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.
MONSTER CHILDREN PRESENTS: POND
Perth psych band Pond sat down with us recently at MC HQ to discuss a range of issues at hand and we got it all on tape. Funny bunch of Buggers. Watch the vid here.
Nate Tyler – ‘Off The Grid’
Nate Tyler isn’t your average pro surfer. We caught up with him to discuss living off the grid, sculptures, matches and finding friends to surf with. He’ll probably never read this because he has super slow internet.
NEW MUSIC: ELVIS PERKINS
Time to take a minute and reflect: Folk singer/singwriter Elvis Perkins (son of screen star Anthony Perkins) has released the new video to his single, ‘Hogus Pogus.’
Issue 45 Fashion: Upstate
For issue #45 of MC, we sent Stef Mitchell to the woods of upstate New York to shoot our fashion spread. Mark Wiitanen was on hand to shoot this video.
PROJECTIONS: BEN BRIAND
For Issue 45 we asked Australian Film Director Ben Briand to school us on cinematography and has listed his top eight films based on the all important script.
8 of the Best Road Movies & Songs
Holiday season may be over but remember “The road goes on forever and the party never ends”. Enjoy these road movies.
There’s more to big game hunting than just senseless murder, plus, if you keep your eyes peeled you might spot one of Mother England’s favorite vegan shredders hoisting a severed head into a trunk.
RVCALOHA PT 2
Hey you! Watch what I can do!
WATCH: EPOKHE MUSE – BEE
After midnight, we’re gonna chug-a-lug and shout, we’re gonna cause talk and suspicion, give an exhibition.
TOP 7 XMAS CAROLS: CREIGHTON BARRETT
We asked Creighton Barrett, Band of Horses Drummer and all round good guy, to give us his Top 7 messed up Xmas Carols. We imagine he donned a Santa Suit, drunk himself stupid and came up with this list.
EIGHT & SAND
With the help of Nike SB, we put Daryl Angel and Nick Boserio on an Amtrak train and sent them up the west coast of America. With them was filmer Riley Blakeway, who documented the ten-day journey. Presented by MC and Nike SB, watch the film here.
WATCH: STRANGE RUMBLINGS / ICELAND
Globe have treated you to the entire Iceland section of Strange Rumblings, which makes me fucking cold just watching.
TRIPE FROM PIPE: RVCALOHA
I just went to the North Shore and stayed at RVCA’s Rocky Pointe House with about fifteen dudes. Read that sentence again and then imagine the bathrooms. Gnarly.
TRAILER: EIGHT AND SAND
Presented by MC and Nike SB and directed by Riley Blakeway, enjoy the trailer for our upcoming film, Eight and Sand. The film documents the Amtrak train journey skateboarders Daryl Angel and Nick Boserio.
EVERYBODY IN: Episode 8 // HANNI EL KHATIB
Hanni El Khatib has one of the coolest names in showbiz. So, for episode 8 of Everybody In, we decided to follow him around LA while he rode his motorbike, packed up his studio, played a show and talked us through his evolution from designer to musician.