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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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THE SUPERTONES – Unknown And Other Hits From Outer Space

October 27, 2019

The Supertones 2019 Riding the waves, instrumental quartet go for interstellar overdrive and land on Brooklyn. Even though neither Upper nor Gravesend Bay feels very conducive to surfing, this band couldn’t care less because New York cool is what’s supposed … Continue reading

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