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Who knew? I clicked on an old link to something on MySpace recently and it didn't work.
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Satan's Pilgrims and Boss Martians this Saturday at Doug Fir, Portland, OR!!!!
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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
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Where is the live feed of the convention?
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Sorry Ted, there was no live feed!
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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...
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Documentary recorded during the tour of the THE BAMBI MOLESTERS by Brazil in Jan/2015.
One of the most important surf rocks bands of the present day did 8 shows in 11 days and recorded some Tv Shows in the bigger country of South America.
In the documentary it is possible know the band history, see the guys on the road and a little piece of different gigs in Brasil in cities like São Paulo, Piracicaba and Ilha Comprida.
I just discovered that somebody shot videos of the some of the seminars from the SurferJoe Festival 2014, so you can now learn everything about playing surf music directly from Dusty, Lorenzo, Dave and last but not least Mr. Paul Johnson himself. Enjoy!
Lorenzo on surf drumming (demonstrating the legendary Astronauts Beat)
Dusty Watson on Drumming
Dusty Watson and Dave Wronski on playing together
Paul Johnson on surf guitar Part1
Paul Johnson on surf guitar Part2
Dave Wronski on surf guitar
A big thank you to simoncoil for bringing this amazing video to our attention. This is Laika & The Cosmonauts, on the German TV show Absolut Live, September 15, 1997. Some of these songs ended up on their live album Laika Sex Machine. Enjoy!
Martin Cilia writes:
When I brought my band to California from Australia last year I had plans to record a film clip of Mrs Moto, from my 2013 album "Going to Kaleponi", hopefully with Paul Johnson. I ran it past him and he agreed.
We decided to film at Huntington Beach. It was the perfect day for it. We got some great footage along and under the pier and also live as part of my set. Afterwards Paul surprised me by asking if we'd like him to edit the clip. We jumped at the chance to have him do it.
Paul went above and beyond - sourcing live audio of us playing the song onstage (thanks Chrome Oxide) and some extra footage from the Purple Orchid (thanks Unsteady Freddie -- would you hire a cameraman called "unsteady"?).
We love the clip. I hope you do too.
Thanks to dp for tipping us off to this nearly 30 minute video of the Bambi Molesters. Check out the forum thread for an English translation graciously provided by Ivan.
Hello. The newest episode of ROCK'n'ROLL HIGH SCHOOL 101 is finally out! This episode is on Rockabilly music and features interviews with:
Performance footage by:
It is on Time-Warner Cable Channel 18 in the Riverside-Moreno Valley-Perris area or free on Youtube.
Tip of the hat to Sven of Bang! Mustang! for dropping this bomb on us. This is an entire Los Twang Marvels! set from a recent show in Brazil. You can skip ahead to about the 11:00 minute mark where the band takes the stage. The video and sound quality are excellent, not to mention the performance! Enjoy!
Edit: January 8, 2014. The original video is long gone, but it has resurfaced at this link!
Edit: January 13, 2015: The entire set in one video.
Thanks to MidwestSurfGuy here is a playlist of The Penetrators playing WAIF radio in 1997. Thanks so much Guy!
Here is a playlist of the fantastic Eddie & The Showmen tribute set from Winter Surf Fest 2013. The band consists of John Benton (guitar), John Blair (guitar), Dick Dodd (drums), Jim Frias (sax), Jonpaul Balak (bass), and Matt Quilter (guitar). Video by SG101 user darrenk. Thanks Darren!