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The Shrine’s Rare Breed Experience Finally a NSFW Video, thanks to The Shrine’s “Rare Breed Experience” and album release party

The Chun is a space in Los Angeles where a bunch of bikers and artists and musicians live and create and once or twice a year they throw a party and destroy their place. We attended the most recent destruction party thanks to Josh in The Shrine. The Shrine are a rock ‘n’ roll band…

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Dion Agius threw his phone at a wall And you should too (or maybe just hide it)

I wish more people would do this. We all say it. Threaten it. But Dion Agius just did it. Destroyed his phone, right into a wall —and he isn’t getting a new one. Now remember, as you see below, Dion can still be reached. He’ll probably be more engaged. More productive. Texts and info will come…

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Kevin Terpening for Stussy A Short Film From Jared Sherbet

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Stay Tuned: Shaun Manners Playlist 025: Creed McTaggart’s West Oz protege made us a perfect playlist

Shaun Manners is drafting right behind fellow West Oz local Creed McTaggart. After just turning 18 and appearing in Creed’s final episode of “Real Axe (watch below), Shaun is getting us hyped for a lot of reasons. Not only is he surfing good, but he’s taken the time to curate this delight for our Stay…

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Picking the cover of What Youth See what almost was for Issue 13, and show us your favorite for free stickers

Picking the cover of our quarterly book is a fucked up formula that has nothing to do with science. It is a feeling. It is a fight. It is a beautiful poetry that comes together after a dog fight in a barroom. And sometimes, once the dust has settled and Bruce Irons is already out…

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Listen to Dinosaurs The first band in a long time to warrant Weezer and early Offspring comparisons

San Francisco was once the music epicenter of our generation. White Fence, Ty Segall, King Tuff, Thee Oh Sees, and so many other bands thrived in the marine layered hills of Northern California. Since then, good bands coming up in the city are few and extremely far between. Enter Dinosaurs, a band of brothers and…

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Photo Credit: Molly Steele Portfolio 026: Train-hopping, fantasy and photo journalism

Molly Steele’s photography caught us off guard. Poetic, playful and beautiful but also tough and raw. This Girl We Adore from a few weeks ago submitted a batch of photos so good we had no choice but to feature them in a new Photo Credit. She’s a badass train hopper with an affinity for getting…

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When the Webcast Doesn’t Go Are we just using them to be lazy?

Yesterday I’d be lying if I wasn’t a little jazzed driving in for work knowing the Eddie was on. That meant no dead moments today. I’d always be able to flip on the webcast and idle there until something spectacular happened, which at Waimea was sure to be the case right? For some the day…

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DIIV’s New Album Is The Is Are is Out And we can’t stop listening to it

DIIV, the spacegazey, ambient imbued creation of Zachary Cole Smith, has a new album out through Captured Tracks, and we...
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A new Morning, Changing Weather So I guess I’m going to start doing this every day

Yep. Since I can’t quite spread my wings enough on social media and still relay all the rad shit we’re...
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Lizards of Summer Episode 015: Gerr, Taj, Dinky, Japan, Panama, Vancouver, Metallica and many other international terminals and street corners

Well, the Eddie is off today. But all is definitely not lost. Because we’re back with an all-new Lizards of...
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Watch Balaram Stack in Panama New York’s greatest export samples the Caribbean

Balaram Stack is our East Coast informant. New York Hip Hop a season early. NorthEast storm tracker, Yankee ticket supplier,...
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Collected Thoughts 072 Kelia Moniz, Laura Enever and Monyca Eleogram

“Kelia Moniz, Laura Enever and Monyca Eleogram. Sunset Elementary. I shot this photo on the basketball courts on the North...
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Conversation With: William Strobeck Filmmaker behind Supreme’s Cherry, Joy Ride and more

William Strobeck is a filmmaker. And he’s the kind we need. A creative mind so rooted in the world he...
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Watch Clay Marzo in West Oz So happy he’s still putting these out

Clay Marzo continues to call West Oz (second) home, and you can see why here. Clay continues to live the...
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Back Den 075 Nathan Fletcher, Sonny Miller and Bruce Irons, San Sebastian, 2001

“nathan fletcher, sonny miller, and bruce irons. san sebastian, september, 2001. nathan, sonny and i were there for the filming...
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WHAT YOUTH EATS: HOT WINGS Not Fried, not traditional, but these wings may beat any other wings

Super Bowl Sunday means football, yes, but also uncrowded waves and really awesome food like beer, nachos, and hot wings....
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For The Love: Andy Davis Episode 021: Playful, psychedelic and light presented by Vissla

You know Andy Davis’ art. Even if you don’t know it yet. It’s fun and colorful and somehow skirts around the...
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Listen to Kera and the Lesbians Surf, rock and some bipolar folk

When I first heard the band name Kera and the Lesbians, I was instantly hooked. Led by Kera Armendariz and...
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Watch: Adolescents: Kyuss King The groms are back. And this time they’re punks. Presented by Gorilla

Groms get us hyped. Their neck tanlines. Their day-glo wetsuits and how they insist on surfing all damn day on...
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Twin Peaks Announce New Album And leak first single, “Walk To The One You Love”

Chicago band Twin Peaks announced the release of a new album this week, and it’s cleaner than you’d think. Less...
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The What Youth Caption Contest Photo captions are dead. Let’s reinvent them.

Photo captions suck because they’re easy to write instead of great to read.
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Watch Ty Segall’s Video “Emotional Mugger” A reimagined, twisted 14 minutes of pure insanity

Editor’s note: Our music editor Maya loves gore. And horror. And Ty Segall and all the incarnations that are Ty Segall....
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Watch “The Chain” Starring Seth Moniz and a Fleetwood Mac track

After watching 20-year-old Makai McNamara nearly take down two surfing legends (Kelly and Bruce) and one of Pipeline’s princes (JOB) at...
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Photo Credit: Hunter Martinez Portfolio 025: In a busy California winter, this young photog’s work is a step ahead

Hunter Martinez is 21 years old and from Pasadena, California. Not exactly a spot many of you would know if...
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Now that’s how you do it Volcom reminds us how to present competitive surfing the right way

You know if the entire What Youth HQ drops what they’re doing to put the finals a surf contest on the screen...
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The WY Guide: Portugal Champagne tastes for Coors Light Income in the Old World

Portugal is so vogue right now. Ignore the questionable calls of the WSL and think Kate Moss late ’90s. Think...
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Anonymous Zone A new film starring Ishod Wair, Raven Tershy, Peter Ramondetta and Kevin Terpening in Japan presented by Monster Energy

Well, we did it again. We made it to a new country to skateboard and we made a film about it....
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Told You So Watch the highlights from Day 2 at the Volcom Pipe Pro, they’re fucking sick (and include this Bruce Irons buzzer beater)

Hate to say it, but, yeah, we called it. The Volcom Pipe Pro continues to produce competition that makes you...
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Watch the Volcom Pipe Pro Right Now A surf contest we honestly and highly recommend

We’ve become somewhat notorious for being against most formal surf competitions, but we usually like to give credit where credit is...
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Back Den 074: “Legends Dipped in Gold” Natas Kaupas and Lance Mountain, Germany, Circa ’90s

“legends dipped in gold. natas kaupas and lance mountain during the golden hour, munster germany. this was right after the...
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Meet Peter Ramondetta Photos of the “TL’s” quiet metal Lord

Pete lives in San Francisco. He’s owns a place in the Tenderloin — or as he calls it “The TL.”...