Category Archives: surf rock

SONG OF THE DAY Los Dedos – Olivido

What I really love about Los Dedos is their authenticity! Their music whisks you far away to surf-drenched realms with sunsets galore and dreams ten a penny, whilst in reality their location is far closer to home…for all us UK … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Routes – Kapow!

“No gimmick, no bullshit… Stomp’n’Grind Garage Rock, Garage Punk, Surf, Rhythm and Blues, Psych… Whatever the hell WE want to hear!”       (The Routes) Though The Routes’ sound may be rooted in the past, their music is very much … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Shotnez – Botz

Featuring the original Balkan Beat Box producers Ori Kaplan and Tamir Muskat, together with Uri Kinrot from Boom Pam and Itamar Ziegler from The Backyard, these four musicians make up the very enticing outfit that is Shotnez. Their united chemistry … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Los Dedos – March of the Crabs

Hailing from the sun-drenched surf-sands of UK’s Bristol City, Los Dedos are a three-piece instrumental band that came together in 2020 – though their creations are authentic enough to trick you into believing this sound was from the 1960’s! Formed … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dick Campbell – Like the Wind That’s Free

Oh WOW!!! Hold tight for this one!! This song should come with a warning!!! It’s sooooooooo dreamy, so you may just need to anchor yourself for this or its destination floaty-land!!! Yesterday I discovered a collection of albums released by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Dragons – Elephant Stomp

If the groove to this little slinker doesn’t get you, I don’t know what will! This hot little surf-rock stomper is such an ear butterfly!! Released on Capitol Records in 1964, Elephant Stomp was the b-side to its equally ear-bending … 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 The J Ann C Trio – Voodoo Doll

Now referred to a rather obscure, cult 60’s lounge outfit, the J Ann C Trio gained themselves a rather select following after the release of their one and only LP in 1966.  At Tan-Tar-A was released on Missouri’s Burdland Record … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gitkin – Wing Nut

“Gitkin’s music exists somewhere between primal, rootsy memory and distant exotic yearning — A dusty bordertown where the familiar blends imperceptibly into the enchantingly foreign…” Expanding his horizons as he drifts into new realms, Gitkin, a.k.a Brian Jay, released his … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Latins ‎– Habibi Twist

This exotic sonic adventure has a little bit of everything thrown into its sublimely chromatic mix, but in all the right measures! It’s mystical Arabic-tinged body is coated with with shades of exotica, jazz and surf, whilst a touch of … Continue reading

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