Awesome! There is a new album available from the Brighton, England-based instrumental surf band, Los Fantasticos. The album is titled Into the Infinity Tunnel. The official release date was September 26, 2009. Get your copy at the HangNine Shop.Full Story: Los Fantasticos: Into the Infinity Tunnel (2009)
According to MySpace and Wikipedia, The Thurston Lava Tube is a psychedelic, experimental surf instrumental group from Leicester, England. After listening to their songs, I must agree with that description. While they are not a traditional surf band, their experimental vibe makes them something more.Full Story: The Thurston Lava Tube Video: Ziggy Stardust
If you are in the northeast United States in early November, you need to get your tickets to The Ventures show on Nov. 4, 2009 at Birchmere Music Hall. Here is a link to buy the tickets. They are $35.00. The Ventures also have a show at the Highline Ballroom in New York City on [...]Full Story: The Ventures: November 2009 Shows in NYC & VA
If you are a fan of instrumental surf music, you must be a fan of Joe Meek. His most famous song was the Tornados’ hit Telstar, which was the first British song to hit #1 on the US charts. Joe Meek’s life and death are straight out of Rock & Roll folklore. And now it seems that someone has made a movie about Joe Meek. Telstar: The Story of Joe Meek is now available on DVD in the UK (as of 9/28/2009). Here is a link to the official Telstar the Movie website, and here is the official movie trailer.Full Story: Telstar the Movie: The Story of Joe Meek
Los Cuchillos are a badass surf band out of Costa Rica. Check out the music video for their song, El Hombre Lobo.Full Story: Los Cuchillos Video: El Hombre Lobo
Los Straitjackets are probably the hardest working surf band in the country, and as luck would have it they are playing 20 shows in the next few months. Here is a current list of their remaining gigs in 2009.Full Story: Los Straitjackets on Tour in 2009!