• BYO Records

    Twenty years after founding the Better Youth Organization, Mark and Shawn Stern are still running their pioneering DIY label. They get to surf in Hawaii, bowl with Rancid and be their own bosses. Brian Broccoli pays a visit to the Stern Brothers, who will keep their day jobs.

  • Youth Brigade

    Hard to believe it’s been 18 years since the seminal documentary Another State of Mind made Youth Brigade a favorite among punk rockers. The Stern brothers have kept both the band and their indie label, BYO, going for all this time. Sean Carswell met up with Shawn Stern to discuss the past, present, and future of BYO, Youth Brigade, and punk rock.

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