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The Surfin' Surfers - East Link (Surfin' Surf)
Pointbreak - You ain't no cowboy (Get wet!)
The Unnaturals - Beach Bumz (Face the Dreaded Kimono Dragon)
The Telestons - f**k the System (Poseidon Knows)
Surflamingo - Green Hill Zone (Entrepeñas Bay Terror)

The Pulltones - Big Beach (Storm Fisherman)

From: 01/01/2018 - 18:08
Tags: playlist

Gremmy Awards 2017: Best Way-Out Instro Record

There are some records that clearly stem from surf but that have gone so far into a new direction that they feel like they shouldn't be considered next to actual surf records. That very fuzzy line is basically up to my whim.

From: 12/31/2017 - 10:56

This category is for albums that are unmistakably surf, but would not be mistaken for vintage. This was a tough category this year and it was tough choosing a winner. A lot of these were also really pushing the envelope, and it was hard to decide what belongs here and what belongs in the Way-Out Instro category.

From: 12/29/2017 - 17:58

Rad Instro 2017

This is my own terminology for surf music that's more punk-influenced, with a focus on speed and force before anything else. I like it because it rhymes with Trad. It's not necessarily about who's the loudest and the fastest as much as it's about who's the best at being loud and fast.

From: 12/28/2017 - 22:05

Gremmy Awards 2017: Best Trad Surf Record

After 50 years, surf music has morphed and evolved in many ways, but some groups strive to tap into the sound and feeling that it all came from back in the early 60's.

From: 12/26/2017 - 17:52


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