Big Sky Wire
Blog: The Uki Experiment

Blog: The Uki Experiment

Big Sky Wire: Michele Lockwood Shapes Her First Surfboard

1 19 Nov 2013
Interview: Albe Falzon & Spirit of Akasha

Interview: Albe Falzon & Spirit of Akasha

Big Sky Wire: The legend best known for Morning of The Earth, talks about working on its tribute film with Andrew Kidman 40 years later.

0 25 Sep 2013
Interview: Cyrus Sutton and Compassing

Interview: Cyrus Sutton and Compassing

Big Sky Wire: The D.I.Y. surf Icon, speaks to us about his latest road-trip surf film.

0 28 Aug 2013
Interview: Wayne Dean and The Rebuilding of Kirra Groyne

Interview: Wayne Dean and The Rebuilding of Kirra Groyne

Big Sky Wire: A legend of Kirra talks to us about the extension and coloured history of Big Groyne.

0 21 Aug 2013
Listen: Pond Cover Morning of The Earth

Listen: Pond Cover Morning of The Earth

Big Sky Wire: Listen to Perth psych band Pond's version of Bali Waters by Taman Shud, as Andrew Kidman talks about the soundtrack to Spirit of Akasha.

0 24 Jul 2013
Interview: The El Mar Mi Alma Soundtrack

Interview: The El Mar Mi Alma Soundtrack

Big Sky Wire: The directors of the Chilean film talk to us about the beautiful music and images of surfing in Chile.

0 18 Jul 2013
Blog: Life Gets In The Way

Blog: Life Gets In The Way

Big Sky Wire: A short story about the beautiful moments of surfing with old friends.

0 11 Jul 2013
Interview: John Witzig – A Golden Age, Surfing's Revolutionary 1960s and '70s

Interview: John Witzig – A Golden Age, Surfing's Revolutionary 1960s and '70s

Big Sky Wire: John WItzig speaks to Coastalwatch as we take a quick look at some iconic photographs from his new book.

0 1 Jul 2013
Interview: Rob Henry – As Worlds Divide

Interview: Rob Henry – As Worlds Divide

Big Sky Wire: We speak to the man behind a documentary and project helping improve future prospects for indigenous Mentawai people.

0 20 Jun 2013
Interview: Kaye Harrison and The Sunnyboy Documentrary

Interview: Kaye Harrison and The Sunnyboy Documentrary

Big Sky Wire: Andrew Kidman speaks to the filmmaker about the intimate new documentary on Sunnyboys frontman Jeremy Oxley.

0 30 May 2013
Interview: Sunnyboys' Peter Oxley On Surfing and Performing Once Again

Interview: Sunnyboys' Peter Oxley On Surfing and Performing Once Again

Big Sky Wire: Ahead of their shows at the Coolangatta Hotel this weekend, Peter Oxley talks about the surfing life of the Sunnyboys.

0 21 May 2013
Interview: Remembering Michael – MP's Mum One Year On

Interview: Remembering Michael – MP's Mum One Year On

Big Sky Wire: A year after his passing, Joan reflects on the life of her first son.

0 15 May 2013
Interview: Zac Gunthorpe and Long Lost Love Lies

Interview: Zac Gunthorpe and Long Lost Love Lies

Big Sky Wire: Michele Lockwood speaks to the Sunny Coast folk musician about his debut record.

0 7 May 2013
Interview: Owen Ravenscroft and The 45 Year Reincarnation of a Barry Bennett “Pig”

Interview: Owen Ravenscroft and The 45 Year Reincarnation of a Barry Bennett “Pig”

Big Sky Wire: The story of this Barry Bennett is a sweet tale of a family’s life told through the migration of an old pig.

0 30 Apr 2013
Interview: Scott Hulet, Editor of The Surfer's Journal

Interview: Scott Hulet, Editor of The Surfer's Journal

Big Sky Wire: The editor of one of surfing's most revered titles talks work and surfing.

1 22 Apr 2013
Interview: Josh Hall, Gypsy Shaper

Interview: Josh Hall, Gypsy Shaper

San Diego shaper Josh Hall reflects on his gifted relationship with legend shaper Skip Frye and his worldwide gigs as a gypsy-shaper.

0 16 Apr 2013
Interview: Tim Pittman and DIg It Up!

Interview: Tim Pittman and DIg It Up!

Big Sky Wire: The Sydney surfer responsible for bringing out Blue Oyster Cult, Flamin’ Groovies and Buzzcocks amongst others for a series of shows with the Hoodoo Gurus this month.

0 8 Apr 2013
Interview: Ali Mandalis and Tallow

Interview: Ali Mandalis and Tallow

MIchele Lockwood speaks to the human behind awesome contemporary women's wetsuit and swimwear brand, Tallow. Photo: Crawford.

0 21 Mar 2013
Interview: Steve Shearer and The FreeRide Voice

Interview: Steve Shearer and The FreeRide Voice

Big Sky Wire: Andrew Kidman speaks to The Outsider, Steve Shearer, about surf journalism and his new independent website.

0 11 Mar 2013
Interview: Ash Grunwald On Coal Seam Gas Mining

Interview: Ash Grunwald On Coal Seam Gas Mining

Ash speaks about his apathy in the past, his ‘unlikely ally’ in Alan Jones and his commitment to seeing an end to the drilling. Photo: Swilly

0 3 Mar 2013
Interview: Michelle Shearer and Mamabake

Interview: Michelle Shearer and Mamabake

Big Sky Wire: A Brit turned Lennox Head local talks about her doco on older surfiing women and here Mamabake movement.

0 21 Feb 2013
Interview: Barry McGee

Interview: Barry McGee

Big Sky Wire: Revered artist Barry McGee, talks surf and art but not surf-art.

0 13 Feb 2013
Interview: Tom and Lee-Ann Curren

Interview: Tom and Lee-Ann Curren

Big Sky Wire: Tom Curren and his daughter visit Andrew Kidman and talk music. Legendary!

0 6 Feb 2013
Big Sky Wire: Dale Egan

Big Sky Wire: Dale Egan

Michele Lockwood visits Dale Egan to hear his story and learn of his forthcoming documentary.

1 31 Jan 2013
Interview: Jack River

Interview: Jack River

Big Sky Wire: Andrew Kidman speaks to musician Jack River, AKA Holly Rankin, about the inspiration of Morning of The Earth

0 25 Jan 2013
Interview: Mick Waters

Interview: Mick Waters

BIG SKY WIRE: Andrew Kidman speaks to road-trippin' family-man and surf filmmaker about following Alby Mangels across Australia.

0 16 Jan 2013
Interview: Ellis Ericson

Interview: Ellis Ericson

Big Sky Wire: Coastalwatch talks to Ellis about shaping, surfing and meeting Albe Falzon. Photo by Duncan Macfarlane.

0 10 Jan 2013
Interview: Nick Allbrook from Pond

Interview: Nick Allbrook from Pond

Big Sky Wire: Andrew Kidman speaks the Tame Impala and Pond Musician about recording for the Morning of The Earth tribute, Spirit of Akasha.

0 3 Jan 2013
Interview: The Sea of Joy Soundtrack

Interview: The Sea of Joy Soundtrack

BIG SKY WIRE: Andrew Kidman speaks to Tully – the band behind the soundtrack to the iconic film, Sea of Joy

0 28 Dec 2012
Interview: The Westerly Windina Documentary

Interview: The Westerly Windina Documentary

Big Sky Wire: Coastalwatch speaks to author, filmmaker & ex pro surfer Jamie Brisick about his upcoming documentary on one of surfing's most interesting icons.

0 19 Dec 2012
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0 22 Feb 2017
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0 22 Feb 2017
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0 18 Feb 2017
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0 6 Feb 2017
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0 3 Feb 2017
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0 3 Feb 2017
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0 2 Feb 2017
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0 2 Feb 2017
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0 28 Jan 2017
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15 28 Jan 2017
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0 28 Jan 2017
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0 27 Jan 2017
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0 27 Jan 2017
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0 27 Jan 2017
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0 26 Jan 2017
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13 26 Jan 2017
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0 26 Jan 2017
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0 24 Jan 2017
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