Stab Magazine | Mick's Retirement, Wavepool Stoke Outs And Kelly's Psychedelic Experiences

Mick’s Retirement, Wavepool Stoke Outs And Kelly’s Psychedelic Experiences

Ain’t That Swell is back for the 2018 return of the WSL aka “the wozzle” 

stabfm // Mar 22, 2018
Words by stab
Reading Time: < 1 minutes

2018 is the year of the podcast: uni students, business corps and even stoned surfers are all aboard the poddy bandwagon. There’s philosophical spiels, political discourse and in this case, two and a half hours of the most absurd yet insightful ramblings from Vaughan, Jed and the “lettuce in a chair”, Danny. 

Albums and EP’s weren’t quite cutting it for yours truly on the gruelling solo stint back from the Gold Coast, but thankfully my hippocampus recalled seeing that the latest Swellian installment had launched a few days earlier.  

Two and a half hours might seem like overkill, but trust me, dial yourself in over one long trip or cut and stop between your daily commute and thank me later. They’re on a tear in the episode. 

The usuals are all there: finger buns, ask us a question, Jed’s angry again and over/under. I won’t grind you with the details since I don’t want to ruin the experience, but as a Swellian faithful this episode is up there with their best.

They discuss the QS system and the surfers it delivers, the influx of wavepools, whether Keramas in on “the fritz”, jerking off as a sport and Danny even coins surfings biggest conspiracy since Kelly discovered chem trails.  

Plus the listener questions are as crook as they’ve ever been – rarely surf relevant, but a hoot nonetheless. 

And throughout it all Jed and Danny rip the boot into poor old Deadly for selling out to the “wozzle”! 


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