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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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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...

The Paranoyds at The Echo Pre-Coachella show to release their new EP “After You”

Tuesday night was filled with knocked over mics, stage diving and teenage mosh-pits thanks to The Paranoyds. They were clebrating...
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Girl We Adore: Rachel Tabb Singing, No Regrets and Making good choices

What is your full name? Rachel Leigh Tabb Do you have any nicknames? Rae, Roo Where were you born and...

Listen to the Regrettes In case you haven’t heard

The Regrettes will scare the shit out of you (in a good way). They’re already hitting the road at sixteen,...
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Go To Eliminator Night Tonight at the Monty in Los Angeles

Eliminator Night at the Monty Bar in Los Angeles is your new Friday night destination. So whatever you already had...
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Girl We Adore: Olivia Brower Former Encinitas, CA Whole Foods shopper (it closed)

What Youth: Do you have any nicknames? Olivia Brower: Liviey Girl, Olive, Oli. Where are you from and where are you...
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The prettiest day in America Darren Ankenman photographs from Saturday’s Women’s March in Los Angeles

After the day that was Friday, there was Saturday: The most beautiful day in American History. All over America people joined together to...
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Fairly Normal: Andrew Allen Episode 23: Behind the scenes with Andrew Allen in San Juan Capistrano and Los Angeles

“This dude looks like he should be in the Misfits.” We can’t remember who said this while watching Andrew Allen’s...

Watch Hockey II Skating by Andrew Allen, Donovan Piscopo, John Fitzgerald & Ben Kadow

Skating from Andrew Allen, Donovan Piscopo, John Fitzgerald & Ben Kadow.
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Afternoon Interview: Na-kel Smith (Pt. 1) Episode 040: On Growing up, Supreme, Cherry and meeting William Strobeck

We recently got a backstage walk through at Supreme in LA to chat with Na-kel Smith for an all-new Afternoon...
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Afternoon Interview: Kevin Bradley (PT.2) Episode 038: On joining street league, growing up in LA and skating tranny presented by Crap Eyewear

In part two of our interview with Los Angeles’ Kevin Bradley we talk Street League, growing up, video parts and...
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Afternoon Interview: Kevin Bradley (PT.1) Episode 038: Growing up skating in LA, strip clubs and stingrays. Presented by Crap Eyewear

Kevin Bradley is one of the great things about Los Angeles right now. He’s worked with William Strobeck on Cherry,...
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Watch Play With Glass: LA Starring Mitch Crews and some really good waves

Mitch Crews was once a World Tour standout. Now he just stands out in LA. And by the looks of...

Photo Credit: Skyler Dahan Portfolio 023: Paris, LA and how to take a strangers photo

Skyler Dahan is a Los Angeles based photographer who we were introduced to through industry legend and RVCA founder Pat...

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