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Dame Kraft (Lady Force)

An incendiary surf punk instrumental written to accompany the everyday fight trans women endure. [more inside]
posted by Annika Cicada on Jan 11, 2017 - 5 comments

Someone Keeps Moving My chair

Mr. Horrible, Mr. Horrible. [more inside]
posted by Brainy on Jan 13, 2015 - 12 comments

Slow see

A song by Bummed, a shoegaze-influenced band my friends and I have been working on. I'm on vocals! [more inside]
posted by ghostbikes on Jul 26, 2014 - 7 comments

The Silent Bugler

Punky instrumental surf rock in the vein of Man or Astro-Man? (with stylophone!) [more inside]
posted by Dysk on Jan 29, 2014 - 2 comments

Paint it Black

For the request raffle, a cover of The Rolling Stones' Paint it Black in the surf rock guitar style of Dick Dale. [more inside]
posted by TheNegativeInfluence on Oct 31, 2013 - 7 comments

Surf And Destroy

Some beach music off the new album from my punk band Riot Dog. Oi! Oi! Oi!
posted by InfidelZombie on Jul 5, 2012 - 2 comments

South Abyssinia

A surf-reggae snippet misremembering Augustus Pablo. [more inside]
posted by bonefish on Jun 10, 2012 - 2 comments

Psycho Annie

the girl with blood in her eyes: if you don't flee tonight, you'll all surely die [more inside]
posted by dorian on Sep 7, 2011 - 2 comments

Shakedown

Surf punk that somehow turns into old school metal. Featuring one of the best female vocalists in Olympia Washington. [more inside]
posted by special agent conrad uno on Jan 30, 2011 - 8 comments

Shchedryk

A quick surf-punk blast thru the Ukrainian folk song which was neutered into Carol of the Bells. For the challenge, obviously! [more inside]
posted by unSane on Dec 11, 2010 - 9 comments

Tarifa Madness

Another bite sized morsel of crispy guitar-driven instro-surf for you. [more inside]
posted by unSane on Nov 5, 2010 - 5 comments

Balkan Red Alert Part II

Just sneaking this one under the wire for the Hallowe'en challenge. A thrown-together palate cleanser from the recent power pop -- a piece of Eastern European-flavored surf about the scariest thing I can think of. I actually gave myself the shivers when I was putting together the ending so it's probably worth sticking around for that. [more inside]
posted by unSane on Oct 29, 2010 - 7 comments

Pink Saturday

The horns in this bouncy lo-fi surf-garage number? Synthesized. But the off-key backup vocals? They're real.
posted by allaboutgeorge on Oct 14, 2010 - 4 comments

Mutations

My band MYELIN SHEATHS has a LP coming out, and this is the first song on the record! ROCK! [more inside]
posted by Quartermass on May 30, 2010 - 12 comments

Message in the Sand

This is a little instrumental number I made up. I'm trying to convince my bandmates to perform it. The guitar tone and the melodic simplicity may qualify it as Surf Music. [more inside]
posted by Jode on Aug 11, 2009 - 11 comments

Ride the Wild Moleman

When there's no surf around, you ride what you can. [more inside]
posted by Astro Zombie on Aug 3, 2009 - 1 comment

Minutes To Live, Seconds To Die

Another surf-y thing from my old band, the Brimstones. [more inside]
posted by Brainy on Jan 2, 2008 - 5 comments

Five Fathoms Down

Melodic, slightly exotic, wistful surf music from Hell. [more inside]
posted by Brainy on Dec 31, 2007 - 6 comments

At The Mountains Of Madness

A short surf instrumental. One of the bands I'm currently in, The Filthy Thirds, has started a side project/alter ego group called The Boogeymen. It is a horror/surf project where we mash up classic horror movie persona's with early 60's surf. We wrote all our own surf songs, our only cover being a "Wipeout" style version of John Carpenter's "Halloween" theme. Our debut show is in a couple of weeks and we will play in costume. My character is Mummy Holly. This song gets its title from an H.P. Lovecraft book,and was recorded with a hanging mic in the basement, yet is surprisingly clear. Some lead guitar was overdubbed.
posted by sourwookie on Aug 27, 2007 - 13 comments

While the Gittin' is Good

Surfy-punky song inspired by a friend's recent decision to quit his job and travel for a while. Recorded in GarageBand, drums provided by a drummer friend who tapped them out on his keyboard for me because none of the drum loops sounded right. My first complete project in GarageBand.
posted by mccreath on Jul 4, 2007 - 2 comments

West of Eden

A backing riff that had been hanging around, nagging at my brain, for several years. Could never find a melody for it, until today, when I found a whole shitload. Twangy instrumental surf, Jazzmaster nirvana. If only bass guitars had whammy bars I'd be in heaven. From my great unreleased album "Cesare Gorgeous and the Strange Attractors play songs of Love and Hate".
posted by unSane on Mar 31, 2007 - 5 comments

Man or Astroaletz

Someone asked for more rockabilly. This is a song written by some friends, Los Esquizitos, performed and recorded here by us, with a drum track laid by their drummer.
posted by micayetoca on Jan 11, 2007 - 2 comments

Signal 30

The first song I ever wrote on guitar, re-recorded by my old band the New Blind Nationals
posted by drezdn on Jan 5, 2007 - 6 comments

Mark Foo's Last Ride

Mark Foo rewrote the rules of big-wave surfing and turned it into a high-stakes, high-profile thrill show. So when the biggest, baddest new surf break -- Mavericks -- started to churn out 40-foot waves in December 1994, it was inevitable that he'd be there. This tune celebrates his last ride. Previous tunes here and here.
posted by unSane on Jul 6, 2006 - 8 comments

Balkan Red Alert, Part I

Balkan-tinged surf-rock ode to Gavril Princip from Cesare Gorgeous & The Strange Attractors. That's me (Cesare) on, um, everything. Previously in the same ilk: A Theory of Everything. More to come.
posted by unSane on Jul 5, 2006 - 8 comments

The Cool Road to Hell

This was my band in college, a surf-instrumental-spy-rock four-piece: bass, drums, guitar, and violin. I'm playing bass in this song.
posted by interrobang on Jul 1, 2006 - 8 comments

A Theory of Everything

Twangsome surf-rock from The Strange Attractors, recorded when I should have been writing screenplays. That's me kicking the reverb tank at the beginning.
posted by unSane on Jun 30, 2006 - 8 comments

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