Created by Vancouver-based directors Benny and Christian Zenga, watch as a host of skateboarders ride down a river in a boat, then flip it, then ride it, then catch a train and do the same. What? Just watch the video.
WATCH: ALIVE & WELL
Skate shops can mean so much more to the people that frequent them than just a place to buy a deck. Seattle’s Alive & Well skate shop is one such store.
WATCH: I CAN ART – STERLING SPENCER
Arguably the best come back since Seabiscuit, Sterling Spencer is back and wants you to watch him surf.
O’NEILL’S BEING UNREASONABLE
O’Neill have just released their newest campaign ‘UNREASONABLE.’ Prepare to be put in your place.
NEW MUSIC: SOKO
This video reminds me of the time I was lead by dog leash to a DIY carwash in Los Angeles and washed clean with a foaming broomstick by a bunch of unruly, leather-clad young men.
PERSPECTIVE: Jake Darwen
There’s a story behind every shot, but we rarely get a chance to hear it. Element are hoping to change that through their “perspective” short film series, this time featuring photographer Jake Darwen.
ALL ABOARD THE PALMERA EXPRESS
Move over Endless Summer and Big Wednesday – theres a new surf adventure film in town. Grab your board, throw in a towel and find yourself a seat on the Palmera Express.
NEW MUSIC: THE DARKNESS
You know how lazy it sounds to just type “YES!” about something? So lazy. But sometimes, so called for. The Darkness are back with a new album this summer, called Last Of Our Kind, and this here is their first single. YES! YES! YES!
LIKE IT RAW: NICK VON WERSSOWETZ
Behind the obvious bullshit that surrounds skateboarding lives a good list of people, ideas, and companies that are actually exciting. Nick Von Werssowetz (aka LURKNYC) is one of them.
WATCH: EPOKHE MUSE – MILLY
An email from Dion is always a delight to open in the morning. Incredible enthusiasm that revolves around either waves or babes.
NEW MUSIC: JASIA
Everyday you hear a good song, and every second day, you watch a decent music video. But how often do you hear a great song with an accompanying video equally as flawless? Once in a blue moon, that’s how.
GEOFF MCFETRIDGE: THE SEA RAMBLER
Geoff McFetridge recently took it upon himself to turn a 2D rendering of a towering, surf-ready dream bicycle into the real deal. Geoff engineered, painted, and completed The Sea Rambler. Check out this special film by Farm League filmmaker Greg Hunt documenting the process.
RIGHTS REFUSED: CHARLES PETERSON
Recently, courtesy of KREW, filmmaker Riley Blakeway visited prolific music photographer Charles Peterson and was lucky enough to scour through hundreds of his negatives. Watch the film here.
MARK OBLOW: SAO PAULO
A neighborhood wall has been dedicated to visual art from around the world, on a 150 by 15 foot mural space called The WallRide Project. For the next two months the wall features the multimedia creations of Hawaiian artist Mark Oblow.
PREMIERE: THE BAKER VIDEO
My last name is Baker so this is called the Baker Video. Why should anyone take the time out to watch this? The same reason as anything: it’s fun.
MC PRESENTS: LA MUSE
Los Angeles provides an irresistible pull for photographers, and the city has been ready for its close up from the time the camera was invented. Here is a film featuring three young photographers who shoot everything from LA’s gritty fashion to its glamorous streets.
NEW MUSIC: RYLEY WALKER
Two things: Nick Drake isn’t dead, and what the hell is that furry thing in this video? Is it a teddy bear with 4 legs?
WATCH: JULIAN DAVIDSON FOR RVCA
RVCA have just released their new collab line with Californian skater Julian Davidson. Check out the vid they just launched to show off the new range of tie-dye infused threads.
NEW MUSIC: PARQUET COURTS
Today is the day to enjoy the finer things in life, like Parquet Courts new music video to their track “Pretty Machines.”
WATCH: CLUSTER TRAILER BY KAI NEVILLE
Cluster from Kai Neville and co. Featuring: Craig Anderson, Dane Reynolds, Chippa Wilson, Ryan Callinan, Mitch Coleborn, Jack Freestone, Noa Deane, Creed McTaggart, Conner Coffin, Dion Agius, and Dillon Perillo.