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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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Chris Pastras on The Nine Club

Chris Pastras discusses commentating skate events, how he got the nickname Dune, skating for Shut Skateboards, leaving Shut for World Industries, filming for Rubbish Heap & 2 World Industries Men, turning pro for World Industries, starting Blue Skateboards then Stereo Skateboards with Jason Lee, becoming Osiris Team Manager, getting into slappies and much more!

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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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Tobin Yelland Photo Series

"Being photographed by Tobin, you knew it was going to be good, and different. His was always a positive and encouraging and creative energy. An artist from day 1." - Jason Lee"I've always loved shooting photos with Tobin Yelland. He'll quietly blend into a session, skate with you a bit to break the ice, offer you just the right amount of encouragement, and then capture the most magical photos/moments without you barely noticing. His shots are always timed perfectly, and they all have a raw quality to them that is uniquely Tobin." - Chris Pastras Jason's image graced the cover of Transworld Skateboarding in 1994, and the photo of Chris Pastras is a Union Square, S.F. night photo from 1996. Visit TobinYelland.com to...

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Lee, Pastras, Peterson & Saiz Art Event

Great video recap of the group art show at The Social List & Port. Thanks primewood.la, The Quiet Life & Pizza Port Brewing Co. Special thanks goes out to Steve Saiz for putting it all together, and Thanks LBC! Jason Lee, Chris Pastras, Clint Peterson & Steve Saiz art event - at The Social List / Port in Long Beach, California. June 29th 2016   Painting by Steve SaizArt by Steve Saiz Clint PetersonArt by Clint PetersonPainting by Steve SaizPainting by Steve Saiz Mister Rogers by Clint PetersonClint PetersonClint PetersonChris PastrasPainting by Steve SaizJack Nicholson by Clint PetersonFilm Photography by Jason LeeJason Lee - Stereo Co-Owner and Co-Founder Steve SaizChris "Dune" Pastras - Stereo Co-Owner and Co-Founder"this place is fucked..." by Chris Pastras Photos...

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Adventures In Stereo: Atlanta

Stereo Sound Agency Presents: Adventures in Stereo: Atlanta Stereo Skateboards co-founders and owners Jason Lee & Chris Pastras take a trip to Atlanta, Georgia for an Adventure in Stereo. "Do what you love, and you'll never work a day in your life..." For myself, that's been skateboarding and the culture that surrounds it. I often don't notice I haven't taken a day away from my computer or off my board in 2-3 weeks, sometimes more. For me, "working for the weekend" doesn't exist. This is it, this is me, and I love it. The MailChimp crew rules, and Atlanta has so much soul and history... I was in awe and inspired just rolling through the streets. Special thanks to Calvin...

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Tincan Folklore on Hellaclips.com!

Stereo Skateboards FULL video "Tincan Folklore" on hellaclips.com for 3 days! Our friends at HellaClips.com have made our film "Tincan Folklore" (1995) available at the new #HellaclipsApp and the hellaclips.com website May 25 Wednesday-Friday / Get their free app now. Signed DVD Boxsets available here.  https://www.hellaclips.com/video/stereo-skateboards-tincan-folklore-1996/    

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Pastras – Hellaclips Exclusive Watch it!

Check out the latest “NOW YOU KNOW” episode with the Stereo boss, Chris “Dune” Pastras. He talks about his first set-up, early influences, Prime, re-issues, J. Lee, no lines and more! Watch now! Follow Dune on Instagram.com/chrispastras. Like: facebook.com/hellaclips Follow: instagram.com/hellaclips Follow: twitter.com/HellaClips Download the NEW HellaClips app: iTunes – https://goo.gl/JRQNCu Google- https://goo.gl/5uXjsQ

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Coffee Hour with Jason Lee & Chris Pastras

Jason and I were invited to visit MailChimp.com in Atlanta Georgia and join them for a "Coffee Hour" lecture and Q & A for about 100 employees and a few hundred more watching via live stream from their desks. When we first got asked to do this lecture, I was utterly intimidated... What would we talk about? What if we sucked? What if what we said had no meaning? There is always some level of fear in everything I do in front of a camera or an audience. But I think the key is to reign in that fear and turn it into a focused motivation. And in all the fearful chatter in my mind I arrived at a super...

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Stereophonic Sound Vol 28: Classic Jason Lee, Pastras, Hoffart and Love.

For episode 28 we visit Chris Pastras’ local curb spot for some slappies, and then we go Diggin’ in the Crates to 2003 with some CLASSIC footage of co-captains Jason Lee and Pastras skating Steve Berra’s old skatepark (pre-Berrics). This was one of the early sessions when the boys were first bringing back the Stereo brand! Extra special thanks to Nate Van Dusen for capturing the moment. "Skating again in 2003, after being away from it for 8 years, was like being born again. I had no idea how much I missed it until I was back on a board. And then Chris and I started skating together again. It was an incredibly exciting time, and it only made sense to...

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