Souvenirs I and II EPs - Swimm

The DIY music-makers of Swimm have the perfect soundtracks for summer with the release of not one, but two EPs, Souvenirs I and II. Swimm’s sound has influences ranging from shoegaze to folk to electronic to dancey-pop and everything in between. Souvenirs I offers special remixes from Keith Sweaty, Big Wild and Derek Suomi and Souvenirs II is set to release August 22. 

So set your feet up on that hammock you’ve been dying to break in this summer and get a taste of Souvenir I by watching the lyric video

Or see the real thing and check out their North American summer tour dates after the jump: 

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“THE DUAL ORIENTEERING EPS” BY SASHASH ULZ

The handmade music site WistRec is featuring a unique disc set from Sashash Ulz including orienteering maps of familiar places, a compass, cartography filmstrips, and personalized routes all encased in recycled kraft boxes. 

This set is perfect for a musically-driven adventure with a friend or for any curious explorer who loves a good music playlist. Listen to some of the tracks on the EPs and check out more of Wistrec’s one-of-a-kind music compilations

Vans US Open Artist Jay Howell’s Playlist 
We’ve been getting pumped about the Vans US Open of Surfing starting tomorrow in Huntington Beach by sharing playlists from our talented artists who’ve been working on the Van Doren Invitational Bowl all week. Today’s playlist comes from artist and Custom Culture Ambassador Jay Howell. After listening to his picks, watch his episode on offthewall.tv. 
We can’t wait to see the finished product! 

5. The Sound of Confusion - Spacemen 3

Vans US Open Artist Jay Howell’s Playlist 

We’ve been getting pumped about the Vans US Open of Surfing starting tomorrow in Huntington Beach by sharing playlists from our talented artists who’ve been working on the Van Doren Invitational Bowl all week. Today’s playlist comes from artist and Custom Culture Ambassador Jay Howell. After listening to his picks, watch his episode on offthewall.tv

We can’t wait to see the finished product! 

5. The Sound of Confusion - Spacemen 3

Vans US Open Artist Nathaniel Russell’s Playlist
Nathaniel Russell is one of our artists in the process of working his magic for US Open’s Van Doren Invitational Bowl. We got his music picks he’s currently jamming out to including some Paul Simon, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and Steely Dan. And it’s available for you all to hear on our spotify. We’ve got some extra links below as well. Happy listening! 

7. For Every Field There’s A Mole - Bonnie “Prince” Billy 
8. Can You See Me - Spike
9. Now That I Know - Ted Lucas

Vans US Open Artist Nathaniel Russell’s Playlist

Nathaniel Russell is one of our artists in the process of working his magic for US Open’s Van Doren Invitational Bowl. We got his music picks he’s currently jamming out to including some Paul Simon, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and Steely Dan. And it’s available for you all to hear on our spotify. We’ve got some extra links below as well. Happy listening! 

7. For Every Field There’s A Mole - Bonnie “Prince” Billy 

8. Can You See Me - Spike

9. Now That I Know - Ted Lucas

A Day on Vans Warped Tour with We Are The In Crowd

It seemed like the bus had stopped rolling only minutes ago but when I stretched my legs over the edge and awkwardly climbed my way to the ground from the top bunk I smelled coffee drifting through the cracked door.  We Are The In Crowd’s Tay Jardine was in the front lounge settled over a black mug that read ‘Bad Days’ with a giant yellow smiley face. 

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Vans US Open Artist Chris Yormick’s Playlist
Artist Chris Yormick is currently painting the Van Doren Invitational Bowl for the US Open with a bunch of other great artists and we had to know what he was listening to to help him get in the zone. Have a listen to his super chilled out reggae Spotify playlist below as well as links to tracks not available on Spotify:

7. What’s New Pussycat - Bob Marley and The Wailers
8. Corporal Jones - The Termites
9. Rude Boy Prayer - Alton, Zoot and The Wailers
10. Rolling Stone - Bob Marley and The Wailers

Vans US Open Artist Chris Yormick’s Playlist

Artist Chris Yormick is currently painting the Van Doren Invitational Bowl for the US Open with a bunch of other great artists and we had to know what he was listening to to help him get in the zone. Have a listen to his super chilled out reggae Spotify playlist below as well as links to tracks not available on Spotify:

7. What’s New Pussycat - Bob Marley and The Wailers

8. Corporal Jones - The Termites

9. Rude Boy Prayer - Alton, Zoot and The Wailers

10. Rolling Stone - Bob Marley and The Wailers