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The Terrorsurfs to release new album with Sharawaji Records

Submitted by Mike75 on October 12, 2016.

Those powersurf zombie mutants The Terrorsurfs are back with a full length album "Zomboid Surf Attack" on Sharawaji Records.

Witness the Terrorsurfs unleash a schlock and roll monstrosity forged of primeval DNA, and stoked by the savage rhythms pulsing deep within their sempiternal hearts.

Expect "Zomboid Surf Attack" late-October as a digital download in addition to a full retail release as a Digipack CD.

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Halloween release by Blackball Bandits

Submitted by The_Cholla on October 08, 2016.

We've just released a mini-EP for Halloween, entitled "Spooky Tales and Scary Noises". Two songs exhumed from the crypt, full of reverb and terror!

Digital download/streaming are available on Bandcamp :

We'll also have a limited edition of this on very cool lathe cut vinyl picture discs, 50 copies are on the way !


Blackball Bandits


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"Guitar Fun" chosen as "Best Instrumental Rock Album" by The Akademia

Submitted by Squid on October 05, 2016.


"Insanitizers deploy their marvelous talent for the guitar to the interpretation of a modern vibe -- what results is a completely novel experience of a genre you thought you knew and understood. Winner, Best Instrumental Rock Album." -- The Akademia (, July 2016 awards.

"Guitar Fun," with 22 adventure packed diverse surf-rock instrumentals, was just released by The Insanitizers. You can hear the entire CD (free) at without commercials or announcements. The CD is in stock at and .

Here is a track listing, with a few comments.
1. Shootout. Ride in, challenge, battle, ride out. "Best Instrumental Rock Song" June 2015, The Akademia.
2. Dark Eyes Rock. Russian folk song but frantic.
3. Rocket Pack. To orbit, back, and again.
4. Huntington Surf.
5. Murder in Paradise. Murder, Paradise, Repeat.
6. Love in Purgatory. So forbidden, so sad.
7. A Day in Tokyo. Gogo with Togo.
8. A Night in Vienna. Polka, march and twist on world's tallest carousel.
9. Irish Washerwoman. Scrub and jig.
10. Choclo Argentina. Tango, surf, flamenco.
11. Resonance. Massive organ rocks again.
12. Malaguena. Literal recitation.
13. Revel. Celebration groove.
14. A Week in Hawaii. Change of pace, focus on the bass.
15. GooglEyes. Now with silly synthesizers.
16. Robot Dance. Shunting and clanking.
17. Stunt Pilot. Guitar drum duet swoops.
18. MisiGila. 2 drummers, one huge guitar.
19. Croak of Midnight. Two drummers, acoustic guitar, actual frog.
20. Waterboard Surf 2016.
Submersion / Inquisition / Repeat
21. Loose Surfer. Guitar Pun!
22. W-Ray Gun.

Don't take the comments seriously, they're just for fun. So is the music.

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Blackball Bandits release their 1st EP

Submitted by The_Cholla on September 19, 2016.

Hello SG101,

We are super excited to share our 1st EP, "Confrontation on the Extraterrestrial Highway", available through digital downloads or CDs on Bandcamp :


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"

Submitted by Mike75 on September 16, 2016.

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

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Enigmascope Vol 1, new album by Retrofoguetes

Submitted by mocoto on September 07, 2016.


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!

Submitted by Double-Crown-Records on September 03, 2016.


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!)

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The Me Gustas release single "Madrugada"

Submitted by OnedinGiraldo on August 27, 2016.

Good day ladies and gentlemen of Surfguitar101,

We are The Me Gustas and here is our latest release for you entitled Madrugada. After a number of setbacks, we were able to finally finish it and we hope that you will give it a test drive:

This release and our previous releases are free to download. To all the fine folks we have met or interacted with through this site, thank you for the feedback and encouragement. Hope you enjoy our new music!

Mil gracias

Onedin aka Frankie 3ppo
Abe aka El Scumbrero
Bryan aka Boogie


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Martin Cilia - new EP - Sleep Walk

Submitted by Mandy on August 07, 2016.

SLEEP WALK is an instrumental song written and released in 1959 by Santo & Johnny Farina (and Santo’s wife, Ann). It’s been recorded hundreds of times over the years by many diverse artists including The Shadows, Jeff Beck and Brian Setzer.

Now, in 2016, it’s time for Martin Cilia to release his version, accompanied by Lloyd G on the drums.

"As can be expected from Cilia, production is slick as all get-out with reverbed electric guitar floating on for miles on Sleepwalk."
Hunter, Storm Surge of Reverb


Martin Cilia is Australia's premier surf rock guitarist, a member of legendary Australian surf band, The Atlantics and currently on the road with Mental As Anything. He has released six successful solo albums, with this latest, the 5 track Sleep Walk EP being released in August 2016.


Watch the video here: Sleep Walk

You can buy the CD online from (free worldwide postage) or download from CD Baby.

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The Perks

Submitted by driptone on July 28, 2016.

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