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Watch “Boulevard Magenta” A beautiful skate through the streets of Paris to kick of the collab between Magenta Skateboards and Adidas

Paris is not all corner cafes and cigarettes and sexy dark eyed stares. It’s also a skate playground. There are the known spots  — Place de la République and the parks — but the streets are an obstacle course of humanity and creative banks. We followed Magenta’s crew including Vivien Feil and friends around as they…

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WY Premiere: Jordan Klassen Listen to “The Same Thing Over and Over”

Jordan Klassen has the kind of voice that makes you feel. Layered with range, hope, whimsy and what’s been described as unsentimental sincerity, the Vancouver-based singer/songwriter crafts chamber folk-pop ballads that carry listeners on a journey through his emotions, good and bad. On new album Big Intruder, out September 22nd via Nevado Music, Klassen evolves past…

Listen to the Peacers And watch their new video for “Jurgen’s Layout”

Acid rock is maybe my favorite genre. And The Peacers, a four-piece from San Francisco, are seeping in that kaleidoscope swirl of reverb and pulsing riffs and honey-drenched vocals reminiscent of early Blue Cheer and The Electric Prunes. Watch their new video for “Jurgen’s Layout,” off recently released sophomore album Introducing The Crimsmen, out now…

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Watch the “Dime Glory Challenge 2017” Dime brings your childhood dreams to life

Well we aren’t sure if this is bringing it back to the basics or a complete gimmick, but whatever it is we’re intrigued and we totally back it. Dime Glory Challenge 2017. The past few years dime has hosted a so called “contest” with a handful of different events. They remind us of the shit…

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Afternoon Interview: Kolohe Andino Episode 058: We went bass fishing with Kolohe a few days ago and realized he might be the most “punk” surfer there is

Editor’s Note: Kolohe had a bit of a behind the scenes meltdown after his heat at the Hurley Pro caught on tape yesterday, which reminded us of better times bass fishing with him just a few days ago. Our own Michael Cukr went to learn more about the subject of our film Brother and his…

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Watch “Inside Magenta” Skateboard through Paris with Vivien Feil of Magenta Skateboards and learn about their new collab with Adidas

Vivien Feil started Magenta Skateboards in 2010 with his brother Jean and friend Soy Panday. And it started as a means of continuing to thrive off the creative spontaneity that skating always represented: as the celebration of being weird through skating and using that to fill the void that existed in that realm of skating….

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Watch “Mauro Diaz, Hell Yah!” Metal Neck crew gets a new character from Puerto Rico

We just recently discovered Mauro Diaz’s surfing. In fact, we were contemplating plane tickets to Puerto Rico to go see him when Irma hit. We’re still contemplating the tickets and after this edit, there’s a good chance we’ll be seeing him soon. Watch this. Spontaneous with a good style and love of a good time….

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Listen to Kera and the Lesbians Buy this song, support “United We Dream” a great cause aiding immigrant communities

Kera and the Lesbians have always stood up for what’s good and true, and on their new single, “Bright Future Ahead,” they’re at it again. Released just yesterday on Bandcamp, all proceeds of the single will help raise money for United We Dream, a non-profit organization designed to aid our immigrant communities. In light of…

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Watch Dirty Fences’ New Video For their new super catchy single “Teen Angel”

Dirty Fences are releasing their third studio album, Goodbye Love, due out October 27th on Greenway Records. And they’ve released...
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Watch “Guide to Getting Girls” A new surf film from the sunny makers at D’Blanc starring Noa Deane, Colin Moran, Cam Richards, Eric Geiselman and more

Videos like this used to be the shit. And thank God D’Blanc has decided to put one together. A fun...
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Mark Gonzales in New York Back Den 123 By Mark Oblow

“innovators innovate, mark gonzales inspires. a break from the studio straight to the curb. nyc.” —Mark Oblow
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The Dock by Grant Monahan A new photo book about an iconic bar in Montauk

North-East fishing villages all have their local watering holes; fortunately for those of us who live in Montauk, we have...
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Premium Violence on asphalt Watch Jake Anderson and Austyn Gillette for Former

Just enough to make you want more. But definitely worth watching and when you want more at the end of...
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A Day in Malibu with Dillon Perillo Here’s another nice way to say farewell to summer

Dillon Perillo is Malibu’s prince charming. But it’s Malibu’s summer right points that steal the kisses in this vid. Just a...
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WY Premiere: Worst Gift Listen to new track “What’s Another 40 Bucks Between Friends?”

It’s Monday, and it was really damn hard getting out of bed this morning. But nothing like a slap in...
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What Youth Mixtape: Forbidden Fruit Sultry Songs to Strip to Curated by Margeaux Hamrock

I have this album from 1966 called Music to Strip By by ‘Bald’ Bill Hagan and his Trocaderons. It is...
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Radical Times in CA The Quiksilver team shows California some love

They came for the contest and stayed for the weirdness. California can be a hell of a good time with the...
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WY Premiere: The Willowz Listen to their new single, “Just Can’t Wait”

The Willowz have been around for almost fifteen years. That’s a lifetime for a rock ‘n’ roll band, and yet,...
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Listen to She-Devils And catch their show tonight at the Troubadour in LA

She-Devils, the Montreal-based pop duo of Audrey Ann Boucher and Kyle Jukka, sounds like lucid hallucinations of underwater light explosions....
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When you’re in the radar of Irma I’ve learned a lot about hurricane culture today

In Florida, everywhere you look there is a television screen bigger than the previous “biggest TV screen you’ve ever seen”...
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WY Premiere: Lunch Ladies Watch their video for “Pick Yourself Up”

Lunch Ladies are a new four-piece from New Jersey slinging dream-pop melodies that’ll make your feet tap. Fronted by vocalist/bassist...
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Watch Pama Davies in “Dabble” Fresh face outta Sydney and some really fun waves

Pama Davies came by the What Youth office a few weeks ago and proceeded to spend the next 4 days...
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WY Premiere: Distractor Watch their new video for “Best Bug”

Distractor, the OC-based group of best friends and video makers, have been through a lot as a young band. After...
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Dane Reynolds in “Premium Violence” It may as well be a public holiday when Dane Reynolds releases a part

Dane Reynolds continues to evolve and surprise as the rest of the surf world stagnates. Today he brought home twin...
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What exactly happens at a Pop Up Shop? Former changes the way we wanna shop

It is September and it is hot. 105 degrees to be exact. Warren Smith has been fidgeting with portable air...
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Music to save your summer A “Vicious” new playlist from Maya Eslami that’s good enough to make you forget it’s almost over

It’s the first day of September. Which would normally mean something like back to school or the beginning of fall,...
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Volcom’s Sci-Fi thriller Osmo Thrombo Watch Noa Deane, Mitch Coleborn and Ozzie Wright become possessed and rip in a new film by Volcom and RT

Mitch Coleborn was at our office recently and spoke of a pretty bizarre experience. It all stemmed from a trip...

WHAT YOUTH EATS: AGUACHILE Another Raw One: Sinaloa Spicy Shrimp

If you’ve been following along, you know that we’ve gone raw at WhatYouth.com for the last few weeks. We’ve played...
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Oh Sees Announce New Album And drop title track, “Memory of a Cut Off Head”

Think you know everything about the Oh Sees? Think again. On their new single “Memory of a Cut Off Head,”...
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Guantanamo Baywatch at the Echo We had a busy weekend, and this is what that looked like

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. Guantanamo Baywatch puts on one hell of a show. Last Friday,...
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Afternoon Interview: Former Episode 057: Dane, Craig, Austyn, Jake and Warren talk about their second range release and Dane’s new “Premium Violence” part

We walked into Former’s Chinatown studio a little early. Dane was lodged behind a monitor editing his “Premium Violence” part...
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WY Premiere: Elsa Watch “I Do,” a perfect end of summer feel

Nostalgia is a real thing, and the basis for new video “I Do” by Toronto heartthrobs Elsa. Directed by Laura-Lynn...

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