Monthly Archive for March, 2011

Ed Benedict: Eco-Trek Approved

Ed Benedict: Eco-Trek Approved on Earth Patrol

Recently, the folks from Eco-Trek, as part of their World Drive, made Portland one of their destination points. Check out their latest episode that includes segments on Hopworks Urban Brewery, Metrofiets Cargo Bikes and Ed Benedict Skatepark. What is Eco-Trek? All is revealed after the turn. EPM “beer, bike, skate” Out!

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Jamming Econo

The Minutemen on Earth Patrol

If ever there was a band that “got it right”, we submit as our choice the Minutemen. Words fail to encapsulate the genius of this band. Subscribing to a musical ethos built around community, the Minutmen continue to inspire. Check out this week’s YouTube Tuesday featuring D. Boone, Mike Watt and George Hurley, a.k.a. the Minutemen, after the turn.

Photo Credit: Martin Lyon

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Flip It Up!

Monday Cover Vol. 5 Issue 20 - Noah

Who knew that Gomer Pyle would set a skate fashion trend a la the flipped up bill. Maybe all he wanted was a Pepsi? Well, this week’s Monday Cover skater, Noah, makes his own fashion statement during a session at MC’s Bowl by killing it. We took note of this rail grab double-trucker in the shallow and more…. Check it out after the turn.

Congratulations Noah!

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Cheetah Chrome on Generation X

Cheetah Chrome Interview on Randy Katen's Generation X

Grab your sonic reducers and get ready for this week’s Generation X guest interview with Dead Boys guitarist, Cheetah Chrome. Also of note, for you literary punks, check out Cheetah’s book “Cheetah Chrome: A Dead Boy’s Tale: From the Front Lines of Punk Rock”. Hear about all this and more after the turn. EPM “loud and snotty” Out!

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It’s an Orange Alert

Sorcery Saturday on Earth Patrol

You bet it is whenever the Sorcery crew brings their skate wizardry to a skatepark like South Park. That place looks super fun. Check it out on this week’s Sorcery Saturday and don’t forget about those sweet new Sorcery Shape #95 decks available through Grojak Industries. EPM “a Briefs reunion is long overdue” Out!

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Great Skaters in Gaudy Frames

BCSA Art and Music Benefit Flier

If you are looking for a skate related benefit to attend this weekend, consider the 4th Annual BCSA Art and Music Benefit. It all goes down tomorrow night, March 26th, at the Corvallis Elks Lodge starting at 6pm. It’s the only place you can get a great deal on some 8×10 photos of great skaters in gaudy frames courtesy of EPM. Check out all the details on the flier after the turn along with a digital preview of our donations. EPM “support your local skate community” Out!

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Brooklyn Street to Cal Skate

K.C. Videos - Brooklyn Street, Cal Skate, Commonwealth

The weather is improving, outdoor sessions are increasing, and K.C.’s camera is rolling. Action! First up, last weekend’s session at Brooklyn Street Skate Spot followed by Paul Fujita getting his game of skate on at Cal Skate. Note the bonus footage at Commonwealth Skateboarding as well. Check it out after the turn. EPM “here we go” Out.

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Norcon On!

Monday Cover Vol. 5 Issue 19 - Chris Nukala

Echos of 1978 reverberate about Pier Park as this week’s Monday Cover skater, Chris Nukala, lets the air flow through his vintage Norcon. How cool is that? It seems Chris is often down for some unique head wear. Check out a few more pics of Chris shredding his local park after the turn.

Congratulations Chris!

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Ron Emory on Generation X

Ron Emory on Randy Katen's Generation X

Surf, skate and punk come together on this week’s Generation X featuring T.S.O.L. guitarist, Ron Emory. Be sure to join Randy tonight to hear about Ron’s life at the surf/skate/punk nexus. It’s a great interview. EPM “code blue” Out!

Featured Guest: Ron Emory of T.S.O.L.; Sunday, March 20 @ 5-7pm PST

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

They’re Alive!

Grojak Sorcery 118 Boards are Alive!

What’s better than a double feature? Why, a triple feature, of course. Count ’em, two new Sorcery 118 clips plus, the release of the Grojak Sorcery 118 Shape #95 deck. That’s three. Check out all the bone chilling action on this week’s Sorcery Saturday after the turn.

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