t.

On top of an amazingly unbelievable set by Arcade Fire were the unannounced appearances by a smattering of A-list names: Jay Z, who rapped with his former rival Nas; Beyoncé, who danced (but didn’t sing) with her sister Solange; and Justin Bieber, who presumably turned up to get his picture on Instagram.

There is just too much to report on, to be honest. So you wanna see pics? Well, here they are. Enjoy!

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Formed in 1988, The Brian Jonestown Massacre are widely respected as the greatest 60′s revivalist group. From instrumentation to songwriting techniques, the group constantly paid homage to early psychedelic groups. Their name was no exception, referencing The Rolling Stones founding member, Brian Jones. As a Past and Present recommendation, listen to “Feelers” by The Brian Jonestown Massacre, and “Sing This All Together” by The Rolling Stones, and be sure to catch The Brian Jonestown Massacre at the Observatory on May 7th.

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Day Tripping to Mammoth with PacSun

As we head straight into warm weather in true California fashion, sometimes it’s nice to take a break from the 300-plus annual days of sweet sunshine. Not that we’re complaining, but the Tavik team also likes a little powder play to accompany our “Golden State of Mind”.

Speaking of which, we headed up to Mammoth recently with the PacSun crew for a day of adventure. You know, the usual shits and giggles, beer drinking, out of bounds trekking, and of course some much deserved shreds. We are always in awe that so much winter wonderland can be housed within our sun drenched state.

Take a look.

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LA Canvas: The Ultimate Coachella Roundup

Sometimes, it just doesn’t work out. As much as you willed it into being, that Coachella ticket never made itself materialize. It’s not like you didn’t pray to the Indio gods for a break–it’s just that, sometimes, jobs don’t take care of themselves, and unfortunately, your credit card company refuses to take cupcakes for payment. But hey, there’s no need to commiserate with your Coachella #FOMO homies. We’ve got a list of desert ragers designed to do your newly toned festival-bod justice. For the ultimate guide on Coachella season parties that won’t require a 3-day scorching heat commitment, scope out our list below.



Where: 401 E Amado Road, Palm Springs [Outside of the Spa Resort Casino]
When: April 16th @ 5pm
What: Fitz and the Tantrums and LA DJ/producer duo CLASSIXX (that’s a lot of capital letters) are gonna be headlining this evening time block party. And guess what? It’s free. This is a rare come-up for Coachella celebrations, so definitely take advantage of it. Just because it’s free don’t mean it ain’t trendy. | RSVP



Where: TBA
When: April 10th & 17th @ 9pm-1am
What: No, there is no yacht. But there will be musical performances by the multi-faceted LA-based crooner Mayer Hawthorne and the lovely ladies of Au Revoir Simone, who headline the two weekends, respectively. The details of the event are wonderfully minimal, but keep up with Filter Magazine’s BLOG to find out how you can be part of the celebration.



Where: Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs | 150 S Indian Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262
When: Friday 11th @ 11am
What: Who do you call when you’re a hotel going up against one of the dopest festivals of the year? Barbra Streisand. Well, actually you call in A-Trak, one-part of the duo Duck Sauce to play the Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs. No word yet on whether he is the duck or the sauce. | TICKETS



When: Saturday 12th, time TBD
Where: Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs | 150 S Indian Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262
What: The British brother-duo recently nominated for a Grammy is going to bring. it. down. at the brand spankin’ new Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs. This pair of electronic prodigies are so good that they are playing Coachella two years in a row (yep.) Don’t believe Disclosure will leave you convulsing with audial pleasure? Watch this. | TICKETS


Where: The Ace Hotel Palm Springs | 701 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264
When: Sunday 13th & 20th @ 12pm-6pm
What: They say the best cure for a hangover is a beer to level you out, coconut water to rehydrate and a pair of shell-toe sneakers. Join The Do-Over crew and Adidas as they take over the Ace Hotel and do just that. In true Do-Over fashion, the DJ’s are still a mystery. But knowing that last year saw performances by Questlove and Boys Noize, you can only imagine what Do-Over 2014 will have in store. | RSVP

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Festival Survival Kit: The Best in Men’s Music Wear

With festival season in full swing and the weather hotting up, it’s time to start thinking about your survival kit.  How many countless shows are spent focused not only on the music, but rather on the crushing hangover, bloodsucking mosquitoes, burning sun, or the simple fact that you forgot a lighter…When really, shouldn’t all the emphasis be spent on the amazing outfit you have chosen to parade around in?  And for this reason, Swell has put together your check list of essential apparel items to help you on your festival journey.

Featuring slam dunk TAVIK pieces like the TRAVEL Tank, PALMY  Boardie, and MANGO Short, Swell has included everything you need to keep the party going even when you’re in the third row and your parking lot burrito has gone south. Whether it’s for your annual trip to the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, partying your face off at Coachella or getting weird at Bonnaroo, we’ve got you covered.

So for all you day trippers and happy campers, fashion essentials is what we do.  So go ahead, finally focus on the music and leave the preparation to us.

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