Tagged: Lightning Bolt


First Look: Lightning Bolt’s Apres Surf Collection

For their latest collection, Cali surf menswear brand Lightning Bolt has expanded their collection of board shorts and tees to include knits, bomber jackets and chinos—nothing too serious or fashion-minded, just the perfect pieces to … read more »

POSTED April 6, 2012 1:00PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

First Look: Lightning Bolt’s Surfwear

We’ve been big fans of utlra-laid-back surfing brand Lightning Bolt for quite some time, and they’ve been kind enough to give us first dibs on their new Fall lookbook. The collection maintains the brand’s quintessential … read more »

POSTED August 11, 2011 1:48PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Meet Five Designers From Capsule Men’s Tradeshow

Yesterday was the start of Capsule Tradeshow, perhaps the most wonderful time of the whole year for menswear fanatics. There’s about a billion amazing brands stuffed into a warehouse space on the westside of New … read more »

POSTED July 19, 2011 12:15PM IN STYLE Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,

Itemized: Lightning Bolt Electric Green Shorts

Every week a different FADER staff member will pick a clothing item or accessory that he or she has lately been spending a lot of time with—or would like to—and write a little love letter … read more »

POSTED June 14, 2011 1:00PM IN ITEMIZED Comments (2) TAGS: ,

Bolt Magazine’s Ode to Old School Surfing

The newest issue of Bolt, a magazine put out by old school surf brand Lightning Bolt, opens with a series of essays about Hawaii’s surf culture in the ’60s and ’70s, before everyone went pro … read more »

POSTED May 24, 2011 5:30PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: ,

Q+A: Brian Chippendale On His New Book If ‘n Oof

Chances are, you’re probably familiar with Brian Chippendale because he is the drummer in the spastic art/noise/punk group Lightning Bolt. Or maybe you know him from the Fort Thunder art collective that grew out of … read more »


Premiere: Lightning Bolt, “Flooded Chamber” MP3

Dear Art Bell, our hero: please help us translate these freakish transmissions, because we are pretty sure if the Lightning Bolt boys are not in fact alien life forms communicating in their real languages, they … read more »

POSTED October 12, 2009 11:26AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: ,

Lightning Bolt, “Colossus” MP3

Pitchfork premiered this new Lightning Bolt with about as much as enthusiasm as your grandfather’s doctor premieres the latest colonoscopy results, so we’ll go ahead with the hysterics and say HOLY CRAP NEW LIGHTNING BOLT … read more »

POSTED August 17, 2009 6:22PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Exclusive Premiere – Nisennenmondai "Destination Tokyo"

Ok, this is less of an exclusive (I think we got it up first), and more about me begging to post a track from Nisennenmondai’s upcoming long player (although only 5 songs, it’s 44 minutes) Destination Tokyo. Well, my persistence payed dividends, because today we can share with you the title track. This is the best thing I’ve heard all week. read more »

POSTED May 15, 2009 10:47AM IN THE TRIPWIRE TAGS: , , , , , , , , , ,

Art For Rock’s Sake!

We’re not sure if blogging, uh, 675 hours after an event makes something too stale for the World Wide Web, but we just awoke from our Hennessy and Heineken (“Henny-Heiny,” try it!) coma that we … read more »

POSTED April 5, 2005 2:53PM IN MUSIC TAGS: