Tag Archives: surf rock

THE BREAKERS – Strange Shores: Old Singles & New Hits

September 12, 2022

Sharawaji 2022 Picking bits ‘n’ pieces of their not-so-distant past, melodious Illinoiseniks create a fresh mosaic. Out-takes are a testaments to any artist’s talent – a display of their quality control and knowing how to stop when rounding up a … Continue reading

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THE BREAKERS – A Date With Destiny

May 19, 2021

Breakers Music 2020 As the tide rises, Illinois surf-rockers rush towards melodic rendezvous and hit some unexpected strings. Serving up an album, albeit a short one, seven months after their second offering speaks volume of this ensemble’s self-confidence, prolificacy and … Continue reading

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THE BREAKERS – Voodoo Treatment

April 24, 2021

Breakers Music 2020 Riding the waves of Lake Michigan, Chicagoan trio right the wrongs of a twang. Keeping one’s face straight when playing surf rock is an art in itself – it must be as impossible as keeping one’s knees … Continue reading

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MATT SMITH’S CHOP SHOP – Live! At Strange Brew

January 12, 2021

6 String Ranch 2020 Texan six-stringer goes back to the future to uncover gems for all-time delight. “Chop Shop” might be the title of Matt Smith’s guitar instructional book – but it also was a name of one of his … Continue reading

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STEINAR KARLSEN – Destination Venus

July 8, 2020

Orangutwang 2020 Norwegian guitarist sets on a journey to a neighboring planet to locate the perfect vibe in this part of the Solar system. It’s not difficult to explain Scandinavian musicians’ obsession with surf rock – the sea is near … Continue reading

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