SKATE MEDIA.

Charlie Young’s Lunch Hour Rat Signal

Charlie Young pulling some moves around Mile End whilst Paddy Jones and John Tanner skate the bowl inside artist Benedict Radcliffe’s house.

Paddy Jones ft. Jacob Sawyer – Rat Signal for Slam City Skates

Nice little edit of Paddy Jones and Jacob Sawyer in the Rat Signal video for Slam City Skates, Filmed by Slam’s ever awesome Mark Jackson.

Review: Format Perspective

Format Perspective is a documentary film by Phil Evans that explores the work, lives and opinions of six European skate photographers. The film showcases the photography of Nils Svensson (Malmo), Stu Robinson (Belfast), Alex Irvine (London), Rich Gilligan (Dublin), Sergej Vutuc (Heilbronn) and Bertrand Trichet (Barcelona/Tokyo). It also gives us an insight into the different approaches used by this diverse line-up of photographers.

Artist Interview: Matt Box Acid Drops

Matt Box paints watercolour animations of professional skaters which “psychedelically capture the individual styles of individual skateboarders”. We spoke to him about the processes behind Acid Drops and skating more generally.

Vans: Get in the Tunnel

The Vans UK team have done a stellar job here of capturing the essence of UK skating with their new edit, Get in the Tunnel. There are plenty of tunnels in the UK. Lets make them all look like this.

Skate & Snap – Tom Frankham of Delmar fame.

Recently we featured an awesome new independent skate brand here on Mint. The South East’s, Delmar. It turns out that Tom Frankham one of the brands founders, is a dab hand behind the lens to. Check out our Delmar feature here.

Lovenskate and Huck: Rolling Back the Years

I headed down to the HUCK and Lovenskate show, Rolling Back The Years, at the Red Gallery. A celebration of 80s skateboarding with loads of old school decks custom designed by a plethora of artists and skaters.

Skate & Snap: Dimitri Karakostas

We’ve known Dimitri for a while now. He shot those photos of the Canadian G20 protests for us a couple of years ago before rioting and protests were so, like, mainstream and lame, and we’ve been following his work since

Skate & Snap – Leigh Harrison

Skaters in Grimsby spend as much time smoking cigarettes as they do skating.

Wu-Tang & Zoo York on Diesel Fluid.

Bringing together two of the finest fixtures of the New York hip hop scene, the Wu Tang Clan and Zoo York, R.B.Umali has put this special skate video together for Wu Tang’s latest single ‘Diesel Fluid’ featuring Method Man, Trife Diesel & Cappadonna. Watch and marvel!


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INTERVIEW.

Signals.

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STUFF.

Kaka|Adidas SLVR.

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ART.

One Week With Nadia Khomami

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