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

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Watch “PASS~PORT GOOD~BYE VX” It’s the end of the era as we know, but they’ll be fine (us too)

Pass-port crew just released 11 minutes of archival footage to mark the end of their VX era. They are now switching...
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The Seawolf Premieres tonight This new film by Ben Gulliver looks really good and it makes its debuts tonight

There is a serious shortage of quality surf films being made right now. Which is why we’re so excited to...
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The new “Whatties” T-Shirt and Hoodie The somewhat lengthy evolution from Cheesburgers to Whatties

We’ll have to chalk this up to the Kiwis and the Aussies. Known for their innate ability to morph words...
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ECHO PARK RISING The low-key music fest (with 460 bands!) returns for its 7th year

Echo Park Rising, the expansive festival that floods the streets of Echo Park once a year, is upon us. Starting...
Chilli Surfboards, Surfing,

Need a new travel companion? Chilli just released the ultimate youth on the run board model

If you’ve got a trip booked and can only bring one board, that can be a stressful endeavor. What if...
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WY Premiere: SondorBlue Listen to “Ashley Avenue” off their new EP

Charleston-based quartet SondorBlue live on harmony. Both literally and figuratively. On their new EP You Will Find Love On Ashley Avenue –...

Watch Field Trip | Chile Vissla heads to the land of lefts and fine red wine

Chile is a wonderful place. The water is thawed-ice-water cool. The lefts run for miles and miles. Swell is non-stop....
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Watch Guantanamo Baywatch’s New “Video” It’ll put a real big smile on your face

Guantanamo Baywatch know how to have a good time. And in their new video, “Video,” off Desert Center, the good...
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The “Late Nights, Early Mornings” kit Items for those who won’t take no for an answer

When we started What Youth we had a few sayings that we like to think kept us alive. They usually helped...
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Listen to Dope Lemon Your new summer cocktail

Dope Lemon, the new project of Australian musician Angus Stone, is my new summer cocktail. Two parts soulful, coastal rhythms...
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Asher Pacey in “Water Over Sand” Asher Pacey used to make us want to do shuv-its, now he makes us want a twin

Asher Pacey used to be the guy out at Snapper who took an untraditional path. He was doing airs out...
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Watch New Balance’s film “Tricolor” Featuring PJ Ladd, Franky Villani, Flo Mirtain & introducing Brandon Westgate

Take time and watch this new flick from New Balance. Main parts from PJ Ladd, Franky Villani, Flo Mirtain and introducing Brandon...
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Watch Kevin Morby’s New Video For “Downtown’s Lights”

Filled with the weekend blues today? Well, you’re in luck. Kevin Morby just dropped a new video for single “Downtown’s...

Listen to Kenneth Whalum And stream his new album Broken Land

Kenneth Whalum, like all genuine artists, believes in himself. As he should. After spending years as a “side man” for...
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Live at the Bionic Ear Travesura’s new album out today

Leo Romero’s band Travesura released their first album today on Spotify and iTunes. We’ve got a bunch of fun projects...
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Watch Wand’s New Video for “Bee Karma” Featuring a “good” clown and sing-along lyrics

Clowns, generally speaking, terrify me. But in Wand’s new video for “Bee Karma,” off new album Plum, a dancing clown in...
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Watch Ryan Callinan in “The Stretch” As talented as they come

Ryan Callinan is as talented as they come. His WSL run didn’t work out last year, but honestly who cares....
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Watch Harry Bryant in “Hazmania” Bunch of goofy wedges

We met Harry Bryant a couple months back, when he strolled into our office. He drank some beers. Skated the...
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WY Premiere: Tracy Bryant Watch His New Video “Forever Certain”

Tracy Bryant is a man of constant ambition. After debuting his incredible solo album Subterranean last year – which landed songs on...
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Mikey Wright in “ROOT” It’s been a while between drinks, but he made it worth the wait

Mikey Wright went to Oregon with us a while back and his interview lives in infamy. It was a renegade...

John Maus Is Back With new album teaser and tour

Where has John Maus been? We hadn’t heard from him since 2012, and his absence left fans in mourning of...
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WY Premiere: Brian Hill and The Noh Starrs Listen to their new single, “Sarah’s Alright”

Brian Hill and The Noh Starrs are pure post-punk breathing rebels, right down the line to their Velvets-inspired vocals to...
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Watch Ford Archbold in Orange County Summer isn’t over yet

A few fun wedges with rocks involved, a dream scenario. Ford Archbold getting his summertime groove on at home in Orange County.

Listen to ORB Australian futuristic proto-metal from space

Australian three-piece ORB – yes that’s all caps to you – sound like a dizzying kaleidoscope of futuristic pulses and...
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The World’s Best Skate Comp The CPH Pro understands skaters

We actually got to see this for ourselves one year when we filmed The Copenhagen Project. And it was clear...

Watch Andrew Doheny Contort Fresh Droid in salt water set to Primus

Is this the end? Hopefully not, but this fresh vid of Droid is called “The End.” So we’ll see what...

How Nathan Fletcher Rolls Literally and figuratively.

There’s a pot narrative driving this. But I think we’re all to the point where that doesn’t have to be...

Your weekend CRUISE Playlist Music to drive you stylishly through the weekend

Summer is meant for adventures. And long nights spent drinking wine and oysters and tequila until the sun comes out...
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The What Youth Gutter Trunks It’s summer in Paris. Gutter trunks now available on the cyber market and at What Youth HQ

The pavement is hot out there kids. And so is the sand. We’re in the trenches of summer now and...
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Watch Blake Myers’ ShowReel This…and he has a winning record against Gabriel Medina

Blake Myers once beat Gabriel Medina (and Keanu Asing) in a heat at the ISA World games. It’s still one...
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Julian Wilson Freesurfing at J-Bay Hole in one!

Hey, we love how Julian surfs. He might own more jock straps and golf clubs than we do, but he...
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WY Premiere: Francisco The Man Stream their new album, Bodies in the Sun

Self-releasing an album is no easy feat. But LA’s Francisco the Man thrive on their DIY roots, without the pressure...

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