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HUMP CLUB Your Wednesday music round-up with Maya Eslami

Listen to Target Demographic   Target Demo by Target Demographic Kentucky-based shredders Target Demographic are heavy, scuzzy, and everything you need right now. Their website describes them as “a band (with songs). Your age, location, purchases, and browsing history indicate that you may be interested in [product-id: ‘Target Demographic’]. Please comply.” Whether or not this…

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HUMP CLUB Your Wednesday music round-up with Maya Eslami

Listen to Iceage’s “Pain Killer” ft. Sky Ferreira I am completely obsessed with Copenhagen’s Iceage, and their new track “Pain Killer,” featuring babetown mayor Sky Ferreira is pure sugar in my veins. Their new album Beyondless drops May 4th on Matador and features an essay on the band by Richard Hell — yes, the one and only…

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Exclusive Stream: Never Betters Listen to their new EP “Guns + Roses’ Roses”

Never Betters are fast, dirty, and filled with the kind of angst and pulsating energy and spirit we can’t help but soak up. The Ontario based post-pop-punk band, who describe themselves as “never fucking better, bud,” have a split EP dropping March 16th with fellow Ontario three-piece Grievances, and today we’re doing an exclusive stream…

Volcom’s Road Rager at What Youth With Ryan Burch, Ozzie Wright, live performance by Manipulator and so many of you eating tacos and drinking beer

This is seriously what makes us tick. Days and nights like this. At or place. After spending the morning and early afternoon trying our hand on Ryan Burch’s personal arsenal of hand shapes in the fun surf of Newport, but rallied up the hill, strung the boards up, cranked up the tunes and hung the fuck…

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WY Premiere: Lime Cordiale Watch their video for “What Is Growing Up”

Australian-based duo Lime Cordiale, formed by brothers Louis and Oli Leimbach while in high school, sound like the soundtrack to the 2002 Jack Black movie Orange County, in the best possible way. Their debut album Permanent Vacation, an idea and way of life I fully support, dropped in October of last year on Chugg Music worldwide, and today…

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Watch “Today’s Harvest” There goes Clay Marzo blowing our minds again

Clay surfs like a damn cat stuck on a hot tin room in the best possible way. He just jumps and zips and does things that physics and gravity normally wouldn’t agree with and always lands on his feet. It’s fucking well confusing to watch but, man, it’s also amazing. That Mad Cat Superbrand deck…

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Listen to Mom and the Mailman Watch “Lizard” and catch his show Saturday at the Wayfarer

Mom and the Mailman is the brainchild of Long Beach native Malcolm Bennett, but something tells me Malcolm is really the brainchild of Mom and the Mailman. Sit with that for a minute, and now let’s go. The one-man-band, who Cukr describes as “fucking rad” and “super savvy on all aspects of music,” pulsates on…

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Watch Harry Bryant go soft on us And still surf better than me, you, and the rest of our lot

It appears the soft top takeover is inevitable. We’ve seen Noa and Chippa on them. And now Harry’s joining the cult. So here’s the newest addition to what apparently is a weekly temperature check on how pros are riding soft tops. Is the soft top good? Is it complementary to the surfer’s style? Is it demoralizing…

Right, so the WSL starts again next week And hello, yes, we have some questions and concerns. Five exactly.

It is 6:30 am, picture the scene. It is 6:30 am and the crack of dawn in San Diego and...
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Volcom Road Rager at our place! Ryan Burch, Ozzie Wright and the whole band of Volcom pranksters are coming over Friday, March 9th from 3-7pm

Ryan Burch, Ozzie Wright and the Volcom band of Merry Pranksters have been Road Raging and zig-zagging their way across...
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HUMP CLUB Your Wednesday music round-up with Maya Eslami

Editor’s Note: We’ve taken note that most of us are relying on Maya’s music suggestions to expand our Spotify playlists, and...
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Watch Creed McTaggart’s “Bong Edit” Plus, everything else he just dumped out of his iMovie archives

Creed is just being the kindest by giving us all these goods over the past 24-hours. First there was his...

WY Premiere: Shark Toys Listen to their new single “Maze”

Shark Toys, maybe the most underrated band oozing out of Los Angeles these days, just signed with In The Red...
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Watch “Downhill From Here” Creed, Beau, Ellis and friends…no irony.

How lucky is Billabong to have Creed? This little vid chronicles the Wash boys from their Oz practice space…to the...

Watch “Pedro’s Bay B-Sides” Return to that tropical blue wedge with Eric Geiselman, Brendon Gibbens, Bryce Young, and Cam Richards

Vissla released Pedro’s Bay sometime around July last year. It’s one of those films about a band of hopeless romantics searching...
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Music to make you “Spread” A new playlist to butter your toast

Remember the scene in Pulp Fiction where Jules and Vincent Vega debate the severity and sexual implications of a foot...
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WY Premiere: Kip Nelson Watch his video for new single “Mexico”

Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Kip Nelson sounds like a psychedelic trip down a salty wave with the sun high in the...

A quick ode to Uncle Gav Please buy this legend a cold beer. He is a surfing treasure.

Yesterday you heard we went to Samoa and got hit by a cyclone before finding blue tubes and cold beers...
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“Where ya been?” A little update on our recent movements

Don’t you just love when people ask you that? Well, we do. And people been asking us – especially our mailman,...
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Watch “Bloom” Keep your eye on Frederico Morais

It’s no secret that Frederico Morais is pretty electric on his forehand. And this video emphasizes that point. I’m also...
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Watch Nyjah Huston in “Til Death” This is above the hate and a cultural event worth seeing

Hate on his clothes. Hate on his music. Hate on his style. Hate on him. Whatever you wanna do (we...
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Wand Drops New Single Listen to “The Gift”

If you thought you knew the direction Wand was embarking upon with last year’s impressive Plum, hold on to your socks....

Youth against the machine I’m so proud of you

Editor’s Note: Last Friday night I got emotional. I was watching recaps of what happened in the world that week and...

Let’s help Brayden Belden Laguna grom had a near fatal snowboarding accident and needs our help

It’s a scary reality of all the stuff we do: getting really hurt. And Laguna ripper Brayden Belden recently had...

The Ryan Burch Experiment Go surfing and shaping with Ryan, and see exactly what a clothing capsule of his looks like

Ryan Burch’s meteoric rise to attention is one of our favorite success stories in recent memory. He’s a funny kid who...
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Afternoon Interview: Jordan Taylor Episode: 063: An afternoon at WKND Skateboards is always a good time

The first time I met Jordan Taylor I had no idea who he was. We were having beers with a...

Radical Class: Some Weekend Reading A book about Australia (it’s that time again!) from an author we can’t get enough of

“Australia is mostly empty and a long way away. Its population is small and its role in the world consequently...

Watch “SUR” Go south with Tyler Warren

Baja California is a 760 mile (that’s 1,220 km for all you fancy, metric system globalists) long stretch of coast...
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Please Let’s Not Let Print Die And check out the Community Service art book fair in LA

Ah, yes print. It’s that wonderful thing that brought us all together to make great things. It’s also the thing lots...

Watch “The Typhoon” Mason Ho and Tom Curren somewhere in the North Pacific.

Pretty run of the mill stuff you’d expect from a Typhoon strike trip starring Tom Curren and Mason Ho. Wonky,...

Five Songs For Your Next Surf Clip Here’s “Wonderwall” or something or other.

You ever sit down to enjoy the latest web clip and start off thinking, “Hey, the surfing here isn’t terrible.”...
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WY Premiere: BOYTOY Listen to single “Mary Anne” off their brand new record

BOYTOY, our favorite Brooklyn-based babe shredders, have a new album dropping April 27th, and we are beyond stoked to premiere...

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