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

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How sick did Andy Surf Huntington? On his birthday we’re in awe of how good he made winning the US Open look

Today is Andy Irons’ birthday. He would be 39 years old today. And while it’s not uncommon for us to...
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Ben Kadow Turns Pro One of our favorite skaters turns pro for one of our favorite board companies

Ben first caught our attention when “SICKNESS” came out, and he’s been one of our favorite skaters since. He always...
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RIP Chester Bennington The Linkin Park frontman apparently had a bigger impact on all of us than we thought

Editor’s note: This a weird one. Linkin Park might not be a band you’d anticipate seeing us report on after learning...
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Listen to Decent Criminal A throw back to everything we love about 90’s rock

We love the 90’s, especially anything that reminds us of KROQ and angst-ridden garage rock ballads to please our eternally...
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Watch Mitch Crews All Over the Map One of the most well-done edits we’ve seen

Mitch Crews is a fun dude to run into. And by the looks of it, he’s been running into people...
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Kevin Terpening Shows Off His New Shoe The shoe is good but the skating is better

We’ve been very fortunate to have been on many trips with Terps, and he still continues to amaze. This part...
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Guantanamo Baywatch Drop New Single “Blame Myself” off forthcoming album, Desert Center

Guantanamo Baywatch, our favorite surf punks paving their jams in the sand, have a new album coming out August 4th...
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An Afternoon with Thomas Campbell He talks art, his new film and becoming a creator and innovator with Vissla

Thomas Campbell is making a new movie. The first visions of which are inside Issue 18, featuring Ryan Burch and...
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Listen to The War On Drugs Their new album drops August 25th

Remember The War On Drugs? The indie wonders from Phillie are back after a three year pause with new album...
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Watch the trailer for “Perilous Sea” A frozen movie shot exclusively in the North Atlantic

Perilous Sea is looking to be the first surf film shot entirely on the different rugged shores of the North...
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WY Premiere: The Crowleys Listen to the psych-surf sounds of “L.A Sunset”

The Crowleys, a four-piece from Hamilton, Ontario, sound like they’ve been riding waves and hitting the sun scorched shores of...
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Watch Local Natives’ New Video For single “The Only Heirs”

“This video has been identified by Epilepsy Action to potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy. Viewer discretion is...
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Illegal Civ Barcelona The footage they didn’t use for IC3

Illegal Civ took a skate trip to Barcelona, this is all the footage they aren’t using for IC3 from this...
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What’s Gnarhunters? Well we’ll be damned if it isn’t Elissa Steamer’s new company (and this video made us laugh)

Elissa Steamer is a badass. And she was probably your Tony Hawk Pro Skater character often. She recently launched a...
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Ian Crane in his backyard Ripping his…Lost V3 Stealth in CA

Yesterday we were watching Brother  and were immediately were reminded of why we love Crane. He rips. He’s funny. Definitely fun...

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You know that downtown you’re inevitably faced with when traveling? Staring at the back of the seat with a a...
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WY Premiere: Black Sea Watch their video for new single “Apprehension Review”

Local dream gaze heartbreakers Black Sea, the project of songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Cole Devine, are finally releasing their debut album, Disappointing...
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Oh Sees Release New Track And it might melt your brain

Oh Sees, formerly known as Thee Oh Sees, have leaked a new single from their upcoming album Orc, out August...
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Listen to Melkbelly And watch their video for “Kid Kreative”

Melkbelly, a Chicago four-piece forged in the depths of the city’s DIY underground, are about as noisy and raw and...
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Watch “Brixton Union in the Park” Get a new office and this is how you break it in

Brixton recently relocated to a new building, and their skate park got a massive upgrade. Here team riders and friends...
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WY Premiere: Sunshine & the Blue Moon Watch their new video for “Buffalo Child”

Ontario-based Sunshine & the Blue Moon know how to make a politically conscious idea translate smoothly into song. Their new...
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Watch new short film “Shoulder” Directed by Riley Blakeway and based on the theme “First love in the face of mental instability.”

Riley Blakeway used to make surf films. But he’s long gone from that and clearly on to bigger and better...
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Watch Colin Moran bring the layback California and Mexico delight in this

California and Mexico have been really good. I mean, for summer, it’s been pretty damn fun. As Colin Moran’s new...
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WY Premiere: “Superior (Gitchi Gami)” A Cannes-accepted Super 8 film by Laura-Lynn Petrick

Laura-Lynn Petrick, one of my favorite photographers, also happens to be an incredibly talented director. So it was no surprise...
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Get Jay Davies’ new movie: Native A surf vid worth your hard drive space, and it’s free

Jay Davies always seems to catch us off guard. You tend to want to type-cast him as a tube guy,...
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The Padang Cup kicks off waiting period And there’s a crazy swell for it

The Padang Cup is one of those contests we can kinda get behind. Reason being: the waves are usually really...
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I Knew Jack O’Neill Just think how many more hours of surfing you’ve done because of this guy

Jack O’Neill might be one of the most important people to surfing and surf culture. He epitomizes who we should...
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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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WY Premiere: Private Island Listen to their new single, “Turbulence”

“I just don’t think I believe you love.” That’s the chorus of Private Island’s new single, “Turbulence,” and its buttery...
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WY Premiere: Adult Books Watch their new video for “Firewalking”

If you’ve ever been into Twin Peaks, or David Lynch, or the unhinged world of red velvet drapes and disorienting...
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Watch Yago Dora at J-Bay Raw clips from Yago’s stint in South Africa

It’s pretty daunting to surf J-Bay on your backhand. Staring down all that water lined up and growing down the...
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Watch Stussy’s new vid “TRIBE” Kevin Terpening, Caleb Barnett, Aaron Loretta, Jesse Alba, Max Klein and Lance Mountain

Stussy presents “TRIBE”: a short skateboard film by Jared Sherbert featuring Kevin Terpening, Caleb Barnett, Aaron Loreth, Jesse Alba, Max...

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