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Mikey February Gently Massacres Mex Points In ‘ONZA!’

Spearhead Unlimited’s pilot episode — don’t call it a vlog!

// Apr 23, 2024
Words by Pedro Ramos
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Despite its top-shelf substance, the infrequent cadence of Mikey February’s Sonic Souvenirs has left many surf content fiends digging fingernails into forearms.

The semi-elusiveness of its main character has created a sitch where scarcity triggers curiosity — the more they run away, the more we’ll run after them, etc.

Today, rather unexpectedly, Mikey February dropped his first release under Spearhead Unlimited, “a platform for creative freedom, collaboration, and experimentation.”

Cat’s out of the bag!

Simply put, in ONZA! Mikey spends a day at a Mexican point doing exactly what you’d expect him to do, only slightly adjusting his approach to the tune of a twin fin or a leashless single fin.

Filmed from the scorching sands of Oaxaca by Kevin Jansen, who also edited the piece, it’s accompanied by a banger of a track* by Penny Penny, a South African musician and politician known as the “Shangaan Disco King”. The team behind Spearhead Unlimited was able to license the song from Brian Shimkovitz of the online treasure trove that is Awesome Tapes From Africa.

Three fins are all you need.

We’ve been told that more projects are underway and will eventually be released through the platform. This is the type of candy you’d buy for the wrapper alone. Yet, the flavor is very much worth it.

Go give your algorithm a cleanse!

*If you’re a premium subscriber, you might want to watch the clip above before casting your vote for our best song/section pairings survey. 


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