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A Visual Sound | Live In Concert | InnoSkate 2022

Join Stereo founders and film-makers, Jason Lee and Chris Pastras, in a screening and discussion of “A Visual Sound” with live orchestration provided by the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra. (Starts about 21 minutes into this video.) “A Visual Sound” (1994) is one of the first introductions of experimental art, film, and music in skateboard videos. The video is written, produced and directed by Stereo founders Jason Lee and Chris Pastras. Throughout the video, abstract and eclectic still frames are intermingled with color and black and white footage of skating. The soundtrack is a pure jazz lineup from Ululation and Tommy Guerrero. Going against the grain with the use of 8mm film, black and white still photography and avant-garde music, the...

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2022 marks Stereo’s 30th Anniversary!

Unbelievable. We’d like to thank everyone who has supported us over the years! We’re thankful for every customer, everyone who’s skated our boards, every collaborator, everyone who’s laughed at our jokes, everyone who hasn’t, every brand, every demo, every team rider, every videographer, every photographer, every graphic artist, every shipper, every vendor, every skateshop, every distributor, every salesperson, every session, every story and the list goes on and on...

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Stereo Skateboards: A Visual Sound (1994) - Full video in HD on YouTube

"'93/'94 was probably my best period for skateboarding, where I felt the most confident and in control. such a fun, electric time. and so pivotal for me creatively - it was ultimately the co-directing of this stereo skateboards video - 'a visual sound' - that would open up the photography door for me. those early s.f. stereo days were huge for so many of us, and our team was amazing. and to have had guys like tobin yelland and gabe morford there to document it all was incredible. big thanks to chris pastras for your brain, and to deluxe sf and jeff klindt (RIP) for making it all possible. " - Jason Lee "The making of "A Visual Sound" in...

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Stereo Collage Series

Stereo Collage Series by guest artist Charlie Coatney. Shipping to skateshops now! This 3 deck series features a long awaited Carl Shipman graphic, along side with a Matt Rodriguez deck and a Stereo Collage team board.Charlie Coatney uses paint or cut paper to make these colorful bold collages.  Follow Charlie on Instagram - @loosenut_inmy_head

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Stereophonic Sound: Volume 23 – Dune, Peterson, Shipman, Rodriguez & Yoshi

In Volume 23 of Stereophonic Sound we go “Diggin in the Crates” with an excerpt from Stereo’s 2008 Promo video “Agency Field Report” with Chris “Dune” Pastras, Clint Peterson, Carl Shipman & Matt Rodriguez. Next we follow Yoshi Tanenbaum to PA to skate the massive compound at Woodward East. Special Thanks to Woodward East, Dave Metty, Carl Shipman, Go Pro, and WeSC. To see the WeSCxSTEREO collab collection & to shop online go to WeSC.com. Yoshi at Woodward Filmed by: Ben Hatchell Edited by: David Stoessel “Agency Field Report” from the Stereo video archive, 2008 Music: Truth & Soul Records  https://truthandsoulrecords.com/ Additional Editing/Motion Graphics: Mark Spencer Produced by Chris Pastras Art Direction by Ron Rauto Song title: “Red Triangle” By The Bamboos From the album “4″...

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