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IRATION

Hometown: Santa Barbara (via Hawaii) Sound: New Roots Line-Up: Kai Rediske (vocals), Catlin Peterson (guitar/vocals), Joe King (percussion), Adam Taylor (bass), Cayson Peterson (Keyboards), Joe Dickens (drums) Albums: New Roots (2006), No Time For Rest (2007) What Iration Is Listening [...]

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CHI CLUB

Hometown: San Diego Sound: Rock / Funk / Jam Band Line-up: Brenda Berry (vocals), Roland Gabriel (rhythm guitar/vocals), Bill DiBiase (keyboards), Mike Delux Cardwell (lead guitar), Serge McCoy (drums/vocals), Rain Samuelson (bass) and Jose Maldonado (percussion) Albums: Welcome To The [...]

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ELEPHANTS IN MUD

Hometown: San Diego Sound: Roots Reggae / Dub Line-up: Jared Andrews (guitar/vocals), Tom Robertson (bass), Stephen Silva (Drums) Albums: “Level III” (Drops in February, 2008) What E.I.M is Listening To:  The Dub Soldiers, Sublime, The Clash, The Descendants Download: “City [...]

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Trunq S.U.B. (Surf Utility Box)

I consider myself lucky if I can get out of bed and surf before work – especially in the winter.  Cold pavement, a wet wetsuit, and a dark paddle out don’t exactly scream fun like they did when I was [...]

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Pentax Optio W30

Nowadays, a serviceable digi cam has become a must have for any surf trip. Finding one that you can take into the lineup without a water housing is a bonus.  I’ve been hooked on Pentax’s Optio series since a trip [...]

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Globe OGIO Travel Bag

Finally, I found a travel bag.  The Globe OGIO Travel Bag (Carry-On) is the perfect size and sure looks like it can accommodate the needs of any on-the-go surfer out there.  The features on this thing would make Les Stroud [...]

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Intuition

HOMETOWN: Los Angeles  SOUND: Indie Hip-Hop  LINE-UP: Intuition (raps); Equalibrium (beats); B-sides (beats); Murj (DJ)  ALBUMS: Stories About Nothing (Unraveled Records 2007)  WHAT INTUITION IS LISTENING TO: A Tribe Called Quest, DJ Shadow, Common, Nas, Slick Rick, Wu Tang DOWNLOAD: [...]

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Progression Pays Sevenfold

Music doesn’t come without criticism.  Huntington Beach rockers Avenged Sevenfold know this as well as anyone. They’ve also taken it in prideful stride and haven’t looked back.  Labels and genres are everything to critics – it’s the foundation from which [...]

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