Monthly Archive for January, 2011

Deeply Inverted

Monday Cover Vol. 5 Issue 12 - Owen Nieder

Summer sessions are on their way and if last week’s warm winter temperatures are any indication of things to come, it’s going to be a hot one. Speaking of hot sessions, this week’s Monday Cover skater, Owen Nieder, stands one up during a scorcher at Pier Park. Check out more pics of Owen sampling Pier Park after the turn.

Congratulations Owen!

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Hernia Recovery Diversions

Sorcery Saturday on Earth Patrol - Volume 15

If you know anyone that is laid up recovering from hernia surgery, never fear, Sorcery 118 to the rescue with some skate video diversions. Those zany Northwest skaters took a trip down to good ol’ California and captured their skate adventure on film. Check out a couple of clips from their trip after the turn. EPM “improved intestinal fortitude” Out!

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Billy Zoom on Generation X

Billy Zoom on Randy Katen's Generation X

Rock-your-billy punk rockers, Randy Katen’s Generation X, is rolling down the tracks right into your auditory canal. This week’s guest is Billy Zoom, legendary guitarist for X. Possibly the guitarist with the most sustained grin and, for sure, one of the most talented, Billy shreds the cool. Be sure to listen in this Sunday; just click the “listen now” button when the time is right. EPM “Johnny hit and run Paulene” Out!

Featured Guest: Billy Zoom of X; Sunday, January 30 @ 5-7pm PST

Listen to Randy Katen's Generation X on KBGA/FM Missoula, Montana

Spread the Commonwealth

Commwealth Skateboarding - Undercover Concrete

Wait for it, wait for it … ok, GO! Get excited Portland, there’s some “under cover” concrete on the way for your skateboarding pleasure courtesy of Commonwealth Skateboarding. Are you stoked yet? We are. Get more info over on Jen’s blog and keep yourself in the loop by “liking” the Commonwealth Skateboarding facebook page. Check out a few pics of the progress after the turn. EPM “believe it” Out!

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Midcentury Modern

Atlas Sound and Pizzicato Five on Earth Patrol

Get your fix of midcentury modern sounds with the likes of Atlas Sound and the Pizzicato Five on this week’s YouTube Tuesday. Oh yeah, feel the vibe and chill out after the turn. EPM “white turtle necks and penny loafers” Out!

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Pick It Real Good

Monday Cover Vol. 5 Issue 11 - Tyler Martin

Tyler Martin, Grants Pass transplant, now Portland local, is this week’s Monday Cover skater. That’s one sick nose picker on a very punk wall at the Grants Pass skatepark. In addition to terrorizing the lip, Tyler has some super styling air tactics. All the proof after the turn. EPM “stalefish” Out!

Congratulations Tyler!

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Sonny Vincent on Generation X

Sonny Vincent Interview on Randy Katen's Generation X

Hey-ho punk rock connoisseurs, it’s time to add another great interview to the Generation X vault. This week’s interview features founding member, guitarist and vocalist of NYC’s legendary punk band the Testors, Sonny Vincent. Sniff it up after the turn. EPM “now you’ve got something to do” Out!

Photo credit: Zuri Zone

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Skateboarding Rube

Anna's Rube Goldberg Machine on Earth Patrol

How about a little skateboard infused science fun? Anna’s 8th grade science teacher asked each student to design a Rube Goldberg Machine to complete a household task in no less than 10 steps. Check out video and photos of Anna’s creation for turning on a light after the turn. EPM “she blinded me with science” Out!

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Cac, Bok, or Lort Sandwich

Tyler - Feeble to Fakie @ Ashland

It’s all the same, no matter the language and Team Merde is ready to give you a heapin’ helping. Get stoked and check out Team Merde and friends as they shred up the Northwest in their latest skate video. All the action after the turn. EPM “smell the glove – coming soon” Out!

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Transmission Complete

Broadcast on Earth Patrol - RIP Trish

Sad news for fans of the band Broadcast, lead singer, Trish Keenan has passed due to complications from H1N1. Bummer, bummer, bummer. Godspeed Trish and thanks for the great music. Check out a few videos featuring Broadcast after the turn. EPM “corporeal” Out!

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