Mean Jeans "Steve Don't Party No More".

Check out COMUNE/DropCity contributors the MEAN JEANS and their sweet new video. I love these guys. Northwest power-pop punks the Exploding Hearts may be gone, but they’re certainly not forgotten. Up-and-coming Portland, OR, band Mean Jeans, who share a label and hometown with the late Hearts, also embody their spirit and sound. Just check out...

SHAKE JUNT HOLLER BACK… SON

CHECK OUT COMUNE SKATE TEAM MANAGER, ERIK HAMAMOTO, AND TEAM RIDER, JEFF LENOCE, GETTING ALL SORTS OF ROWDY IN THIS SHAKE JUNT TEASER. ENJOY! -Billy

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-Corey

reemo pearson 10 tricks

Check out this edit with COMUNE flow skater Reemo Pearson. Killing it! reemo pearson 10 tricks from sergetheverg on Vimeo. -Corey

Shelby Menzel

Check out some new collage work and social commentary by COMUNE/Drop City artist Shelby Menzel. See more of Shelby’s Mental Observations at: handshakeinparadise.blogspot.com PUBLIC ACCESS “COULD YOU PLEASE HAND ME ANOTHER 5 HOUR ENERGY SHOT, THEY ARE IN THE SMALL POCKET INSIDE OF MY BRIEFCASE” -Corey

Andrew Kuykendall

Check out this new series by COMUNE/Drop City photographer Andrew Kuykendall for Kinki Magazine. See more of his work at: www.andrewkuykendall.com/ Here’s a look at a new fashion story I did for Kinki Magazines “road trip” issue, out of somewhere in Switzerland where the speak German, I think. Although I haven’t seen the physical magazine...

NOlympics For Eric Messier

Eric Messier is a new-school soul-boarder. He loves riding the mountains, slashing around, jumping cliffs, and using them to do tricks… he’ll still get down on a handrail if he wants, which shows in his numerous video parts from FODT, and last season’s VideoGrass. This winter he’ll be showcased in Travis Parker’s movie project, Resourceful...

Robbie Sell

I sat down with COMUNE/Drop City photographer, snowboarder, gun enthusiast, and all around Renaissance man Robbie Sell to chat about guns, sausage on maple bars, and snowboarding, you know, guy shit… CS: Robbie my man, how are you? How’s Reno life treating you? RS: Life is grand, especially in Reno, if you want it to...

Noel Sinclair Boyt

I love me a good zine. It’s a dying art form, so when I get a new one for my collection I’m a happy man. When I was in Portland, COMUNE/Drop City artist Noel Sinclair Boyt hooked me up with a bunch of his new zines. Check this one titled “Drug Murder” about dead wrestlers,...

Fitting in with the locals.

COMUNE snowboarder and Tahoe native Ben Rice knows how to fit in with the locals. Hella snowboard style bra! -Corey

BACK TO THE BONEYARD TEASER 1 from THE BANGSHOW

Bangshow keepin it real. Featuring COMUNE snowboarders Billy Mackey, Andrew Brewer, and Justin Keniston. BACK TO THE BONEYARD TEASER 1 from THE BANGSHOW from The Bang Show on Vimeo. -Corey

MP3 Monday

The multi-talented Anthony Scalamere, aka Ragdoll, aka Gypsy Spit, sent over this jam. Gypsy Spit is his new music project and one man band. Can’t wait to check out the live show. Here’s another one called “Cherokee Spears”. He composed it all and did all vocals. One man band ya dig. -Corey

VIDEO: The Shook-Up Generation Goes Road Trippin'

The Shook-Up Generation heads to Oregon: Eric Messier and Ben Rice hit the road and meet up with Josh Mills; get a few days in at Mt. Bachelor, and find themselves at a rail jam house party in Bend. They finish up their trip at Corey Smith’s art show in Portland “Obsolete Dreams”. (Filmed exclusively...

Mean Jeans!

I was recently in Portland Oregon and decided to stop by the Mean Jeans compound. I wanted to say what up and ask a few questions about their new album on Dirtnap records titled “Are You Serious”. Let me tell you, these guys are living the dream. They got it all figured out. Fast, catchy,...

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-Corey

Obsolete Dreams on Yobeat

More photos from my art show in Portland “Obsolete Dreams”. Thanks Nick for the worst photo of me ever! Click image to read more.