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

what youth recommends torren martyn indonesia

Torren Martyn Gliding Around Indonesia Sure to be some of the smoothest backhand surfing you’ve seen in some time

I watched this right before I went to sleep last night and spent the whole night dreaming about sliding around on a twin fin in perfect waves. Then I woke up, made my bed, won an argument against myself in the shower, and watched this again. It got me all excited so I threw my own…

what youth recommends khruangbin

Listen to Khruangbin And thank us later

What do three relatively young musicians from Burton, Texas have to do with a sound explosion that brings to mind 60’s Middle Eastern music laced up in subtle R&B and Ethiopian surf influenced rhythms? Khruangbin is the answer, and they’re my new favorite band. Formed by Laura Lee on bass, Mark Speer on guitar, and…

what youth recommends donnie emerson searchin

Listen to Donnie Emerson & Dreamin’ Wild And vibe on their new song, “Searchin'”

If you haven’t heard of Donnie Emerson, of Donnie & Joe Emerson fame, get ready for a heavy dose of ear candy. The smooth jams master who graced the cover of his 1979 debut album Dreamin’ Wild in a wing-collared white jumpsuit, complete with a sultry, smoldering gaze, has returned from the depths of my fantasy music…

what youth recommends former 804 yale

Former’s “804 Yale” location is opening With music, beer, and rad exclusive pieces. This weekend in Los Angeles.

Last night I found myself Googling the shit out of things to do and places to go this weekend (swell in these parts is pretty dismal right now), but because it’s the weekend after Valentines Day and California weather is always perfect, everything is booked out and will be packed with couples and people trying…

WY Recommends: Bon of California Unique new shoe brand that doesn’t care if you’re a boy or girl

It’s official: the masses have caught up to us. Your skate sneakers are the same as the dude who works at the bank and the soccer mom in the mini van. And while that’s totally fine, we’re always on the look out for what’s around the corner. What’s more modern, forward thinking and rad. This…

what youth recommends lukas ionesco sold my life

Listen to: LUKAS IONESCO Watch his video (shot by Zack Spiger and edited by Blake Myers) for his first single “Sold My Life”

One of our own had a hand in this beautifully shot vid and new song, and it being love day and all, it kinda made us feel all warm and fuzzy. Watch this new video from Lukas Ionesco for his new song “Sold My Life.” And who the hell is Lukas you might ask? Well, he’s…

Girl We Adore: Grace Gardiner Our valentine loves the Philadelphia Eagles and David Bowie and will be have a gin soda

Love is in the air today. And Darren Ankenman made our hearts hurt when he sent us these rad shots of Grace Gardiner. So we hit her up to get sorta deep and meaningful with our love day muse in an all new Girl We Adore. Meet Grace Gardiner. What Youth: What is your full name?…

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WY Premiere: Peach Kelli Pop Watch their video for killer new track “Crooked & Crazy”

Peach Kelli Pop sounds exactly like their name: warm, bright, poppy, like your favorite flavor of zebra fruit stripe chewing gum. Formed in 2010 by Allie Hanlon and quickly snatched up by the Burger Records family, Peach Kelli Pop has three full lengths and a handful of 7″ releases under their belts. They’ve toured the…

what youth recommends clean spill friends

WY Premiere: Clean Spill Listen to “Friends”

Clean Spill, the Santa Barbara crew of surfers that caught our attention a few years back with their oozing delivery...
what youth recommends occ cast tom curren

Watch Tom Curren On The Occ-Cast Enough talking, let’s blade

Here’s a little change of pace if you, like me, have grown tired of rewatching Brendon Gibbens’ “Listen Now, Misty...
what youth recommends homeland leonardo fioravanti

Watch “Homeland” A Sardinian surf trip with Leo Fioravanti

Fun fact, one of the best days of surfing I ever had actually went down in Barcelona. Seriously, I’m not kidding....
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“Charred Remains: Arson Department II” The raw footage we’ve been waiting for

Arson Department II had us psyched, and the raw footage is even better. All the spills and thrills we’ve been...
what youth recommends listen now misty dawn

Stream “Listen Now, Misty Dawn” Hopefully you’ve seen it live, downloaded and now you can stream it

I used to watch surf videos over and over and over again, until they crackled in the VCR, or the...
what youth recommends mammabear my house

WY Premiere: MammaBear Watch their new video for “My House”

Atlanta-based three-piece MammaBear have something to say about the current state of society, and you better open your ears and...
what youth recommends elijah and evan

Watch “Elijah & Evan” Late afternoon skates around LA

Brothers spending an afternoon skating around Venice. An old school look set to some new school, lo-fo house soundtrack. Filmed and...
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Watch “Chapter 2: Homegrown” The Billabong family cracks open the Gold Coast

Jack Freestone, Creed McTaggart, Kai Hing, Parko, Mick, and the rest of team Billabong rip into the Gold Coast before...
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Watch “Converse CONS x Kevin Rodrigues” Kevin and friends skating around Paris in his new CTAS Pro Colorway’s

Kevin Rodrigues put together this little edit of he and some friends skating around Paris in his new CTAS Pro Colorway’s. Featuring Paul...
what youth recommends hayley heynderickx i need to start a garden

Listen to Haley Heynderickx Some soothing hump day recovery music

Portland-based Haley Heynderickx may have a complicated last name, but her music is as easy and soothing and palatable as a...
what youth recommends fancy lad matt tomasello

Watch “Fancy Lad’s Newest Freak” Bizarro tricks with Matt Tomasello

According to video provider Jenkem, Matt Tomasello skates, “Like Rodney Mullen on bath salts.” So that’s something. No wonder Fancy Lad decided...
what youth recommends girl skate contest

Want To Help Direct The Next Girl Skate Flick? Spike Jonze will lend you a few pointers

Girl and Chocolate have always been companies that, well, “get it.” And they’ve hung around for the better part of the...
what youth recommends king tuff psycho star

Watch King Tuff’s New Video For funky, soul-tinged single “Psycho Star”

Last week, King Tuff emerged from his hiatus spaceship with the reflective, somber, tug on your heartstrings single “The Other,”...
what youth recommends quivered dave rastovich

Watch “Quivered” Rasta shows off what he’s got underneath his feet these days

A brief chat with Dave Rastovich about what he’s putting under his feet. It’s a neat lesson about what helps one...

Stream Terri Terri’s New Album His self-titled debut drops tomorrow

It’s Monday. Back to that daily grind. Whether it’s on your board, in the waves or on the concrete, or...
what youth recommends volcom pipe pro finals day 2018

What A Weird Feeling Or, how I learned to stop complaining and love the Volcom Pipe Pro

Alright, I’d hate to chew your patience away with some 3000-word contest breakdown here. Besides, there’s no need for that. That’s...
what youth recommends BANG

Music to Make You “Bang” A playlist of heavy jams that’ll hopefully get you ready for a war cry

In Steven Spielberg’s classic Peter Pan remake “Hook,” the Lost Boys do this incredible war cry thing during an insult...
what youth recommends volcom pipe pro day 2

The Volcom Pipe Pro Wasn’t Terrible Yesterday And that’s coming from us.

You ever fallen out of bed, kicked the bed post, spilt the toothpaste on your work shirt, then died in...
what youth recommends focus jon dickson part 1 emerica

Watch “FOCUS: Jon Dickson Part 1” Emerica tells the story of how Jon became the person & skater he is today

We are always big fans when we get to see our favorite personalities documented. Jon has a fascinating story and...
what youth recommends slaughterhouse

Listen to Slaughterhouse Raw, unadulterated punk that’ll do your body good

Slaughterhouse is a new punk band from Los Angeles, and their self-titled debut EP is so good I’ve been humming...
what youth recommends daan van der linden nike sb

Nike SB Welcomes Daan Van Der Linden Daan and friends skate around Gran Canaria with ease

Anything with Daan Van Der Linden is worth a watch. Congrats to Daan and Nike SB for snagging yet another...
what youth recommends pearl charles all the boys

Listen to Pearl Charles And catch her record release show tonight at the Echo

Pearl Charles has been playing music since before most of us could even read a book. Those years of fine-tuning...
what youth recommends the queen of the coast

Watch “An Ode To The Queen” Another day at Rincon with Luke Davis, Yadin Nicol, Curren Caples, and more

Just another day at the Queen of The Coast. Rincon with Luke Davis, Yadin Nicol, Curren Caples, Griffin Colapinto, and more....
what youth recommends teen-aged x union trust the process

A Collab with meaning Union and Thee Teen-Aged present “Trust the Process” a powerful message and really sick clothing. And we see you, Ishod!

For a while, “collab” was a dirty word here. They got ridiculous and seemed to take advantage of our very human...

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