Something about skateboarding makes it a life-long obsession for those that do it. I have never met a skater who didn’t attribute part (or all) of their identity to this beat-up board on wheels, no matter their age. I’ve seen cities try, and fail, to stop it’s onslaught on their
I’m not going to even say too much, other than here is a classic skate film for weirdos. CVLT Nation now showing Toy Machine “Welcome to Hell” after the jump!
Watching the GONZ skate has always made me think of skating as a cycodelic art form, but watching Gou Miyagi do his thing makes the way the GONZ skates seem normal. He does things with a skateboard that will have you saying to yourself, how the fuck does he think
As a youngster, two frontmen stuck out to me, one being HR of the Bad Brains and the other Ian MacKaye of Minor Threat. I never got to see either of them live during the 80’s because I was a dumb fuck and I would go to a lame show
Art & Skateboarding have gone hand in hand for a very long time. In recent history, the skate deck has been seen as a canvas for many different artists to express themselves on. I can not front, I have seen certain decks that I would never want to set up,