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Aquiva Mixtape Series

A bunch of mixtapes from a bunch of legends. Surf or not, music connects us all. Listen below, support the artists. Enjoy these Mixtapes


These accompanying mixtapes to any journey are compiled by the enigmatic folk at Aquiva. Designed to spark creativity, enthusiasm, adventure, surf trips, conversation and dance. From all the corners of world music, folk, jazz, electronic, surf, indie, punk and metal. Listen below or follow these links to Mixcloud (continuous mix) and find us on Spotify.

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Aquiva Tapes 26 - Gulliver Farnan

Aquiva Tapes 25 is a selection of beautiful tracks from Gulliver Farnan. Gully as he is best know, is an artists originating from Torquay on the Surf Coast of Victoria. He now resides in California where he is currently working on his latest project / brand - State Of Nowhere.

Curated by Gulliver and mixed by the good folk here at Aquiva. Enjoy this mix.

Tracklist coming soon -




Aquiva Tapes 25 - Paul Mcneil

From gig posters, watercolors and full blown 15ft inflatables. Paul’s art can be seen literally all up and down the coast. His signature wave is truly unique and undeniably a focus point for a lot of Paul’s art. This mix was a colmination of inspiration that he uses to inspire his work.


Wire - Blessed State
The Chills - Effloresce and Deliquesce
Beat Happening - Our Secret
Avi Buffalo / Jam in the Van - Can’t Be Too Responsible
The Clean - Point That Thing Somewhere Else
Dirty Three - Great Waves
Jonathan Richman - Let Her Go Into The Darkness
Big Thief - Shark Smile
The Modern Lovers - Pablo Pacasso
Cat Power - Free
Steve Gunn - Vagabond
Kevin Morby - Sundowner
Guided By Voices - As We Go Up, We Go Down
Sturgill - Ronin
Jay-Z - My 1st Song


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Aquiva Tapes 24 - Tim Stevenson

Jan Juc corelord Tim Stevenson packs the latest Aquiva Tape with a bunch of tunes that get him primmed to take on ocean swells from his home town on the Surf Coast to Indonesia. In 2021 Tim took out the inaugural Bells Beach 50 Year Storm event in loving memory of Shaun Brooks. Tim founded the Jan Juc Boardriders with a bunch of Juc legends that has grown into a very strong club. From Unwritten Law to The Prodigy and Queens Of The Stone Age, get ya ears around this for any pre-surf pump up!! Do it.  

Screeching Weasel - My Right
Unwritten Law - Tell Me Why
Rage Against The Machine - Maria
Pegboy - Strong Reaction
Silverchair - Shade
The Prodigy - Break & Enter
Pennywise - Broken
NOFX - Drugs Are Good
Vast - Touched
Queens Of The Stone Age - Medication


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Aquiva Tapes 23 - Vaughan Blakey

Yeah Fuck Yeah!

We are kicking off a blistering assault of mixtapes by some of the finest surf Illuminati. Kicking it right in the pants with Vaughan 'rinsed corn' Blakey. This short but rich mixtape pays homage to some of Vaughan's favorite tracks to his all time surf vids.

Check the list, its deep. A lot of Occ and a lot of Aussie savagery. Cheers Vaughnno! This one goes strait to the mix room.

1. The Johnnys - Bleeding Heart ( Film - Filthy Habits )
2. The Johnnys - Injun Joe ( Film - Filthy Habits )
3. NOFX - Malachi Crunch ( Film - Momentum 2 )
4. Iggy Pop - The Passenger ( Film - 156 Tricks )
5. Supergrass - Caught by the Fuzz ( Film - Doped Youth )
6. TDAATEC - Kimono ( Film - Doped Youth )
7. Iggy Pop - Endless Sea ( Film - The Bruce Movie )
8. Warumpi Band - Black Fella White Fella ( Film - Surf Assassins )
9. Celibate Rifles - Wonderful Life ( Film - Green Iguana )
10. Ground components - Hands in the Air ( Film - Postcards from Morgs )

Marti Paradisis - Tracklist incoming.




ELO - Showdown
Heart -Crazy On You
Rodriquez - Hate Street Dialogue
Alex Elbert - Truth
The Sounds - Mine For Life
Cream - White Room
Tropical Fuck Storm - Can't Stop
Tom Waits - Hoist That Rag
Modest Mouse - Float On
Love - Everybody's Gotta Live




Hot Snakes - Six Wave Hold-Down
Total Control - Flesh War
Dead Mood - Dead Moon Night
Six Finger Satellite - Parlour Games
Iggy Pop - Passenger
Rodriquez - Rich Folks Hoax
Fat White Family - Feet
Built To Spill - Goin' Against Your Mind
Archers Of Loaf - White Trash Heroes
CAN - She Brings the Rain
Charles Bradley - Stay Away
T.S.O.L - Flowers by the Door


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Joram Feitsma - Rain
Neil Cowley, Ben - Solitary Refinement
Yansima - Tweede Cans
Against All Logic - Cityfade
Moderat - Therapy
Burial - Loner
Hanky - How Is it Going to End?
Cowboy Rhythm Box - 6AM Cowboy / Sharif Laffrey Deviation
I:Cube - Makossa Suspens (Pilooski Edit)
Terr - Have You Ever



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Motorhead - Sympathy For The Devil
Talking Heads - I Zimbra
The Faint - The Conductor
Dead Moon - Dead Moon Night
The Growlers - Decoy Face
Wipers - Over The Edge
Midfield General - Seed Distribution Feat. Noel Fielding
DEVO - Gut Feeling
Wire - Mannequin
Melody's Echo Chamber - Shirim




Curtis Mayfield - Move on Up
The Zombies - Time Of The Season (Mono Version)
Gabor Szabo - The Beat Goes On (Live)
Nick Curran and the Lowlifes - Sheena’s Back
Metallica - Welcome Home (Sanitarium)
Menahan Street Band - Make The Road by Walking
A Tribe Called Quest - We Can Get Down
Long Beach Dub All-Stars - Luke
Sublime - Paddle Out
The Reverend Horton Heat - I’m Mad
Agent Orange - Bloodstains (Original version)
Nick Curran and the Lowlifes - Player
The Doors - Riders on the Storm




Mount Kimbie - Four years and One Day
James Holden & The Animal Spirits - Each Moment Like The First
The Field - Is This Power
Fourtet - Locked
Kikagaku Moyo - Dripping Sun
Dungen - Fredag
Goat - Let it Burn
The Associates - Tell Me Easter's on Friday
The Brian Jones Massacre - Vad Hande Med Dem?
The Cure - Open


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Celestial Trax - Sinking Through a Surface
Minami Deutsch - New Pastoral Life
Idris Ackamoor - Awakening
Sordid Sound System - The Baron
Daphni - Cos-Ber-Zam Ne Noya - Daphni Mix
Bruxas - Plantas Flasas
Talaboman & John Talabot - Sideral
Dark Sky - Finding Home
Burial - Rodent
Against All Logic - LKJ


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We created this playlist in the build up to RedBull Cape Fear. Digging up a few classic tracks like ASG that were so psyching for pre amp surfs and it really depicts the event in musical form. Hold on!

The Offspring - Tehran
Radio Birdman - Transmaniacon MC
Circle Jerks - Wild In The Streets
Gorilla Biscuits - New Direction
ASG - Southern Lord
Slayer - Bitter Peace
Bad Religion - The Grey Race
Suicidal Tendencies - You Cant Bring Me Down
Lard - Forkboy
Black Flag - Six Pack
Ministry - Thieves
Iron Maiden - Hallowed Be Thy Name
Arches Of Loaf - White Trash Heroes


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The Buttertones - Matador
Kikagaku Moyo - Smoke and Mirrors
The KVB - Across the Sea
The Growlers - Orgasm of Death
Eek-A-Mouse - Ganja Smuggling
Still Corners - Dreamhorse
Jona Lewie - You’ll Always Find Me In The Kitchen at Parties
Fuzz - Let It Live
Snapped Ankles - I Want My Minutes Back
King Gizzard & The Lizzard Wizzard - Real’s Not Real
Radio Birdman - Smith and Wesson Blues
Waak Waak Djungi - Gandi Buwong
The Clean - Fish
Johnny Osbourne - Rock and Come In
Minutemen - Corona
Built To Spill - On the Way


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Bob Dylan - All the Tired Horses
Rostam - Wood
Nina Simone - I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
Katie Herzig, RAC - We Belong
Bessie Jones - Sometimes
Bibio - Light Up The Sky
Broken Social Scene - Anthems For A Seventeen Year-Old Girl
Grimes - Genesis
Mulatu Astatke - Tezeta (Nostalgia)
Edward Sharp & The Magnetic Zeros - Om Nashi Me


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Marlin's Dreaming - Floating
Pond - Tasmania
Neil Frances - Took A While 
Drugdealer - Suddenly
The Lagoons - California
Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
The Growlers - Too Many Times
Princes of Babylon
Connan Mockasin - I'm the Man, That Will Find You
With Whitest Boy Alive - Timebomb
Lindsey Buckingham - Trouble
Francis Bebey - The Coffee Cola Song
Foals - Spanish Sahara
Jonathan Wilson - Desert Raven 


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Darkside - The Only Shrine I've Seen
Timber Timbre - Sewer Blues
Tropical Fuck Storm - Rubber Bullies
CAN - Vitamin C
Gang Of Four - What We All Want
Suuns - UN-NO
David Lynch - Star Dream Girl
Suuns - Resistance
FollakZoid - Feuerzeug
Kevin Morby - Harlem River


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CIVIC - Call the Doctor
Constant Mongrel - 600 Pounds
Eddy Current Suppression Ring - Which Way to Go
The Beatles - Helter Skelter
Black Rebel Motor Club - Whatever Happened To My Rock N Roll
Stevie Wright - Black Eyed Bruiser
The Vasco Era - Rock and Roll Is The Only Thing That Makes Me Feel Good
Iggy Pop - Lust For Life
The Stooges - Search and Destroy 
The Saints - Know Your Product
The Datsuns - MF From Hell
West Thebarton - Moving Out
Vintage Crop - Company Man
Silverchair - Pure Massacre
Gold Class - Life As A Gun
Mudhoney - Touch Me Im Sick
Fugazi - Waiting Room
The Sonics - The Witch 
Anthrax - Got The Time
Bad Brains - Banned in D.C
LCD Soundsystem - Drunk Girls
Bad Religion - I Want to Conquer the World
The Bronx - Knifeman
The Kinks - All Day and All of the Night
Butthole Surfers - Pepper
ORB - Space Between The Planets
Baked Beans - Slow
Children Collide - Across The Earth
Death - Politicians In My Eyes
The Drones - Shark Fin Blues
David Bowie - Suffragette City
The Drones - Taman Shud
Sleaford Mods - Tied Up in Nottz
DZ Deathrays - The Mess Up
The Handsome Family - Far From Any Road
The Hives - No Pun Intended
TV On The Radio - Wolf Like Me
The Runaways - Cherry Bomb
Queens Of The Stone Age - Little Sister
The Growlers - I'll Be Around
Joy Division - Transmission
The Stooges - No Fun
McLusky - To Hell with Good Intentions
Parquet Courts - Stoned and Starving
Refused - New Noise
Pixies - Debaser
Gang of Four - At Home He's a Tourist
Motorhead - Ace of Spades
At The Drive In - One Armed Scissor


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Objekt - Lost and Found (Lost Mix)
Konduku - Altin Saat
Frank & Tony - Bring The Sun (Kosi Edit) - mixed
Avalon Emerson - One More Fluorescent Rush
Daniel Avery - Glitter (Jon Hopkins Remix)
Joy O & Ben Vince - Transition 2
Forest Drive West - Phaze-Shift
Against All Logic - Hopeless
Dauwd - Take Four
Ara Koufax - HBGary
Simian Mobile Disco - Tangent
Loidis - A Parade
Loidis - The Floating World (& All Its Pleasures)
Anthony Naples - Things Will Never B The Same


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the cure - a forest
parquet courts - total football
mystic braves - mystic rabbit
led zeppelin - immigrant song
meatbodies - plank
the growlers - dogheat II
the clash - brand new cadillac
oasis - headshrinker
suicide - ghost rider (1998 remastered version)
damaged bug - cough pills
andrew weatherall - feathers
snapped ankles - hanging with the moon
woods - sun city creeps
ty segall - i'm a man
booker t and mg's - green onions
adolescence - kids of the black hole
fugazi - burning too
beak> - sex music
preocupations - pontiac 87
the specials - ghost town


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temples - golden throne (beyond the wizards sleeve mix)
black marble - msq no-extra
primal scream - loaded
RJD2 - 1976
the stones roses - fools gold
hamilton leithauser - in a black out
jacco gardner - chameleon
cat power - ruin
charlie feathers - can't hardly stand it
goons of doom - three wierdos
liquid smoke - i who have nothing
yesterdays children - sailing
jessica pratt - bushel hyde
the yardbirds - for your love
mildlife - the magnificent moon
the brian jonestown massacre
midlake - roscoe (beyond the wizards sleeve remix)
fraser a. gorman - my own sunshine
arlo guthrie - coming into los angeles
rodriguez - rich folks hoax
buck meek - maybe
the parrots - my love is real


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the peep tempel - carol
dIIv - doused
these new south whales - cholesterol heart (god bless ya)
paul kelly - how to make gravy
drugdealer / weyes blood - suddenly
my morning jacket - holding on to black metal
the brian jonestown massacre - hold that thought
sugar candy mountain - windows
talking heads - this must be the place (naive melody)
the velvet underground - oh! sweet nuthin'
shuggie otis - bootie cooler
black sabbath - planet caravan
eddy current suppression ring - colour television
peter tosh - legalize it
queens of the stone age - regular john
cog - my enemy


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john roberts - wrecked
talaboman - safe changes
actress - ivy may gilpin
afriqua - sway
move d - to the disco 77'
todd terje - swing star pt2
metro area - strut
motor city drum ensemble - l.o.v.e
moscoman - devoue
can - .....and more
luke slater - expectaion vol. 1
underworld - two months off
steve hauschildt - saccade
mytron & ofofo - something for the mind
dark sky - glass lake
moderate - bad kingdom (marcel dettmann remix)
ross from friends - project cybersyn
against all logic - some kind of game
legowelt - golem memory bank
will saul - by your side
four tet - lush
felix da housecat
koreless - sun


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iggy pop - the passenger
rod stewart - maggie may
talking heads - this must be the place (naive melody)
rose tattoo - scarred for life
hoodoo gurus - hayride to hell
ween - melvins
queens of the stone age - mexicola
slayer - richard hung himself
ratcat - don't go now
turbonegro - all my friends are dead
baroness - the gnashing
anthrax & public enemy - bring the noise
the rolling stones - rocks off
mclusky - lightsabre cocksucking blues
the datsuns - mf from hell
midnight oil - wedding cake island
the saints - stranded
radio birdman - man with golden helmet
fu manchu - evil eye
justin timberlake - mirrors
jimi hendrix - easy blues
ac/dc - down payment blues


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sebastian paul - ezra
the shadows - Sleepwak
unknown mortal orchestra - multi-love
kali uchis, tyler, the creator - after the storm
goldlink, hare squead - herside story
hot chip & william onyeabor - atomic bomb
lion babe & moe moks - rockets (feat. moe moks)
nxworries - lyk dis
menahan street band - make the road by walking
buzzy lee - coolhand
yaeji - drink i'm sippin on
flight facilities & emma louise - arty boy (tennyson remix)
death grips - i've seen footage
maribou state - turnmills - edit
fat freddy's drop - trickle down
park anderson - lite weight
against all logic - now u got me hooked
maribou state - manila
four tet - locked
the internet - roll (burbank funk)
kelela - frontline
jacques greene - nordschleife
sir - d'evils
finn - sometimes the going gets a little tough
the gaslamp killer - nissim
yacht - psychic city (classixx remix)
christopher port - dtf
lcd soundsystem - home
muto, emerson leif - say nothing
tears for fears - head over heels (talamanca system's)
harvey sutherland - bamboo
fouk - mating call
sebastian paul - trojan horse
the rolling stones - heaven


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joy division - interzone
total control - flesh war
air - dead bodies
mission of burma - secrets
magazine - shot by both sides
public enemy - bring the noise
danzig - mother
slayer - south of heaven
a. swayze and the ghosts - smooth sailing
starcrawler - train
fugazi - burning too
corners - caught in frustration
the growlers - chinese fountain
talking heads - crosseyed and painless
donovan - get the bearings
beastie boys - jimmy james
sublime - april 29, 1992 (miami)
the voidz - qyurryus
preoccupations - memory
st thomas - cornerman


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