Out Now: Self Discovery For Social Survival Soundtrack
“Breathtaking.” – Consequence of Sound
“A surf film unlike any other… it’s hard to imagine a surf movie with a more ambitious scope.” – Surfer Magazine
“The scope of this and the breadth of talent involved is frankly pretty intriguing… the psychedelic shimmer of the soundtrack stands on its own.” – Raven Sings the Blues
Self Discovery for Social Survival is a collaborative film + soundtrack from independent record label Mexican Summer and Pilgrim Surf + Supply, a New York-based surf and outdoor brand. “The idea was to send surfers and musicians off on these trips together,” explains director and Pilgrim proprietor Chris Gentile. “Get them out there amongst it—in the surf, in the afterglow of the surf, talking story at dinner, just all the great stuff that happens on a surf trip. Then, right after their trips, the musicians jump into the studio and compose based on their experiences. With their hair still wet, so to speak.”
The SDSS original soundtrack features music from Allah-Las, Dungen, Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, Peaking Lights and Connan Mockasin collaborating with Andrew VanWyngarden (of MGMT).