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

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The prettiest day in America Darren Ankenman photographs from Saturday’s Women’s March in Los Angeles

After the day that was Friday, there was Saturday: The most beautiful day in American History. All over America people joined together to celebrate women’s equal rights and I found myself, for the moment anyway, a proud American. I watched as the streets filled with women from all over and supporters of women from all walks of life stood…

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Surfing out front with your friends Final installment of the RVCALOHA Series from the North Shore

There’s nothing in the world quite like running out in front of the house for a surf. In trunks. In Hawaii. At Off the Wall. RVCA’s team has it dialed and this is proof.

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Stefan Janoski and Greg Hunt, 2007 Back Den 112: Underwater Fight in Greece

“2007  we went to greece for an analog trip. greg hunt and stefan janoski got into an underwater fight. luckily no one was hurt but man was it intense.” —Mark Oblow

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Watch Yago Dora in Portugal Set to T.S.O.L.

We’ve said we love this kid several times now and if you don’t see why, we can’t help you. We’re also very impressed with the regularity and consistency of Yagos clips and the TSOL track in this one really does the trick.

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Watch Mick Fanning’s “Irish Crossroads” No but seriously, watch this

I’m not going to lie to you: I saw this video in my email, and I didn’t watch it. I thought it was a wetsuit ad and would just be more voiceover of Mick droning on about whatever the Curl told him to talk about: But this is a really sick vid. Great waves, great…

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Watch Parquet Courts’ Video for “Outside” Off 2016’s Human Performance

Parquet Courts’ Human Performance was one of my favorite albums to come out of 2016. And so it’s really no surprise that their video for the single “Outside” is equally appealing. Comprised of compiled live footage from their show at the Knockdown Center in New York City, the video is incredibly simple in its concept, and…

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Listen to Ty Segall’s New Single The super sludgy, brain-melting “Break A Guitar”

Ty Segall has never been afraid to knock you over the head with his shredding abilities. And his new single “Break A Guitar”, off his upcoming self-titled album, will definitely leave you aching, in a good way. With super sludgy guitars (melted in by Segall and Emmett Kelly), “Break A Guitar” plays on the heavier…

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Listen to Froth’s New Single Off their upcoming album, Outside (briefly)

Froth have a new album dropping February 24th, and today they’re premiering their second single from it, “Passing Thing”. Listen up. Produced by Thomas Dolas, Outside (briefly) “is the sound of a band that’s truly found its voice”. Filled with intricately arranged instruments and a refreshing approach to songwriting, Froth’s third full length is a…

One Roll 021: Michael Cukr Japan to Bangkok to Australia and back with some of your favorites including Chippa and Ozzie

Last year we did some traveling. And Michael Cukr did a serious portion of it himself. He recently fired up...
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WY Premiere: Watch “Good Luck” A new video by The Undercover Dream Lovers

The Undercover Dream Lovers, the solo project of Brooklyn-based artist and producer Matt Koenig, was relatively unknown last year. And...
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Watch “A Breeze in the City” Starring Chloe Campbell and Alex Amor in Barcelona

“We made this with tons of love and no budget.” A short film we really dig from filmmaker Guillem Cruells...
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A good looking cutting room floor Issue 17 is ready for ink, here’s a peek

Full disclosure: We didn’t plan it like this. But as we’ve learned along the way, that’s so very OK. Hell,...
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Kareem Campbell and Colin McKay Back Den 111

“kareem campbell & colin mckay. our distributor got us our rooms and gave us cash. some of us got drinks,...
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Watch “Australia Days” Jack Coleman provides some much needed fun starring Ozzie Wright, Jimmie Steele and Ari Browne

Winter is definitely here in the U.S., but it’s now clear that while we freeze, Australia is bronzing and sliding on...
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Watch “Telo Menta Uber Jam” Tropical ripping by the Volcom team

The Volcom surf crew hits the Mentawais for the season’s first run of swell. Starring Ozzie Wright, Mitch Coleborn, Ryan...
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Mixtape: “Hotbox With God” New Mixtape from William Alexander for your weekend wandering

If you’ve ever been to one of our parties, you’ve seen William Alexander throwing around vinyl and crushing Modelos. His...
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Watch “Sundaland” Run to Mexico with Brendon Gibbens, Cam Richards and Eric Geiselman

In lots of the world right now, it’s winter. And wherever it’s winter, it’s cold. And watching this just thawed...
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Noa Deane gets a new sticker Finally a signing that makes sense: Noa to Volcom

All across our industry are surfers riding for brands that make no sense. Product of highest bidder goes the surfer....
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Watch Foxygen’s New Video For new single “On Lankershim,” off upcoming album

Foxygen has a new album dropping January 20th on Jagjaguwar, and today they released the video for “On Lankershim,” the...
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Listen to Slowdive’s New Song “Star Roving” is their first new song in 22 years

Yes, we definitely are slowly diving into this New Year, but coming at us fast is a new song by...
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Listen to Moon Duo Dark and moody psych from Portland

Moon Duo, the Portland based-band of guitarist Ripley Johnson and keyboardist Sanae Yamada, sounds like the kind of psych rock...
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Original Artwork From the Dylan Issue Issue 16 art from Porous Walker, Mark Gonzales, Todd Francis, Dr. Woo, Langley Fox and more

The response from our 16th issue, which we devoted entirely to Dylan Rieder has been nothing short of incredible. To...
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Noa, Creed, Beau and Ellis in “Rage” First it was O.A.M. now it’s RAGE

OAM was a traction company, hell it still might be, that was started by the Malloys, Machado, Taylor Knox, Pat...
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Watch “Lost It: New Zealand” Outtakes from the road way less traveled with Brendon Gibbens, Bryce Young and Eric Geiselman

The parts of surf trips you usually see are polished and packaged up with all the A plus clips, making...
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Imogene Barron, Japan 2014 Back Den 110

“in 2014 i took a trip with imogene barron to japan for stance. she blew my mind! such a talented...
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Mason Ho in Northern Praying Mantis The most exciting surfer in the world

While most of the world around us seems to be going in the wrong direction, the Ho family is redefining...
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Warm up with Chippa Wilson Chippa gets new wetties, we get a new vid

Chippa Wilson might be the quickest and most flexible surfer we know. But what happens when it gets real cold? Well,...
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Your weekend on the couch The music documentaries you need to detox your way into 2017

It’s Friday. And if you’re still detoxing (like I am) and looking for an excuse to sit on your couch...
Stef Chura

Listen to Stef Chura Poppy, grungy, and angsty in all the right ways 

Stef Chura may not sound familiar to you, but her experience floating through the depths of the Detroit DIY underground...
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Twin Fin Delight Watch Jason Salisbury ignite your future twin fin obsession

Full disclosure: I’ve never owned a twin fin…until a few months ago. Since then I’ve been delighted by a whole...

Conversation With: Sam Kristofski A phone call with (one of) our favorite Kiwi filmmakers

God damn is there some talent down under Australia making films. From our very own Blake Myers to the big...
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Watch RVCAloha: “Alex And Ellis” Alex Knost and Ellis Ericson and some jazz poetry at V Land

Regardless of where you sit on spectrum of surfing hipsterism and nostalgia, you’d be hard pressed to not be at...