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The What Youth Guide to Summer Tools for Summer: Some You’ll Want, Some You’ll Need

God I hope you’re going somewhere this summer. Please don’t just sit under the gloom watching SnapChats while getting trampled...

Welcome To Converse: Bobby De Keyzer Filmed over the course of 4 weeks in Barcelona and Toronto

Bobby De Keyzer is officially on Converse. Filmed over the course of four weeks between Barcelona, Spain and Bobby’s home town of...
Mild High Club announce new album and release their new single "Homage".

Mild High Club Announce New Album And release new single “Homage”

Mild High Club have been on our radar lately, and for good reason. The smooth listening, psych entwined, keyboard loving...
License to Chill episode 6 "Hawaiian Hurricanes".

“License to Chill” Starring Mason Ho More weird waves with Mason and Burger “Hawaiian Hurricanes”

These dudes really have the ocean and all her peculiarities figured out. So when Hawaii got hit by back to...
Conner Coffin's part in Whatever Beach.

Conner Coffin’s Whatever Beach Part California pointbreaks look best with Conner on them

He doesn’t have the bowl cut we gave him in Japan years ago, but he sure has grown into a...
Dinosaur Jr. release a new video "Tiny".

Watch Dinosaur Jr.’s New Video “Tiny”, off new album out August 5th

The incredibly influential Dinosaur Jr. have released a new video today, for the single “Tiny” off their upcoming album Give...
Stream Pink Mexico's new album, Fool.

Listen to Pink Mexico And stream their new album fool

Pink Mexico, LA’s latest musical addition to the fuzzy garage scene dominating our eardrums, has linked up with Burger Records...
Half Rats at the Brixton Broadcast Chicago.

Brixton Broadcast: The Half Rats These Indiana natives showed us a good time at The Empty Bottle in Chicago

Another band we met during our stop in Chicago. The Half Rats. They’re from Lafayette, Indiana and they fucking ruled....
Theories of Atlantis "Escape to LA" Premiere.

Watch “Escape to LA” A bunch of East Coasters and Europeans come to California to rip

This video rules. It’s a bunch of our favorite skaters from the east coming out west and ripping. You’ll see...
Allah Las have a new music video for "Famous Phone Figure."

Watch Allah-Las New Video for “Famous Phone Figure” and get the details on their forthcoming LP Calico Review

Allah-Las dropped a new video today for “Famous Phone Figure”, the first single to be released from their upcoming third...
License to Chill Episode 5: Rock Lobsters.

“License to Chill” Starring Mason Ho Mason dances with rocks again in Episode 5 “Rock Lobsters”

This might be the most dangerous surfing ever done. I mean, seriously right? I don’t know even know if it’s...
Rob Zombie releases a new music video, "The Life and Time of a Teenage Rock God".

Watch Rob Zombie’s New Video for “The Life And Times Of A Teenage Rock God”

Rob Zombie, the musician, director, screenwriter, producer and lover of horror and gore and everything evil, has unleashed a new...
Welcome Beach with Parker Coffin doing a cutback at Rincon.

Whatever Beach: Parker Coffin Another installment in the dark wave part series by Vacation Club

Parker Coffin has always been ahead of his age I met him when he was like 12 and he was...
Deathstock Festival music

Go to Deathstock Festival II This weekend in the enchanted forest of Guerneville, CA

Deathstock Fest is back again for a second year. June 17-19. Tucked away in a serene little forest town in Northern...

Listen to Slow Hollows We chat with this band of high schoolers on their new song “Again,” and playing on a bill with Skrillex

Slow Hollows are a band based in LA. They are still in grade school – most in high school. They...
Russell Bierke in a big barrel during the Red Bull Cape Fear Contest.

Watch the Cape Fear Highlight Reel Easily the heaviest surf comp we’ve ever watched

Kai Neville texted me: “Are you watching this Cape Fear event? Shit is heavy!” Of all people to get me...
The Parrots release a new single, Jame Gumb.

Listen to The Parrots’ New Single “Jame Gumb” off their forthcoming debut

When The Parrots first showed up in my musical hemisphere, they reminded me of The Strange Boys, with their contagious...
Deap Vally releases new album Femejism.

Deap Vally Announce New Album Femejism And premiere new video for “Smile More”

“Everybody’s trying to tell me what to do. It makes me wanna break some shit and sniff some glue.” The...
what youth recommends austyn gillette WKND

WKND Welcomes Austyn Gillette To the lot…and the team

Johan Stuckey and the WKND dudes are…welcoming Austyn Gillette to the lot. And the team. Watch the vid…and remember “Butt’s...
what youth recommends dream steeple premiere announcement

Vissla’s “Dream Steeple” World Premiere Thursday night in Huntington Beach at our favorite venue: Don the Beachcomber

Thursday night in our favorite tiki garden of rum Vissla will debut their new project film: “Dream Steeple.” There will be...
Jesse Alba on the streets of NYC for Stussy.

Watch Jesse Alba for Stussy In the Streets of NYC

Jesse Alba for Stussy. This new short was made by Jared Sherbert, who’s work you may recognize from his photo portfolio...
Veronica Bianqui portrait.

Listen to (and see) Veronica Bianqui Cheery, Parisian-influenced pop tonight at the Hi-Hat in Los Angeles

Veronica Bianqui is a bubblegum pop princess dream come true. She’s swept Los Angeles with her cheery pop tunes that...
what youth recommends license to chill costa rica

“License to Chill” starring Mason Ho Episode 4: Burger goes to Costa Rica

Burger is getting around this year. And in episode 4 he’s off to Central America with Mason and Coco Ho....
Kevin Morby portrait.

Kevin Morby Played the Bootleg Theater And blew everyone’s mind

Kevin Morby’s latest album Singing Saw is robust with instrumentation, full of horns and pianos and strings and layers of...
what youth recommends the yolks.

Brixton Broadcast Chicago: The Yolks Go backstage where all the cool shit happens

Everyone knows by now how much fun we had during our time in Chicago. We drank the world’s greatest beer,...
what youth recommends weird waves wyoming

Weird Waves with Dylan Graves Dylan Graves is searching for the world’s weirdest waves. First up: Wyoming.

Dylan Graves is one of my favorite people. We’ve been all over Europe with him years ago hopping trains from Portugal...
License to Chill Episode 3 Waimea Bay.

“License to Chill” starring Mason Ho Waimea Bay: Inside and way outside

“I had to pack the shorebreak, it’s what I live for.”—Mason Ho. Episode 3 and they’re still amazing. Inside, outside...
Bobby Martinez in Whatever Beach

Watch “Whatever Beach: Bobby Martinez” Stylish and smooth ripping from everyone’s favorite

Watching Bobby’s backhand is always something that catches our eye. A completely smooth edit from this past winter, mostly shot around...
"Nicaragua" staring Remy Taveira, Mike Arnold and Sylvain Tognelli.

Watch “Nicaragua” Starring Remy Taveira, Mike Arnold and Sylvain Tognelli.

A film by Jacob Elliott Harris in association with Converse. Starring: Remy Taveira, Mike Arnold and Sylvain Tognelli.
Holy Stokes Premiere

World Premiere of Volcom’s Holy Stokes! What started peacefully, with hands folded in laps ended in nudity, vomit and a riot.

Stepping onto the Volcom bus bound for LA on Friday afternoon, I was ready. Ready for anything this party bus...
New video for "Fear" by Number

New video for “Fear” by Numb•er You might have heard it in the new Volcom skate film Holy Stokes!

The new Volcolm skate film “Holy Stokes!” premiered this past Friday at the Ace Hotel Theater in Downtown LA and...
License to Chill Episode 2 “Island Oscillation”

License to Chill starring Mason Ho Episode 2: “Island Oscillation”

Seriously cannot. Get. Enough. Mason. This time in Hawaii riding everything from 8’6″ Pipe guns to 5’6″ fish to V...

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