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Stories from Shamehill's Royale with Cheese out now!

You know what they call a Quarter Pounder with Cheese in Paris?

Royale with Cheese.

The iconic scene from Pulp Fiction starring John Travolta and Samuel L. Jackson celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2019. The film, and especially the soundtrack, started the 'Third Wave of Surf Music'.

'Stories from Shamehill' has been riding this wave since 2012. After an EP (Same same but different - 2015), live single (Made in Amsterdam - 2016) and a 7 "vinyl single (El Salto del Jalapeño / Queen or Tides - 2017) - recorded in Los Angeles during the California Dreamin 'Tour - is there finally the band's first full-length:' Royale with Cheese '.


At the end of the endless Dutch summer of 2019, Stories from Shamehill’s lady and gentlemen entered the legendary Amsterdam IJland Studio to record eight juicy tracks that would not be out of place on the soundtrack of an obscure Quentin Tarantino movie.

On 'Royale with Cheese' the band will take you on a cinematic journey: from the Californian beaches to the Russian tundra and back. Hard and heavy but also spheric and sultry.

You'll dig it the most!



Announcing the 2018 SurfGuitar101 MP3 Compilation!

I am pleased to announce the SurfGuitar101 2018 MP3 Compilation! Our 14th one! Just like before, this is a way for members to share music, recording tips, and to just have fun. The main emphasis is fun, so please send in an entry no matter what your skill level is. Here are the rules:

  1. You must be a member of this website to submit an mp3.
  2. You may submit only 1 mp3.
  3. The mp3 you submit must not have appeared on any "official" release before. Likewise, please don't submit anything that is destined for an official release in the future.
  4. The file must be in mp3 format and less than 8 MB in size.
  5. There is a good chance the comp will end up on Therefore, you must agree to their Creative Commons (Attribution, Non-Commercial, No-Derivatives) License for your mp3.
  6. The deadline for submitting an mp3 is Friday, February 1st, 2019.

Please use the comment thread for this news story to discuss the compilation and to get information on how to submit an mp3. Please also use that thread if you'd like to find a fellow member to work with on the project. With the magic of digital recording and the Internet, remote collaborations are possible. Make your own virtual surf band!

Please check out our prior compilations by using the links in the bottom left sidebar of the desktop version of our site.

Let the comp begin!

Debut album by: The SurfAces

We are super excited to be releasing our debut album: Ride the Gamma Wave on Bandcamp


Please check it out and comment accordingly

Frankie and The Poolboys play live in my front room!

I set up a show with Frankie, King of Hawaii and The Delstroyers tonight and I couldn't go because I am hooked up to a machine that makes noises when I am bad. So Ferenc and the band came and played a whole set in my front room. Unreal generosity from Ferenc, Karen and the rest of the band, I was speechless.


ALAN JENKINS The Experimental Surf Music BOX

The ReR Megacorp have released an 8 CD boxed set of experimental surf music: ALAN JENKINS The Experimental Surf Music BOX.

This may not necessarily be of interest to surf purists.


Holiday mayhem from today's top merry makers!

A throbbing pleasure package soon to be stuffin' a stocking near you!

Deck yer halls with this boss 4-track Christmas offering from your fave instrumental combo! This years' coolest round of holiday cheer comes from those Norwegian sensations, the Twang-O-Matics, placing four killer tracks under your tree! Norway’s top instrumental group rips it up on this seasonal slab of wax, applying their trademark style to four familiar yuletide tunes. Christmas is a merry time and what could make one merrier than giving this great new Christmas platter a whirl on the ole holiday hi-fi? Wherever you are, whatever you are doing for the yuletide, let the Twang-O-Matics provide the perfect holiday soundtrack! No Christmas party is complete without a couple o' spins from this.

Catalogue #: HSR006
Format: 7” VINYL EP & DOWNLOAD (download available 8th of December)


Thom and Cathies 36th Anniversary Surf Party

Join us as we welcome Frankie and the Poolboys, King of Hawaii, The Delstroyers and The Margraves. Doors open early so we can enjoy a full set from all 4 bands.


NEO Charity Show in Ohio, Friday Dec 7

Friday Dec 7 at The Maplegrove 14832 Pease rd. Maple Hts. OH

Lake Effect Reverb and WJCU are having a holiday charity show featuring The Kahuna Kings and Beyonderers. Lotus Pedal and Dead Earth are also playing. Admission is free and we will be collecting cash and non-perishable donations for the Cleveland Foodbank, Friends of the Cleveland Kennel, and the Alzheimers's Association. Doors open at 7 and show starts at 7:30.

Z & the Tiki Twisters first 7 track EP is out now!

Way up from the Pyrenees, Z & the Tiki Twisters released their first 7 track EP Hardcore Twist in Istanbul City.

Available on Bandcamp, more info on Facebook


The Waterboarders NEW ALBUM OUT NOW!

The Waterboarders new album "Plymouth Five-0" is available now. The UK surf band release their 10 track CD, available through the Facebook page with downloads available from


The release party is on 3rd November at Rockets & Rascals, Barbican, Plymouth UK from 7pm with The Waterboarders playing between 8pm and 9pm. After party drinks at The Nowhere Inn until 3am.


Hope you all enjoy it! The album should be available on Spotify, iTunes, Deezer, etc soon