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Archive for September, 2016

Back To The Surf Music Festival in Mexico, October 15


Surf Cookie records first releases

Surf Cookie records proudly presents:

SC001 LOS APOLLOS - CHAOS AT THE LOBSTER LOUNGE (LP) -GERMANY-
SC002 SURFONIANI - SURFONIANI (CD) -ITALY-
SC003 BAMBOOGIE INJECTIONS - WILD DANDELION STOMPING (CD) -RUSSIA-

COMING SOON...

SC004D LOS JAVELIN - SURF-A-BILLY & ROLL (digital) -VENEZUELA-
SC005 INDY TUMBITA - BAY VIBRATIONS (CD) -SPAIN-

Stay tuned and support
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The Tikinauts Surfin' The Mancow Show 9/26/16

Milwaukee's own instro surf rockers The Tikinauts will be appearing in studio Monday September 26 on the Mancow Morning Show on Chicago's The Loop 97.9 FM. The Mancow Show is a nationally syndicated program across 50 U.S. markets. The Tikinauts (featuring Drew, Pete and Jeff of The Revomatics) will be joined by James Oppedisano, owner of Chicago's famous Tiki establishment Hala Kahiki Tiki Bar & Lounge to discuss Tiki culture and surf music. The band will also be performing live in studio and will be surfin' the airwaves beginning at 7 AM until 9:30 AM CST. In Chicago tune into 97.9 FM. You can also stream the show live on your computer or smart phone at www.wlup.com.


Blackball Bandits release their 1st EP

Hello SG101,

We are super excited to share our 1st EP, "Confrontation on the Extraterrestrial Highway", available through digital downloads or CDs on Bandcamp : https://blackballbandits.bandcamp.com/album/confrontation-on-the-extraterrestrial-highway

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We are a band from Orange County, California, formed in 2015. We play some energetic instrumental music that mixes different sub-genres of surf, from western to sci-fi, from traditional to spooky, with a touch of exotic influences here and there.

This EP includes 6 songs, that take you along the lonely roads of Nevada ("Along Highway 375"), Central America ("Azteca Verano") and the old West ("Escape in Durango") with some stops along the coast ("Slalom Under the Pier", "The Gillins Beach Secret"). The EP ends with "A Fistful of Gold in the West", our surf tribute to the great Ennio Morricone.

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The Tsunamibots release the official video for "Automaton"

Attention humans! The Tsunamibots and Sharawaji Records are proud to announce the official music video for "Automaton" as featured on The Tsunamibots new LP "The Crushing" due out this fall.

Video directed by Tod Moses


Help The Surfaris Wipe Out Cancer!

Surf Guitar 101 - Help The Surfaris, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Light The Night and All Mighty Green WIPEOUT CANCER!

For more info on ways you can help stop cancer be sure to attend The Surfaris benefit show September 24th at 9pm Angel Stadium - Gate 2 - After the Light The Night Marathon in support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's - For Tickets

http://letswipeoutcancer.com/event/orange-county-light-the-night-walk/

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Enigmascope Vol 1, new album by Retrofoguetes

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The Brazilian band Retrofoguetes just released their new album "Enigmascope Vol. 1". The album pays homage to 60's spy movies and all the tracks were composed having scenes from an imaginary movie in mind.

From "Agente Duplo" to "O homem de Moscou", the movie has pursuit scenes, a bad guy ("El Vibora"), a Bond girl ("Miss Cuba") and travels the world with "Hong Kong A-Go-Go" and "Conexão Istambul".

The algum is already available on CD and on youtube. It will soon be available on vinyl and on most digital platforms.

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The Concussions - Newaygo Sound Machine Out Now!

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The Concussions - Newaygo Sound Machine CD (Double Crown Records)

This long-awaited disc by The Concussions is here! A dozen raw, twangy surf and guitar instrumental tunes, delivered by guys that are masters of their instruments and know their way around a recording studio. Hailing from Grand Rapids, Michigan, this combo is led by Dick Chiclet on lead guitar, who also produced recorded and mixed this release. His production style, which favors the use of vintage gear and is inspired by Joe Meek and others in the past and present that have stuck to analog recording techniques. This all goes towards delivering a disc that will appeal to surf and vintage instrumental rock n' roll aficionados, as well as those that are just looking to move and groove on the dance floor. If you love the early 60s Brit instro sound of The Tornados or Shadows, or the more modern instrumental recordings of The Kaisers, you will absolutely flip over this disc! The disc art is truly out of this world - incredible illustration work by Shawn Dickinson!

Tracks: Pump City - Trouble Gum - A Skilled, Generous Lover - Have Mersey - Moonballs - Flicksville - Polyester Fester - Whack Job - Dock Rockblock - Storm Team Dave - In A Mystic Mood - Brain Bats

The Concussions - Newaygo Sound Machine CD - DCCD68 - $12.75 (Order Now!)