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Are We OK? Some scary clarity on what’s happening in the real world

Editor’s Note: We’re quite certain we’re not your number one political news source. But we’re also pretty certain you know we pay attention to what the fuck is going on. Whether it’s what to eat, drink, surf, skate or listen to — we want you clued in — but it doesn’t stop there. What’s going on…

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John John in “Twelve” The final episode I’m going to be straight: Skip to 6:55 and let your jaw drop

I’m all for storytelling, but the self-produced variety is getting a little old. It’s great, we get it, he sails with the Olympic team, he does the Triple Crown etc. But what happens in this video at around the 7-minute mark is nothing short of what we wait decades to see, and he just drops…

Listen to Menace Beach Grimy noisemakers from Leeds

Menace Beach, the Leeds-based band founded by members Liza Violet and Ryan Needham, released their sophomore album, Lemon Memory, just last week, and I can’t stop listening to it. Filled with hints of pop, punk, surf, 90s alt, basically anything worth mentioning stewed up into a huge helping of sweet ear candy, the album reveals…

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RVCA and the first signs of summer It may be cold now, but this is a positive sign

Unless you were on a trip or in Australia, the last time you surfed trunks were probably the last thing on your mind. But today there is good news. The first signs of summer are here: RVCA’s new trunk vid is out, and while the music and surfing is good, we’re pretty happy about what…

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Listen to Loose Plans The new album from William Alexander

Two weeks ago we shared William Alexander’s new mixtape Hotbox with God as a lead up to his new full length, Loose Plans. It’s out now so hit play and dream about 80 degree Sundays. Check it out on Bandcamp here. And give another listen to Hotbox with God below:

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Kolohe Andino, Bali 2013 Collected Thoughts 121

“Nobody’s perfect, and we love that.” —Nate Lawrence

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E. Geiselman: There are two The last video project Surfing Mag will ever do

We’ve been fans of the Geiselman brothers for a long time. Evan’s been tearing since Dear Suburbia days, and Eric just recently did a trip for our new issue. He may or may not have done a flip. While we were in Florida recently we got to check out the premiere for this video, which…

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Paris, 2012 Back Den 113: A break from Antwerp

“in 2012 i was doing a photoshoot for analog and gravis in antwerp, and my right hand man “taylor dunfee” and i decided to take a few days in paris. i love PARIS… shot on leica m9 with 50mm. from paris with love…” —Mark Oblow

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Some Good news: The Volcom Pipe Pro Still one of the only contests we can watch in its entirety

The Volcom Pipe Pro is a 3-star $75,000 WQS at Pipeline. And the reason it’s so watchable is the variety of...
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When California gets good It’s not always like this, but it sure is nice when it is. Tom Carey documents.

If you’re not in Florida like some of us are, then you’ve probably been scoring sick waves. California’s been getting blasted...
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Watch Cass McCombs’ New Video For his haunting single, “I’m A Shoe”

Cass McCombs can do no wrong. His new video for the single “I’m A Shoe”, off 2016’s Mangy Love, reveals...
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Dane Reynolds and friends in “Rejects” The pilot light for 2017 just lit

Not going to lie: Not a whole lot of good videos have come out in 2017. SURFING Mag went under...
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New Single from L.A. Witch Our fave badass babes release reverb-soaked single “Brian”

Long desert highways. A lingering, smoldering sunset. The faint hint of whiskey and dust in the breeze, and all signs...
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Zeke Lau is “Goin’ to Da League” Meet the tour’s new Hawaiian power source

I met Zeke Lau when he was 12 years old. It was my first trip to Indo and it was...
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SURFING Magazine is gone An institution is extinct. Now what?

Yesterday, after 53 years of publishing SURFING Magazine closed down. This is strange and sad for a few reasons. My...
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John John and Ian Walsh Trading Rights Tricky pits with two of the best at it

John John Florence and Ian Walsh make this tricky right look too easy. Enjoy this section from Ian’s new film...
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Listen to Kera & the Lesbians’ New Single And read our interview with the band

“I wrote this song for you, for me, for us.” Kera Armendariz, lead singer and guitarist of the LA-based band...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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...