Brian Powderly

Lottery alert!

The works of Logan Matthews, LIVE has introduced you to them before - not long ago, actually - namely with "LUCK OF THE DRAW", one very tasteful San Francisco edit demonstrating Logan's smooth VX-1000 skills. Well now, barely a few weeks later, he's still busy with - and on - Lottery and the soberly entitled "LOTTERY. MIA", another new video production, directly bears witness to just that, this time consisting in footage stacked in Miami, Florida. The style remains just as impeccable on either side of the lens, and the line-up here consists in Josh Narvaez, Hal ScarboroughMikey HigueraBrian Powderly, Eric Torres and Marcus Levi, with Mikey Bueso occasionally helping with filming duties. This new clip packs one groovy punch, the vibe is just as refined to the beat of both some damn good music and the staccato of the urethane wisely embracing the urban textures - and whoever doesn't feel like instantly getting on their board upon its viewing has to be a lost cause of sorts!

Luck Of The Draw

In addition to managing LotteryLogan Matthews is a good friend of Zach Chamberlin's, which can be felt as far as in their common passion for the collection of efficient, impactful VX-1000 footage amidst a San Francisco notorious for its ups, but mostly for its downs - apparently, very much to the joy of the likes of Chris AthansBen Gore or Sean Greene, who love using this type of sloped terrain to their advantage...

All things considered, "LUCK OF THE DRAW" will definitely hit you with a taste of what a year twenty twenty version of "HILL STREET BLUES" could look like with its impeccable production, an author who's bound to instantly become one of your favorite filmers, and an overall inclination for good taste be it as far as spots, tricks, presentation and even the soundtrack are concerned, directly relying on the strengths of the most classic S.F. videos, refreshed with up-to-date actors and approaches!

For more on the personal activity of most of the stuntmen involved here, in this wheel of fortune falling downhill in the best possible way that's "LUCK OF THE DRAW", may LIVE send you back to Loophole - Zach, Ryan and Jesse Narvaez's company of urethane-hard and silk-soft goods, all screen-printed on location in the purest D.I.Y. tradition. Although, one might argue - who needs a push in a realm of hills, right?

Right?...

Hot line(s)

We were already bringing up Josh Stewart earlier today, as the independent filmmaker from Florida was recently invited to the Croatian Vladimir Film Festival, for its 2019 iteration which actually just came to an end and LIVE already has covered, here (quite the must-see for any respectable fan of the "STATIC" video series).

Well, now the unstoppable work pace of the man is made obvious again as, in between trips and exhibitions, he just happens to be the author of this new montage for Dial Tone (the wheel brand for those who miss the original telephones). If you aren't familiar, then just look at that line-up: you're in for new, excellent footage of - amongst others - Jahmal Williams, Ben Gore, Kevin Liedtke, Alexis Sablone, Christian Maalouf, Brian Powderly and Jordan Trahan; and it all rolls beautifully, as though captured on everyone's oh-so-impertinent daily routine.

The animations are by Cosme Studio.

Still cold?

Static State

Ben Gore recently demonstrated that he was as skilled behind a video camera as he is behind a photographic lens; now here he is again, eager to remind us all of how much he's also the boss on the other side of the lens! The proof is in the footage, in this clip in which he shares the timeline with Christian Maalouf, Kevin Coakley, Brian Powerdly and Jon N'Guyen, celebrating the release of a new collaboration line between State Footwear and Theories, Josh Stewart's labor of love. Actually, it's also Josh who's responsible for the VX and editing here, being again as proficient as he is prolific and guess what: nobody's going to complain about that!

No pun intended

"HI8US" is the new video confession from S.F. hills' very own Papa Smurf: Ben Gore, pro chez Magenta, world renowned for his power and flick just as much as for his sharp eye, whether behind some kind of photographic lens or not. "A video about a tripod", or so he claims; a deceptively humble description as the edit is stuffed to the brim with genius skateboarding (and the occasional stunt) authored by Brian Delatorre, Ryan Barlow, Roger Krebs, Chris Athans, Trevor Thompson, Brian Powderly, Ben himself and then a handful of more, even. All in the name of his project: Three Press, and conveying some serious Dan Wolfe vibes, but transposed to the current S.F. scene.

S.F. State!

The Internets and the current weather in France are currently on the same boat, fashion-wise: it's raining gems of clips bound to make you want to skate! And this one strikes like sunshine: State (the skater-owned shoe company on the rise) just dropped a shared montage featuring Northern Co.'s youngest Chris Athans and Brian Powderly zooming through and past the streets of a boiling, abrasive S.F. landscape of dreams as captured by one of the best to ever do it: Zach Chamberlin. Ben Gore even steals the show with an improbable guest trick!

Patsy

A little who's who of the Theories camp, where personal favorite Brett Weinstein holds it down the way he knows how!

Allo!?

A new wheels company? Sure, why not…  With that line-up, well, hell, yeah, count us in! That first edit got it all right, so it's looking good for Dial Tone!

Politicians

Exactly what you would need, just before the week-end: some raw "real" street skating on the shitty sidewalks of New Jersey, and beyond! What you say? You say "Thanks, Politic!"… They sure know about it all!

Supervisual

Now, this should be your Sunday evening classic for a bit! Hell, why even Sunday only? This ode to skate videos of all times and eras, full of subliminal educational messages should keep you busy for a few hours, actually… This is a little treasure in disguise. Then again, a video starting with a Dom Henry trick can only be  a feel good movie, right?

Poor pairing…

Now, BEWARE, turn the sound right off, right now! There have rarely been a worst soundtrack picked up to be sitting with someone's skating… To the point where about any song on your phone randomly playing now on your phone will do a better job. Or, you could try that one, it actually works… Apart from that detail, young Brian Powderly is all lightness, despite what might be the worstest spots you have seen in a while. Beautiful stuff!

Threadcleaner

Do not miss this, everything here is top-notch, from the skating to spots, and including the whole look and feel of it!

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