Record Store Day! with Pink Mountaintops
Record Store Day is this Saturday!!! And in spirit of my favorite holiday, I went over to my favorite record store, Origami Vinyl to discuss this most special day with Neil, the owner and Pink Mountaintops lead, Stephen.
Los Feliz’s new skateshop Kingswell is hosting an art opening this Saturday to showcase Acid Drop’s refurbished, hand painted novelty skateboards. The collective will also display a short 8mm film.
That moment when imagination and reality come together, blending in a mesmerizing outcome. Haunting images with an eerie feel despite all the color use. Meet the Ukrainian art-brut savage duo Synchrodogs.
Lens: Matt Lief Anderson
July finally came around and I headed home from where I was living in Istanbul to start the trip I was planning for months: A trip 4,000 miles from LA to the last road north in Alaska’s Arctic Circle.
Zoo York in Aus
To coincide with the landmark opening of the first Zoo York concept store in Emporium Melbourne, Zoo York is proud to announce a lightning Australian East Coast tour with U.S. skate team riders Chaz Ortiz, Kevin Tiernay and Dave “Black Dave” Willis. They’ll be joined by local Oz ZY Skate Crew including Tawa Hayes, Aaron…
California Drought Puts Sled Dogs Out of Work
Here’s a compelling letter concerning the drought in CA that we just received from our pal, Dan who writes for The New York Times. Last December I was on a climbing trip in Bishop, Calif. when I met a couple locals at the Mammoth Hot Springs. It was a pretty epic place and I was…
Nirvana with Kim Gordon
Here’s Kim Gordon singing Aneurysm with Nirvana. She falls down.
Art Tonight in LA
LA-based photographer, Mark Rubenstein‘s new work, “A Light at the End of the Road” is opening tonight from 7-9pm at Hemingway and Pickett. The series, which took Rubenstein three years to complete, is influenced by filmmakers Terrence Malick and Katsuhiro Otomo for their representation of the ever-changing world around them. 3208 W Sunset Blvd, Los…
Gabriel García Márquez (’27-’14)
The Colombian winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and my favorite writer, Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez has passed away today after 87 years. Below is an excerpt from his celebrated novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude, which is influenced by his childhood growing up in Aracataca in his grandparent’s house. Since his…
Jack Freestone’s Favourite Stuff
The Rip Curl Pro has just kicked off down at Bells Beach so we caught up with Bells local and SDS ambassador Jack Freestone to chat about some of his favourite stuff. No surprise that Ms. Alana Blanchard was mentioned. We also got these great lifestyle shots of him throughout his day. Photos by Hayden…
Epokhe shades featuring Jana
I found the motel tucked away in a side street at the local tourist hot spot. The place was absolutely deserted, so I rang the bell on the counter of what I could only assume was reception. About two minutes later an elderly lady with a her leg wrapped up in a cast came hobbling…
Whether you’re sitting around drinking, or trying to get stoked to skate, I’ve found these 5 videos entertaining and somewhat inspirational. Take them as you will, I know I have.
In Print: Free Thinkers
Free Thinkers is a bi-annual zine curated by Lifetime Clothing as another venue on which to communicate their ideals and exchange ideas. “We are all a Collective of Free Thinkers, and there are stories to tell.” Issue #6 features the likes of graphic artist/designer Brian Roettinger, the music of Oxford Mississippi’s Bass Drum of Death,…
Coming Up For Air
Finisterre, a UK-based, “cold-water surf company” orchestrated a pretty epic depiction of one the most uncomfortable conditions to surf in: arctic-cold water.
Keep It Simple Opening in Melbourne
This month in Melbourne, Backwoods Gallery is hosting the prominent street artist Stabs‘ new show, KEEP IT SIMPLE. After recently spending time in Jakarta and Yogyakarta painting with local graffiti crews there, he has filled up an entire journal documenting his trip entirely using his own language of glyphs. KEEP IT SIMPLE is his presentation…
WIN: Delta Riggs X Wrangler Australian Tour
Last week Melbourne’s The Delta Riggs dropped ‘Supersonic Casualties,’ the first taste of what to expect from their forthcoming album Dipz Zebazois. To celebrate, The Delta Riggs will be taking their new sound up and down the East Coast throughout two massive weeks in April presented by Wrangler Australia. Wrangler is giving away double passes to each paid…
Deadbeat Club: Field Trip
This weekend, Seeing Things Gallery in San Jose will present a photography group show by Deadbeat Club entitled Field Trip. The show features the work of six photographers: Grant Hatfield, Deanna Templeton, Ed Templeton, Clint Woodside, Devin Briggs and Nolan Hall, all of whom are friends and share a similar idealistic view of photography, while…
Leica’s ‘Let Us Roam’ with Arto Saari
Leica‘s new series, Let Us Roam features iconic figures in skateboarding including Greg Hunt, Arto Saari, Ray Barbee and Atiba Jefferson. It focuses on how skateboarding is a gateway drug into other creative fields and ways of expression. Episode 2 discusses Arto’s transition from skateboarding to photography.
Brian Jonestown Massacre Tambourine Man Debuts Video
Joel Gion of The Brian Jonestown Massacre’s maraca- and tambourine-man fame has finally shot off on his own and is pursuing a solo career. Here’s a rad new video the outfit just put out.
Not all of us spent the $400+ and schlepped out to the ravy dustbowl of Coachella; some of us lurked around on the outskirts at the more mellow parties. The 72-hour Vestal Village was our pick alongside a bunch of friends, including some of the Brixton and Raen teams with their stocked RVs. Here are…