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Soft Noise by Jack Coleman Featuring Derrick Disney and Bryce Young in Costa Rica

Another intriguing package from our good pal and literal (film)maker Jack Coleman. “Soft Noise” is Jack touring down to Costa Rica with Derek Disney and Bryce Young.     Watch our For the Love episode on Jack Coleman here: 

Get to know Charles Bradley A singing career 40 years in the making

A music career 40 years in the making.

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Sleeping in the Midday Sun A short by Kai Neville featuring Irie Jean and Rikki Barton

Pretty girls and soft breezes. Flowers and sun beams. Park benches and green grass. Poetic voices and beautiful sounds. Garbage trucks and gutters. Homeless men and their sack lunches. Blue fucking hair and screaming children. What the hell are we doing here? “Sleeping in the Midday Sun” is a short by Kai Neville featuring Irie Jean and…

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Cluster: Behind the Scenes Short Film Part 4: Indonesia

It’s been fun. And it’s going to last forever. But here is what we consider an appropriate sign off for Kai’s latest film, Cluster. After this, we’ll be sure to continue sprinkling remnants, and we hope you continue to buy the film and enjoy it and re-watch it, but we’ll consider Kai’s deposit into the…

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Cluster: Indonesia Gallery 2 Noa, Craig, Creed, Chippa and Dion aboard the old Rip Curl Search boat haunted by Hedgy

And today, on top of  the final episode of our behind the scenes look at Cluster  we offer up Nate Lawrence’s 30 images from the filming of Cluster in Indonesia. More unseen gold that there just weren’t enough pages in What Youth Issue 8 to run. And be sure to check out the video results here…

Cluster: Indonesia Gallery 1 Noa, Craig, Creed, Chippa and Dion aboard the old Rip Curl Search boat haunted by Hedgy

Tomorrow we’ll be releasing the finale video to our behind the scenes looks at the filming of Cluster. And here we have a gallery of photos that somehow are still unseen, because Nate Lawrence and Hamish Humphreys are just that good. Today we have 30 images from Hamish, tomorrow, 30 more from Nate. Check the photos…

Conversation With: Mike Piscitelli Fucking Awesome, photography and Ozzy Osbourne

“I dropped out of school at the end of ninth grade and I pretty much ended up working in the porn industry (behind the scenes).” How did you get here? I’m originally from the Valley, outside Los Angeles. I dropped out of school at the end of ninth grade and I pretty much ended up…

Making a new album with Mac Demarco “Another One” out August 7, 2015

This morning, Mac Demarco announced the release of his next album, aptly named Another One, a mini-LP with eight tracks, set to be released August 7th on Brooklyn indie label Captured Tracks. The announcement was sent with a little “teaser” video called “Making of Another One.” In the video, Mac, wanders around his apartment like a crazy…

Stay Tuned: Kevin Terpening Playlist 016 Presented by D’Blanc

For a guy who moved from Ohio to LA, professional skater Kevin Terpening sure has a refined sense of music....
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White Fence and Cherry Glazerr At the Natural History Museum in LA

First Fridays at the Natural History Museum in Downtown LA have been happening for a while now, and garner that...

Proportional Harmonics By Jack Coleman and Mollusk surf shop

 A new film by Jack Coleman documenting the hydrodynamic studies of Manual Caro. Inspired by archery and natural curves. Rangi Ormond...

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“I love music, its my biggest passion in life except I can’t play for shit so didn’t pursue it. In...

Chima Ferguson, KillSelf (2005) by Su Young Choi and Jamie Fazackerley

Our Friend Choi just uploaded a video he made and it’s got us really hyped for tomorrow night’s world premiere of...
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Tony and Riley Hawk, San Diego, Circa 2000 Back Den 037

“tony and riley hawk, shot at their home in san diego. i was sent to shoot denim, but as soon...

What Youth Mixtapes Brendon Gibbens, AKA Bad Beeg’s Disco Mix

It’s becoming very well-known that Brendon Gibbens is a terrific dancer. And that he’s been known to vanish into the...

Conversation With: Kevin Terpening On moving from Ohio, working on his Huf part and celebrating his dog’s birthday at Petco

Kevin Terpening is a pro skater for Huf. He’s said that he gets psyched to skate by watching Marine Layer....
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Lizards of Summer: Season Two Premieres May 1

The return of video dregs

Jenkem Magazine: The Tim O’Connor Show Ep. 02 Austyn Gillete & Danny Garcia

Jenkem magazine might very well tell the best stories in skateboarding. Interviews, write ups, behind the scenes. There’s nobody doing it...

HOCKEY Fucking Awesome’s Side Project

Fucking Awesome was founded 13 years ago by skateboarding legend Jason Dill and photographer Mike Piscitelli. They just dropped their side project “HOCKEY”...
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Brother The Official Trailer for the new film from What Youth

He grew up in front of us. With us. Around us. Under the ever-watchful eyes of commenters, commentators, likers, haters,...
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On Brother Tanner Rozunko on Kolohe Andino

Tanner Rozunko once referred to his friend group, which happens to be more or less led by Brother as, “The...
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Girl We Adore: Kayla Varley Both sides of the glass Presented by Amuse Society

Kayla Varley left the small town of Bakersfield, California and headed to L.A. at age 17, armed with her self-taught...
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One Roll 005 Nate Lawrence in West Oz for Cluster

Nate Lawrence shot this roll of film in Western Australia while the boys were filming for Cluster. Creed, Craig, Noa,...
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Cluster: Behind the Scenes Short Film Part 3: Australia

As you know, filming Cluster took us around the world a few different times. Europe, Canary Islands, South Africa, Indo,...
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Yeux A film by Jamie Heinrich starring Madsteez

Jamie Heinrich and Madsteez have teamed up again and made something original and amazing. We would explain what your’e about to see,...
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Artist: Revok Preparing for his show with Library Street Collective in LA

“I’ll forever be an outcast and an outsider. I come from an uneducated place. And I enjoy that. I like...
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Johnee Kop, Hawaii circa 1980’s Back Den 035

“johnee kop, blasting a method air over the air bowl at wallows with da boys, circa ’80s. johnee was one...
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Mitch Coleborn: True to This Irregular lefts and huge airs, just quietly

Mitch likes a little irregularity in his perfect waves. And we agree. We like some character. What he does to...

“It’s a weird feeling” Brendon Gibbens on being in Cluster

I was en-route back to South Africa from WA when Kai invited me to Europe for the Cluster tour. Without...

Milton Glaser for The New York Times The man behind the I ♥️ NY logo

A short film for the New York Times talking with the wonderful graphic designer Milton Glaser. Milton is the creator of...

The WY Guide: New Zealand Coffee, wine, waves and music

New Zealand sits next to Australia on a map, but often below it on bucket lists. A long flight to go for somewhere not Australia....

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