Surf Film Maker Bruce Brown Dead at 80

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So we lost John Severson and Bruce Brown in the same year …

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I watched his movies many times, maybe because I couldn’t be in the water nearly as much as I wanted to. His iconic The Endless Summer was my first exposure to both Brown’s work as well as to mid century surf films as a genre.

Documentary on America’s Hotrod Enthusiasts

A film about aging gasoline enthusiasts? Sounds boring, but what’s so cool about it, is that they all race vintage vehicles for their hobby. On the surface the message appears to be about the use of fossile fuels for fun, but the greater underlying topic is a whole sub-culture seperated from our modern day throw away economy. So there is an idea here bound to transcend into a better future!

If the name Daniel Soares rings a bell, it’s because you’ve probably seen the awesome night photography series of his that we’ve previously posted, where Soares captures New York City’s night owls on the prowl. For his latest creative offering that we’re sharing with you sees Soares take on a totally different medium: video–although as a whole, Soares is Known for both his photography and filmmaking. For the projec the’s officially entitled The Normal People, the Brooklyn-based creative manages the document the annual event of American hotrod enthusiasts that meet up once a year to put pedal to the metal on a beach in Wildwood, New Jersey. Beautifully captured and captivating in its results, we the viewer delves into the lives of these passionate hotrodders who puts on quite a show with their vintage beasts, many of which date back to the 1920’s and 1930’s. Filled with artistic close up, slow mo action and a badass soundtrack to boot, we get to enjoy a snippet of what it must feel

Source: Watch This Beautifully Captivating Documentary on America’s Hotrod Enthusiasts | Unrated

Yet another use for public beaches!

Enchanting Version of Take Five

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLF46JKkCNg

How’s this for fusion? Here we have The Sachal Studios Orchestra, based in Lahore, Pakistan, playing an innovative cover of “Take Five,” the jazz standard written by Paul Desmond and originally performed by The Dave Brubeck Quartet in 1959.

Source: Pakistani Musicians Play an Enchanting Version of Dave Brubeck’s Jazz Classic, “Take Five” | Open Culture

Jye Byrnes Surfboards V-Wizard Model

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