Photos by Will Adler

We can hear it in the music, see it on film and feel it on the beach -- a creative storm is brewing in the Southern California surf world. Not since the '60s has there been a group of surfers with such a non-conformist ethos and artistic flair. On the following pages, we feature the artists, filmmakers and musicians who are stirring up the waters of the So-Cal surf scene.

the scene: Santa Barbara's Rincon Point

the band: The Allah-Las

the artist: Thomas Campbell

the shapers: Tyler Warren, Alex Knost, Robin Kegel and Tanner Prairie

the auteurs: George Trimm and Danica Elbertse