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Stream The Coathangers’ New EP Parasite And read our interview with the band

The Coathangers, Atlanta’s answer to brash, contagious garage punk, released their new EP today, streaming right here for your thirsty ears. Parasite, the five-track tease, is a huge step forward for these badass babes, and reflects some new developments to their nuanced song craft while staying true to their unbridled, grimy, and raw as fuck tendencies….

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WHAT YOUTH EATS: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 10 Inexpensive and Essential Kitchen Tools to get you Cooking

Have we gotten ahead of ourselves? We’re here telling you how to sear scallops and make cioppino, but what if you don’t have a pot to cook in? How can you prep, sear, steam and eat without a couple of basic kitchen tools? While the internet is full of “must-buy” lists for the kitchen, most…

WY Premiere: Billy Changer Listen to new song “She’s Good To Go” 

Billy Changer, the post-punk synth centric creation of Robert Cifuentes, has consistently impressed me ever since they debuted in 2014 with their home recorded S/T album released on Lolipop and Burger Records. All the while, Cifuentes was busy tied up in Corners, his band with Tracy Bryant. “After Corners disbanded,” he told me, “I felt…

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My Indo Dream Wave Collected Thoughts 126: Nate Lawrence and the wave that started his Indo Obsession

“For the better part of my teenage years I drooled at photos of this wave. I still do today” —Nate Lawrence Editor’s Note: Nate Lawrence was there to document this wave when it was new. Timmy Tuner and Brett Schwartz and Travis Potter would venture to the jungles of Indo, get dropped off and wait for…

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The Shrine Drop New Video For their killer single, “I Can’t Control It” 

I have been patiently waiting for the Shrine to return to me with their ear-splitting, mind-numbing rock ‘n’ roll spoonful of goodness, and looks like today is my lucky day. Their new video for “I Can’t Control It”, filmed and edited by Cameron Holland, is the perfect shred escape, with Josh Landau reminding us once…

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Watch Clay Marzo in “You Know” Exactly the crazy surfing you’d expect from Clay

Still mind boggling. Still hard to comprehend. Clay is up there with guys like Matt Meola where you wonder how they even manipulate their boards and bodies in the positions they do. It’s not surfing that you can mimic. It’s surfing that you can sure enjoy though.

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did you see that new WSL commercial? Is Dion right? Is it time we say no to the WSL?

I’m quite depressed right now. There are the sharks. Crowds. Hospitals. Stress. Bills. Work. Marketing. Branded Content. And WSL. And it’s the WSL that’s really getting to me right now. This morning the first thing I read on Instagram was Dion Agius (on Aussie time) calling out the WSL for turning their new promo video…

Listen to Whitney’s New Single And watch the video for “You’ve Got A Woman”

“You’ve Got A Woman”, the new single from Chicago indie folkers Whitney, is so soulfully funky, you’ll be cruising on this one all week long. And the accompanying video, directed by Peter and Nick Simonite, compliments the song perfectly, as it reveals an age old story of a man longing for another man’s woman, all…

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Watch the trailer for Snapt 3 I hope it comes out on VHS!

I’m getting nostalgic. This is how ’90s surf art looked: a blown out Black Sabbath song, crazy surfing, lots of...
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Watch Donovan Piscopo in Los Angeles Nike SB released his shoe, we get this really sick vid

I think this is to promote a shoe, but it is so gnarly that we barely noticed. Donovan Piscopo tearing...
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Cull Your Fear A spike in shark sightings and an attack in Southern California raise the debate…again

Editor’s Note: Taylor Paul is a surfer. A really good, big wave surfer in fact. Mavericks, Dungeons…all the scary ones, that...
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Watch “Atlas Blue” Barbados turns ripping blue starring Cam Richards and Michael Dunphy

Cam Richards and Michael Dunphy enjoy some Barbados. A little something for whatever foot you put forward here. Watch our...
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Lizards of Summer Episode 020: Tazers, lasers and drums and Segways and road tripping

Another month down, another month on the road and another batch of weird moments we live for. Starring: Jake Anderson,...
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WY Premiere: Watch “Simone” New video from Chicago’s The Bingers

Remember the cartoon Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats? Well, the Bingers’ new video for “Simone” reminds me so much of...
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Watch Beach Fossils’ New Video For “Down The Line” off upcoming album

Beach Fossils dropped a new video today for “Down The Line”, their latest single off upcoming album Somersault. Directed by...
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Amy Hood Directs Afghan Whigs video One of our favorite people proves there’s nothing she can’t do

We met Amy Hood a couple years ago because of the amazing zines she was putting out. And since then...
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Stay Tuned: Balaram Stack Playlist 036: When smoke pours out of tinted car windows, it usually sounds like this inside

During filming of Balaram’s “4 Cities” vid we heard a lot of good music we don’t normally hear. At bars, in...

What youth Drinks: The Margarita How to order them this Cinco de Mayo and forever

Cinco de Mayo is around the corner (a week from today in fact!) and we need to get one thing straight:  Cinco...
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Photo Credit: Laura-Lynn Petrick Portfolio 033: Natural, unposed, and up close and personal

Laura-Lynn Petrick may be all of 26 years old, but her portfolio as a photographer carries the weight of someone...
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4 Cities: Balaram Stack Episode 4: Running the Jewels through NYC with Balaram

Balaram carried a hat around for Killer Mike of Run the Jewels the entire time we were in New York....
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Mac DeMarco Drops New Single “One More Love Song”, off upcoming album

Mac DeMarco released another taste of what’s to come on his new album This Old Dog, out May 5th on...
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How to Not Get in the Olympics Austyn Gillette and Jake Anderson rip the park in Santa Barbara

Last Friday we surfed Emma Wood with Dane. While we were out there Curren Caples paddled out…and then on the...
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Watch Matt Meola in “Numb” This is fucked up

Matt Meola has long been an underrated aerialists, and he’s actually rated pretty high, which is still underrated. You’ll agree...
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Herbie Fletcher “Inspired by” RVCA presents a rad look back at Astrodeck

You’d be up against a tough wall if you were trying to argue that something was more OG in surfing...
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WY Premiere: Listen to Shannon Lay And watch her hypnotic video for “JHR” 

Shannon Lay has the voice of an angel. When the fiery, orange-haired guitarist isn’t shredding for Feels, she strips down...
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Kai Hing and Lee Wilson’s Chaps Are On New edit from the Metal Neck crew

Metal Neck drops a new clip with Kai Hing and Lee Wilson. Two dudes we really like watching. Watch our...
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Illegal Civilization 3 Coming Soon! IC Sold Out Webster Hall & Skated Stoner Park

Illegal Civ showed a short film and the IC3 promo, Show Me The Body Leven Kali, Taco, Amine, and G...
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Watch Ty Segall’s New Video For “Break a Guitar” featuring Fred Armisen, Henry Rollins and Jack Black

Ty Segall dropped a new video today for thrashing single “Break A Guitar”, and it’s insane. I have almost no...
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What’s Dane Been Up to? We spent the weekend with the Reynolds family filming for a new Fairly Normal

Dane was home this weekend. A classic California pre-summer day: lots of blue, couple fun waves and lots of traffic....
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New Swell in Bali Collected Thoughts 125

“The swell is filing in and we found a nice right all to ourselves. Bali bagus.” —Nate Lawrence
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WHAT YOUTH EATS: SIMPLE SEARED SCALLOPS You got 10 minutes? Then you got this

As fun as it is to experiment in the kitchen and try complicated recipes (braise, smoke, etc), most days we...
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WY Premiere: Watch “Oh Evolution” A new video from Sarah Bethe Nelson

Imagine a song so crunchy with reverb it sounds like it’s spiraling through your AM radio, if you had one...

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