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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...
Griffin Colapinto Whatever Beach

“Whatever Beach: Griffin Colapinto” All along the California coastline (but mostly San Clemente)

Griffin Colapinto on both sides of the San Clemente pier. Long the ever-lasting grom, this looks to show signs of...
Dane Reynolds, Surfing, Quiver

Go inside Dane Reynolds’ Garage A close look at Sealtooth’s quiver

Here is a 15-minute tour of Dane’s garage and the dozens and dozens of surfboards he houses in that garage....
what youth recommends austyn gillette huf 2

A Little Austyn Gillette for your day Three clips is all we need

Austyn Gillette is a modern renaissance man. A bonafide one man band. Skating, acting, hosting, pranking, making music etc. You...
what youth recommends bleached interview

Interview with Bleached On their new, darker and more honest album Welcome to the Worms

These riot girls have spent the past couple of years growing into a sound and image that is as real...
what youth matt meola surfing

Fade to Purple Starring Matt Meola A new clip made entirely of part-ending worthy clips

Seriously, this is getting out of control. These Maui guys are island cowboys swayed by no trends, surf to the...
what youth recommends lefts with wardo

Wardo and Lee Wilson at Deserts Mesmerizing backhand tube riding by the best

Chris Ward has a psychedelically perfect approach to one of the world’s best (and shallowest) lefts. Desert Point is the...
what youth recommends dream steeple trailer, Vissla

Watch the trailer for “Dream Steeple” An all new surfing thriller from Vissla Films

Check this trailer for a new film coming from the creative minds at Vissla. Starring their newly-grown cast of characters including...
Brixton broadcast Aquarian Blood in Chicago

Watch Aquarian Blood in Chicago Memphis rock in Chicago during the Brixton Broadcast

These Brixton Broadcast shows are becoming a highlight of our year. Going to some cities and places we never thought...
License to Chill Episode 1 Mason Ho

License to Chill starring Mason Ho Episode 1: Burger Goes to Bali starring Mason, Tom Curren and Cheeseburger

I don’t think anything this good has come out in a long time. Lost and Mason and Curren and Burger…in...
what youth recommends yago dora surfing

Give Yago Dora 8 Minutes The next step in Yago’s progression: Lots of Flow

We’ve come to expect a lot from Yago Dora. From his Adolescents part, to coming along to the frozen beaches...
Willian Finnegan, surfing, music, Kirra

Finnegan on the sounds of surfing Pulitzer Prize winner William Finnegan speaks to Pitchfork about music and surfing

“The soundtrack for surfing, especially since shortboards in ’68, is rock n roll. That’s what it is.” William Finnegan wrote...
Jerry Hsu, skateboarding, photography

Jerry Hsu on his photography Great insight from interview with Solo Skateboard Magazine in support of photo show: A Love Like Mine is Hard to Find

Jerry Hsu’s solo show A Love Like Mine is Hard to Find is currently in Berlin. He recently chatted to...
what youth recommends ty segall music

Listen to GØGGS Ty Segall’s new punk band rips

That’s right. Ty Segall has yet another band. But this one may be the most punk thing he’s ever done,...
what youth recommends soli baily

Watch Soli Bailey at Cloudbreak Riding all sorts of sleds and drawing really rad lines

Soli Bailey is another guy we’re taking on the road next month. And boy are we glad we are. His...
Luke Hynd, Surfing, Ireland

Watch Luke Hynd in “The Craic” A dark and stormy ride through Ireland

Luke Hynd is coming on a trip with us next month. And we’re pretty excited about that prospect. The Australian goofy...
Slow Club, music

Listen to “Ancient Rolling Sea” Comedown music for the end of your weekend by Slow Club

Rock ‘n’ roll will always soothe my soul, but sometimes a woozy, wistful dose of blues-infused pop does the body...
The growlers, music

Watch The Growlers Cover “Mama Said” And “Charlie Don’t Surf” at the Observatory

The Growlers always have tricks up their sleeves. And last Valentine’s Day, during their set at the Observatory in Santa...
what youth, paris street skating

Watch “Doggrel” Paris street skating with The Blobys

Literally. In the streets of Paris. With some of our favorites. Starring Roman Gonzalez, Hadrien Buhannic, Kevin Rodrigues, Gregoire Cuadrado, Valentin...
Austin Sike, music

Austin Sike Fest “It was like having a good time at a funeral.” The Levitation Fest that wasn’t to be

I was feeling inspired, euphoric and maybe a little bigheaded when I flew into Austin, Texas last week. Not only...
what youth recommends marzo and me

Watch “Marzo and Me” Short and to the point

Clay just being Clay. The subject of an attempt to get into the Fiji contest, #putClayinFiji, failed miserably. But we doubt being...
what youth recommends conner coffin ywt

Watch “Conner Coffin x YWT” Classic lines done perfectly

Conner Coffin is a throwback. He’s well-rounded. He carves and charges and has found a way to please the judges...
Shawn Barney Barron

Watch “Barney” A documentary on one of surfing’s greatest characters: Shawn “Barney” Barron

It’s still hard to believe Barney is gone. But this rad documentary celebrates on of the great personalities surfing has...
what youth recommends billy changer music

Premiere: Watch “Sweet Time” A new music video by Billy Changer

Billy Changer, Robert Cifuentes’ band that played our Issue 12 release party last year, has a new video out for...
what youth dusty payne surfing

Watch Dusty Payne in Niño Holy Shit! The Dusty part you’ve been waiting for

There was a time when Dusty Payne was ordering quesadillas in all Kai’s movies and he was surfing better than...
what youth recommends craig anderson surfing

Craig Anderson’s really pretty board Hayden shapes and Jason Woodside collab on a board for Craig Anderson

Jason Woodside is an artist who’s work often adorns massive walls and buildings. His latest canvas is one of Craig...
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Watch Brixton sign Chippa Wilson This just makes so much sense and are you kidding with these clips?

Well two of our favorites are getting hitched: Chippa Wilson and Brixton. A match that makes us giddy. Not only...
what youth recommends corners music

Relive the Corners Show From their East Coast tour send-off party (go see them East Coast)

We partied with Corners last week before they left for their East Coast tour, and boy did we rage. Held...
Kelly Slater, surfing, fiji

Watch Kelly Slater in Fiji Riding those not Merrick boards

We’ve been somewhat critical of Kelly Slater’s board transition, the one where he went from his lifelong relationship with Al...
what youth recommends the transition

Watch Lee Wilson in “The Transition” He’s officially no longer underground

Lee Wilson has been showing up in photo batches and clips for the last decade of my life. And he’s...
what youth recommends tomorrows tulips walk away

Watch “Walk Away” by Tomorrows Tulips New music video by Distractor

What do Spacemen 3 and David Bowie have in common? The new Tomorrows Tulips video for their single “Walk Away”,...
what youth recommends whitney

Listen to Whitney New music from ex-Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Smith Westerns

You know a band is going to take off when Reverberation Radio throws one of their songs on a mix....

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