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

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Country Club Surf Culture Why I want nothing to do with the WSL and Kelly Slater Wave Co.

All day today there’s been a lot of hype, speculation and excitement around the WSL’s specialty event at Kelly Slater’s wave pool. I’ve spoken to people at the wave and people who rode the wave and people who attended the event — some invited and some not invited. We’ve texted with Kelly (who I must say has…

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Watch Dion Agius in “New Blood” Dion gets a new board sponsor, we get a new vid

Dion has peeled the Super Surfboards sticker off and is now riding Hayden Shapes foam and he’s already out making art on them.

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Fan the flames of Discontent The Dream Tour is changing and it’s starting at a wave pool

I’ve made it more than apparent that I hate the word content. I hate all of it’s definitions. Content. Content. And content. Fuck ’em all. It’s a bad word. It’s a vanilla plain oatmeal crappy word that encourages status quo and general well being and I’ve never gotten along with it no matter how you’re…

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Afternoon Interview: Matt Salacuse The Negative Collection: Saving photos from the world’s dust bin

While I was on my recent trip to New York I was hanging out with photographer friend Cole Barash and his studio mates. We were all out having drinks one night and somebody brought up the negative collection. They explained the story how this guy would go to flea markets and dig up rare negatives,…

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WY Premiere: Kid Bloom Listen to “She Only Stays On The Weekend”

Kid Bloom, a five-piece from Los Angeles, somehow mix elements of disco, psych, and pop into their own swirl of dreamy, mood elevating music in such a palatable way that you’ll be playing them on repeat in no time. Listen to their new single, “She Only Stays On The Weekend,” off their forthcoming EP A…

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“Leo Romero Inversion Control 001” There’s a new Toy Machine video in the works

Leo Romero for Toy Machine. And just an FYI: we’ll probably post Leo Romero for anything because he’s fucking sick. Take a minute and enjoy one of the reasons why. And remember there are many more reasons too.

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Watch Yago Dora in Indo A family vacation to the Mentawais becomes very productive

It was the first time he’d surf Greenbush, Indo’s fickle left fold over. A wave we’ve seen maxed and perfect, but Yago got it with a temptress breeze on it. And still managed to make it look easy. Toss in some Yago at Macaronis and you got a few minutes of really good surfing. Watch…

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Call Me 917 Releases Full Length Video A really good skate vid starring Hugo Boserup, Nik Stain, Aidan Mackey, Cyrus Bennet, Alex Olson, Vincent Touzery, Max Palmer and more.

Alex Olson and friends at Call Me 917 just dropped this new vid out of the blue and it’s basically made a groggy day a good day. We’re ready now. Watch it here, and then peruse our chats with Alex below. Go watch and download the video here.  Watch our Afternoon Interview with Alex:

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Nathan Fletcher in France Back Den 124: September 10, 2001: The day before everything changed

“we were filming for his movie these colors taste like music. this was a few days before 9/11 in france. we...
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WY Premiere: The Entire Universe Watch their video for “Revolving Sun”

There’s something magical about a band that forms under auspicious circumstances. And The Entire Universe, a relatively new three-piece from...
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Conversation With: QTY And listen to a first taste of the NYC-based duo’s single, “Michael”

New York has always had it’s own sound in music. The Velvet Underground, the Ramones, New York Dolls, and countless...
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Radical Class: Hope from the Road Just when you thought it was all over: there is Berlin  

Turns out there is still hope out there. Out there, beyond your day-to-day, somewhere out on the road its not all...
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Adolescents: Shane Borland Episode 010: The scrappy return of our 18 and under parts

Shane Borland is always around. He’s either outside our office waiting to pick someone up to film him (Hunter). Or...
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Watch “Boulevard Magenta” A beautiful skate through the streets of Paris to kick of the collab between Magenta Skateboards and Adidas

Paris is not all corner cafes and cigarettes and sexy dark eyed stares. It’s also a skate playground. There are...
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WY Premiere: Jordan Klassen Listen to “The Same Thing Over and Over”

Jordan Klassen has the kind of voice that makes you feel. Layered with range, hope, whimsy and what’s been described...

Listen to the Peacers And watch their new video for “Jurgen’s Layout”

Acid rock is maybe my favorite genre. And The Peacers, a four-piece from San Francisco, are seeping in that kaleidoscope...
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Watch the “Dime Glory Challenge 2017” Dime brings your childhood dreams to life

Well we aren’t sure if this is bringing it back to the basics or a complete gimmick, but whatever it...
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Afternoon Interview: Kolohe Andino Episode 058: We went bass fishing with Kolohe a few days ago and realized he might be the most “punk” surfer there is

Editor’s Note: Kolohe had a bit of a behind the scenes meltdown after his heat at the Hurley Pro caught...
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Watch “Inside Magenta” Skateboard through Paris with Vivien Feil of Magenta Skateboards and learn about their new collab with Adidas

Vivien Feil started Magenta Skateboards in 2010 with his brother Jean and friend Soy Panday. And it started as a...
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Watch “Mauro Diaz, Hell Yah!” Metal Neck crew gets a new character from Puerto Rico

We just recently discovered Mauro Diaz’s surfing. In fact, we were contemplating plane tickets to Puerto Rico to go see...
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Listen to Kera and the Lesbians Buy this song, support “United We Dream” a great cause aiding immigrant communities

Kera and the Lesbians have always stood up for what’s good and true, and on their new single, “Bright Future...
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Watch Dirty Fences’ New Video For their new super catchy single “Teen Angel”

Dirty Fences are releasing their third studio album, Goodbye Love, due out October 27th on Greenway Records. And they’ve released...
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Watch “Guide to Getting Girls” A new surf film from the sunny makers at D’Blanc starring Noa Deane, Colin Moran, Cam Richards, Eric Geiselman and more

Videos like this used to be the shit. And thank God D’Blanc has decided to put one together. A fun...
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Mark Gonzales in New York Back Den 123 By Mark Oblow

“innovators innovate, mark gonzales inspires. a break from the studio straight to the curb. nyc.” —Mark Oblow
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The Dock by Grant Monahan A new photo book about an iconic bar in Montauk

North-East fishing villages all have their local watering holes; fortunately for those of us who live in Montauk, we have...
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Premium Violence on asphalt Watch Jake Anderson and Austyn Gillette for Former

Just enough to make you want more. But definitely worth watching and when you want more at the end of...
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A Day in Malibu with Dillon Perillo Here’s another nice way to say farewell to summer

Dillon Perillo is Malibu’s prince charming. But it’s Malibu’s summer right points that steal the kisses in this vid. Just a...
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WY Premiere: Worst Gift Listen to new track “What’s Another 40 Bucks Between Friends?”

It’s Monday, and it was really damn hard getting out of bed this morning. But nothing like a slap in...
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What Youth Mixtape: Forbidden Fruit Sultry Songs to Strip to Curated by Margeaux Hamrock

I have this album from 1966 called Music to Strip By by ‘Bald’ Bill Hagan and his Trocaderons. It is...
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Radical Times in CA The Quiksilver team shows California some love

They came for the contest and stayed for the weirdness. California can be a hell of a good time with the...
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WY Premiere: The Willowz Listen to their new single, “Just Can’t Wait”

The Willowz have been around for almost fifteen years. That’s a lifetime for a rock ‘n’ roll band, and yet,...
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Listen to She-Devils And catch their show tonight at the Troubadour in LA

She-Devils, the Montreal-based pop duo of Audrey Ann Boucher and Kyle Jukka, sounds like lucid hallucinations of underwater light explosions....

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