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

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...
what youth recommends dane reynolds and mason ho surfing

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...

Watch Nix Nic Nooley A full-length surf film starring Creed Mactaggart, Noa Deane, Beau Foster and more

Finally some creativity in surfing! A weird concept, some hilarious acting and a bunch of fucking good-fun surfing. Toby Cregan’s...

Listen to Will Ivy In an exclusive What Youth song premiere of “Scrap Plastic”

Will Ivy has been making music since he was a teenager. He’s contributed to a bevy of bands – Dream...
what youth recommends chippa wilson

Watch Chippa Wilson in Cabarita Ripping at home presented by New Era

Chippa Wilson was a late bloomer. A lot of people don’t know that. He was working construction until he was...
what youth recommends the new beats

Night Beats Release New Track “Sunday Mourning” off forthcoming album Who Sold My Generation

If you don’t know who Night Beats are, get to googling. The Seattle-based, Texas-bred group released their last full length...
what youth guide to mexico

The WY Guide: Oaxaca, Mexico The planet’s gift to surfers

Mexico is one of the world’s greatest gifts to surfers. A place as wild and friendly and beautiful and adventurous...
Wand, Music, Band

Watch Wand’s Sensory Bending Video For “Sleepy Dog,” off their new album, 1000 Days

 Wand, the LA heavy hitters who sloshed through 3 albums in 13 months since their creation last year, premiered a...
what youth recommends cass mccombs

Cass McCombs Announces New Album Out December 11th on Domino Records

Cass McCombs remains, as ever, an enigma. No one’s ever really sure what he’s up to, or where he’s living,...
what youth amuse society collaboration tshirt

Win a $500 Amuse Shopping Spree By entering the Amuse x What Youth giveaway

Girls this is a big one. And dudes, this could make you a hero with your lady. There are two...

Stream Summer Twins new album “Limbo” Out now on Burger Records

The babes of Summer Twins look like angel babies who like ice cream, roller skate rinks and Lisa Frank stickers...

Listen to: Emotional More bliss for your ears, ’cause summer aint done yet

Summer is showing no signs of stopping. The water is beyond warm, the surf is fun and our popsicles fully melted....

New Songs from DIIV and Deerhunter 2 ways to make this day a lot better

Our music guru Maya Eslami is out of town right now, which means I get the keys to your ears today,...
what youth recommends metz band

Listen to METZ Noise rock from Toronto

Editor’s note: Those of you who have What Youth Issue 11 will remember METZ from Chris Cote’s very LOUD interview...

Listen to CG Roxanne and the Nightmares And catch them live at Echo Park Rising tonight

Tired of all the jangly, bubble-gum pop and shoe gaze indie amalgamations cluster-fucking their way into the music scene like...
Mute Trailer Nate tyler what youth surfing

Watch Nate Tyler in MUTE A new surf film by Victor Pakpour

There really might not be anyone more enjoyable to watch on a head high left than Nate Tyler. It’s just how we’d...

Listen to Dick Diver New Music for your morning/noon/night

Get your minds out of the gutter. The name of Melbourne, Australia band Dick Diver is based on the main character...
tuff world premiere what youth surfing

Tuff World Premiere Ripping, moshing and beautiful faces with Rusty and What Youth

“That bar is my spirit animal!” is what Tanner Rozunko said when we told him we were doing the TUFF premiere...

Kevin Terpening’s “HUF Classic” Part Style and creativity all the time

A few weeks ago we hung with Kevin Terpening in LA as he put the finishing touches on this part....
ty segall, fuzz, chad ubovich

Fuzz Announces New Album And Leaks Two Teaser Songs

Fuzz, the heavy psyche proto-inspired creation of Ty Segall, Charlie Moothart, and Chad Ubovich, is releasing a new album this...
what youth recommends the drinks music

Listen to: DRINKS’ “Laying Down Rock” A New Song From New Duo Tim Presley and Cate Le Bon

Yes, that Tim Presley, of White Fence fame, and that Cate Le Bon, the Welsh singer/songwriter who played with White...
what youth ozzie wright contest

Ozzy Wrong is Too Fast For Satan And wants to give you some new gear from Gorilla

Ozzy Wright spells his name Wrong. And that reason alone makes us fans. And you can imagine the thrill we...
Tops, Rebecca Storm, Band, Music, Arbutus Records

Listen to Tops New bedroom pop from Montreal

Indie soft rockers TOPS, the four-piece band out of Montreal that’ll make you think of Julee Cruise, Angelo Badalamenti, and...
surfing, indonesia, bali, what youth, mostofa jeksen

Good to Extremely Over Hyped The Internet explodes after the recent swell in Indo, but locals know best

Yes it was fucking pumping. Yes, it really was. I promise, compared to what you surfed it was incredible, and...

Death stock Festival starts Friday We’ll call it summer now

It’s hard to tell when Summer is here when you live in California because we have perfect weather all the...
what youth recommends mattson 2 music

Twinchronicity: A Movie on The Mattson 2 New Film Needs Your Help

The Mattson 2 were featured in What Youth Issue 9, and they’ve been jamming since birth. Literally, according to them:...

American made Brixton Trunks Dyer Brand Surfboards and Brixton collab on some good-looking trunks

Brixton recently team up with Dyer Brand, a surfboard company based in San Diego on a limited edition trunk. The idea was...

Propeller A Vans Skateboarding Video Coming in May

“THIS VIDEO, HAVING EVERY GENERATION OF SKATEBOARDER INVOLVED, IS THE PERFECT REPRESENTATION OF OUR CULTURE.”—John Cardiel Vans announces its first-ever feature-length...

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