06.05.08 by Jeff

3 is a Magic Number.

If you’re into Izakaya restaurants and you live in Vancouver then you know the goodness that is Guu. I met Benny there the other night, and as we dined on octopus balls and fried cheese with mango I caught up with him about what is going on these days at EA, and I learned that he was the dude behind the skate videos Bigger and Better Things and Sophomore Jinx. Another close friend of mine from my days working at EA, Tom Johnson, actually did the titles for Sophomore Jinx by drawing on napkins, letting the ink bleed, and then scanning in all the letters, transposing them onto a snowy television screen.

Today Benny hit me with a link to this video he made of Antisocial’s “3 is the Magic Number” Ramp Contest. This video is AWESOME, love the energy – these guys session the transition to pieces (how can you front on mini ramp?). Also, have a look at Sophomore Jinx, Bigger and Better Things after the jump!

3 is a Magic Number

Bigger and Better Things

Sophomore Jinx













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



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23.06.17 by Jeff

5 Questions You Must Answer (or die)

This is our weekly discussion post where I ask 5 questions and you answer them (I answer them too). If you missed them, the previous 5 Questions posts are HEREHEREHERE and HERE.

 

The Questions

1- What’s your favourite piece of useless trivia?

2- What’s a bargain bin movie that’s actually really good?

3- How many times do you think you’ve stolen something in your life?

4- Describe your favourite procrastination technique.

5- What’s a unique question that I can use for a future 5 Questions post?

 

 

23.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Luke Ramsey

Loving these paintings from “Out In It” by Luke Ramsey, which is just coming down at Madrona Gallery, part of his artist residency in Victoria, BC. This is what summer feels like here. Have a look at more from the series as well as a couple murals below!

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23.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO

Loving these weird drawings by San Diego-based artist Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO. Have a look at a couple more below!

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22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Gareth Cadwallader

A selection of paintings by British artist Gareth Cadwallader (another great find from Supersonic). More images below.

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22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Steve Chmilar

Paintings by Canadian artist (and musician) Steve Chmilar, born in Grand Prairie, Alberta and now living in Toronto, Ontario. His upcoming show “Wrong Century” starts June 23rd at 7pm at Hashtag Gallery (Toronto). More images below.

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