The weather has been banging since the weekend, so much so that a little mid week meet up with Marc and Jamie down South Shields was essential. I took the camera bag out with me again and decided to get snap happy for a mid week update for the phire. Read more
The title is somewhat inspired by the classic hit (Partridge voice engaged..) by the Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls, now we ain’t a bunch of girls but Mouse was bitch slapping himself today at the premise of hoping onto a curved wall bench ride so hmm maybe. Anywho lets get onto the main entertainment that is Sunday Sessions this week brought to you in full Technicolor, HD2000, World Wide Web Ready GIFS… Read more →
There’s not much that will make you take your hat off, put down the bowl of Special K and cheese on toast in the morning.. (shit living right there) but the new Make video that just dropped yesterday is a whole load of quality shit right there! With riding from Marv, Clarky, Tommy C, Orlando, Sandy and Ratkid you will not be disappointed.. unless you are a park rat who’s never seen real street or the way China actually looks if you go an explore more than just the tourist parts.
Filmed on a recent trip to China with the team over 10 days exploring both sides of the coin and finding some of the best runs of street i’ve ever seen on a video. Fast as hell riding, lots of peg action and launchers left right and centre. Oh also you remember that thing about sticking a chain on a rail years back in the Animal videos to stop other riders sessioning the spot? Well the guys on here take that ledge to a whole new level. Sit back and enjoy.
ODB – Raw Hide
Wu-Tang Clan – Careful
Masta Killa – Pass The Bone
Godfather Don – ??
Simple title but don’t let that fool you. Featuring a tonne of good riding from the guys who rep the 20Twenty shop up in Aberdeen like as Alex Donnachie, Storm Hughes, Sean McGilly, Brad McNicol, Jensen Murray, Chris Currie and Ben Basford.
I’d say that 90% of the edit has been filmed outside the UK or Scotland for that matter as I definitely don’t recognise that weird, blue sky, warm look which happens like twice a year if we’re lucky. Right anyways get watching im off to bed…
AP Nast feat. Method Man – Trillmatic
If you have a pile of leftovers on your hard drive then I suggest following chef Dchum’s line of attack and put them all into a large bowl somewhere on a PC in Sunderland and baking the shit out of them for a few days until you come up with a prime offcuts video as per edit below. Enjoy the main feature of the weekend, hope riding has been good and if you haven’t had a session yet then get the hell out there and do it before we loose what summer we have left!
Oh and the riders featured in this edit are Dchum, Cragz, Rax, Scott Thompson, Sam & Robin Watson, Ben Howgate, Bannan, Fletch, Pete Greaves, Jamieson C, Ryan Hendry, Greg Kew, Benn G, Logan, Jack C and Pfendty.
Czarface Feat. Ghostface Killah – Savagely Attack
Necro – Beautiful Music For You To Die To
Okay, so I had the chance to watch this last week while I was down at Federal HQ in Hastings and the first time I watched it I was a little shook up about it, not necessarily in a bad way but I knew i’d not seen much like this before and Rich Forne is someone I can say wholeheartedly pushes the boundaries with filming and editing and direction.
So sit down, turn the speakers right up before you hit play because the sound track is going to push you with your emotions and some of the imagery we see in this little feature is shot like its going to be part of an epic feature in the cinema. A great mix of style, framing, lighting, emotion and topped off by some amazing riding from the Federal Bikes team riders: Stevie Churchill, Michal Smelko, Joe Jarvis, Carlo Hoffmann, Mirco Andreani, Jordan Aleppoo, and new addition to the crew Jakub Juza.
Sit back and enjoy the next ten minutes and if you have any doubts watch it again as I did and take in what Rich and the Federal guys have put together..
Holy shit we are in for a treat next Thursday (4th August) in Newcastle. We’ve teamed up with Grant Smith at BSD to host the official North East video premiere of the ‘Transmission’ feature right here at The Tyne Bar down in the Newcastle Ouseburn at 7pm. The transmission will be starting about 7pm (you like what I did there..) and The Tyne Bar will be doing a beer and burger deal that runs all evening up until 9pm so be sure to bring some dollar.
If you haven’t had the pleasure of seeing the trailer for ‘Transmission’ yet then stop what you’re doing and click to play below, let it sink in and then get excited for next week. Make sure you keep your eyes pealed on here and our Facebook Page for any updates but if all goes well we’ll see you at 7pm, next Thursday 4th August at The Tyne Bar!
Here’s a map for you to find The Tyne Bar if you’ve not been before:
Right, after yesterdays post about the Bad Lands video which if you haven’t seen it already you need to do it now, we have 10 copies of the Bad Lands photo book to go along with this amazing documentary. The book is full of photos taken by the talented George Marshall and it will be something you’ll want to keep up there along with your other classics for the future. Read on to see some pics from Bad Lands and how to get a free copy of the book! Read more →
This latest epic conceptualised by the great minds of Film Maker and Editor Rich Forne and Photographer George Marshall and backed by the old crew at Red Bull is just over a five minute cinematic edit. With riding from Sergio Layos, Kriss Kyle, Greg Illingworth, Russell Barone and Alex Kennedy they went on a 4000km journey around the Bad Lands of South West Africa where not a lot more than desserts and mountains exist in there numbers or so we are lead to believe.
Check out the amazing video below and we also have 10 copies of the Bad Lands book with photos documenting the whole experience and journey from George Marshall to give away. Hit us up over on our Facebook page if want to be in with a chance to win a copy, all you have to do to is like and share our video and the winner will be picked at random.
So friend of the Phire, Rutger Pauw just posted up this lovely edit by film maker Matty Lambert of this behind the scenes shoot with Ben Lewis for Broncolor lighting. This one is for the camera geeks, the BMX rider, as there is some sick clips in this and for the lover of great filming and editing as done by Mr Lambert.
It’s a really good, short, edit showcasing the lighting gear Rutger uses out and about with Ben around Liverpool. Starting at the DIY skate spot near Camp and Furnace then the docks to the quarters to wall ride and then further around the city picking out some quality nibs and jibs. For the camera geeks Rutger is testing out the new Broncolor Siros 800L lights which look dope; compact, powerful and looking simple to use these will no doubt set you back some serious cash but will also last a long time like most Broncolor gear. Anyways enough about that, check out the video and hit the links for more delights and geekery!