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Oasis Festival Drops 2019 Lineup

The fifth edition of Oasis Festival takes place back where the story first began, namely the stunning Fellah Hotel in Marrakech. It is here in this picture perfect location that revellers can soak up the sun, dance beneath the stars, lounge amongst tropical gardens and cool off in crystal clear swimming pools, all soundtracked by a forward-thinking line-up of electronic music’s finest.

The third and final wave of names brings a healthy Detroit contingent, with the intoxicating DJ styles of Theo Parrish, unbridled charisma of house renegade Moodymann and uncompromising techno selections of DJ Bone. Anything could happen with the back-to-back between Ibiza stars Cassy and Eats Everything, while deep and smoky house from Berlin favourite Dana Ruh and left-of-centre rhythms from Pampa’s Robag Wruhme will add plenty of new flavours to the already eclectic line-up.

Next to high profile DJ sets, some of dance music’s best live shows will also land at Oasis Festival, including throwback house and disco act Hercules & Love Affair, raw, lo-fi warehouse specialists Paranoid London and the expertly nuanced electronics of Baltra.

As ever, there is a vital local contingent at this year’s event, including Moroko Loko founder and veteran of every single Oasis Festival, Amine K, local figurehead Polyswitch, old school house man Malik, rising star Monile and newcomers Massimo and Nomads.

Bringing an all out aural assault will be the electrifying Anastasia Kristensen, while slick tech star Archie Hamilton, Scottish party starter Eclair Fifi and dream-state house, raw hip hop and psyched out darkwave innovator 박혜진 Park Hye Jin complete the line-up, along with a special DJ set from Chromeo.

This latest wave of names top off an impressive roster of talent, including Amelie Lens, Apollonia, Dixon B2B Âme, Four Tet, Jayda G, Loco Dice, Mall Grab, Sonja Moonear, and Seth Troxler, as well as strong selection of Moroccan talents like Casa Voyager’s Driss Bennis and eclectic selector Yasmean, all of which ensures that Oasis Festival’s fifth edition is set to be the best yet.

All this plays out against the backdrop of the breathtaking Atlas Mountains, along with a rich arts and culture programme, daily yoga and mouthwatering local cuisine, making this one of the most unforgettable and authentic musical holiday experiences anywhere in the world. 

Sleep at Oasis

For the first time ever, this year Oasis is offering a VIP hotel package with the chance to stay on-site in one of only five stunning, desert-chic rooms in an exclusive villa complete with pool at the Fellah Hotel.

VIP Tickets

VIP tickets and upgrades are also now on sale and give access to the festival’s VIP villa, which boasts a relaxing lounge and cocktail bar, exclusive access to a pop-up restaurant from leading Marrakech chefs, plus a prime viewing area for the Oasis and Bamboo stages, as well as a fast lane line at the box office.

Surf to Oasis

This year, also for the first time, Oasis welcomes pre-festival adventurers for Find Your Oasis: Vitamin Sea, a new pre-festival surf trip from Oasis Festival.⁣ Hang ten at world-famous surf heaven Anchor Point in Morocco and practice yoga overlooking the Atlantic Ocean before partying beneath the stars at the festival. ⁣⠀

 Oasis 2019 takes place from 13th – 15th September 2019. For a taster of what to expect watch the Oasis Festival 2018 aftermovie. Book your place and keep up to date with all of the latest news at theoasisfest.com.

New Additions

Amine K | Anastasia Kristensen | Archie Hamilton | Baltra (Live) | Cassy B2B Eats Everything | Chromeo (DJ Set) | Dana Ruh | DJ Bone | Eclair Fifi | Hercules & Love Affair (Live) | Malik | Massimo | Monile | Moodymann | Nomads | Paranoid London (Live) | 박혜진 park hye jin | Polyswitch | Robag Wruhme | Theo Parrish

Line-up (A-Z)

Âme b2b Dixon | Amelie Lens | Amine K | Anastasia Kristensen | Apollonia | Archie Hamilton | Azzeddine | Bassam | Baltra (Live) | BINH b2b Nicolas Lutz | Carista | Cassy B2B Eats Everything | Ciel | Chromeo (DJ Set) | Dana Ruh | DJ Bone | DMX Krew (Live) | Driss Bennis | Eclair Fifi | Four Tet | François X | Hercules & Love Affair (Live)  | Horse Meat Disco | Jayda G | Jessin | Josey Rebelle | Kosh (Live) | Loco Dice | Mall Grab | | Malik | Massimo | Mind Against | Monile | MMMC | Moodymann | Mozhgan | Nicola Cruz (Live) | Nomads | Optimo | Or:la | Paranoid London (Live) | 박혜진 park hye jin | Polyswitch | Recondite (Live) | Robag Wruhme | Sebastian Mullaert (Live) | Seth Troxler | Silvie Loto | Sonja Moonear | Theo Parrish | Trikk | Yasmean

 

G-SHOCK, 360 MAGAZINE, CASINO, Kanoa Igarashi

KANOA IGARASHI X CASIO G-SHOCK

CASIO G-SHOCK ANNOUNCES LATEST G-LIDE MODEL IN COLLABORATION WITH PRO SURFER KANOA IGARASHI

New Timepiece Arrives in Translucent Case and Band with Premium Surf Data Tracking Capabilities

Today, Casio G-SHOCK unveils an all-new, limited-edition G-LIDE timepiece, in collaboration with professional surfer and G-SHOCK athlete, Kanoa Igarashi. Boasting superior functionality in surf data tracking and performance, the GLX5600KI-7 arrives in a translu1cent case with silver accents and boasts Kanoa’s signature on the case back, face and band.

The new watch is based on the G-LIDE GLX5600 which features a tide graph, an indispensable tool for surfers. The thin, square shape of the watch ensures that it does not obstruct the wrist while surfing. The GLX5600KI-7 features a semi-transparent body that evokes the ocean and is paired with a mirror finish face that gives the watch a simple, cool look. Igarashi’s “Kanoa” signature is inscribed on the upper center of the watch face and on the strap keeper and case back, as well as in illumination when the backlight is turned on.

At just 21 years old, the Huntington Beach, CA native has been in the professional surf scene for over a decade. Kanoa was an instant talent from the time he first jumped in the water at the age of 3, and by the time he was 11 he set a new record for the most victories in a single season. He has gone on to win a number of major surfing competitions and is currently a world-class professional surfer competing on the World Surf League Championship Tour at the top of the sport.

The new model features technical capabilities to match with Kanoa’s impressive surf skills, including Tide & Moon graphs and a Moon Age data that anchors the face of the timepiece, for anticipating tide and surf swell of the rider’s current location.

A video highlighting the collaboration timepiece has been created – watch here: http://bit.ly/G-SHOCKxKanoa

The new model also comes equipped with standard G-SHOCK technology such as:

  • 200M water resistance
  • Shock resistance
  • World time (29 time zones / 48 cities)
  • Auto EL backlight
  • Flash alert
  • Stopwatch and countdown timer
  • 2 Multi function alarms

The GLX5600KI-7 will retail for $130 and will be available for purchase starting this July at select jewelers, the G-SHOCK Soho Store and gshock.com.

Artists,Adventurers and Athletes at Hotel Joaquin

Caldera+Lab Presents Artists, Adventurers and Athletes at Hotel Joaquin

Wellness guru and mom of 2, Stacy Keibler made a rare appearance with husband Jared Pobre at  the Artists, Adventurers and Athletes experience presented by Caldera+Lab Non-Toxic Skincare for Men at Hotel Joaquin in Laguna Beach. The magical two-day beach retreat was hosted by Paul Makarechian, founder of Auric Road (Hotel Joaquin, Korakia Pensione and Lone Mountain Ranch), Pat Tenore, founder and President of internationally successful surf and skate label RVCA, Danny Fuller, pro-surfer and photographer and Sage Vaughn, California based artist.

Guests enjoyed daytime activities such as yoga, paddle boarding and surfing at the legendary Shaw’s Cove beach prior to being treated to an epic sunset viewing and cocktails by the pool complete with a live painting exhibition by Sage Vaughn. The magical evening continued with a private Mediterranean inspired dinner in the garden of Orange County’s best new restaurant Saline, prepared by famed Chef Leandro Bongarra. Post dinner, guests enjoyed a fireside performance by Hawaiian artist Lilly Meola.

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Momentum Generation Debuts Dec. 11

HBO Sports takes a deep dive into the fascinating, constantly evolving world of surfing, exploring how a group of dedicated teenagers changed the sport and its culture in the 1990s, when MOMENTUM GENERATION debuts TUESDAY, DEC. 11 (10:00-11:45 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBOThe film will also be available on HBO On Demand, HBO NOW, HBO GO and partners’ streaming platforms.

From Emmy® and Peabody winners Jeff and Michael Zimbalist of All Rise Films, the HBO Sports presentation, in association with Priority Pictures and Sundance Productions, is executive produced by Robert Redford and Laura Michalchyshyn of Sundance Productions alongside Karen Lauder and Greg Little of Priority Pictures. Justine Chiara, Lizzie Friedman, Tina Elmo and Colby Gottert produced.

In the 1960s, surfing in America was known primarily as a California- and Hawaii-based phenomenon associated with surf instrumentals and Beach Boys songs. In films, it was a vehicle to infuse all-American romantic comedies with action or zany antics. Although equipment and skills evolved, the public’s perception of surfing as a novelty sport remained constant until the 1990s, when a group of punk rock-loving teens, many from troubled homes and backgrounds, found its way to a house on the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii, in the process changing their lives and the sport itself.

In MOMENTUM GENERATION, the core members of that legendary crew – including Kelly Slater, Rob Machado, Shane Dorian, Taylor Knox, Benji Weatherley, Kalani Robb, Ross Williams, Taylor Steele and Pat O’Connell – tell their story together for the first time. Filmmakers Jeff and Michael Zimbalist draw on unprecedented access to their inner circle, as well as to tens of thousands of hours of footage in private archives, to highlight the deep friendships that were formed and tested during the surfers’ careers as top athletes and cultural icons.

“We’re proud to be the home for MOMENTUM GENERATION, a film that is obviously about a group of surfers at the zenith of the sport, but more subtly about their lifelong friendships,” says Peter Nelson, executive vice president, HBO Sports. “The Zimbalist brothers take us on an adrenaline-fueled journey spanning three decades, and the intimacy with which they reveal the ups and downs of some of surfing’s biggest stars makes this film unlike anything else of its kind.”

After relocating to Oahu, the young surfers courageously followed each other into Mother Nature’s most dangerous waves. When some of them didn’t make it back to shore, they found a way to mourn together – and adapt. Fueled by camaraderie and a deep-seated competitiveness, the tight-knit crew became known as the “Momentum Generation” after being featured in Taylor Steele’s groundbreaking films. Its members went on to win world titles, break records and redefine the world’s perception of the surfer, youth culture and what it means to be free.

Filmed over the course of two and a half years, the Momentum Generation surfers reflect on the complexity of the brotherhood and competition that have shaped their shared emotional journey, and made these pioneers both heroic and human.

The film made its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York earlier this year where it won an Audience Award.  It has also won top awards at the Aspen Film Festival, Santa Cruz Surf Film Festival, Honolulu Surf Film Festival, Surfalorus and the Los Angeles Film Awards.

MOMENTUM GENERATION is directed by Jeff Zimbalist and Michael Zimbalist; executive producers, Robert Redford, Laura Michalchyshyn, Karen Lauder and Greg Little; producers, Justine Chiara, Tina Elmo, Lizzie Friedman and Colby Gottert; written by Jeff Zimbalist and Michael Zimbalist. For HBO: executive producers, Bill Simmons, Peter Nelson and Rick Bernstein; supervising producer, Bentley Weiner.

Check out the trailer for MOMENTUM GENERATION here!

Agenda Festival 2018

By Rana Salloom × Vaughn Lowery

Long Beach, known for its skate culture and diverse community, hosted the largest skate/surf convention in Southern California called Agenda. The engagement took place on June 28 to June 30. It showcased top designers as well as emerging brands while simultaneously hosting panel discussions on industry trends. Investors from all around the world attend in hopes of discovering what will make a huge impression in 2019.

This year Agenda collaborated with another annual skate competition event called the Dew Tour. The combination of these two industry events was a major success for the skate/surf industry bringing both fashion, athleticism and music under one roof.

The last day of Agenda was called Agenda Festival and it held the music portion of the convention. Agenda Festival had major headliners such as Brockhampton, Lil Yachty, Billie Ellish, and Fidlar. These headliners were all completely different in style, age, and genre bringing an eclectic twist to this industry giant. Agenda is the place to be for all things skate and surf and provides a new wave of trends for these two cultures.

From Waste to Wave: Jaguar Land Rover Launches Surfboard Made From Recycled Plastic

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From Waste to Wave: Jaguar Land Rover Launches Surfboard Made From Recycled Plastic
8 September 2017 (Whitley, UK): For almost 70 years Land Rover has transported people across the world’s toughest terrain, but it is now making its first foray into the ocean with the ‘Waste to Wave’ surfboard, created using recycled plastic derived from early clay design models.
With an estimated 8 million tonnes of plastic dumped in oceans every year, taking hundreds of years to decompose, Jaguar Land Rover has strengthened its commitment to achieving its zero waste goal by creating a range of surfboards made wholly from recycled plastic. 
The surfboard was created in partnership with SkunkWorks Surf Co, a surf company with a focus on minimising environmental impact, and tested by the English Women’s Open Surfing Champion surfer, Lucy Campbell off the coast of Northern Ireland. It was hand-built to the exact dimensions (5’7 x 18 3/8 x 2 3/16) required by Campbell, who is currently competing on the global circuit. It has carbon fibre rails from the nose and a carbon strip from the tail for additional strength while allowing flex to push through high-intensity manoeuvres.
The surfboard debuts this weekend in London at Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest, a free-to-enter festival exploring the future of mobility. Tech Fest is open from 8 – 10 September at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.