Viewfinder Journal: (LISTEN)

“The following is a collection of footage filmed over the past few years while working on a full length video with the BrokeBoi crew, featuring the usual favorites: Jeff Rasp, Alder Wilson, Tyler Yuraszeck, Henry Pham, Ryan Miller, Evan Breder, and more. I decided to continue with the theme of my last video, REMOTE VIEWING, and explore a more intricate musical direction. I wanted to expand beyond typical punk and metal edits of my past, and also to avoid the traditional hip-hop aesthetic associated with Philadelphia street skateboarding. I drew influence for this flick mostly from the extended instrumentals in Traffic’s Via and Chris Theissen’s Domepiece. I paid special attention to detail in editing and laid down each clip to fit characteristics to the song, fitting everything together like a puzzle. This one may not be for everyone, but I hope you give it a (listen).”


Video and words by Andrew Metzger
Photos by Andrew Metzger, Brandon Monahan, and Ryan Miller
Animations by Anton Thallner and Brigid McCartan
Music by Return to Forever

Greg Pachell. Andrecht. Photo: Brandon Monahan.

An anonymous man watching the session. Photo: Andrew Metzger

Andrew Metzger. Backside smith. Photo: Ryan Miller.

Greg Pachell. Boneless on a DIY-assisted bank. Photo: Brandon Monahan.

Tyler Yuraszeck. Boneless in from the top deck. Photo: Brandon Monohan.

Tyler Yuraszeck. Frontside Smith. Photo: Andrew Metzger.

Tyler Yuraszeck. Frontside grind in Barrierland. Photo: Andrew Metzger.

Jeff Rasp. Invert at Stamford. Photo: Ryan Miller.

Greg Pachell. No foot grind. Photo: Brandon Monahan.

Greg Pachell. Seatbelt. Photo: Brandon Monahan.

Alder Wilson. Tailblock off the fence. Photo: Andrew Metzger.

Video and words by Andrew Metzger
Photos by Andrew Metzger, Brandon Monahan, and Ryan Miller

Animations by Anton Thallner and Brigid McCartan

Music by Return to Forever