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Since February 26, 2006, 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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Current News Stories

A Post SG101 Show in Long Beach

Will you still be in town after the big weekend? Will you be waiting around for Tiki Oasis? Are you a glutton for reverb?

We've got you covered.


Waikiki Makaki - My Dad is a Mariner

New release from Waikiki Makaki.

Band leader and currently sole member of the project Vitaly dedicated it to his father who passed away this spring. He was a naval officer, great husband, friend and father and a wonderful person. He is sorely missed.

"This track was written in memory of my father, who left us this spring. I love you dad."

The Dodge City Social Club - Surf Guitar Podcast Episode 22

Gday there surfers, here is episode 22 of Australia's no1 surf guitar show, The Dodge City Social Club, all the way from Merbein, Victoria, Australia. This is the s/cloud link for this show and all the other archived shows :

The tracklist is :
1. The Mermen - Curve.
2. The Truants - The Truant.
3. Dick Dale - Crimewave.
4. Bambi Molesters - High Wall.
5. Sant Anna Bay Coconuts - Reverb Rage.
6. Magnatech - Agent Fruitfly - F is for Fruitfly.
7. PointBreak - Tiger Hour.
8. PointBreak - Wall's Boutique.
9. The Spiratones - Night of the Golden Sun.
10. @FATBOY - Right Now.
11. Jaguatirica fever - Pantonal.
12. Hitchcocks Hitchcocks - Escaping the Ghost Town.
13 The Vara-tones - Sunset at the Wedge.
14. The Chantays - Wayward Nile.
15. The Tornadoes - The Gremmie.
16. Aloha In Hell - Werewolf.
17. The Wraylettes - Drag Strip (live)
18. The Woodhavens - Barkada.
19. The Volcanos - Krakatoa.

Voiceovers by The Spiratones Sant Anna Bay Coconuts Ben Rogers' Instrumental Asylum and Jeff Hanson. Background music by The Zircons (Frog in the Fog) and Project X (Tubed).
Have a great day dudes...Jamie Balcombe.

Sant Anna Bay Cocounuts: We're coming back !


Yessss !

We are coming back to the USA in exactly 4 months from now !
Traveling from North to South along the West Coast.
Looking very much forward seeing friends from last year and meeting new friends on the way.
"The Pineapple Parade " is our new album which has been fueled by our tour we did in February '23
If you want you can listen to it on our Spotify :

And if you are interested in the shows there are some already on our Bandsintown Page, and there will be some more added in these coming weeks

We sure hope you can come and catch us at some of these dates, we know we are counting down!

Surf's up


THE SURF GUITAR BOOK VOL. 2 Crowdfunding, Presale and Release date


Vol. 2 of THE SURF GUITAR BOOK will be officially released on July 15!
200 pages, 30 songs and chapters on songwriting, arranging and practicing.



Please support the book now via Start NEXT:

You can also preorder the book here:

The first 100 orders get a free copy of my solo CD Adventures In the Land Of Twang (feat. Dusty Watson).

All books will be sent out from July 15.
I'm a one man DIY operation, so allow me a few days to pack all orders. THANKS!

There will be a presentation at THE SURFER JOE FESTIVAL in Livorno Workshop THE SURF GUITAR BOOK
22.06. 20,00 Concert THE RAZORBLADES
23.06. 12.00 Workshop SURF GUITAR + BEYOND
23.06. 15.00 Workshop SURF SONGWRITING

Daikaiju - Sacramento, CA Friday July 5th

Beyond stoked to announce that Daikaiju will be storming their way into Sacramento Friday July 5th! The wait is over! This is the perfect way to kick off the first annual Capital City Surf Clash. We have been trying to make this happen for a while and finally the stars lined up and we got em. Joining us on this bill and opening the show will be The Bloat Floaters. Yep, a full night of surf coming at you and dare we say the greatest surf show in Sac in quite some time. We will post the advanced tix link as soon as we get it, because you don't want to miss out on this! Reverb, set, Daikaiju!


New Thálasses single "Mar Mediterráneo" available now!

3rd single of the upcoming 12" Maxi Single by Missing Fink Records is available now on all digital platforms. Vinyl is on the press and we will have it soon. Please let us know what you think about it.



Forbidden Words, the new album from The Jagaloons, is now available

The 3rd album from The Jagaloons, "Forbidden Words" is now available at our Bandcamp page (Link) and on all streaming platforms! Fourteen tracks of brand new tunes, mastered by the almighty Dave Klein and featuring artwork from the legendary Stephen Blickenstaff!

It will be available soon on vinyl from Missing Fink Records, so stay tuned for that! Link

If you haven't checked it out already, swing by our YouTube page to watch the music video for the title track, Forbidden Words!


Geoff, Josh & Kurt


The Jagaloons "Forbidden Words" Official Music Video

We are super stoked to announce the premiere of our new video for the title track of our upcoming new album "Forbidden Words"


"Forbidden Words" will be available at Link and on all streaming platforms starting 5/31/24 and will be available on vinyl from Missing Fink Records soon Link

Les Agamemnonz in Brighton UK June 7th 2024

Les Agamemnonz will be appearing at the Prince Albert in Brighton on Friday June 7th 2024. Support is from The Tridents and The Space Agency.

Advance tickets are currently available online here: Link
Subject to availability, tickets will be available on the door at £10.

Doors at 8:00 pm.


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