Oakland party-punk four-piece SWMRS have always emanated the vibe of a skater boy gang. 2016's Drive North was full of youthful anthems about love and exhilaration, attracting fans of bands like FIDLAR or The Frights and smacking of equal parts carefree fun and anarcho-punk rebellion. This year's Berkeley's On Fire resonated deeply with the alternative community, with track titles like Too Much Coffee, Trashbag Baby, and IKEA Date staying the rocky course.
In honor of SWMRS opening this year's X Games in Minneapolis next Thursday, August 1st, we asked the band's frontman Cole Becker for his top skateboarding tracks. If you're looking for new jams to kick flip to, slap these in the boom box: