Category Archives: surf garage

SONG OF THE DAY Aris San – Mish Mash

I’m sitting here tonight, feeling unwell and a little bit worse for wear, but this song is making it all better!!! How can you not fall for this little happy beast??? One of the pioneering artists to popularise Greek music … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY John Paul Jones – Kalani Honey 

There has been some speculation as to whether the John Paul Jones behind this record was, indeed, the future bass guitarist for Led Zeppelin, but I don’t think that this is the case?.. Kalani Honey was a rather refined surf … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Aris San – Boumpam 

One of the pioneering artists to popularise Greek music in Israel, Aris San was a Greek-Israeli musician, singer and nightclub owner. Though his later life was shrouded in mystery, he is probably most remembered for the captivating style he brought … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Les Talismans – L’interplanetaire

With so many bands revisiting old and retro sounds, it’s sometimes hard to date music these days; such was the case with today’s song.  At first I thought it may be a new band dishing out this tremendous Tarantino/Dick Dale-esque … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Life Is Cool

King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard have recently launched a new bootleg program, which will allow fans, indie labels and more to release the band’s music how they wish! How cool is that! Attached to their website and Bandcamp page, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Beach Party – Can’t Surf

What’s this? A band from LA that claim they can’t surf! In the summer of 2014 this is is exactly what Californian four-piece Beach Party wrote a song about! Can’t Surf highlights their plight and with reasons such as “Oh … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Yuppies Indeed – Be May She Ghost

Continuing with yesterdays tuneful psych-goodness, today’s song was released two years ago on California’s indie label, Burger Records.  A fine chunk of melodic garage-rock, Be May She Ghost is the work of Belarus group, Yuppies Indeed! Taken from their 2016 album, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Heaters – Levitate Thigh

Previously known as the Plantains, Michigan’s the Heaters play a mean mix of garage rock, surf and psych!  Consisting of Andrew Tamlyn and Nolan Krebs (old high school friends), members Joshua Korf and Ryan Hagar joined the group shortly after … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Panthers – Bhairavi

A couple of years ago a random musical discovery got me reading about urban Pakistan in the late 60’s and the similarities it had to Western Europe and the U.S; one common thread was the long-haired, politicised university kids making … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Southern Culture on the Skids – Werewolf

I dare say today’s song would have been far more apt last night, what with it being a big fat full moon, but even in its waning glory a day later, this big, bright hunk of glowing beauty still poses … Continue reading

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