Would you believe there are bands today that have absolutely no web presence? In this day and age?
13 days ago
You mean not even FB?
13 days ago
12 days ago
You occasionally notice such bands. Often it turns out that FB just won't admit they're on FB. Or that they haven't admitted they're a band yet.
12 days ago
i put some surf christmas holiday music in our local radio station library today, so we'll be rockin' with LSJ, the ventures, frankie lee sprague and the blue hawaiians.
11 days ago
as much as I like xmas surf music, I have to wait till after thanksgiving to listen to it, otherwise I burn out to early.
9 days ago
New Mac user here!
6 days ago
Well darn, I wrote Gerry McGee on facebook, never heard back from him. Oh well, I knew it was a long shot.
5 days ago
4 days ago
yeah jeff, our station isn't starting christmas music until the 12th and only twice an hour from many different artists.
2 hours ago
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The Revomatics have been nominated for Best Band and Album of the Year (Rev It Up!) in the 2014 Radio Milwaukee Music Awards. We are the sole SURF band among a myriad of nominees which include blues, alternative, hip hop and metal groups. To vote, please visit this link. Voting ends November 23. Make sure to tell your friends! Thanks for your support!
"WaveSauce has the best use of the Theremin ever seen! Best thing to
happen to surf music since Man or Astroman." - Audio Gasoline
Wavesauce is a Portland based band entertaining audiences with their intriguing and dynamic interpretations of surf, spyfi, and Amercian pulp. Technically an instrumental band, WaveSauce employs the sounds of a Theremin to fill the role traditionally met by a lead vocalist.
Their new album, "Stop Go!" offers a unique sound that is cornered by a driving rhythm section, locked to create a backdrop appropriate for classic cruisin'. This groove is synced with solid rhythm guitar, which capably bursts into the foreground with sonic leads throughout the varied tracks. Capped by the beautiful and haunting melodies of the Theremin, the result provides the listeners with the sensation of hopping on a board to catch a gentle wave, only to find themselves blasted into another cosmic dimension. When "Stop Go!" hits the turntable, hold on tightly to the mothership, and simply enjoy the ride.
"Stop Go!" was recorded and mixed by Carlos Severe Marcelin at "House of Tomato Studios" and consists of original material and covers. Entering the recording process, the primary goal of the band was to capture the energy and spirit of their live performance. WaveSauce believes "Stop Go!" successfully achieves this goal.
For further information about the band, release party tickets, and purchasing the CD, visit www.wavesauce.com. Analog Café & Theater is located at 720 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, Oregon, and online at www.analogpdx.com.
Just announced! Alameda, CA surf rock trio Aloha Screwdriver's 4-song 7" record is now available direct from the band and through Double Crown Records.
The record is pressed on purple vinyl, and like all our previous releases it was recorded live to tape and mixed to tape for an unmistakeable analog sound.
The songs are vinyl-exclusive, so don't hold your breath for an iTunes or Spotify version. A streaming version of the first song can be heard here.
Original artwork by Christine Benjamin.
1. The Calamari Kid
2. The Dead Line
3. It Fell From Earth
4. One Hearse Town
The Shockwave! - Contact From Space CD (Double Crown)
It's the 2nd full-length CD by The Shockwave!, a Finland based 4-piece that has recorded an (inter)stellar set of instrumental rock n' roll tunes, with a couple of covers that will appeal to fans of pop music from the 80's (Cyndi Lauper & A-ha). Their debut was released by Gas/Goofin' Records, and won the band a legion of fans all over the globe. This release takes their sound even further, embracing modern and traditional surf, as well as the beloved Rautalanka sound of their home country. The cover artwork for this digipak was created by the incomparable Fred Lammers.
Pre-Order Now: Official Release Date is November 8th. CDs will begin shipping to Double Crown Music Club members right away.
Tracks: Golden Gambler - Gasping Runner - Contact! - After Stormy Weather - She Bop - Space Glider - Shock A Go Go - Penetration From Space - 5th Floor - Suon Kulkija - Flow Waves - Take On Me - Nightwalker
The Shockwave! - Contact From Space CD - DCCD58 - $12.75 Pre-Order From Double Crown Records
Reverb Ranch presents the latest release from Canada's Urban Surf Kings. Penguin or Robot? is a 4 song 45rpm slab of wax with an additional 4 songs available as digital downloads. That's 8 surfy songs in total. Recorded by Brad Conrad, and mastered by J. LaPointe, the 7 inch is the band's 12th release, and is available at fine record stores everywhere.
Order here: reverbranch.wordpress.com/store/
Hi, I'm Pablo and I'm the guitaris of Surfonica, an Instrumental Surf Band form Hurlingham, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Recently we released our first EP entitled ''Tales from the Sea of Istanbul'' you can hear it and download it (for free!) at our Bandcamp page!
We also have recorded a full length album that's being mixed by me at the moment, the idea is to release this album before the end of this year, so you'll be hearing about us sooner than you think :)
Hope you enjoy our EP!
Best regards from Argentina!
- Pablo - Surfonica
Rev. Willis has graciously uploaded his recording of The Surf Coasters at the Double Down Saloon in Las Vegas from their mini-tour this last August to archive.org. The recordings are available in several formats and you can listen right from your web browser. Check it out! Thanks Rev!
Moms I'd Like To Surf's first release is out! You can find it in digital format here:
or you can order a CD copy here :
We are "Billy don't surf" from Zürich, Switzerland. We play famous movie themes and songs. This spring we recorded some demo songs, you can hear/download them here.
We would we be happy about advice on the music, reviews and comments.
Thanks in advance - Chris
Hello, I'm actually looking to get my new album reviewed. It's called 'Surf Flamingo' and is a Flamenco guitar approach to classic surf tunes and some spaghetti western classics.
My name is Ben Woods, I live in Long Beach, CA and play Flamenco guitar professionally. I discovered that American surf classics, Spaghetti western scores and Flamenco music all share a common spirit. With "Surf Flamingo" I explore this spirit. I would love to hear some reviews, thoughts and opinions from you guys. Thanks.