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Music to Make Surfboards By: Mattashapes & Frankie Chavez



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Video captures music and foam mowing from a low-key shaping bay session in Portugal

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 26 July, 2017 - Eccentric shaping force known as Nuno Matta had another creative idea recently. The Al Merrick of Portugal decided to get artsy and shape to the live music of Frankie Chavez.

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What happens when you join one of the most recognized musicians in the surf community with one of the most recognized shapers?

For sure you wished to have your surfboard being shaped at the bay during that moment because the scenario was idyllic both to Nuno Matta and to Frankie to push the most for their art.

Frankie Chavez’s music mixes different types of sounds, reflecting all the musical influences he encountered while traveling the world. The result is a kind of Blues/Folk, with atmospheres ranging from clean to rough or psychedelic rock n roll. Though it’s easy to recognize different musical influences (Robert Johnson, Jimi Hendrix, Kelly Joe Phelps, Ry Cooder) it’s hard to define his music in a single word.

If you enjoy the Art of Shaping sit back and enjoy this amazing video produced by GO-S.TV where you’ll see a shaping room like you have never seen before.





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