Sage Elsesser is the poster boy for the next generation of skaters who are unafraid to tear down your expectations of what clothes and music they should like. For this mix, we asked the 18-year-old Fucking Awesome rider to pick out some of his favorite tracks. Despite requesting an unreleased Odd Future track (“that’s the point,” Elsesser told us), the mix is a refreshing blend of music that bounces between blues, reggae, lo-fi and hip-hop with ease.
Stream it below or download it here.
NERDING OUT WITH THREE RARE DECK COLLECTORS
If you ever wanted to reclaim a piece of your childhood and cop that one deck you saw in a CCS catalog, hopefully, this will be a solid place to start.
A MINDFUL APPROACH TO WATCHING SKATE VIDEOS
If you love a video, watch it over and over, become obsessed, notice everything, and move on only when you feel it’s the right time.
A CHAT WITH LUDVIG HAKANSSON, THE OLDEST SOUL IN SKATEBOARDING
The man loves to read Nietzche, skates in some expensive vintage gear, and paints in his own neoclassical-meets-abstract-expressionist style.
THE FRONT BLUNT HAT IS BACK… AGAIN
We know we sound like the boy who cried wolf but this might, just might, be the last chance to get your hands on one.
SKATERS RECOMMEND THEIR FAVORITE SKATE PANTS
We hit up some pro skaters and Jenkem contributors known for their 'fits to offer recommendations.