The Sounds of Surfing in Bali

Photograph by Kalani Britto

Legendary surfer Rob Machado spent six month riding breakers in Bali. Filmmaker Taylor Steele caught the action on film. This weekend, at a Nat Geo Music Live event, Steele and Machado will screen their film, Melali: The Drifter Sessions. The event is sold out, but you can listen to an interview with Machado from the NG Weekend radio show with Boyd Matson. [audio:|titles=Rob Machado]

See trailers for Melali: The Drifter Sessions, plus a music trailer for Melali: The Drifter Sessions.


NG Weekend can be heard Sundays at noon on the SiriusXM Public Radio channel (Sirius 196|XM 133),  and at various times on AM/FM stations around the country.

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Benjamin Shaw produces the weekly radio program National Geographic Weekend with host Boyd Matson. Hear it on on XM/Sirius satellite radio (XM channel 133 Sundays at noon), subscribe to the iTunes podcast, or get the show streamed to your iPhone, Blackberry, Palm, or Android OS phone with Stitcher Radio.