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Bamboogie Injections - Orbit Chaos

Once again, today Bandcamp isn't taking a cut of purchases made on their website which makes today an excellent day to stock up on surf records. They got a little mysterious on us -- apparently June didn't have one and instead had a special Juneteenth event. I don't know if there was a July one, but in any case I have a lot to catch up on since the last one of these I did was May. That was so long ago we have a whole new coronavirus

From: 08/06/2021 - 08:17


Blackball Bandits - The Cursed Island

Just about everything I've written about this band has something talking about how I thought they were special when I first heard some demo EPs on bandcamp years ago. And I can't think of a better intro, so looks like I just did it again. But at this point I think I need to retire the narrative of ascending stars in the surf scene. Their first LP on Double Crown, The Lost Mission, was excellent and even found its way into the . They have arrived, whatever that may mean in this niche.

From: 08/05/2021 - 12:42


This was a special show playing a band from each medaling nation from least to most Olympic medals, starting at 29th place. Using this I set the value of a gold medal to 2x that of a silver medal, which was 2x that of a Bronze. I had actually started working on this on Saturday night and found a bunch of cool surf bands from nations lesser known for surf, but by Monday morning the medal count had shifted and they didn't make the cut. So I actually had songs ready for over 40 nations!

I tried to choose bands there were representative of their nations, usually either by popularity or by recency.

Apologies for some technical issues on this one.

From: 08/03/2021 - 14:57


From: 07/27/2021 - 14:18
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From: 07/20/2021 - 12:56
Tags: playlist, moon


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