Archive for February, 2011

Enjoi, ABD and Kazakhstan

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

The folks at Enjoi collaborated with Already Been Done and released this awesome Clark Hassler and Wieger Van Wageningen commercial recorded live in Kazakhstan. Images shot in said country (and in neighbouring Kyrgyzstan) have also appeared in Jonathan Mehring’s The Voluntary Runaway photo feature in our 2010 Photo Annual.

Seattle’s Best: Josh Anderson

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Whaddya know? Over on KAYO TV, Organika officially welcomed Josh Anderson as their newest AM, and we’ve welcomed him to Concrete #111 (out Feb. 18th) via our Seattle feature.

ORGANIKA – WELCOME – JOSH ANDERSON from KAYOTV on Vimeo.

Kevin Lowry on SNS

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Calgary resident-ripper Kevin Lowry is no stranger to Concrete, and he’s the latest to be interviewed by Big Ben at SkateNewSpot. Click here to check it, and take another look at Lowry’s part from Jeremy Elkin’s 2008 video Lo-Def:

Momentum’s ‘Yo Llama! Llama!’ – NEW Trailer

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

We’ve got another sneak peak at the Momentum Wheel Co’s Peru Tour video with Chris Haslam, José Rojo, Morgan Smith and Magnus Hanson. The full video will hit the web on February 23rd, 2011, and be sure to check out the Peru Tour article in the upcoming Concrete #111. Here’s the second Yo Llama! Llama! trailer (click here for the first one):

Momentum Wheels Yo Llama! Llama! Trailer from Momentum Wheels on Vimeo.

Girl Park Gets Mangled

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Lakai just put up a good little ditty yesterday that’s been getting hella views. Reason being, We Are Your Friends Part 2 (watch part 1 here) features young guns Vincent Alvarez, Raven Tershy and Daniel Espinoza makin’ it happen somethin’ fierce at the Girl Park:

CONCRETE POWDER ’92 // Vol. 2 Issues 1 & 2 Online

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

For you skate history buffs we’ve started to archive the 1992 “relaunch” of Concrete Powder, which saw the magazine go from its glossy/newsstand roots in 1990-’91 to a large format newsprint mag available in skateshops across Canada for FREE – a standard that still exists today.

Click on the photo below and head over to the Online Mag archive we’re continually building to check out all of 2010′s issues, as well as the very first Volume of Concrete Powder. Also available are the first 2 Volume 2 newsprint issues from ’92 with the likes of Thomas Morgan and Sean Johnson (on the Vol.2/#1 cover), and Jon West (on the Vol.2/#2 cover).

BA.KU. x Bones

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

The denizens of darkness and abrupt concrete transitions, better known as The Barrier Kult, have a Spring ’11 collabo wheel with Bones (click the image below for more info). Stay tuned for the launch of BA.KU’s Concrete propaganda series in the upcoming issue (out Feb.18th), and be sure to attend the Canadian premieres of The Bönes Video this week (click here for Vancouver/Toronto premiere info and here for Montreal premiere details).


Don’t Let The Name Fool You…

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Don’t feed this one to your iPhone because it’s 30 minutes long, but it’s recommended that you work on a lunch-time screen tan from your desktop or laptop while consuming this well-titled Halifax homie video, Shitiots, brought to you by the fine folks at Pro Skates. It features Alexander Mitchell, Kyle / Kevin MacDonald, Zak Summers, Neil Blackwood, Chris Melvin, Nate Oliver with like 21 other dudes in the mix. Plenty of east coast moves in this one:

Hoffart’s New Grind: Theeve

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Jordan Hoffart – who’s set to appear in The Bönes Video (click here for Vancouver/Toronto premiere info and here for Montreal premiere details) – is the first Canadian to be inducted onto the Theeve Trucks roster (which includes the Birdman himself). And you guessed right: Jordan puts the titanium to good use in this sick Welcome Video…

Appleyard Gets Stone-Aged

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Volcom recently posted a sick Stone-Age Clip Of The Week featuring Mark Appleyard (you’ll also find a creative Apples move in Concrete #111, coming Feb. 18th).

‘Since Day One’ Trailers

Monday, February 7th, 2011

We showed you the Sounds Of The Seasons promoting Real‘s anticipated Since Day One video that’ll be ready for consumption in late March. By clicking the image below you’ll be led to all the trailers to-date:

Emerica/éS – Westgate/Matthews

Monday, February 7th, 2011

The Sole Technology camp recently released a couple web viddys…

Over on the Emerica site, Brandon Westgate explains his shoe and shows off some bonus footage as a follow-up to his sick bonus part that was released in January:éS footwear is proud to introduce San Francisco resident Josh Matthews to the team, and in true keeping with the Modern Age they released an introductory cut of quality clips (along with an interview you’ll find here)

On The Daily: Caissie’s Retro 35mm Images

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Concrete Photo Editor Brian Caissie recently partook in a “35mm of the day” run on his blogspot, which spanned 56-days and included a variety of images shot on film between 1997 and 2004. Learn more about his project over on Push.ca by clicking right here.

Arron Johnson, ollie at the old Ladner, BC park in 2001 // Photo: Brian Caissie

Bones Video Premiering in Montreal Feb 11

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Another premiere for the Bones video Friday, Feb 11, 2011 in Montreal presented by No Damn Good Skatepark. Check out the poster for details and click here for directions.

MTL’s Courthouse: Past and Present

Friday, February 4th, 2011

The the final installment of Push.ca’s Montreal Hotspot video series takes a past-and-present look at City Hall and the Courthouse in Old MTL with the help of Studio Skateboards’ Jai Ball:

For more Montreal Hotspot videos, check out the Peace Park and Big O videos on Push.ca…

Dickson / Murray / Muska

Friday, February 4th, 2011

While working on some upcoming Concrete video projects, David Ehrenreich finished up #4 of his Je’mappelle series (check out #1 here, #2 here and #3 here). This time it’s Chad & Chad to Chad, featuring Dickson, Murray, and a circa-’98 Muska appearance along with “The Wu Track” (featuring Raekwon and U-God) from his Muskabeatz album. Plenty of rip-clips in this one: