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Watch Froth’s New Video “Sensitive Girl” off upcoming album Outside (briefly)

A music video can say a lot about a band, especially when the band takes creative control and shoots and directs the video themselves. And Froth, our favorites, are no strangers to this concept. For their new single “Sensitive Girl,” off upcoming album Outside (briefly), Froth compiled self-shot super 8 footage of their tour in…

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Dane Reynolds has been released After being harbored for two days in Portugal for a lost passport, he’s good

Because of the sensationalist potential of this story, it was kinda hard to tell how serious it was. We talked to Dane’s wife Courtney and she said Dane’s being let go now and is OK. It’s been a few very sleepless days and nights for her due to some head-scratching policy in Portugal for a…

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Dear Surfing, Anyone out there? What I’d do to watch a surf vid that mattered right now

I’m still awake, watching music videos, trying to recreate the nostalgia that late night MTV2 once provided. Right now it’s Radiohead’s “Karma Police” music vid on YouTube. This is what you’ll get when you mess with us. I’ve had enough wine and a long enough day not to care anymore. I’ve just finished a perusal of…

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Listen to Tashaki Miyaki And watch “Girls on TV” directed by James Franco

Don’t be fooled by the name of LA-based band Tashaki Miyaki. What may sound like an unearthed Japanese proto band is really the dreamy renderings of singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Paige Stark. Together with guitarist Luke Paquin, the duo’s blend of sedated shoegazey rock ‘n’ roll reminiscent of My Bloody Valentine and Mazzy Star has…

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Girl We Adore: Olivia Brower Former Encinitas, CA Whole Foods shopper (it closed)

What Youth: Do you have any nicknames? Olivia Brower: Liviey Girl, Olive, Oli. Where are you from and where are you now? I’m from Cardiff by the Sea. But now Los Angeles. What do you love about that place? I love LA because it’s like home to me now, and there’s palm trees everywhere. Would you send…

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In the Streets w/ J. Grant Brittain Fact and Arkitip team up to bring you wearable history notes

FACT. & Arkitip have partnered to bring a six part teeshirt capsule collection of 80’s based, street focused skateboard photography from legendary lensman J. Grant Brittain. Check the video above for a bit of history on these incredible shots turned wearable notes. “We dug into his back catalog and found these iconic images which we…

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Watch “Dream Bars” Up North with Kolohe Andino and Nat Young

Here’s a handful of days that Kolohe Andino and Nat Young got “up north.” I think anyone who’s ever attempted to head up probably had something like this in mind, but knowing how hard it is to actual get some of these spots makes this even more of a feat. Suss music choices, but the…

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Listen to CFM’s New Single “Rise and Fall,” off upcoming album

CFM, the solo project of Charles Mootheart (of Fuzz and Ty Segall’s band), has a new album dropping April 4th on In the Red. And last week he shared the lead single “Rise and Fall”, a mind melting cascade of swirling guitar riffs and hallucinatory soundscapes. The song, per the press release, is “about the…

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Jake Johnson and Arto Saari, Australia, 2009 Back Den 116

“march 2009, gravis australia tour. jake johnson and arto saari on a spot check at the train station. hunting for...

WHAT YOUTH DRINKS: THE BROWN DERBY Three ingredients to make a perfect blend of sweet and sour.

It’s a drink that throws back to LA’s golden age (though, as we showed you in issue 2, LA is...
what youth recommends la witch

LA Witch Needs Our Help Their Gear was Stolen in freezing England

Our favorite legends L.A. Witch know how to live like road dogs. And that’s no easy feat, especially in the dead...
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Radical Times in Spain Quiksilver dudes drive across Spain and surf, skate and snow all the way

Quiksilver used to produce a show called Boarding Pass. I remember seeing it on an airplane’s entertainment channel once. It was narrated...
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Radical Class: Wandering in Berlin Eat, drink and be blown away by the countries that like it cold (Pt. 1 of 3)

Travis told me to tell people about all of the cool shit we get to do (Editor’s Note: Yes, I did)....
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Yago Dora, Indonesia, 2016 Collected Thoughts 122

“There was a time in my life that I could do nothing except think about Macaroni’s. Like every day I...
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The HUF team skating in Japan Shot entirely on iPhone by Brad Cromer

The modern condition: The HUF team skating in Japan, shot entirely on iPhone by Brad Cromer.
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Brother in Mexican Right Points Kolohe knows how to make a pointbreak look good

We tried to get this footage to use in Kolohe’s movie Brother but we didn’t get it. So here it is....
what youth recommends zig zags

4 New Bands for you Spring has (almost) sprung and that means lots of new music

Spring doesn’t officially start for another month, but here in Southern California, everything is in full fucking bloom. Including the...
Mick Fanning, Lineup

What’s a Dream Tour? Mick Fanning just beat the game

The Search used to discover shit like this every weekend it seemed like. Those were better times, maybe. But don’t...
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Lanna Lyon, Studio 35 in Costa Mesa, 2013 Back Den 115

“hands down lanna was my main muse of the studio 35 days. she inspired me to create so much art...
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Watch “Left for Shred” With Harry Bryant, Beau Foster and Shaun Manners

A fun little jam session with three fun surfers. Beau Foster’s settled nicely into a shortboarding alternative, moving interestingly modern...
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Sage Elsesser skating NYC Shot all on super 8 for his latest colorway for Converse

Sage Elsesser cruising around NYC in his latest colorway of the Converse Cons One Star Pro CC.
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Listen to: Brian Hill and The Noh Starrs Their new song “The New Yorker” is about to find its way into your life and you’re going to like it

Brian Hill has a spark. It’s in his style. The way he talks. And it’s definitely in the music he makes....
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Stay Tuned: Amy Hood Playlist 035: two point five hours of windblown creativity

We love Amy Hood. And it should be painfully obvious why…Anyway, the New York based artist was recently out in...

We Kinda Saw This Coming Soli Bailey Wins the Volcom Pipe Pro (This is why we’re not surprised)

Soli Bailey was born during the biggest storm in the history of Byron Bay. And he just won one of our...
Cilantro Margarita, What Youth Drinks, Paul Brewer, Herbs

WY Drinks: Herbs in our cocktails Herbs plus booze to raise your cocktail game

When you think of herbs, you generally think of food. And when you think of cocktails, you generally think of...

Sage Elsesser B-Sides Remix Thanks to Quartersnacks

Remix of Sage Elsesser by Quartersnacks. Filmed by Richard Quintero, Ben Chadourne, Logan Lara, Duane Marshall and Johnny Wilson.
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The WY GUIDE: Cuba Now that the red tape is mostly gone, should you go? Well, we did, here’s what we found.

It’s hard to have a conversation about traveling without someone bringing up Cuba. It’s long been the Holy Grail of American travel because, well,...
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Miley Cyrus Selena Gomez SEX TAPE!!! That — or Ian Crane ripping in California and Panama

Ian Crane is fucking hilarious. And here he is trying to break the Internet. Playing right into our hands with...
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WY Premiere: Crazy Bones Trip out on their new video for “Melting”

Toronto-based garage psych slayers Crazy Bones are exactly what you’d want in a heavy band. And their new video for...
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Girl We Adore: Nicole Zimmerman Road Trippin’, Ghosts and No Regrets

What is your full name? Nicole Elisabeth Zimmermann Do you have any nicknames? Niki, Cole, Nikizimz, Zimmy, etc, etc. Where...
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WATCH “AT YAFA” Skating through the Holy Land with Mike Anderson, Louie Lopez, Brian Delatorre, Dolan Stearns and more

A really rad short film about skateboarding through Israel with the Converse team.
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Chris Sen, Europe Back Den 114

“chris sen shows us how. when you have no papers, when you have no fruit, when you have no foil…...