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Announcing the 2015 SG101 MP3 Compilation!

Submitted by Brian on October 09, 2015.
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I am pleased to announce the SurfGuitar101 2015 MP3 Compilation! Our 11th one! Just like before, this is a way for members to share music, recording tips, and to just have fun. The main emphasis is fun, so please send in an entry no matter what your skill level is. Here are the rules:

  1. You must be a member of this website to submit an mp3.
  2. You may submit only 1 mp3.
  3. The mp3 you submit must not have appeared on any "official" release before. Likewise, please don't submit anything that is destined for an official release in the future.
  4. The mp3 must be 8 MB in size or less.
  5. There is a good chance the comp will end up on Therefore, you must agree to their Creative Commons (Attribution, Non-Commercial, No-Derivatives) License for your mp3.
  6. The deadline for submitting an mp3 is Saturday, December 19th, 2015.

I have created an Official 2015 MP3 Compilation Forum Thread. Please use that thread to discuss the compilation and to get information on how to submit an mp3. Please use that thread if you'd like to find a fellow member to work with on the project. With the magic of digital recording and the Internet, remote collaborations are possible. Make your own virtual surf band! Let the comp begin!

Please check out our prior compilations if you haven't seen them already: 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.

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Stories from Shamehill EP - Presentation

Submitted by sixstringrooster on October 07, 2015.
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De Ilpendams/Purmerendse surfrockformatie Stories from Shamehill presenteert op zondagmiddag 15 november haar eerste EP "Same same but different" in Pop- & Cultuurpodium P3 in Purmerend.

De EP is onder de bezielende leiding van Pablo van de Poel (zanger/gitarist van Dewolff) compleet analoog opgenomen en gemixt in de Electrosaurus Southern Sound Studio in Utrecht.

Na lovende kritieken uit de binnen- en buitenlandse surfmuziekscene, wordt het nu tijd om dit heugelijke feit met de eigen achterban te vieren.

De vier tracks - van eigen hand - worden deze middag door middel van videoclips gepresenteerd. Uiteraard verzorgt de band een live-optreden. Daarnaast wordt de middag muzikaal omlijst door twee (surf) dj's.

Open: 15:00 uur
Aanvang: 15:30 uur
Vrij entree

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X Ray Cat Trio - 'Out For Blood' Album Out Halloween 2015!

Submitted by ELNICO on October 07, 2015.

X Ray Cat Trio - Vampyre Surf from Leeds UK Release their new album 'Out For Blood' through Gin House Records

For Fans of Dan Sartain, Link Wray and Jim Jones

A Pre Order is availiable through ITunes including immediate download of track 'Rockero Fantasma'

'Wolfcop' availiable for download at Bandcamp

Keep up to date on Facebook


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New album from Martin Cilia - Electric Christmas

Submitted by Surfersaurus on September 17, 2015.

Martin has just completed his new album - Electric Christmas - an instrumental Christmas album. It will be released into shops and on iTunes on the 9th of October.

Pre sale copies are available right now at the Electric Christmas website with free worldwide shipping. You can also listen to some of the songs there. 

There's a video for the album's opening track.

Martin will have copies at his next Sydney solo (with band) gig at Lazybones Lounge on 25th September. So, if you're in Sydney, come along and be the first to grab a copy!

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The Ottobar's Shrunken Head Oct. 17th 2015 **NO COVER**

Submitted by criswhistler on September 16, 2015.
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On October 17th 2015, The Ottobar in Baltimore will present it's first edition of The Ottobar's Shrunken Head with live instrumental surf rock from The Atomic Mosquitos, The Flying Faders and Killers from Space. Surf movies, booze specials and other surprises as well. All hosted by DJ CCow!! This will be a FREE show! Get into it!

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MOMS I'D LIKE TO SURF EP#2 "Surf Cops Are Watching You"

Submitted by zelig73 on September 16, 2015.

Hi Everyone, 

Moms I'd Like To Surf are pleased to announce : EP#2 "Surf Cops is Watching You" is now available.

Please follow the link to listen or buy :

More info here :


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LOS PROTONES (Peru) . Brasil Tour . Nov/2015

Submitted by mulletmonster on September 10, 2015.
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In November 2015 we bring to Brasil for the first time, the amazing LOS PROTONES (from Peru)!!!

Piracicaba (our town) and São Paulo is booked. Soon we have all the dates ready.

More infos soon.

Mamuteprod / TMMMafia


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Tex Pop Presents The King of The Fuzz Guitar in San Antonio Texas!

Submitted by ErnestHernandez on September 09, 2015.
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In the late sixties Davie Allan & The Arrows carved their niche in the musical history books with an array of classic instrumentals and two dozen motion picture soundtracks. The most notable of the movies were Roger Corman's cult classic The Wild Angels (starring Peter Fonda and Nancy Sinatra) along with Devil's Angels (starring John Cassavetes), The Glory Stompers (starring Dennis Hopper) and The Born Losers (the film that introduced the character Billy Jack). Some of the other 60's B-Movies were Riot On Sunset Strip, Thunder Alley, The Angry Breed, Mary Jane, Teenage Rebellion, Hellcats, Mondo Hollywood, The Wild Racers and Wild in The Streets.

More contemporarily, Davie Allan’s music has been featured in films by Jim Jarmusch, Quentin Tarantino, in an episode of The Sopranos and on MTV. Often credited as the musician who popularized the fuzz guitar, his stamp is all over trash pop culture.

Tex Pop is please to have the opportunity to present this American musical treasure along with special guests 3 Balls of Fire, King Pelican and Harvey McLaughlin & The Bottomfeeders.

Admission is a suggested $10 donation to Tex Pop. The event is BYOB and All Ages.
South Texas Popular Culture Center
1017 E Mulberry Ave, San Antonio, Texas 78209

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The Madeira - Ancient Winds CD

Submitted by Double-Crown-Records on September 07, 2015.

The Madeira - Ancient Winds CD (Double Crown)

The Madeira are back with their most diverse release to date - soaring guitars, pounding rhythms and exquisite, nuanced songwriting make this perhaps the best release by the band so far. Their previous studio CD, Tribal Fires, was named as the runner-up in Pipeline Instrumental Review's "Album Of The Year" awards for 2012 (and their latest release, the live Sonic Cataclysm album, won the Pipeline album of the year award last year), but this disc somehow manages, through the relentless efforts of all four musicians, to top it in what's sure to be one of the top releases of 2015. Ancient Winds features 12 original songs as well as a cover of The Atlantics' "Coral Island". Several of the songs were collaborations with some of the premier guitarists and songwriters of the last 50 years, including Jim Skiathitis of The Atlantics, Danny Snyder of The TomorrowMen, Jeremy Dehart of the Aqualads and Alex Faide of Los Twang! Marvels. Original cover art was created by Lorraine Schleter and CD layout by Ferenc Dobronyi.

Tracks: Journey To The Center Of The Surf - Hail, Poseidon! - Ancient Winds - Sirena - Caravela - Farthest Shore - Dawn In Cadiz - Coral Island - Prelude To Launch - The Argonaut - Here Be Dragons - Leviathan - Into The Deep

The Madeira - Ancient Winds CD - DCCD65 - $12.75 (Order From Double Crown Records)

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The Me Gustas "Me Gusta Jorge Arbusto"

Submitted by themegustas on September 07, 2015.

Buenos dias companeros!

We are a three piece out of San Jose, California offering up our humble take on this wonderful genre. Our debut album is available through our bandcamp page at:

For those of you in the San Francisco Bay Area we will be playing Fogfest at Winters Tavern on Sept.27th.  Come out and enjoy Pacifica and some great tunes from us and other bands. Keep it up Surfguitar101, this is a great site.  


The Me Gustas

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