Category Archives: surf rock

SONG OF THE DAY Little Barrie – Love or Love

Ever since the London-based trio Little Barrie emerged from Nottingham in 1999 they have been cooking up their very own unique blend of surf-rock, blues and good old-fashioned psych-infused garage and feeding it to hungry psych fans such as myself!! Their latest … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Cobra Lamps – The Indicator

I have a very soft spot for the superb garage surf-rock sounds of Nottingham-born Little Barrie, (see my pages here and here) so naturally I was rather ecstatic when I discovered that the bands front man, Barrie Codagon had launched his … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Islanders – Forbidden Island

If music had the power to literally whisk you away, this song would have you bathing in the ocean in no time.  This track may not have the powers to teleport, but it does the next best thing, it inspires … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Holy Bouncer – Anticipation

Holy Bouncer are a Barcelona based five-piece with a powerful, roaring, supersonic 60’s and 70’s influenced rock sound.  To date, the band have released four official tracks and have covered a few old greats including the Rolling Stones, “You Can’t Always … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Growlers – City Club

Continuing on from last nights Growlers theme, I’ve been checking out some new tracks from their forthcoming album today.  I’m definitely enjoying what I’ve heard so far but, dare I say it, I am torn. Torn between the rough, swamp-blues, psych-rock … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Growlers – Barnacle Beat

This song really kicks tush! I love it! I was driving home late last night with this on the stereo and I was lost in a psychedelic haze of sonic guitars, hypnotic vocals and the ever-so-Doors’y sounding keyboard breaks.  Dynamic … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Echo Ohs – You Don’t Mind

I certainly don’t mind a bit of ‘You Don’t Mind’ and I’m always up for a bit of the Echo Ohs! Consisting of Guy Forks on guitar, Yolanda Fagan on Guitar/Bass and Emlyn Williams on Drums, this young New Zealand … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Spooky Mansion – Mrs John

San Francisco’s very own Spooky Mansion have just released a new song and its bound make your jaw drop, or possibly even lock once you discover just what was behind the writing of this track and, indeed, quite a few others! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Parrots – No Me Gustas, Te Quiero

Today’s fantastically catchy garage-rock sound comes straight out of the mighty Parrots, a three-piece from Madrid that I featured earlier this year with their single “Let’s Do It Again” Recently signed to Heavenly , the band have released new single  ‘No Me Gustas, Te … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Betty Kills – Get Around

After a good old delve into the world on new music today I stumbled upon this rather catchy track from a band going by the name of Betty Kills. Based in New York and formally known as NixonLove, Betty Kills is … Continue reading

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