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

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“Couch Tour Two” the Teaser Featuring Balaram Stack, Ryan Carlson, and TJ Gumiela

There’s an ocean on the East Coast. Sometimes we might forget, we are easily distracted by clear warm waters and perfect...
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Submit Lizard Clips, Win a new Hex Bag If we run your clips in our grand finale summer episode, you’re getting a new backpack

Summer is coming to a close somewhat soon. And while that doesn’t change how we operate much, we know it means...
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Radical Times in South Africa Quiksilver takes a crew that includes Matt Banting, Zach Miller, Bryan Fox, Le-Ann Curren, Mikey February and Javier Mendizabal to SA

A new look Quiksilver team. A Curren. Some skaters. A very large continent. And one of our favorite people ever...

Opening of the Poler Store in Laguna A classic mid-summer’s night in Laguna Beach to celebrate the opening of the new Poler store

It was once an ancient and overgrown nursery on PCH in Laguna Beach. Now it houses all the functional quirk...
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‘Twelve’ with John John Florence Episode 1 of the 7-part series

Draaaaamaaaaa.

Welcome To Converse: Bobby De Keyzer Filmed over the course of 4 weeks in Barcelona and Toronto

Bobby De Keyzer is officially on Converse. Filmed over the course of four weeks between Barcelona, Spain and Bobby’s home town of...

Listen to Slow Hollows We chat with this band of high schoolers on their new song “Again,” and playing on a bill with Skrillex

Slow Hollows are a band based in LA. They are still in grade school – most in high school. They...
Dane Reynolds, Surfing, Quiver

Go inside Dane Reynolds’ Garage A close look at Sealtooth’s quiver

Here is a 15-minute tour of Dane’s garage and the dozens and dozens of surfboards he houses in that garage....
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Give Yago Dora 8 Minutes The next step in Yago’s progression: Lots of Flow

We’ve come to expect a lot from Yago Dora. From his Adolescents part, to coming along to the frozen beaches...
Willian Finnegan, surfing, music, Kirra

Finnegan on the sounds of surfing Pulitzer Prize winner William Finnegan speaks to Pitchfork about music and surfing

“The soundtrack for surfing, especially since shortboards in ’68, is rock n roll. That’s what it is.” William Finnegan wrote...
what youth recommends soli baily

Watch Soli Bailey at Cloudbreak Riding all sorts of sleds and drawing really rad lines

Soli Bailey is another guy we’re taking on the road next month. And boy are we glad we are. His...
skateboarding, palestine

On Middle East Skateboarding Palestine has a Skate Scene

Documentary filmmaker and skater Maen Hammed recently dropped out of law school to pursue the making of a film about...
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Watch Andrew Allen’s C Roll “Leftover Leftover’s” from Boys of Summer

Leftover leftover’s of Andrew Allen from Boys of Summer.
Mikey Wright, Surfing, West Oz

Radical Times in Western Australia Mikey Wright, Kanoa Igarashi, Leo Fioravanti and more sending it in the West

A lot can happen during a few days in the desert. Sharks, ankle bends, dirt flings, tons of ripping, and...
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Listen to Wash’s new EP “Point of View” Creed McTaggart, Beau Foster and Ellis Ericson’s band is pretty damn good

We love their surfing because they don’t seem to give a fuck, and now they’ve released an EP with the same...
Music, Mia, Girls, What Youth Recommends, World Premiere, Asal Shahindoust

Premiere: Music Video for “Girls” by Mia Girls in underwear by a pool set to bedroom pop

Teen lust and teen angst will always go hand in hand. And if dissociation has made you forget what that’s...
Music, Tracy Bryant,

Watch “Hey Spaceman!” A new video by Tracy Bryant

We can’t stop listening to Tracy Bryant’s solo album Subterranean, and even more stoked to share his video for “Hey Spaceman!”,...
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4 Years Ago Today We Released This The first visions of What Youth

Maybe the wine is making us feel extra nostalgic tonight (what else is new), but it presents a nice moment...

Filmus 3 Book Release and Photo Show Check it out tonight in Los Angeles

Jacob Messex is the staff photographer at The Skateboard Mag.  He was originally a staff filmer at the mag then...
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Meet Dan Climan From band posters to Tattoos

Dan Climan is an artist from Montreal with a timeless aesthetic. We’ve known him for a while and are always...
Jamie O'Brien, Pipeline, surfing

Now that’s how you do it Volcom reminds us how to present competitive surfing the right way

You know if the entire What Youth HQ drops what they’re doing to put the finals a surf contest on the screen...

Hear Cass McCombs’ New Song “Omie Wise” Announces new album Skifflin’

Cass McCombs is always pretty low-key when it comes to details about his music. So when news of a new...

Listen to Sheer Mag Philly rock ‘n’ roll to soothe your soul

Sheer Mag, the rock ‘n’ roll inspired power pop blended punk quintet from Philadelphia, are peaking on my watch list...

Ty Segall debuts new super band The Muggers feature members of King Tuff, Wand and Cairo Gang plus Mikal Cronin

Last year, right around Halloween, I heard this wonderful rumor that the ever-prolific, over-achieving Ty Segall was forming yet another...
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The What Youth 2015 The Top 5 Songs of the Year

There are a lot of places you can count down the songs of the year. And it really depends how...
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The Long Wave Goodbye A film by Poler Stuff and Nike starring Donovan Piscopo and Daryl Angel

It’s no secret that skateboarding and surfing have been existing in more harmony than usual. And it hasn’t been ignored...

Watch Kelly Slater’s new wave pool Barreled 115 miles inland…

This is the most terrifying, exciting, surreal thing we’ve ever seen. What happens next? God knows, and the whole wave...
Hunter S. Thompson, the Rum diary, writers

Want to Write for What Youth? We’re (still) looking for contributing writers and interns for 2016

[Update: If you already sent through your work for our previous callout, we’re still in the process of going through...
No Parents, Music, Punk Rock

Listen to No Parents And prepare to feel alive again

Punk rock is a highly subjective musical genre. So when a band comes around flexing “punk” vibes, it’s hard not...

Watch the trailer for “Shit Kicker” A new surf film starring Beau Foster. Coming December 18th

Beau Foster just made our day. Last night he sent over the trailer and a little sample of his upcoming...
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Dane Reynolds and Mason Ho at Rockies Great turns set to a terrible song

You’d think with a heading like that it’d be hard to fuck this up. But somehow this is nearly unwatchable...

Listen to Small Black New Order’s nephew from America maybe

Small Black is a Brooklyn based band (formed in Portland, Oregon) that plays an eclectic blend of electronic shoe gaze...

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