Getting Deep with Jordan Robins

Jordan Robins combines his passion for the ocean, his love for photography, and the natural wonders of the seaside paradise where he grew up, to capture some truly spectacular images. But getting the shots he gets ain't easy in an environment where large tooth... Read More...

Clive Roddy, Designer and Maker

Most of us spend way more time than we want slaving away at shitty jobs to make 💰. Then after we've spent the best hours of the day working for said 💵, most of shit you can spend your hard-earned dolleridoos on is boring AF. So when the folks at DSMHQ started ... Read More...

The Record Company

I found a vinyl of The Record Company a couple of years ago in some minuscule record store in Silverlake, Los Angeles. I fell instantly in love. Raw and righteous bluesy rock, the likes of which are rarely he... Read More...

Lucky Chance

In a world increasingly governed by fear, rules and pressure to conform, a world where we are bombarded by wave after wave of distraction from the beauty of the moment, Lucky Chance stood against the incoming t... Read More...

Raskal

There ain’t much cool shit Crille Rask can’t do. This nomadic adventurer hailing from “Planet Europe”, via a “rough and random” childhood split between Sweden and Portugal, has found his home on surf, skate and... Read More...

Smug

  By Daryl Jones Fucking with a kids lego® is akin to keying a dudes car, and is widely known in boylaw as an unforgivable offence. When I was a youngster I was an expert Lego® spaceship builder, and also dabbled in Pirates, Knights and Race Cars from ... Read More...

Do you need to go to Rehab?

Article by Ash Rivers, Foreword by Daryl Jones _______________________________________ I recently found myself  in a steamy hot tub in the hills overlooking Los Angeles, California. It wasn't as sexy as you think. My company consisted of a polite neuropathol... Read More...

Robert DeLong’s Top 3’s

If you claim to be a music-lover and have not yet seen Robert DeLong perform, we're notifying the police immediately to have you arrested for '1st Degree Ear-Neglect'. That's an offence we invented just now to... Read More...

The Life of an Extra

I’m waiting. It’s 7am. Two and a half hours in and counting. It’s cold. I taste sunblock. Costume is itchy. Instant coffee burned my tongue. My underwear is being stapled to my shorts by a stranger. Tom Cruise ... Read More...

J.Pierce: Rags to Britches

The art of J.Pierce makes your eyeballs feel like your tongue does when you dump a whole packet of Skittles™ in your mouth. Whether hanging in a fancy art gallery or on the front of some dude's shirt, his bold,... Read More...

Hanecdote

Hanah Hill, AKA Hanecdote, is responsible for creating a bunch of suuuuuper cute handmade stuff. Her 'Ghoul Guide' patches are beloved the world over for their uncanny ability to spread happiness and hope through her clever little stitches. ... Read More...

Tuft

I saw Tuft* by accident. I'd had a shitty day and I was tired, but some lovely friends managed to coax me out reluctantly into the warm LA night. So I found myself in a rough little bar that looked like it had ... Read More...

Matt Horspool’s Life on the Road

Matthew Horspool is basically a DSM Reporter's dream. He's the kind of guy we stare off into space fantasising about, sighing and thinking about how easy our job would be if we could find an adventurer like him to sit and swap stories with into the wee hours. ... Read More...

Preston Pollard

Words By Daryl Jones, Feature Images By Michael Davello  Pro Skater. TV Presenter. Motivational Speaker. Actor. Model. Youth Worker. Alaskan. Ridiclously Nice Dude. Preston Pollard is many things. But the words we like most that describe Preston Pollard ... Read More...

Hugh Harrison has DeeJaa-Vu

Hugh Harrison, AKA electronic music producer/DJ, DeeJaa-Vu, is barely old enough to get into the rooms he's filling. But this annoyingly talented whippersnapper is ripping his way into the highly competitive Australian electronic music scene at an alarming rat... Read More...

Fun Machine

Fun Machine live up to their name WAY more than most bands. Radiohead: disappointingly human heads.  The Flaming Lips: normal non-flammable facial features. Barenaked Ladies: clothed men. Machine Gun Fellatio: ... Read More...

Ruby Rain: F O E P A H

Graffiti is illegal.  It costs us honest taxpayers trillions every year to clean up and only bad people do it. One such bad person is Ruby Rain, perhaps better known by her alias 'FOEPAH'.  Ruby is a 19 year ol... Read More...

Flip the Script

Words & Pictures by Carley Schad I can’t even begin to express how much hip-hop has changed my life. As a casual poet and grand appreciator of music, I find hip-hop (if done well) can actualize the deepest... Read More...

My Corey Riot

  Ryan Le Bon's brother Corey passed away in November 2011.  He had an aneuryism on the aorta of his heart and it ruptured, after years of battling numerous super-f**ked-up health problems.  Ryan is a k... Read More...

Adam Haydec

Writers at DSM are hunters.  We head out into the jungle and look for tracks and animal turds and broken twigs to get on the trail of the coolest people who are doing the shit you need to see. Sometimes it’s tr... Read More...

Hello world! We’re DSM!

Life is simple. There's really only 1 decision to make; either do nothing much, or do some shit. DSM is a guide for the folks who choose Option #2. Photograph courtesy of Pictionary Productions. Writing on ... Read More...