C I T I Z E N S
O F   T H E   S L I D E
—  Not So Ordinary Citizens Interview  —

IMG_4209Lore, Mademoiselle of the Sea
is a unique label and creative project by
L A U R E  M Y R
the designer of surf skins & swimsuits for women seeking a stylish hassle-free salt water experience.

The label is the epitome of French chic, with elegance, style and originality at the heart of her designs.

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J O N I  M I T C H E L L
INTERVIEWS
with CBC

 We’re somewhat besotted with Joni Mitchell, so we loved loved loved these Interviews on this multi-talented artistic force.

Joni Mitchell, Handsome Citizens, Musician, Woodstock, CBC Interviews The now 70 year old, talks about her ‘Woodstock Experience’ and is extremely candid with Jian Ghomeshi, the amiable interviewer.
Incredibly interesting, sharp as a tack; and clearly still enjoying a durrie or two. The sheer force of her presence is mesmerising..

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I N D I A N  S U M M E R 
Byron Bay’s current state: that unseasonably warm and dry Autumn weather that sees us spending afternoons at the beach, listening to tunes like this and holding off on snuggling into those winter layers, just yet.

Morrison Hotel, front window and The DoorsT h e  D o o r s
Indian Summer was one of the first songs the band recorded. They played it on a demo they’d recorded in 1965. It was finally released in 1970 on the album Morrison Hotel.
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 B i l l a b o n g
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J O S I E
P r e n d e r g a s t
X
C i t i z e n s
o f  t h e  S l i d e

We last spoke with Josie in December 2014; since then some life changing moments have transpired for this uber graceful wave dancer.

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 — T u e s d a y  T u n e s —
SUBTERRANEAN HOMESICK BLUES  
  B O B  D Y L A N  
 was originally released in 1965. 
 It was Dylan’s first Top 40 hit in the U.S.

BOB DYLAN

 The first line is a reference to codeine distillation and politics of the time —
“Johnny’s in the basement mixing up the medicine / I’m on the pavement thinkin’ about the Government”…
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L O L I T A  M I G N O T
The enchanted life of a quintessential Sea Gypsy.

A ‘surf story’ about growing up on the Ocean
 C I T I Z E N S
O F   T H E   S L I D E ♀
—  NOT SO ORDINARY
CITIZENS INTERVIEW  —

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S T O N E  &  W O O D 
B R E W I N G
‘The Way It Should Be’
the new video created by Stone and Wood Brewing Company in their Spiritual home of Byron Bay.

Broken Head

Highlighting a slow pace of life in a creative coastal town famed for its beach culture and plentiful surf.
You can see how this trio of lads are pretty buzzed since they quit ‘working for the man’ & got back to basics handcrafting Ales on the beautiful shores of the Northern Rivers of NSW.
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C I T I Z E N S
 O F   T H E   S L I D E  
—  Not So Ordinary Citizens Interview  — 

11357411_916308428412404_77828531_n HC:  6 things to know about
A L E S S I A
M A R I E T T I
 

Who: Alessia Marietti, I am me… remember you can never be a better version of yourself because you are the only you.. I’m 16 years old.

From: Originally I’m from Argentina, Corsica and Italy but honestly, I say that I am from the World as I do not feel like I belong anywhere, I feel like I’m from Everywhere. I was born and grew up in Bali my whole life,  so let’s say Bali is home. Continue Reading →

 J O S I E
P R E N D E R G A S T
“She’s got a rad classic style that is all her own”

 From Byron Bay, an Ambassador for McTavish Surfboards and Volcom now with Billabong; a lover of life; she’s happy if others are happy; would dearly love to someday in the future, open an Orphanage in the Philippines.

≫ C I T I Z E N S
O F   T H E   S L I D E
— Not So Ordinary Citizens Interview —

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“Words are my weapon but they’re also my ruin”

Seavera, Singer/Songwriter, Handsome Citizens, Not So Ordinary Citizens, Musician —  Not So Ordinary
Citizens Interview  —

Singer/Songwriter
T o r i  Z i e t s c h
of SEAVERA
chats to us about her inspirations; recently being featured on Triple J’s Unearthed; the release of Seavera’s debut Single ‘Caving’ and new project; the upcoming EP due to be recorded in Melbourne..

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d r e a m  h o m e
OFF THE COAST
OF SANTORINI

Costis Psychas was diving off the coast of Therassia,  an islet in Greece’s Aegean Sea,  when he first spotted his future dream home.
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— J u k e b o x —
JIMI HENDRIX
CASTLES MADE OF SAND

JimiJimi Hendrix was arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music. Hendrix helped usher in the age of psychedelia with his 1967 debut, ‘Are You Experienced?’ and the impact of his brief but meteoric career on popular music continues to be felt.

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HOW TO PREPARE
FOR
W I N T E R  S W E L L

Unless your local surf-spot is on or near the Equator, there comes a time of year when you need to get re-aquainted with the neoprene pushed to the back of your closet.
Winter Denial is getting a Reality-Check!

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— t u e s d a y  t u n e s —
T I N Y  D A N C E R
is a song by ELTON JOHN
with lyrics by writing partner Bernie Taupin.
“We came to California in the fall of 1970 and it seemed like sunshine just radiated from the populace,” Taupin says. “I guess I was trying to capture the spirit of that time…

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Spotlight on
R O I S I N
C A R O L A N 

the first Australian homegrown talent to feature on
#CitizensoftheSlide 

We stole a moment of Roisin’s time for a quick
chat and a
 glimpse into her Byron Hinterland life…

C I T I Z E N S
O F   T H E   S L I D E
 NOT SO ORDINARY CITIZENS INTERVIEW  — 

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Exit Through
the Gift Shop
follows an eccentric shop-keeper turned amateur film-maker as he attempts to capture many of the world’s most infamous vandals on camera, only to have a British stencil artist named Banksy turn the camcorder back on its owner with wildly unexpected results.
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T U E S D A Y  T U N E S
This humdinger

SMOKESTACK LIGHTNING
H O W L I N ‘  W O L F

Howlin.Wolf.handsomecitizensCHESTER ARTHUR BURNETT known as HOWLIN’ WOLF. Born on June 10 1910, in White Station, Mississippi was an influential American blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player. With a booming voice and looming physical presence, he is one of the best-known Chicago blues artists.

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2_7_11_HartwoodEricMya53942 2_7_11_hartwoodericmya5569Its reputation preceded itself, as we walked from our beachfront bungalow to
H A R T W O O D  in  T U L U M
on our first night on the Mayan Riviera,  Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula.  It is an outdoor dining restaurant,  with palapa roofs covering just a few of the tables and the bar.  The restaurant is unique in many ways…
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 —  J u k e b o x  —
JONI MITCHELL
W O O D S T O C K

Joni Mitchell 3We are stardust, Billion year old carbon.
We are golden.
Caught in the devil’s bargain”
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E L V I S  P R E S L E Y
– ONE NIGHT WITH YOU –
On the Jukebox this week we’re heading
all the way back to ’57.

elvispresley.handsomecitizens.jukebox The song was originally written and recorded under the title “One Night (Of Sin).” Both Elvis’ manager and record company had reservations about the suggestive lyrics. 
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