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Source:  OC Weekly

There may not be two communities more iconic to Southern California than skateboarding and the music scene that goes along with it.

For the past six decades, skating has been tied to LA above and beyond any other city, and it’s helped to support tight-knit music scenes for everything from hardcore to punk rock to trap music from the same locations.

That’s why Red Bull Music asked director Van Alpert to make a documentary about the two, and — although it didn’t pan out exactly as originally intended — “LA SKATE + MUSIC” brings a new level of depth to the everlasting connection and what it means to everyone involved on both sides.

The film was created as part of the Red Bull Music Festival Los Angeles and is tied to the Illegal Civ Movie Motel event from the festival.

“LA SKATE + MUSIC” is an extension of that event and encapsulates the symbiotic relationship between skate culture and music.

Read the story at OC Weekly.

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