Tag Archives: Surf

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 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 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 The Starks – Hop Skippin Lulu

I couldn’t help myself!! After featuring the b-side to this 45 yesterday, I have since fell head over heels for the flip side too!! Who oh why did this band just make one single!!?? The Starks one and only 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 Eddie Beram – Riot In Thunder Alley

With it’s racy melody and rolling Wipe Out-esque thunderous rhythm, its no wonder this song has featured in not one, but two high-speed car movies! Riot In Thunder Alley is a fast paced romp performed by US singer Eddie Beram and … 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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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 Dengue Fever – March of the Balloon Animals

As a piece of music on its own, today’s song is a curious offering of the cosmic kind! Group it together in the album it comes from and a story unfolds, for this makes up part of a soundtrack, specially … Continue reading

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