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The latest CD by the group is the fourteenth in my collection recorded in a period of 20 years. 10 tracks, playing time 28 minutes and 16 seconds.
From the first hearing I thought "Welcome to England", as the first two cuts sound very British like Shadows material.
Track 3 (Sand Dust) reminds me of the Atlantics (Australia), track 4 Tabitito Yo is a slow tune with a hit potential like "The Endless Summer" by The Sandals from 1964.
My favorite tune is Nr. 6 "Por Que" with some guitar licks imitating Dick Dale style from the sixties! Track 8 "Tug Of Wolves" is another fine example of the Surf Coasters fine playing of all instruments in an uptempo tune.
The other songs are very well played as well but i.m.o. nothing special.
When I was in Hollywood at the YMCA in March 1978 I watched on tv an interview with rock and roll hero Fats Domino. He was asked why he plays always his old hits. He replied "I am happy when I can make the audience happy and they do like the old tunes so I do play them for my audience to make them happy!"
The Surf Coasters have so much material done and so they can choose easily to make the audience happy (like I understand from the reviews about their gig at the SJSF 2016 in Livorno)!
Well done folks. Hope more to come!
Production of The New Dimensions new CD and full-length documentary is well underway and scheduled for a mid 2017 release. Thus far, the producers have interviewed many music greats including but not limited to; The Beach Boys, Dean Torrence, Randy Nauert of The Challengers, Will Glover of The Pyramids, James Darren (Moondoggie),Tommy Roe, Johnny Tillitson, Ron Dante of The Archies, Four Seasons writer Denny Randell, Wrecking Crew producer Denny Tedesco and other music business movers and shakers. Upcoming interviews will include The Ventures, Bruce Brown, Sandy Nelson and Bones Howe. The producers would like to include members of The Chantays, The Surfaris and Dave Myers and The Surftones. If you have contact information on any of these surf music icons or others not listed here, please ask them to contact me via Facebook or at firstname.lastname@example.org, so that I can put the producers in touch with them.
Thanks so much. Surf's Up!
Art Guy of The New Dimensions.
ROCK THE BOAT Surf Cruise with THE REVOMATICS and THE SURF ZOMBIES! Two hour nighttime concert cruise aboard The Vista King along Milwaukee's beautiful lakefront. Tickets are $19.99 and can be purchased here.
Saturday July 16, 2016.
"Los Pacific Lions" meet the locals "Mexican Weirdoh's", "The Barracuda's" & "Panu Hari" in this 'Summer Party'. If you are on vacation in South Baja don't miss this two shows, Surf Music in Mexico is alive!
Dames en heren,
Exactly 3 years after Paisley Beach we’re proud to present you a new record. This time it’s pressed on sky blue vinyl that will take you on an instrumental trip across the planet, aboard the Air Venturas "Miles High" flight. For those of you who don’t have a turntable but want to enjoy the trip in high quality, we’ve printed compact disks as well. All available at Green Cookie Records! ! !
Want to get your signed copy? Join us at the Surfer Joe Summer Festival where we’ll be presenting the album onstage on June 18th.
Already curious? Of course you are! Turn up the volume and click the youtube link below:
Friday June 24th Thee Aquaholics and The Katatonics at The Back Door in Bloomington, Indiana.