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Look Like Leo This Emerica x Pendleton collab is gritty and ready to go

It’s no secret we like Leo Romero. He embodies a lot that of things we believe in. And he fucking shreds. At just about everything. And here he is wearing this collab between Emerica and Pendleton. Now this post may smell like a sellout, but when a good collab comes across the desk, we might…

Watch Palasonic Forty VHS quality minutes from Palace Skateboards.

Palace just dropped their newest film online for everyone. A flick that coincides with the opening of their MWADLANDS skatepark in South London. It has everything you’d expect from a Palace flick: VHS vibes, Blondey McCoy, a few brief Lev Tanju cameos. Plus, a soundtrack usually reserved for Balkans-based discotheques. Lucas Puig, Lucien Clarke, Benny Fairfax and the…

Radical Class: What Youth Reads Homage to Catalonia: a book seven decades young and still topical!

The Spaniards are good at many things, but not at making war. All foreigners are alike appalled by their inefficiency, above all their maddening unpunctuality. The one word that no foreigner can avoid learning is mañana.—George Orwell, Homage to Catalonia I bring books with me when I go on vacation for two reasons. One, I struggle…

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WY Premiere: Bee Bee Sea Listen to “This Dog Is The King Of Losers”

Italian psych/garage trio Bee Bee Sea look and sound like a bunch of scuzzy, reverb-loving fuzz heads on their way to surf some sidewalk grease. And trust me when I say that’s a good thing. They’re releasing their sophomore LP Sonic Boomerang next week via Dirty Water and Wild Honey Records in the States, and today we’re…

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Afternoon Interview: Kader Sylla Episode 61: Ditching school, Skating Pedlow and taking the wheel of Skateboarding

We’re all kinda hoping that Kader Sylla’s mom doesn’t see this. Because he might have ditched a few classes to hang with us. That being said, he’s good. Really good. Hanging with Andrew Reynolds and AM for Baker and Emerica good. He’s got that young, punk attitude that we want at the wheel of skateboarding. Since…

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Watch “Vague+Profound” “Cool Dad” Yadin Nicol releases nearly full-length vid 4 years in the making…and there’s a lot of Dillon too

Yadin Nicol is “cool dad.” We’ve said it before he was an actual dad. He was always the guy keeping vibes up. Tying the boards on the roof. Talking to the locals. Quietly getting the wave of the day. And now he is literally the coolest dad. Since moving to Southern California from West OZ…

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WY Premiere: Battleme Watch their video for “Misfit Honey Bear”

Battleme, the project of multi-instrumentalist Matt Drenik, teeters on that comfortable edge of all familiar sounds and vibes we dig – rock ‘n’ roll, oozing with urgency and purpose, and a lilting blues-infused swagger that ties it all together. You may recognize Drenik’s name from his years fronting sludge-happy LIONS, or from his cover of…

The Lady of Guadalupe and Jason Jessee Nixon x Santa Cruz Collab celebrates Jason Jessee’s classic graphic

There’s more to the story when you use the Lady of Guadalupe as a board graphic. As Santa Cruz and Jason Jessee found out. Watch the above video starring the badass himself. And then check how Nixon and Santa Cruz explored the story behind his fabled graphic and are celebrating it with this sick new…

what youth recommends imarhan azzaman

Listen to Imarhan An Algerian 5-piece that’ll get your bones moving

If there’s anything I know about “desert blues,” it’s that North Africans do it best. And Algerian 5-piece Imarhan, from...

Cult of Freedom: The Australia Part Joe G and the Globe team are back with a new series and this is your first look at it

All across the wonderful world of surfing there is banter and chatter of world titles and machine-made Instagram friendly clips...
Craig Anderson, HUF

Craig Anderson is still keeping it HUF We can all still wear skate shoes

At one (strange) time or another, it was considered weird for a skate brand like HUF to sign a surfer to...
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Ty Segall Drops New Single Listen to “My Lady’s On Fire”

The powerhouse force that is Ty Segall dropped a new single today, and it’s pleasant and moving and soothing and...
Tony Hawk, Lakai, Riley Hawk

Lakai Signed Riley Hawk’s dad The Birdman gets new shoes

We’re currently filming a Fairly Normal with Riley Hawk. And we just learned that he’s now gonna be wearing the...
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Watch this Backwash wedge Jay Davies and Lee Wilson just added some spontaneity to your day

I haven’t been drinking. No reason why. I just haven’t and life is getting a little sleepy. But me and...
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Artist Series: Mark Riddick Episode 011: We visited the home of the renowned death metal illustrator and artist

Mark Riddick’s work is often rooted in the grotesque. With a deep passion for the death metal, thrash and black metal...
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We’re giving Issue 19 Away Our next Issue is out next Tuesday and here’s how we’re gonna make sure you get it…for free

We lost another classic print publication last week (the regionally great ESM has halted its print edition). We also heard...
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Watch “Candle” starring Noa Deane Noa’s reckless new part is here

While most of the surf world is mesmerized by mechanized waves and trying to do math about world title scenarios,...
what youth recommends cherry pumps

Listen to Cherry Pumps And start your week off right

Cherry Pumps, the side project of musician Yaan Pessino (of The Pesos), is my new favorite flavor, and his collection...
what youth recommends hockey iii

Watch “Hockey III” Featuring Ben Kadow, Donovon Pisocopo, John Fitzgerald, Caleb Barnett, and Andrew Allen

19 minutes worth watching. Caleb Barnett’s debut. Andrew Allen destroyed LA High, again. Donovon killed it. We enjoyed every moment....
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Globe’s Cult of Freedom is ready Joe G and his all-star cast of Noa, Creed, Dion, Taj, Nate, BG and EG are back with a new vid

We call our intern “neck tan Nick.” He’s the office shred turkey. And yesterday between watering the plants and taking...
what youth recommends the sufis anymore

Premiere: The Sufis Listen to “Anymore”

The Sufis, a self-described Anglo-Indian American duo formed by Calvin Laporte and Evan Smith, have perfected their own musical universe....
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Offline with: Meghan McHugh 003: The light of fall

CLICK THE IMAGE TO VIEW THE PRODUCT MODEL: Meghan McHugh | INSTAGRAM: @meghanmchugh
what youth andy irons surfing

Always Remembering Andy Seven Years on and the void is still real

We’re not the same. Never will will be. Can’t even fake like we are. When we lost Andy, surfing also...

Radical Class: “The Center Will Not Hold” Definitely watch the new Netflix documentary on writer Joan Didion

In a world full of chaos, absurdity, tragedy and Stranger Things, it’s always nice to find some larger perspective in...
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WY Premiere: The Gloomies Listen to new single “SPACE”

The Gloomies, a relatively new three-piece from San Diego, whip up a soothing blend of bedroom pop and gaze and...
what youth recommends BIRDS most ghost

WY Premiere: BIRDS Listen to spooky new single “Most Ghost”

BIRDS, the project of Brooklyn-based guitarist/vocalist Duane Lauginiger, oozes that creepy, haunting, reverb-drenched rock ‘n’ roll drip we love to...
what youth growlers 6 costumes

Costumes from Growlers 6 Scott Chenoweth put these ghouls on film. Enjoy the costumes of this past weekend’s festivities

The annual Growler’s 6 festival is one of the best places to spend Halloween weekend. Music, freaks, geeks, costumes, surrealism...

WY Premiere: Distractor Watch their psychotic video for “Human”

It’s Halloween, and our favorite freaks Distractor have a new video out for their latest single “Human,” off upcoming album...
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Afternoon Interview: Cole Barash Episode 060: Catching up with Cape Cod based photographer and artist

Cole Barash lives in the What Youth family tree. Originally a snowboard photographer, Cole’s work has since evolved way beyond...
what youth recommends music

Jeremy & the Harlequins Premiere Listen to their cover of “Like A Prayer”

There’s something about a Madonna song – the good era of Madonna – that can throw you head first into...

The Growlers Six Our wild weekend at the LA Waterfront with The Growlers, Modest Mouse, Juvenile, The Paranoyds, Bad Brains, Tinariwen and many more

What a weekend for some surrealism brought to you by The Growlers. We spent the last two days running through the...

Love Taj as much as we do? Then you’ll need this new photography book: “Taj. By Respondek”

Taj Burrow and photographer John Respondek have been working together to shoot photos for over 16 years. And to celebrate...

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