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41 days ago
Today I learned MySpace is still a thing.
38 days ago
Who knew? I clicked on an old link to something on MySpace recently and it didn't work.
36 days ago
Satan's Pilgrims and Boss Martians this Saturday at Doug Fir, Portland, OR!!!!
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32 days ago
i've had 'the oasis' by the madeira stuck in my head for two days now...........and it is welcome to stay there a while longer
26 days ago
Where is the live feed of the convention?
17 days ago
Sorry Ted, there was no live feed!
14 days ago
Par Avion announces California Mini Tour Aug. 30-Sept. 3 Details: On Thursday, September 1st, Par Avion will be Making a rare landing on the mysterious atoll of the Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge in Alameda, CA. Bonus: Ferenc of Frankie & The Pool Boys is joining us onstage that night. Rebecca, Richie and I look forward to meeting you! Sample us here: http://bit.l... and note that this is part of a late summer mini-tour. Should you be elsewhere in California, take a peek at our itinerary. Perhaps we have a gig near you. Details here: http://bit.l...
5 days ago
ELECTRIC BEACH PARTY........tonight and every monday evening at 8PM EDT, 7 central, 6 mountain and 5 pacific......repeating at midnight EDT, 11 central, 10 mountain and 9 pacific........streaming at radiohattera...
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SurfGuitar 101 forum member Ravcon, aka, The Man From RavCon, has just released his new album, Everything Is Golden. It's a guitar-based combination of Surf/Spy/Spaghetti Western music, influenced by instro/surf pioneers such as Duane Eddy, Jack Nitzsche, Dick Dale, and newer bands The Surf Coasters, Laika & The Cosmonauts and The Tremolo Beer Gut. There's also a little John Barry feel thrown in the mix, as well as a surf rock arrangement of Morricone's classic Once Upon A Time In The West theme. These latter two influences help lend Everything Is Golden a cinematic appeal that ties it in nicely with The Man From RavCon's debut release, Zombie Pimp Cowboys From Outer Space!
The album will also be available for order in CD format from cdbaby soon.
For more info on The Man From RavCon, see www.myspace.com/manfromravcon
Surf Band's New CD Acclaimed
The music of the surf-rock band The Insanitizers is now the main feature on the front page of music review internet site Music World Express 3000 (mwe3.com). They could have featured any CD and they chose the Insanitizers' new "Whimsical Surf." The review says "the 17 cut all instrumental CD is just the ticket to get things moving in this summer heat...The CD sounds great and the band has done a super job packaging...with excellent graphics."
The CD review is followed by a photo interview with lead guitarist Conrad Swartz, showing several unusual guitars. The music is "uptempo, lively, vigorous, energizing" and about having fun. Other band members are Ralf Palin on bass, Tim Ennis on drums, and Chad Van Dyke on guitar. This Summer the Insanitizers performed at the Hawaiian Festival and the Farmers Market, both in Vancouver, Washington. Their MySpace site is www.MySpace.com/SurfInsanitizers.
Check out this really cool compilation video featuring bits and pieces of the SG101 Convention #3, August 7th, 2010 in Los Alamitos, California. Thanks Lost In Paradise folks!