Surfing, Skateboarding, Music, Photography, Travel, Culture and general antics of the youth on the run.

WY Premiere: Rookie Season Watch the claymation video for “Backtalker”

Nashville-based R&B group Rookie Season are the perfect flavor to kick start your day. The duo, comprised of Sanders Bohlke and Brad Odum, had been playing music separately for years before finally deciding to combine their talents into a full-fledged dynamic force. And best of all, their unwavering ethos in forming Rookie Season was to…

Watch “Gone Tomorrow” If you want some France in your fall. Starring Mikey Wright, Zeke Lau, Kanoa Igarashi, Connor O’Leary and more

Quiksilver has a pretty heavy presence in France. They got offices there and lots of french surfers and Jeremy Flores lives there. Pretty rad to see some fresh faces diving into the familiar beachbreaks.

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Tony Trujillo in Marseille Back Den 127: Everyday Halloween with Tony T. France, circa 2000

“everyday is halloween for tony trujillo. marseille france circa 2000. shot on contax t-3.” —Mark Oblow

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Watch “Pool Scum” A stop motion vid by Foster Huntington that will cool your scattered brain

If you want to restore the power of patience and sooth your scatter brained mind, watch this new vid from Foster Huntington (more famously known for #vanlife and his Instagram handle @fosterhunting). This stop-motion project features an ’80s pool skating duel and the details Foster works in are fantastic. Watch the short 3-part film below,…

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WY Premiere: Heaters Listen to their new album Matterhorn

Heaters, an alternative band – if you’re comfortable with that phrase – from Grand Rapids, Michigan, combine a blend of swirling, reverbed psych through a forcefield of distorted vocals that somehow soothe and stimulate your sensitive ears. Their new album Matterhorn drops October 20th on Brooklyn label Beyond Beyond is Beyond Records, and we’re streaming the whole…

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WY Premiere: Ikebe Shakedown Stream their new funky soul album The Way Home

Ikebe Shakedown sounds like the soundtrack to the best 70s cult disco movie you’ve never seen. Their incredible blend of funky, cinematic disco soul will sway you down into a groove so fast you wont even notice your body moving to the beat. On their new album The Way Home, dropping October 20th on Colemine…

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Watch Ian Crane in “Maise Tarde” Playful mischief in the sea

Kaius Potter recently spent a week in Portugal with the O’Neill team, and got a fun clip with Crane and a few photos from the trip. “We drove around the whole country looking for waves, drank heaps of wine, destroyed a hire car and spent too much time in Lisbon. But snuck in a fun…

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WY Premiere: Datenight Watch their video for “Too Good”

Nashville teenagers Datenight may not be old enough to drink, but these babies sure know how to shred a catchy song into their guitars and spit it out like a golden hook. Their new record, Comin’ Atcha 100MPH, is packed full of short and sweet jangly punk rackets that reveal a band thriving on their…

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Watch Stussy’s “Plumeria” A recent trip to Oahu with Kevin Terpening, Caleb Barnett, Jesse Alba, Aaron Loreth, Max Klein and Lance Mountain

A recent trip to Oahu with the Stussy crew. Featuring Kevin Terpening, Caleb Barnett, Jesse Alba, Aaron Loreth, Max Klein,...
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CONVERSATION WITH: FAT TONY Crap hustler Tony Accosta gets real with a real one

Houston born Anthony Obiawunaotu aka Fat Tony is well fed but not fat. He’s a genuine human on and off the...
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WY Premiere: Ruby Haunt Listen to their new single “Ivy”

Ruby Haunt, the bedroom gaze duo of Wyatt Ininns and Victor Pakpour, slipped into our musical subconscious last year with their...
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WY Premiere: Young Creatures Listen to “The Future Is Finally Now”

Young Creatures, a three-piece band based in Los Angeles, do that solid mix of indie, pop, and shoegaze thing we...
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Watch “Raba Cakrawala” Volcom presents a short film featuring Mario Palandeng and Saggu Dharma

Ever think of all the things we might take for granted being youths on the run? Well, this vid kinda...
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Today (and always) we think of Dylan One year on

It’s been one year since we lost Dylan Rieder. But there hasn’t been a single minute in a single day...
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Get Dazed Desert Daze is this weekend, and we’re going

Music festivals generally give me anxiety. Too many people. Too many bands to see. All the usual complaints that coincide...
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How’d this happen? Issue 0019 is somehow a thing coming soon and we really need to surf again

Every single issue of What Youth comes with it’s own insane personality disorder. It walks and talks and fucks with...
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Watch “On the Tea” Featuring Ian Crane, Russ Bierke, Eli Olson, and Torrey Meister

We are very familiar with Ian Crane and what he can do. But Russ Bierke is an animal. The guy...
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Watch Jake Kelley in “LOMO” Spring to summer and back again

I swear to God I run into Jake Kelley all over the world. The dude puts in the time. Portugal,...
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Offline With: Akira Galaxy Ament 002: Leucadia Love

CLICK THE IMAGE TO VIEW THE PRODUCT MODEL: Akira Ament | INSTAGRAM: @akiraament
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Watch Beau Foster slide New Alkali fins designed by Beau and some creative surfing to go with it

Beau Foster has been shaping his own boards and he’s now working on some modern fins to go along with...
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Watch: “Long Beach, NY” When we all flock to the city to surf: Starring Balaram Stack, Oliver Kurtz, Ian Crane, Shane Borland and more

When things come together at the coast in New York it can make for some really good times. As you’ll...
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WY Premiere: TEST Watch “Entertainment Tonight”

The members of TEST, at least two of the three, met as most band members do: in a bar, underage,...
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Watch Speak, Memory A beautifully shot 16mm skate film starring David Stenstrom directed by Blake Myers

With the goal of shooting exclusively on 16mm film and creating an excuse to hang with friend David Stenstrom in...
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Bruce Irons and Nathan Fletcher Back Den 126: France in 2001

“bruce irons & nathan fletcher in france. we were there to film for nathan’s movie but got skunked on waves. with the...
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Watch Brixton’s Lee Wilson Another ridiculously good part from Lee

It’s like he knows when we need a pick me up. Or a new part. Lee Wilson continues to deliver rad...
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Listen to Sam Evian Soft, tangible comfort jams for your soul

Sam Evian, the project of songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Sam Owens, is at once new and refreshing and vivid, like...
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Haunted Hop Jonathan Toubin’s (aka New York Night Train) 2017 Halloween Mix

For the eighth year in a row, mad scientist / NY Night Train soul proprietor Jonathan Toubin retired to his...
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Watch Conner Coffin at J-Bay Need we say more?

Universally, Conner Coffin at J-Bay is something we all very much appreciate. Although we might suggest altering the soundtrack, we...

time for a new wetsuit needESSENTIALS sent us a couple suits and a jacket to give away

You guys, fall is here. And that is great news. And it is even greater today because we can give...
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Watch BLACK RAIN Poetic surfin brought to you by the lighter side of storms

The spot where this wave breaks… it’s mostly a longboard spot. The guy surfing there… he’s mostly a longboard dude. Even the band...
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Listen to The Scrags Swedish punk rock has never sounded better

Swedish band The Scrags sound like something you’d unearth digging through bins of mixed tapes – and I mean actual...
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WY Premiere: Pageants Listen to “Cacti For Clothes”

Pageants, the project of former Avi Buffalo keyboardist Rebecca Coleman, sound like a summer breeze glimpsed through a countryside bedroom...

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