“If I say it’s safe to surf this beach, Captain, it’s safe to surf this beach!
Here’s brand new Surfadelic comp. of modern surf-instros featuring THE SADIES, LOS STRAITJACKETS, DAVIE ALLAN & THE ARROWS, THE UNTAMED YOUTH, BLACK FLAMINGOS, THE SUPERSONICOS, LAIKA & THE COSMONAUTS, AQUA VELVETS, THE CHARADES, STEREOPHONIC SPACE SOUND UNLIMITED, BLUE HAWAIIANS, THE VANDELLES, LOST ACAPULCO, THE FALCONS, THE HOLLYWOODS, THE EL CAMINOS, THE MYSTERY MEN, TREMOLO BEER GUT, LA LUZ. Bombastic Fantastic, Enjoy!
Swami John Reis & the Blind Shake pay tribute to the classic surf and Rock ‘n’ Roll instrumentals of the 1960’s and update the genre for today’s more extreme, modern surfer. 13 original, modern surf compositions create this tidal wave of booming tom toms, shrinking saxophones and a chaotic surge of guitars. Let this south swell topple you and may you be pinned in it’s undertow of reverb. Swami John Reis uses a similar aggro guitar approach as his playing in Hot Snakes and Night Marchers but allows the influences of Omar Khorshid, The Ventures, Link Wray, Randy Holden’s Fender IV and many other forgotten, instro combos rise to the surface for air. Joining Swami is Minneapolis’ The Blind Shake. The Blind Shake is a bombastic, power trio consisting of guitar, baritone guitar and drums and whose sound can be described as ‘muscular psych punk’. This collaboration generates a symphonic wall of twang and amplifies a cinematic sense of drama and tension with the addition of saxophone, doumbek, piano, riq, vibraphone and piano. To capture the essence of this vibe, some of the initial tracking of this material was recorded under Crystal Pier (San Diego) by Ben Moore who utilized a mobile recording VW van.
Here are more Sci-Fi, space inspired surf instros this time with modern garage/surf revival bands as THE BOMBORAS / MAN OR ASTRO-MAN / LINK PROTRUDI AND THE JAYMEN / THE ASTRONAUTS / THE CHARADES / THE BREAK / THE SUPERTONES / IMPALA / SIR BALD DIDDLEY & HIS WIG-OUTS / STEREOPHONIC SPACE SOUND UNLIMITED / BAMBI MOLESTERS / EVAN FOSTER / METALUNAS / DOCTEUR LEGUME ET LES SURFWERKS / LOST ACAPULCO / THE CRUNCHER / THE SURFITES / DAVIE ALLAN & THE ARROWS / POLLO DEL MAR / THE ULTRAS / THE SPACE COSSACKS. Interstellar surf action!
“1984 second album by the ultra-cult ’80s NY rocker Justin Trouble. Only once out of a hundred times is the “undiscovered gem” tag appropriate… and this is the one. A lost treasure of early ’80s New York, the perfect blend of Johnny Thunders’s deconstructed raunch ‘n’ roll, the Modern Lovers’ romance rock, Alex Chilton’s twisted productions, and some deranged paisley-pop from an unknown planet. Justin Love (Trouble), the best kept secret in rock ‘n’ roll!”
Maybe the last part of the “Mod Explosion!!!” series, well who knows? Featuring bands as THE MOVE, THE BIRDS, DOWNLINERS SECT, THE EYES, THE WHO, THE KINKS, THE SORROWS, SMALL FACES, THE CREATION, DON FARDON, THE TROGGS, THE PRIMITIVES, DAVE CLARK FIVE, CRAIG, SPENCER DAVIS GROUP, JOHN’S CHILDREN, MANFRED MANN, THE SMOKE, THE ACTION, THEM, EVIL EYES, CASEY JONES & THE GOVERNORS. Gotta dig, enjoy!
More 60’s Mod/Freakbeat sounds in this 2nd volume of SURFADELIC MOD EXPLOSION !!!, featuring groups as THE ATTACK, DOWNLINERS SECT, THE CREATION, THE KINKS, SMALL FACES, THE ANIMALS, THE WHO, THE PRIMITIVES, THE PRETTY THINGS, THE EYES, LES FLEUR DE LYS, THE BOYS BLUE, THE SOUL AGENTS, THE LOOT, THE CREATION, JOHN’S CHILDREN, THE SORROWS, THE KNACK, THE JAY FIVE ,THE BIRDS, THE PRIMITIVES, THE YARDBIRDS, THOR’S HAMMER + 2 bonus trax = 30 tunes of wyld mod action! Enjoy!
This is brand new Surfadelic collection of some favorite garage tunes. It’s a mix of garage folk rock, punk and some psych tunes featuring bands as THE TOADS, TOMMY TUCKER, THE SQUIRES, THE SOUL VENDORS, THE UNDERPRIVILEGED, NEW COLONY SIX, THE AZTEX, DISTANT COUSINS, RAINY DAZE ,THE WIG-WAGS, UNITED TRAVEL SERVICE, THE CIRKIT, COUNT FIVE, THE HARBINGER COMPLEX, DYNAMIC DISCHORDS, THE MOVIN’ MORFOMEN, THINGS TO COME, THE TORRES, THE VILLAGE OUTCAST, THE WAILERS, BOBBY FULLER FOUR, THE BEETHOVEN’S FIFTH, NIGHT SHADOW, THE GUILLOTEENS, THE BOLD, HYDRO PYRO, KOATS OF MALE, THE FUN & GAMES COMMISSION, THE SYNDICATE, THE DONNYBROOKES, THE LIVE WIRES.. 31 trax of FLOWER PUNK action, say… dig!