• Animal Collective Interview

    Animal Collective Interview
    Animal Collective blew up in the skate world when their song was used in Jake Johnson's Mind Field part­—which is regarded as a masterpiece of skating/editing/music. The band's unique legacy and sound has only gotten stronger in the following years.  
  • Thurston Moore's Interview

    Thurston Moore's Interview
    Thurston is a founding member of Sonic Youth and a guitar virtuoso. His various projects have created a rich musical legacy. He also has deep roots with skating and video-making. Here he describes the mutual affection between skating and his music.
  • R.A. the Rugged Man Interview

    R.A. the Rugged Man Interview
    During his 30-year career, R.A. has occupied both the spotlight and the status of an underground hip-hop legend. His song "Uncommon Valor" is regarded as a lyrcial masterpiece and he shows no signs of stopping.
  • Run The Jewels Interview

    Run The Jewels Interview
    Not many musical acts bridge the gap between hip-hop's "Golden Era" and those who seek fresh new sounds. Run The Jewels stands tall over this divide. Killer Mike and El-P already each had a rich legacy and their combined forces have produced something unique.
  • Hacksaw Interview

    Hacksaw Interview
    Hacksaw's music is not here for your enjoyment. It exists to pummel you into submission. We caught up with these heavy noise makers, but we were particularly curious about guitarist/skater Mike Hell's perspective and ethics of eating garbage straight from the can. 
  • Cobra Man Interview

    Cobra Man Interview
    Musical act Cobra Man was conceived from the fire of skate videos but it has now grown into its own groovy, dance-music monster. The band's DNA is shared with the skate pscyhos over at Worble and their tunes are hot and heavy throughout the new vid Party Destroyer.
  • Soccer Mommy Interview

    Soccer Mommy Interview
    Blending genres of different musical eras, Sophie Allison AKA "Soccer Mommy" has crafted her own unique sound. She's a true songwriter and Atiba Jefferson had the honor of directing her latest video which, of course, involves skating.
  • Jeff Ament: Rock Stardom to Skate Philanthropy

    Jeff Ament: Rock Stardom to Skate Philanthropy
    Selling 85 million albums worldwide is quite an accomplishment. But Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament has another epic legacy. He has been pivotal in getting skateparks built in underserved rural areas including many Native American reservations. Here he talks about his roots in music and skating.
  • Orville Peck Interview

    Orville Peck Interview
    The mysterious performer Orville Peck has managed to draw a dedicated following ranging from country fans, punks, pop enthusiasts and everyone in between. Writing from the heart and keeping showmanship a priority has proven to be a successful combination. We were stoked to hear he's down with the mag.
  • Flogging Molly Salty Dog Cruise

    Flogging Molly Salty Dog Cruise
    A floating punk-rock festival adrift in the high seas? Walk the plank! Flogging Molly has hosted this epic cruise several times and this year they added skating to the mix. This feature includes interviews with Steve Caballero, Matt Hensley, Pennywise, Stiff Little Fingers, and Pegboy.
  • Cold Call: Nora Vasconcellos

    Cold Call: Nora Vasconcellos
    Nora gets the gang back together in CA, hitting barriers by the beach and battling banks with Nicole Hause and Sheezy. Pretty ideal, indeed.
  • Josh Metzger's "Better Days" Video

    Josh Metzger's "Better Days" Video
    Aaron Goure, Nick Papa, Lazer Crawford and more desert dwellers get vertical and deal NBDs in the ditches.
  • Skyler King's "RAW" Thunder Part

    Skyler King's "RAW" Thunder Part
    Skyler rips through The Bay's DIYs and scorches the streets for Thunder.  
  • ROUGH CUT: Dave Abair's "This One's For You" Part

    ROUGH CUT: Dave Abair's "This One's For You" Part
    Abair put his body on the line every time he went out in The City. See the shake ups and glorious makes from his final part. His spirit’s still in these streets.
  • RIP in Peace: Dave Abair

    RIP in Peace: Dave Abair
    David Abair will be remembered not only for his incredible skateboarding, or his slams, but also for his compassion, his empathy and the love he gave his friends and family. Read Walker Ryan's tribute then comb through Dave's deep catalog of parts again.  
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    In The Mag
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    Our September cover is one for the books with Evan Smith busting a high-stakes ollie on the Bay Bridge, shot by our guy Alex Papke. Tear into the mag and you’ll find pages featuring giants like Tony Trujillo, Kyle Walker, and Nora along with fresh faces by the likes of Erik Herrera, Mami Tezuka and more. Get off your ass, buy the mag, then hit the streets!