“The notion that skateboarding needs a critic is, of course, absurd. Skateboarding speaks for itself, and doesn’t need a commentator. With Instagram, however, when we post skateboarding clips, we are, even if subconsciously, looking for feedback, or approval.”
“I started to feel really uncomfortable, I was sending out the message that my life was only the fantasy.”
As a musician who lovingly imbues the conventions of country and folk with Yorkshire-based nuance, The Tandem Café in Meanwood is perhaps the most fitting venue for a Serious Sam Barrett gig…
“I broke up with my girlfriend right in the middle of that part and that affected it a little bit. Which is basically what happened with my ‘Vase’ part too…”
Photo recap of the London premiere of Converse Con’s ‘Purple’ video at the Prince Charles Cinema.
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“The two tricks in that video on the Lloyds hubba in Leeds were after a bottle of wine and a can or two of Stella. Not sure how I pulled that one off as I was having trouble ollieing down two steps when we got to the spot.”
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“Literally a week before the premiere I had to re-edit the video. I was so bummed out. I sat in uni for two days straight, about twelve hours each, editing on lockdown and nipping out for a fag every so often. Then coming out at 10:30pm with tunnel vision.”
Interview with Habitat Skateboards and adidas skateboarding rider, Silas Baxter-Neal. Curated for Sidewalk Magazine ‘Redux’ Volume Two.