Summertime Mixtape Vol. 4 – Marc Johnson ‘Man Down’


Tilt Mode released ‘Man Down’ at the height of the collective’s cultural and military might, spreading its power across several otherwise drab and peaceable continents before the dueling demands of heavy duty sponsorship and real life in general intervened for many of the mode’s most heavily tilted. Here though was crew captain Marc Johnson having a good time in baggy shorts as the Rolling Stones stuffed their noses with disco-era stardust, enjoying his enormous talents amongst playgrounds and makeshift jumpramps before stretching it to its breaking point a few years later in the Lakai vid — his embankment backside 360 kickflip here is a much more relaxed edition than Alex Carolino’s in the contemporary Lordz vid, and tricks such as the switch backside nosegrind and the 5-0 backside 180 are for the ages. At a time when triple-striped shoes again adorn Marc Johnson’s feet after an acrimonious split with a shoe sponsor, it would be a treat to see him do another one like this.

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One Response to “Summertime Mixtape Vol. 4 – Marc Johnson ‘Man Down’”

  1. Tilda Labarriere Says:

    Summertime Mixtape Vol. 4

    […]Trump’s either lying for effect re VP or he’s really this indecisive (and doing cable TV phones instead of figuring it out). What’s worse?[…]

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