Alex Knost

Alex knost has been experimenting with surfing’s subculture for over a decade, submerging his interest in 60's and 70's surfboard design as well as a wide range of various artistic mediums.

He has traveled internationally creating and exhibiting various bodies of work in the form if paintings, films and photography. He has recorded and toured in his since expired "pop rock group" japanese motors, as well as his current group tomorrows tulips, a group referred to as  "lo fi minimal experimental pschadelia" by l.a. Record magazine. In 2011 after a year spent shaping his own boards alex founded his own surfboard label brown microwave television. Alex knost continues to create and ride his self made surfboards experimenting with "outdated or often disregarded" design.


Music/bands you like:

"gentle Thursday" by music emporium, "the butcher" by Leonard Cohen, the album "made in the USA" by sonic youth, I love Kim deal, and the five summer stories soundtrack from honk. Beat happening is also groovy

Inspirational people:

Russ Short, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Wassily Kandinskr

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