Darren Eade

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In another life Darren Eade might have been a rockstar – probably one off on a tangent chasing a new genre and defining the sound of a generation as a by-product. Or he'd have been one of those pioneering surfers dodging malaria and wild animals as he traipsed through jungles in search of line-ups straight from the doodles on the desks of school-bound surfers. Instead he lives in New Zealand, surfs nearly every day and teaches English at a local school. In his spare time he thinks and writes about surf culture and you can guarantee there will be a soundtrack straight out of the punk, grunge or rap genre playing.
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Book Review: Barbarian Days, A Surfing Life by William Finnegan

Darren Eade
“Surfers are self-centered arseholes sometimes.” I’m sure the surf obsessed among us recognise this sentiment. It’s in that moment when your partner catches you looking out the window at the toetoe plants for wind directions, and checking the tides at the most inconvenient times of the day. I suspect this...
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Book Review: NZ Surf: The Collection Vol. 1

Darren Eade
From discussions with artistic souls, cross-stepping wave sliders, neck-tattooed lip-launchers and salty old sea dogs there’s something for everyone in NZ Surf: The Collection Vol.1. Drawing from a range of historical and recent material, and from a variety of contributors, this volume directed by Warren Hawke, is an open-hearted sweep...
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The Tao of Johnny Ramone

Darren Eade
There is a place in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York, Bowery 315, where you can worship a sacred site: the birthplace of The Ramones, Blondie and Talking Heads. CBGBs was no bigger than two fish ‘n’ chip shops stuck together. The trouble is, that it’s now a...

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