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Since February 26, 2006, SurfGuitar101.com has been the premier home on the web for friends and fans of the world-wide phenomenon known as surf music! Created in Southern California in the early 1960's, surf music is very much alive today and has spread around the globe. Join us in our forums to discuss surf music, past and present. Meet new friends and discover new bands. Want to play surf music? We have lots of forums devoted to playing, performing, and writing surf music. We have lots of discussions on gear: guitars, amps, and drums. Check out our podcasts and hear some really great tunes! Finally, we feature news and articles on the surf scene, and you'll always know where you can catch some live surf music!


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The Blue Hawaiians Kickstarter

Submitted by thebluehawaiians on May 26, 2015.
Bands

The time has cometh. The Blue Hawaiians have officially launched our â€ª#‎Kickstarter‬ to fund the recording and distribution of our latest Surf-Rock-Noir-Exotica Christmas record! Join the Good Fight! Donate today! And if not, send it to three people you know, ask them to do the same. You, our fans, our friends, YOU ARE THE TIDE from which the WAVE IS BORN!

There are prizes, rewards, oh-you-bet! From Digital Downloads of the album to freshly minted vinyl pressings! From hanging with the band at Capitol Records to claiming the title of EXECUTIVE PRODUCER! From custom surfboards to standup-paddle boards! From signed posters to signed records to signed...we'll sign anything! From your baby (crying in the crib) to your BABY (hanging from your arm)! And-oh-so-much-more...

The time has cometh. The next record. Become a part of the coolest Christmas release this side of the 21st Century.  https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/141091211/the-blue-hawaiians-new-instrumental-christmas-albu


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Burt Rocket - Fiberglass Frenzy CD On Double Crown Records

Submitted by Double-Crown-Records on May 20, 2015.
Surf Scene News

Burt Rocket - Fiberglass Frenzy

Burt Rocket - Fiberglass Frenzy CD

The 2nd wave of Burt Rocket's roaring surf is now pounding the shores around the world! Firmly rooted in the great tradition of 60's reverb-soaked surf music, yet also exploring new terrain, FIBERGLASS FRENZY is a must for every true surf music fan! Traditional surf sounds are blended with exotica and Far East mystique at times. This follow up to the debut, SAVAGE ICELAND, is bound to please long-time fans, as well as new fans throughout the world. On board this time is drummer Dave Klein of The Ghastly Ones - he lays down a monster beat on all twelve cuts here. Cover art comes from the always amazing Fred Lammers.

Tracks: Ho-Dad Hot Dog - Boss Board - Bedouin Banzai - Santo's Hot Rod - Wave Vehicle - The Left Arm Of Buddha - Sea-N-Shore - Fiberglass Frenzy - The Wreck - Twang-O-Matic Terror - The Spy Who Came In From The Surf - Hang Twang Follow Burt Rocket On Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/burtrocket

Burt Rocket - Fiberglass Frenzy CD - DCCD61 - $12.75 (Pre-Order Now!)

Here's a great new tune from the new Burt Rocket CD, FIBERGLASS FRENZY called "Boss Board". (Youtube video: https://youtu.be/59iN8XcEGcE


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Janky Ratchet Instro from NC !

Submitted by thewreckshouse on May 20, 2015.
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Insect Surfers Return To The East Coast!

Submitted by JONPAUL on May 18, 2015.
Show Announcements

That's right...for the first time in over 20 years, Insect Surfers will be heading back to the East Coast to play a small handful of dates this May! But that's not all...the drummer for this special occasion will be none other than original 1979-81 era Insect Surfers Dan Buccino!

Flyer

May 16 Instro Summit The Cat's Cradle 300 E Main St. Carrboro, NC catscradle.com

May 17 Bandito's Burrito Lounge 2905 Patterson Ave. Richmond, VA banditosburritolounge.com With Cashmere Jungle Lords and Chrome Daddy Disco!

May 18 Jackie's 8081 Georgia Ave. Silver Spring, MD jackiesrestaurant.com

May 20 Cuisine En Locale 156 Highland Ave. Somerville, MA cuisineenlocale.com With Tsunami Of Sound!

May 21 Sidewalk Cafe 94 Avenue A New York, NY sidewalkny.com With The Supertones and The Tarantinos NYC!

May 22 Iota 2832 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA With Superswank and Atomic Mosquitos!


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Slacktone's 20th Year Anniversary Show May 15

Submitted by dusty on May 11, 2015.
Show Announcements

Slacktone's 20 year anniversary show at Don the Beachcomber's is this Friday, May 15!

Slacktone plays 3 sets, 9pm to midnight, in the Dagger Bar and it's free!

See you there!

16278 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA
Phone (562) 592-1321


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TENTH ANNUAL Link Wray Tribute *13 Guitar Rumble* Sunday May 17 Los Angeles

Submitted by Jason on May 08, 2015.
Show Announcements

This year marks the Tenth Annual Link Wray Tribute Show known simply as the
"13 Guitar Rumble" at Redwood Bar in Downtown, Los Angeles. Mike Vernon (3 Balls of Fire) puts this show together featuring the likes of many famous players in the surf genre, a lot of whom are members of sg101!  See flyer for details . . . May 17, 2105 at 3pm!

Facebook event page


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Surfer Joe Summer Festival 2015 MUG available now!

Submitted by surferjoemusic on May 04, 2015.
Surf Scene News

The Surfer Joe Summer Festival 2015 official MUG is now available for sale and order!

www.surferjoestore.com/mugs2015

Here we go, even this year we made it, very special and amazing!
The artwork is by STEVE NAZAR himself (do you remember T&C Surf Designs in the 80s?) custom done for Surfer Joe.

The mug is printed full colors. It is a commercial quality product, dishwasher safe.

50 pieces only, HAND NUMBERED on the bottom.

You cannot miss it!
Write us at info@surferjoemusic.com and BOOK YOURS NOW.
Pickup only at the Surfer Joe Festival in June (18-21, Livorno, Italy).

 


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Marshall and the Martins - New EP release

Submitted by willmarshall on April 21, 2015.
Bands

Hello again everyone. Here is the newest Aussie Instro release from Marshall and the Martins..

Mrs. Haggerty's House. 

https://marshallandthemartins.bandcamp.com/album/mrs-haggertys-house


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Phantom Operators "Lords of the Desert" now available!

Submitted by PhantomOperators on April 18, 2015.
Bands

The Phantom Operators have released two new songs, "Lords of the Desert" and "Death Rides a Horse", which are available at their bandcamp site, PhantomOperators.Bandcamp.com. They also have an exclusive song "Ghosts in the Canyon" which can be heard only on the horror/sci-fi podcast "Mortis Radio" (facebook.com/mortismedia), Expect a full length release by the end of 2015!


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Spanish Surf Project Ferni and The Vascos New Release

Submitted by fernandovasco on April 18, 2015.
Bands

Hello surf rock lovers!!! I am Ferni Vasco and this is my surf project from Madrid, Spain, with a new EP that has just come out! The project's name is Ferni And The Vascos and I do everything by Myself. Just Watch This Video, Thanks for the interest!

https://youtu.be/kFOtcrDoWcs


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