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SRW222 Robotron - Atomium (Jacket CD)

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SRW222 Robotron - Atomium (Jacket CD)

Atomium is a 9 track album for fans of instrumental surf music, robots, kaiju monsters, sci-fi themes and more robots.

Influenced by Man...or Astroman, Dick Dale, Los Straightjackets, Robotron have managed to build their own sound mixing the reverb from surf music and the overdrive from rock and roll.  

But it now - Link


SRW219 - The Angry Red Planet - "Captain... The Klingons Have Surrounded Uranus!" (Jacket CD)

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SRW219 - The Angry Red Planet - "Captain... The Klingons Have Surrounded Uranus!" (Jacket CD)

Combining elements of surf, rockabilly, 60’s psychedelia, Morricone, 70’s TV show themes, vintage sci fi/horror, and a touch of sophomoric humour; The Angry Red Planet merges the sounds of the rock n roll’s early years with the punk and thrash of the ‘80s. An instrumental mutant hailing from Canada’s North West, creating unexpected and bizarre musical soundscapes... for those who dare!

The Angry Red Planet’s debut features vintage aural aesthetics channeled through unique and unlikely arrangements. Alternately blistering, ridiculous, and introspective, “Captain... The Klingons Have Surrounded Uranus!” is a warped journey through 8 disparate yet cohesive tracks of guitar forward instrumentals that don’t take themselves too seriously.

Buy it here - Link


SRW213 Jim and the Sea Dragons - Sous les Paves, la Plage! (Jacket CD)

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SRW213 Jim and the Sea Dragons - Sous les Paves, la Plage! (Jacket CD)

‘Sous les Pave, la Plage’ is a tribute to French instrumental bands from the early 1960’s. With influences ranging from Gypsy Jazz to Hank Marvin and the Shadows, the new CD is an exciting look in to the pre-Beatles instrumental music scene that was happening in France.

Jim and the Sea Dragons are a guitar-centric Florida based combo with influences ranging from 60's Surf, Pop and a dash of Exotica.

Buy it on CD and a digital download here - Link


New single "Mig Master" by "The NineteenElevens" OUT NOW!!!


The Me Gustas opening for Agent Orange!


New Album - 'Los Incendiarios' Argentina

Los incendiarios is a band from Argentina. They are formed at the beginning of the 2019 pandemic in western Neuquén Looking for a surf garage sound in his own way to understand and experience it. All this experience resulted in a first EP entitled "My dream is to know the sea" which consists of 6 own compositions of the band recorded in bike studios and mastered in crude studio by Gonzalo 'pájaro' Rainoldi

Enjoy!

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https://incendiarios.bandcamp.com/album/mi-sue-o-es-conocer-el-mar

Follow us!... Instagram/los.incendiarios


The World's Number 1 Surf Music Station Celebrates 9 Year Anniversary

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Did you know that today is a special day? It’s the 9 year anniversary of the the world's number 1 surf music station and what an incredible nine years it has been! It’s hard to believe that even just nine years ago there was no radio station dedicated to surf and instro. In July 2013 we made that a reality, for the first time ever, with new bands being broadcast shoulder to shoulder with established acts.

The number of bands in the surf community has flourished too! We would like to thank all the listeners, bands and labels that have supported us. Don’t forget we are donation supported and you can financially support us with a donation or a StreamAd (which is even better if you are a band or label).

Donate at: www.surfrockradio.com/donate

Have a great day and may your reverb tails be unlimited.


The Guitar Soundwave Instrumental Surf Music Volumes One - Four

My books are finally completed and I am proud to announce the volumes are now available for preview and purchase on Blurb Bookstore (use links below), listed under my name - Cydney Corl Hill & also available on Amazon.  

I would love you to take a look and to celebrate the creativity of both musicians and artists involved in the world of instrumental surf music - both from the past and in the present.  These volumes chronicle the evolution of this unique music genre and illustrate the creative power of music and art. 

I have tried to give due credit to every band, artist, and creator in these texts - if one does not want to be included please send me an email and you will be removed. Due copyright and credit is very important to me. I’m not in this for $ - I break even just making the books available.

Take a look - and see what I have been up to during the past decade - I hope you enjoy the preview and will be willing to share these unique texts with your friends and family.

Thanks!!

Volume One
https://www.blurb.com/bookstore/invited/9604794/1e7b65ae4d64b93c84bbce9db3ab2fdb384bbe7b

Volume Two
https://www.blurb.com/b/11200676-the-guitar-soundwave-instrumental-surf-music-vol

Volume Three
https://www.blurb.com/bookstore/invited/9606180/05aa8738ae9c9a23eb9e6fe1662d2eb147f264bc

Volume Four
https://www.blurb.com/bookstore/invited/9606198/38ec144f95704c4aaca210c9a5ed12bf10c13110

Humbucker Hill Galleries
P.O. Box 791
Colorado Springs, CO. 80901
humbuckerhillgalleries@gmail.com


Surf Guitar 101 Convention 13: 2022

It's BAAAAAACK!

After a 2 year hiatus, the annual Surf Guitar 101 Convention returns!

Come celebrate surf music with fellow fanatics at one of Los Angeles's most historic and interesting venues--the Hollywood American Legion Post 43!

Enjoy food and drink and shop at an unprecedented surf music and gear marketplace while listening to some of the best international, national and local bands, right in the heart of Hollywood, CA!

Surfer Joe (Livorno, Italy)
The Nebulas (Providence, R.I.)
The Volcanics (So Cal)
The Mach IV (Nor Cal)
The Scimitars (So Cal)
Tribute to Richard Podolor

Be sure to check out the official website www.sg101convention.com for all the details!

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SRW184 Mark Malibu & the Wasagas “Hip Shake Go-Go Baby” 7" vinyl

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Extremely limited 4 track EP on glorious lathe cut clear vinyl with super groovy artwork by legendary Darren Merinuk.

Buy it at https://markmalibuthewasagas.bandcamp.com/album/hip-shake-go-go-baby