Archive for Daily Lines

In Conversation with Matt Warshaw

Demi Taylor in conversation with Matt Warshaw, the world’s most knowledgable surf historian for Wavelength Magazine.  We talk bloody knees, Shane Dorian’s testicles, debunking myths and the importance of preserving surfing’s stories with surf culture’s apex gate keeper and founder of Encyclopedia of Surfing.   Why do you…

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I Knew Jack O’Neill – A Tribute

I Knew Jack O’Neill // Screen writing “Kudos to O’Neill for this masterpiece!” BEACHGRIT Jack O’Neill –  trail blazer, inventor of the wetsuit, is one of those cultural figures who manages to transgress boundaries, beyond the notion of brand to the heady realm of surfing pioneer….

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Ripple Effect: Moog

  Moog // Screen writing Bob Moog was a musical maverick and inventor of the ground breaking modular synthesiser – the Moog. Working with some of the most influential names in music, he created created a seismic shift in the sonic landscape building an instrument that…

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Ripple Effect: Juxtapoz

Juxtapoz // Screen writing Blending the essences of punk rock, psychedelics, hot rod culture and pulp comics, fine artist Robert Williams founded the “Low Brow” art movement, kick starting a creative revolution. (If you’re unfamiliar with Robert’s work, check it out HERE, the detail, backstory…

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Welcome to Saltburn-by-Sea

Chris Nelson on surfing in the North East for Wavelength Magazine Continues: To carry on reading head to Wavelength Magazine  First published in Wavelength Magazine.    

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Ripple Effect: Wired

We were delighted to be commissioned to tell the story of the emergence and subsequent impact of Wired Magazine, one of the 9 episodes we wrote for the award winning documentary series The Ripple Effect a Red Bull TV x Hamblin Imagery production. Wired founder Louis…

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Backwash

When the team at Backwash asked Demi to write an opinion piece for Issue 2 her thoughts naturally turned to the much maligned world of body surfing. “I pulled on some fins and swam out back. And here’s the joy of it; every cliché you…

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Filmmaker Focus: Swedish Made

We were stoked to meet up with fellow mat surfer and award winning Swedish filmmaker Tim Ciasto on his recent trip to Cornwall to discuss the delights of living an under inflated life. In between sharing a few waves and dodging the worst of the…

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Hokkaido’s Soul

Backwash Surf Anthology travelled to Japan for Issue 2 and Chris Nelson was commissioned to pen a piece on the surf community of Hokkaido. Extract: “The sun has dropped below the hills. Shadows stretch from dark factory buildings: over the tarmac, across the dunes and…

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Make // Do Handplane

Make // Do for the 3rd Annual Slyder Cup. A piece of pine in the back of the garage, a strap from an old boardbag, neoprene from an old wettie, a jig saw, a power sander, some linseed oil and a few hours later a…

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