Category Archives: Culture & History

A Summa of Skateboarding

Manhattan_beach_1960_Skateboarding_wheelbase_magazine_1Skateboarding isn’t just an action sport form, it’s a recreational activity that involves pulling tricks with a board and quick thinking. It’s an art form, a job, a hobby, or a method of transportation, an exercise routine, or whatever other purposes it serves, it is environmental friendly too.

The sport evolved in the west from the culture of surfing during the early 70’s, gradually developing an identity of its own. Back then boarding was more of a trait for a rebellious, non-conforming youth. Although as time evolved so did the perceived idea of this action sport.

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TRAVEL THROUGH THE HISTORY OF GOA TRANCE

Jumping down the rabbit hole, unraveling the history and origins of Goa trance.

Long ago a bunch of travelling Bohemians gave rise to a great culture. A culture that enkindled a new dance music from, engraved as the history of Goa trance. They created something so big it’s not just music or intensified parties;it’s a way of life. It’s a choice you make when you truly understand the very essence of the Goa trance culture.

Understanding Psytrance and Goa trance;

For those of you unfamiliar with this genre, it’s got high tempo and layered melodies that are electronically merged to create a beautiful mind numbing experience. Numbing down the rampant trains of thoughts letting you listen to the rhythm of everything else around you and within you. An exciting element of psytrance is the use of samples, often from science fiction movies or the works by great thinkers. Those samples mostly contain references to OBEs & dreams, time travel, spirituality and similar mysterious topics. The receptive audiences are generally Lovers of nature, explorers and folks who have experienced full circle life.

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