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Week 2: The High Curbs "Empty Bottles" | Volcom Cyber Singles Club
Burger Records x Volcom present Cyber Singles Club, features music from the newest breed of Burger Records stars in the making, recorded exclusively at Volcom Studio, and will be released for free download & streaming every Monday for 20 weeks beginning April 17th. Make sure you grab the 1st week's download - The Side Eyes "Cat Call" Week 2: The High Curbs - "Empty Bottles" Empty Bottles by The High Curbs Grab the free download Having arrived from the Inland Empire like a wild fire, The High Curbs have been busier than ever. But how did it all start? Before they ever worked with Burger Records (Burger released The High Curbs second full length, Marcelo Cleveland on cassette in July 2016), the band were already fans... initially connected through the internet. "Literally, if you have Soundcloud, then you know Burger Records" explained singer Eduardo Moreno, "that's really it." Meeting Sean and Lee and the Burger Records crew in person didn't take much more effort either. "We just went in the store and annoyed the shit out of them... we would just walk in and ask them if they have any shows you could throw us on?". It's much harder to ignore someone in real life as opposed to pestering them on social media... "That [social media] doesn’t work" the band all agreed. It also helps to make friends with other bands on Burger. "Be friends with a band that's on Burger and tell them to record you", said Eduardo. "That's what we did," added drummer Aaron Korbe. The band recorded their debut self-titled EP with Facundo Bermudez, better known as Cundo, who sent Sean the recordings that first put The High Curbs on Burger's radar. But admittedly "things got lost in the shuffle for a year or two" remembered Sean and The High Curbs would go on to self release that EP as well as their follow up full length, Weight Problems. But The High Curbs persistence would pay off. They recorded their second full-length with Audacity's (one of the original bands on Burger Records) Matt Schmalfeld, who then sent the recordings to Sean who thought "they ruled" and "that's when The High Curbs became part of the Burger Fam!" he exclaimed. Part of the NOW SOUND of Burger Records today, The High Curbs hit the Volcom Studio to record a brand new song for the Cyber Singles Club. Entitled "Empty Bottles", the song's about being on tour and is a full blast of garage-punk rock and roll that shows why the band are ready to hit the road every chance they get. As an added bonus, The High Curbs, also made a music video for the song.
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Week 1: The Side Eyes "Cat Call" | Volcom Cyber Singles Club
Propelled by singer Astrid McDonald's fierce vocal delivery over the muscular fury created from the brotherly band of shredders, Chris and Kevin Devine, and backed by the speedy hands of drummer Nick Arnold, The Side Eyes create a fury fitting for the message... no time spared for stupid cat calls.
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Why Blister? Why Anything? - Noa Deane gets "deep"
Don't call it surf rock! When Noa Deane isn’t surfin’ he can usually be found with a guitar in his hands channeling his alt-rock heroes Mudhoney and Melvins. Last September Noa recorded his first EP entitled barbie69 entirely by himself at his parents house in their kitchen and put it up on Bandcamp. Jamming the album for a while now, the more we listened, the more we wanted to know. So over the course of a few txt msgs we got Noa shine a little light on his music background. When did you first start playing music? What was the first instrument you learned on? When I was about 12, I had a red Fender Squire Stratocaster. You recorded the album in your parents house, what did you record on? Yeah it was in the downstairs kitchen using Garageband. You play guitar left-handed, but drum right-handed. Which hand do you write with? I write with my right hand. I guess I have a few wires crossed in my brain.Heard you own a cello, do you play that one regular or goofy? Bought one and never play it, haha.Any Aussie musicians you look up to or have influenced you? Inxs is sick and I like Silverchair too. Why Blister? Why anything? haha How’s the album doing? You only need to sell 35,000 to get a gold record in Australia, do you already know where you are going to hang yours? It's going alright. Sold $400 bucks worth, but I'll never sell that many. Haha Below's a little taste of Blister live last week in Manly, Australia during Volcom's epic week long takeover of the Hotel Steyne during Riders Week. Give Noa and Blister a follow on Instagram for more.
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Volcomgratulations To Our Team
The Volcom Family is a wildly diverse group of talented human beings: surfers, skaters, riders, musicians, artists, and committed creative individuals who simply refuse to settle. They are more than just dreamers. They are doers. The diehards. Pushing it further. Sweating every detail, unwilling to relent. They are uniquely driven souls whose actions speak much louder than words. Charging forward in all environments and fueled by an unyielding dedication to craft. This crew—our crew—is the raw embodiment of Volcom’s TRUE TO THIS ideology. Channeling their energy, their potential, and their passion. They are collectively shaping tomorrow, today. Volcomgratulations to our team. photo: Daniel Cabral
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VOLCOM STORE MUNICH BIRTHDAY BASH WITH ASTEROID AND LIMESTONE WHALE
On the first of october the Volcom store Munich turned 5 years. This was a great reason to blow of the roof of the Strom-Club in munich. First Limestone Whale and Asteroid shook the ground with a blasting show of the finest stoner rock, and afterwards the two DJs Fluppe auf Ex und Vanicea made the crowd dance untill dawn. When everybody stumbeld outside in the first sunlight we could only see smiling happy faces. A big thank you to everybody who helped organizing this event and everyone who took part of that sick birthday party! GERMAN VERSION  Am 01.10.2016 war es so weit, der Volcom Store München wurde 5 Jahre alt. Wir haben uns nicht lumpen lassen und gemeinsam mit euch und der musikalischen Untermalung von Limestone Whale und Asteroid das Strom in München fachgerecht zerlegt! Die DJs Fluppe auf Ex und Vanicea sorgen im Anschluss mit feinstem Sound dafür, dass auch nach dem Konzert noch das Tanzbein geschwungen und das ein oder andere Bier getrunken wurde. Wir hoffen ihr hattet mindestens genauso viel Spaß wie wir, und möchten uns bei allen bedanken die diesen Abend so wundervoll mit uns begossen haben! Happy Girls Asteroids Johannes Nilsson Asteroid and Crowd Asteroid Asteroid Part of the VS Munich Gang Happy Boys Limestone Whale Asteroid Crowd in front of the Club
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Volcom Store Stuttgart Birthday Bash Report
Right before germany celebrated its 26th reunion anniversary, we pre feast to celebrate the 7th anniversary of the Volcom Store Stuttgart! The party went down in the halls of the club Zwölfzehn aka the Love club, great location to get everyopne hyped. But as the brews were already flowing, the berlin based band „ASTROBOY“ raised the stoke levels to a boundless atmosphere! They definetly heated up the club with their hard garage sound. Afterwards „SUPERIOR“ and „GAST“ wrapped up the bunfight and lead the party to more mayhem At the end there’s not much to say but THANKS to all the people that came have fun and contributed to this wild party. ASTROBOY GERMAN VERSION Bevor die deutsche Wiedervereinigung ihr 26. Jubiläum feierte, gab es am 2. Oktober eine für UNS mindestens genau so wichtige Festivität! Der Volcom Store Stuttgart feierte am 2. Oktober sein 7-jähriges Bestehen und lud daher zu teils-eskalativen Umtrunk in den Club Zwölfzehn ein. Nachdem der Bierfluss recht schnell in das unermessliche schwappte,  war die Stimmung spätestens mit dem live Auftritt der Berliner Band ASTROBOY am kochen! Doch dem nicht genug! Im Anschluss wurden die Party Glocken geläutet und SUPERIOR und GAST sorgten für die endgültige Eskalation. Am Ende kann man nur ein großes Dankeschön an alle schönen Menschen aussprechen, die mit uns an diesem Tage bis in die Puppen zelebriert haben.