Photography JANE AND JANE
Models Samantha Kobayashi at Plutino and Caleigh at Elite Toronto
Stylist BRITTANY DAIGLE
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Photography JANE AND JANE
For years, through a haze of smoke Zach Barton has been quietly documenting the madness that is the Street Demon crew. Now, with the release of their first official full video, Dave Ehrenreich dives into the sordid SD history and talks to some of the characters behind this legendary skate crew.
The term “supergroup” is tossed around a lot these days, but when three legendary icons in rock, punk and hip-hop (Sacha Jenkins, Daryl Jenifer and Murs) come together for a concept album, the term supergroup is more than accurate.
Toronto’s sentimental sweethearts DIANA blow up genres and blow up the internet by releasing a few teaser songs and getting fans all fired up for their first major release. Aidan Johnston caught up with the band to learn more about these internet darlings.
LA songstress Camella Lobo draws on literary influences to create a narrative arc in all her songs as Tropic of Cancer. Mark Richardson touches base with her following the release of her new album Restless Idylls
Krooked Skateboards’ Dan Drehobl, Auby Taylor and Brad Cromer celebrate the birthplace birthdays of Alexis Lacroix, Nolan Waller, Seb Labbé and Pat O’Rourke with a Canada Day tour and demo in our nation’s capital.
We celebrate the volatile relationship skateboarding has always had with fireworks and relive some of our favourite pyrotechnic moments as well as all the explosive action from Jamcouver 2013. Featuring: Andrew Reynolds, Lee Yankou, Magnus Hanson, Will Marshall and many more.
15 years is a long time. That’s the amount of time Mark Gonzales has spent as a member of the adidas Skateboarding family—inspiring, developing and nurturing the program. It is with great honour that we celebrate The Gonz, not only for these past 15 years of adventure, but also for having such an impact on what all of skateboarding is today.
Get drawn into a vivid 10-page feature on Vancouver’s Andy Dixon including several beautiful full-page images from his pastel and acrylic series: The Great Conversation
Escape the city and head out to the dunes.
a fashion story by Kynan Tait
models TARA B at Lexington and BROCK
styled by MILA FRANOVIC
hair and makeup by WIN LIU using MAC cosmetics
New York’s city streets are swelling worlds of spontaneity, endless noise and infinite movement, but there are some out there who find poetry amidst this chaos. We take a look at Cheryl Dunn’s street photo doc Everybody Street.
Here’s a story about a post-punk outfit from Tampa who pissed off Mish Way enough that she vented on VICE. (Spoiler alert: they are all friends now and even did this interview while their bands toured together.)
How does Arbutus Records manage to run a DIY empire that includes celebrated artists like Grimes and Blue Hawaii when they’re split between Montreal and London England? Find out in this label profile and conversation with Sebastien Cowan.
With a long history in skateboarding that dates back to his days as Art Director at HUF, Hanni El Khatib is now making rock and roll music you can skate to and keeping it distinctly West Coast.
A skateboard doesn’t really do much of anything until somebody with the right mix of personality and imagination steps on. We present you with a random sampling of skateboarding’s most interesting characters including: The Wrecking Ball—Jamie Tancowny, Lil Bro—Geoff Strelow, Dirty Ghetto Kid—Chad Dickson and The Weekend Warrior—Phil McKinght.
It’s a suburban jungle out there in this fashion story by Matthew Burditt and Mila Franovic. Gaze upon the indifferent aesthetics of the modern condition.
When a young man finds a mysterious suitcase inside his grandfather’s attic, he unlocks a pre-apocalyptic mystery and a skateboarding adventure like no other. For the full storytelling effect, pair with the “Into the Thicket” video, online now.
With the rise of the independent skateboard brand coming to the forefront of our culture, we took the time to ask some of the creative forces behind Kitsch, Studio, Polar, Palace, Magenta and Welcome to find out what keeps them going and where the future of skateboarding is headed.
Read the full article in the new COLOR 11.1 (Get one here)
When Ryan McGuigan asked Goodiepal — a Danish artist on the run from the cops for being a Radical Computer Music-maker — to score the soundtrack of his latest Green Apple video, little did Ryan know how out of this world he was about to get.
Paul Lawton takes everything he learned captaining Mammoth Cave Records in the exploding music scene of Lethbridge, AB and takes it with him to the ever-bustling city of Toronto with a new music concept, Ketamines.