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WY Premiere: Grave Flowers Bongo Band Listen to the exclusive album premiere of Flower Pot 

Gabe Flores works at Walt’s Bar on Eagle Rock Blvd, the pinball beer and wine spot on the corner of the street with the old timey hand-painted sign on top that says “PINBALL” and “HOT DOGS” and “FINE WINE.”The inside of Walt’s is bursting with color and texture and the kind of light that spills…

Five to watch in 2019 Youth on the Run

Five Guys To Watch In 2019   How do you measure the worth of a surfer? Is it a factor of the product that their image helps sell? Or do you go by the shapes that they test pilot, QS ranking, or Instagram count? Could it be something else? If you’re here reading this it’s…

Tomorrows Tulips Harnessed to Flesh

“If you saw them on the street you wouldn’t think they were human beings with their thin absent minded appearance they look like near border of starvation (they barely eat). Anyway, people who know them closer know they are nice intelligent guys. The TULIPS reflect the TOMORROW age and have a heavy dislike against people…

4 CITIES: PAT SCHMIDT Episode 7 History Runs Deep with the Schmidt Family in Manasquan, New Jersey

I first met Pat in Hawaii a few years back. He was this tall, lanky dude from New Jersey who was cruising with a posse of East Coasters over at the Volcom House. His dad Larry introduced himself as “Meat Face.” At the time I didn’t know that was his dad. And it tripped me…

ANDREW DOHENY This isn’t the droid you are looking for

“This isn’t the droid you are looking for”. Oh, but it is! Out of action for some time now due to injury, Andrew Doheny has finally returned. If you’ve ever rolled an ankle then you know how bad these fuckers hurt and how long it takes to heal. Crutches and couches for months. Ice is…

NOZ N AUZ Not in a wave pool

Our friends at D’Blanc just shot this edit over of Noa Deane getting loose in Oz. As usual, our boy Noa hits all the notes with his well rounded air game. Enjoy it, we did. -WY

WATCH LIVING A DREAM A What Youth Premiere with Peter and John Bjorn

Swedish trio Peter Bjorn and John release their newest album Darker Days today and we’re premiering the video for their single “Living a Dream” right here, right now. Harpsichords, acoustic guitars, and that buttery mid-60’s nonchalance make the record easy to get hip to. It’s interesting to note how far the band has come since “Young Folks”, the anthem…

WATCH JACK FREESTONE IN WACkO If You Build It, They Will Come

It’s kind of like the “Field of Dreams” with Kevin Costner. Except it’s surfing, not baseball and the ghost of Shoeless Joe Jackson isn’t surfing. People have been coming, in droves. Flying in from all corners of the earth to sample some barbecue and man made waves. Build more, in weird places. Let’s see the…

DESERT DAZE Come for the Music, Stay for the Debauchery

“This is America at its finest.”  Desert Daze is never what you expect it to be. The music festival designed...

RIP CHRISTIAN KENT & MICHELLE AVILA Gone But Not Forgotten

What Youth is an international magazine, but our roots are grounded here in Newport Beach, California. Our doors are always...

HUMP CLUB Your Wednesday Music Roundup with Maya Eslami

Listen to 6LACK I’ve been sleeping on this one, so get ready if you have, too. 6LACK, pronounced BLACK, released...

Marc Johnson Sets The Record Straight “If I’m not going to say some shit that doesn’t mean anything, I’m not going to say anything at all.”

“I got in a fucking fender bender yesterday,” Marc Johnson says after we finally connected after playing one-sided phone tag...

WATCH SHELDON SIMKUS In “Twenty”

With Indo season ending, it’s only fitting that we watch Sheldon get spit out of some of the best tubes...

WHAT YOUTH PREMIERE Brown Acid The 7th Trip: Rare 60s-70s pre-metal, pre-stoner rock singles comp series returns

Today we’re pleased to premiere a new track from the forthcoming seventh edition of the popular Brown Acid compilation series,...

HUMP CLUB Your Wednesday Music Roundup with Maya Eslami

Listen to The Lulls The Lulls, a band birthed on the California coast, describe themselves as “soft, dreamy indie that’s...

WATCH “SPEEDING TICKET” With Evan Geiselman and Noah Schweizer. How Fast Would You Drive to Score Waves Like This?

Noah Schweizer has been on a fucking terror lately. Last week he dropped “Inlet Tribute” and then charged up to...

LISTEN TO “THE LULLS” A What Youth Premiere

  What’s in a name?  For The Lulls, it’s washed out guitar and the rolling rhythms of water pounding the California...

‘Off Campus’ In Paris MJ, Blondey, Heitor, + Chewy Cruise The Streets

Why are Marc Johnson, Blondey McCoy, Heitor Da Silva and Chewy Cannon cruising through the streets of Paris? To celebrate a classic 80’s...

WATCH GLOBE’S NEWEST VIDEO Cult of Freedom: The New Zealand Part

After watching this video, one thing is for certain, Creed McTaggart is an ace with a slingshot. It’s funny how...

A Journey Through the Emerald Isle Ian Crane and Soli Bailey for Issue 20

Our hearts were beating the shit out of themselves. How could we have let this happen? Surfers had been the...

THE VAULT 02 Artist Series with Tommy Chong

“It wasn’t called acid back then… it was called try this.” On the next installment of The Vault, we’re reminiscing on our...

WATCH LEE WILSON IN “FIVE-EIGHT” And Watch Nias Grind Its Teeth

Lee Wilson is that guy from Indo you see ripping in every local movie. He doesn’t leave home often. Doesn’t...

HUMP CLUB Your Wednesday Music Roundup With Maya Eslami

Listen to Connan Mockasin Connan Mockasin, the woozy, dreamlike project of New Zealand-based musician Connan Tant Hosford, has a new...

WATCH HOMEBODY Brendon Gibbens Scores Portugal, Australia and Beyond

South African, Brendon Gibbens, is the type of surfer you won’t here from for awhile. You sit back and wonder...

WATCH THE BILLABONG TEAM IN SUNKEN CITY Sometimes Paradise is Right at Home

“Tag waves instead of walls – this is the Escape from Sunken City. Follow Griffin Colapinto, Jack Freestone, Ryan Callinan,...

THE VAULT 01 FAIRLY NORMAL WITH CURREN CAPLES

We were digging around in the broom closet and stumbled across a dusty old box of hard drives. We plugged...

HUMP CLUB Your Wednesday Music Roundup with Maya Eslami

Listen to PAINT, Debut Solo Project of Pedrum Siadatian (Allah-Las) PAINT is the debut solo project of Allah-Las guitarist/singer Pedrum...

WATCH SUA TAN Kai Hing and Shaun Manners Trade Wave for Wave in Oz

One of our favorite Aussies, Kai Hing, can’t sit still. He recently called us up to post his newest edit Sua...

WATCH “INLET TRIBUTE” Hurricane Florence Giveth and Taketh

Noah Schweizer is no stranger to Florida’s rippable wedges. In his latest edit he had us scouring the forecasting websites to see...

HUMP CLUB Your Wednesday Music Roundup with Maya Eslami

Listen to Sons of Raphael Sons of Raphael, a band comprised of brothers Loral and Ronnel Raphael from North West...

Brian Lotti’s Art Finds a New Home The “Van Gogh of Skateboarding” launches collection w/ adidas

What is the internal connection that makes so many talented skateboarders also excel in other creative endeavors? We may never...

The Duality of Kanoa Igarashi An American Samurai

The average 20-year old’s mind may be going in a million directions, however, Kanoa’s Igarashi’s is focused on the path...

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