Mild Vase is a film by Toby Cregan, and stars: Chippa Wilson, Benny Godwin, Joel Ford and the Maldives. From a visual perspective, a series of sharply contrasting backgrounds against the bright blue sea and high-flying surfers make good friends with your emotions.
However these Maldivan atolls are a place of contrasts, the idyllic nature of the waves and the landscape juxtaposes unhappily against troubled internal politics. The many honeymooners holding hands in the sunset oblivious to machinations behind the scenes of paradise.
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - Black Tooth
TSOL - Red Shadows
Like a lot of the waves in the edit, this one is a grower. Dusty Payne and Yadin Nicol make light work of things you'd sail on by.
Highlight of the day was the 17-year-old brother of local legend Manoa. He blew everyone away.
We break down the reasons why Edouard might be the most interesting storm of the season so far.
Next week we have great looking numbers for Trestles, the Wedge and elsewhere in Southern California.
Big old Tasmanian tubes and Marti Paradisis in the land of empty slabs.