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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 Releases Soundtrack Track-List

By: Staff – The faithful remaster of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 will include blockbuster songs from the original franchise. We wanted to share a look at the track list. The game will launch on September 4, 2020, but in the meantime, fans can listen to the songs from both games on Spotify, … Continue reading

Podcast: Maddie and Carley of Teenage Dirtbagz review “Grind”

By: Staff – In a new feature to Aesthetic Magazine, we are proud to announce that we are the new presenting partner for Toronto-based podcast Teenage Dirtbagz. Your hosts, Maddie and Carley are just two teenagers in their twenties who are on a quest to watch and dissect the most iconic high school movies of all … Continue reading

Photos: Rodney Mullen @ The Drake Hotel

Photos by: Brandon Newfield – Video artist Shaun Gladwell and pro-skater Rodney Mullen (a.k.a. the godfather of skateboarding, a.k.a. inventor of the ollie), explored minimalist sculpture, kickflips, and how they’re a match made in heaven, in an intimate talk held at the Drake Hotel in Toronto last night.

Vans announces 50th anniversary “House of Vans” pop-up shows

By: Staff – March 16th, 2016 marks 50 years of Vans’ “Off The Wall” heritage in action sports, art, music and street culture with a worldwide celebration of creative expression at the House of Vans. Vans’ legacy will be brought to life in ten cities across the globe to celebrate its golden anniversary alongside the extended Vans … Continue reading

Photos: Tony Hawk’s Stand Up For Skateparks Benefit 2015

Photos by: Anthony Acosta, & Morgan Rindengan – Tony Hawk’s Stand Up For Skateparks benefit took place in Beverly Hills, CA yesterday afternoon, and featured a family-friendly action-sports carnival that included games, food, and live and silent auctions with unique items and experiences. All proceeds from the event will support the Tony Hawk Foundation’s mission to empower … Continue reading

Photos: Greys, Total Love @ Mountain Dew Underground

Photos by: Roy Cohen – Toronto-based indie noise rock band Greys, who released their debut album, If Anything, on June 17th, 2014 played a free show at the Mountain Dew Underground Skatepark in Toronto on March 26th with Toronto-based power pop band Total Love.

Converse CONS Project Inspires DIY Zines

By: Jennifer Perkin – The Cons Project – a global series of free skate, art, and music seminars run by Converse – gathered a group of young people in their teens and twenties in a Toronto west-end warehouse on Feb. 14 to focus on the art of making zines. While the process involves some technology including printers, laptops … Continue reading

Each One Teach One – The Converse CONS Project Hits Toronto

By: Daniel Gerichter (@ZenDonut) – Skate culture has long since vanquished the stereotype of mohawk-topped criminals to become a thriving, multibillion dollar industry. Modern skateboarding has crossed cultural boundaries and influenced scores of bright-eyed kids to become athletes, artists and musicians – in some cases, all of the above. And while many have advocated for it, few organizations have … Continue reading

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