Surfing, Skateboarding, Music, Photography, Travel, Culture and general antics of the youth on the run.

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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...
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Former’s “804 Yale” location is opening With music, beer, and rad exclusive pieces. This weekend in Los Angeles.

Last night I found myself Googling the shit out of things to do and places to go this weekend (swell...

Girl We Adore: Grace Gardiner Our valentine loves the Philadelphia Eagles and David Bowie and will be have a gin soda

Love is in the air today. And Darren Ankenman made our hearts hurt when he sent us these rad shots...

Stream Terri Terri’s New Album His self-titled debut drops tomorrow

It’s Monday. Back to that daily grind. Whether it’s on your board, in the waves or on the concrete, or...
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Listen to Slaughterhouse Raw, unadulterated punk that’ll do your body good

Slaughterhouse is a new punk band from Los Angeles, and their self-titled debut EP is so good I’ve been humming...
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Listen to Pearl Charles And catch her record release show tonight at the Echo

Pearl Charles has been playing music since before most of us could even read a book. Those years of fine-tuning...
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Flying Hair Drops New Album Listen to first single, “Phase II”

There are inevitably multiple phases in a band’s existence, and Flying Hair is in the thick of their metamorphosis. Formed...
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Listen to The Jacks A new local 4-piece that doesn’t hide behind any bullshit

The Jacks are a rock ‘n’ roll band, let’s get that straight. Their vibe is heavily influenced by the British...
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Watch Kevin Schulz in “Home // Away” Jumping around North America with Kevin Schulz

I woke up this morning, which is always a blessing, but it felt even more so today. There are (some) waves....
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Girl We Adore: Alexandra Ginnold Dancing, Venice and Sustainability

What is your full name? Alexandra Yvette Ginnold. Did you grow up in Venice? What was your favorite part of...
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Watch The Shrine’s New Video For “Never More Than Now” featuring Keith Morris

The Shrine know how to thrash. And I mean thrash in the sense of blowing fire out of their mouths...
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WY Premiere: “TV Girls” Listen to Susan’s new single, and catch their show on Friday

Susan is a band we can get behind, always. The Los Angeles three-piece stir up bubblegum punk rock with warm...
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Afternoon Interview: Zion Wright Episode 062: We took the newest pro for REAL out for some skateboarding in Los Angeles

Zion Wright is killing it right now. He just went pro for REAL Skateboards — that happened just the other day...
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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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CONVERSATION WITH: FAT TONY Crap hustler Tony Accosta gets real with a real one

Houston born Anthony Obiawunaotu aka Fat Tony is well fed but not fat. He’s a genuine human on and off the...
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WY Premiere: Young Creatures Listen to “The Future Is Finally Now”

Young Creatures, a three-piece band based in Los Angeles, do that solid mix of indie, pop, and shoegaze thing we...
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Watch “Raba Cakrawala” Volcom presents a short film featuring Mario Palandeng and Saggu Dharma

Ever think of all the things we might take for granted being youths on the run? Well, this vid kinda...
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Off Beat: Noah Schweizer Episode 042: “Nine dogs, four chickens, three bunnies and a snake.”

Noah Schweizer is from Florida, but he’s lived in LA for a year and is already followed by Miley Cyrus....
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WY Premiere: The Side Eyes Listen to “Teenage Jerk” and read their interview with David Evanko

Editor’s Note: Photographer and frequent WY collaborator David Evanko has excellent taste in music. So when he reached out for...
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ECHO PARK RISING The low-key music fest (with 460 bands!) returns for its 7th year

Echo Park Rising, the expansive festival that floods the streets of Echo Park once a year, is upon us. Starting...
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Girl We Adore: Chelsea Elayne Young Thug, MOB grip and Tech shame. Photography by Darren Ankenman

What’s your full name? Personal brand guideline to never disclose my full name online ;) Where are you from and...
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WY Premiere: Francisco The Man Stream their new album, Bodies in the Sun

Self-releasing an album is no easy feat. But LA’s Francisco the Man thrive on their DIY roots, without the pressure...
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Watch “LA Days” Converse CONS x Polar Skate Co’s film shot entirely on film throughout LA

LA Days is a film composed by Pontus Alv and Ben Chadourne. Edited by James Cruickshank celebrating the Converse Cons...
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Behind the scenes: PACCBET A video look at the Russian skateboard scene Tolia Titaev and Gosha Rubchinskiy have created

Inside What Youth Issue 18 Julian Klincewicz pens a wonderful description of the rapidly growing skateboarding scene in Russia blooming...
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WY Premiere: Orchin Watch the new video for “I Think I”

LA-based artist Orchin, the project of frontman, songwriter, and producer Jeremy McLennan, blends elements of somber shoegaze and euphoric bedroom...
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What Youth Issue 18 Release Affair Here’s like a million and one photos from our party with Former, Need Essentials and Vans at The Ace Hotel in Downtown LA

Friday night was a big one. For us, for you, for the Ace Hotel, for Former, For LA Witch, for...
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WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW PACCBET New skate brand from Russia is our new obsession (pronounced RASSVET)

There are a lot of letters in different spaces and new faces, but Russian skate brand PACCBET has caught our...
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Wand Announce New Album And release video for lead single, “Plum” 

Wand, maybe my favorite live LA band in recent years, released a new video today for lead single, “Plum”, the...
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Girl We Adore: Amanda Davis Black Sheep, Sports Cars and In N Out

What’s your full name? Amanda Josephine Davis. Where were you born and where are you living? I was born in...
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Afternoon Interview: Louie Lopez Episode 054: A day out with Louie followed by a BBQ with Curren Caples, Jake Anderson and Mike Anderson

Louie Lopez is soft spoken. Especially when he’s surrounded by the antics of Jake Anderson and Curren Caples. But that...
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Brixton Broadcast: Murder City Devils Live video and interview from the Troubadour in Hollywood, CA

It was a boozy, sweaty and romantic night of free drinks and wolf-snarling punk rock thanks to Brixton and a...
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What’d you do this weekend? We threw ourselves into the pit with The Murder City Devils

“A lot of our songs early on were about romanticizing places we weren’t. Other places, other towns, things we couldn’t...

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