Sonido Gallo Negro isn’t a surf band but I’ve noticed that they’ve got a lot of surf fans. After months of drifting around on Spotify, their third LP has finally seen a proper release.
Go to their bandcamp page and it says released January 18th and I've been listening to this one since then, but they told me their album release date was March 30th so I waited a bit. With that extra time I've been trying to nail down what it is I like about CARLO but it remains elusive. It's hard to even pick out a real standout track, as I've found this record is best taken as a whole. It's the mood really, laid-back and adventurous at once, like a day trip to a swimming hole.
A new album from Arno de Cea and the Clockwork Wizards is a stop-what-you’re-doing thing. He’s on top of his game and delivering a surf sound that nobody else has. But admittedly, two tracks in I found myself a little apprehensive about writing this review. What more is there to say about his nearly-perfected, patentable Brutal Surf? After two albums of the stuff, are there any worlds left to obliterate?
The OK Kings - Mosquito Man (It's OK)
The Tequila Worms - Running Late (The Tequila Worms)
nahuelaizers - Omega Surf (profunidad desconocida)
The Barbwires - springbreak (Searider)
the dead rocks - crazy race rock (one million dollar surf band)
The Pharos - Pintor 45
The Denver Men - Surf City Stomp (Let's Go Surfside)
Reverendo Frankenstein - Tailspin (Esta VIvo... esta vivo)
Shark Attack! - Shark City (Chum Punch)
The Falcons - Belair (Atomic Guitar)
Les Talismans - L'Interplanetaire (45)
The Frantics - The Whip (45)
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