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Video: Rad Surfing on Stoney Point

Once again Brent Eliason of Ease Drones has captured some exceptional aerial video of Lake Superior surfers at Stoney Point. The footage is from Dec. 28.

“All the surfers in this video were killing it!!!” Eliason wrote in the YouTube description. “My favorite shots are between 2:20 and 2:40. At 2:20 you will see UMD’s Randy Carlson just dominating on the SUP.”

Perfect Duluth Day’s Best Videos of 2018

We come to the close of another year, and look back on some of our favorite videos that were posted on PDD. It really does get harder and harder to choose favorites with so much variety and quality these days. But we’ve looked through the music videos, the drone videos, the extreme sports videos, the travelogues, the absurd experiments, and we’ve got twelve here that feel like a pretty good summary of 2018 in Duluth. Let us know if we’ve missed any of your favorites.

Video: Burntside Lake Christmas Ice Carousel

Joe Bianco and Cam Regan of Ely built a giant Christmas carousel on Burntside Lake, about 100 miles north of Duluth.

It’s Going to be a Merry Christmas

John Holden obtains a set of fancy speakers in the grocery store parking lot.

Onyx Ashanti and Robot Rickshaw on Bloodfeast

The Cartoon Network’s “Adult Swim” online programming includes a show called Bloodfeast, in which the New York Times crossword puzzle is solved while hosts Dave Bonowits and Max Simonet banter and strange musicians go about their business. Duluth’s Robot Rickshaw appeared on the Dec. 18 episode with frequent collaborator Onyx Ashanti.

Ingeborg von Agassiz – “Shoemaker Sally”

A song about painting over from Duluth’s Ingeborg von Agassiz.

Oct. 10, 2018: Record-setting Surf

Flashback to the big storm on Oct. 10: Brent Eliason of Ease Drones shot this aerial video as surfers took advantage of the 50 m.p.h. wind gusts at Stoney Point on Lake Superior.

Ingeborg von Agassiz – “The Holly & the Ivy”

A short little Christmas tune from Duluth’s Ingeborg von Agassiz.

Superior Siren – “For Mother”

New video by Superior Siren, created in memory of Linda Ross Sellner, 1954-2018.

Emily Haavik & the 35s: “Ease Back”

Brand new video from the album being released tonight at Blacklist with Jerree Small.

Shot and edited by Michelle Truax.

Ingeborg von Agassiz – “Poem for a Pigeon”

Yet another spontaneous little ditty from Duluth’s Ingeborg von Agassiz.

Happy Holidays from Owls Club Big Band, PDD and Homegrown

Certainly you’ve heard this tune based on a Ukranian folk song. This year we’re introducing a new Duluthian folk tale to go along with it. The music was performed at the Owls Club by the Owls Club Big Band; recorded and mixed by Darin Bergsven.

Reminder: Band registration for Homegrown is now open; the 21st annual festival will happen April 28 to May 5. Homegrown music mixes are available all year long through Bandcamp at duluthhomegrown.bandcamp.com.

Rachael Kilgour – “Holy Are We”

The first single from Duluth native Rachael Kilgour‘s upcoming EP, Game Changer made Rolling Stone’s list of “10 Best Country and Americana Songs of the Week.”

The video is by Sara Pajunen. The album is scheduled for release Feb. 1 on NewSong Recordings.

PDD Video Lab: Knight Family 8mm Duluth Movie

For this edition of PDD Video Lab we’ve pulled the Duluth section out of a 1954 family film and repacked it with period music — Nat King Cole’s “Unforgettable.”

Denfeld Lip Dub 2018: “God’s Plan”

Released about six months later than usual and on a budget of $0, the annual Denfeld High School lip dub video is finally out, featuring the song “God’s Plan” by Drake.