surf pop

Wavves: That’s On Me

Last year after Wavves’ “Afraid of Heights” came out I spent an entire summer listening to it continuously. The album was a drastic change from their third album “King of the Beach”. The songs on the new record were more mature and polished but still retaining that surf-pop sound that the band has become known […]


Alvvays: Adult Diversion

I just checked out Canadian indie rock/surf pop band Alvvays after a recent search for new surf rock bands to listen to. Alvvays is fronted by Molly Rankin who sings and plays guitar. Her voice falls into the dream pop range like contemporaries Seapony and La Sera. “Adult Diversion” opens with a surf riff and […]


Real Estate: Talking Backwards

New Jersey band Real Estate first came to my attention back in 2010 when I developed a fascination with everything surf rock/pop. A handful of bands popped up in 2010 that fell into this category including Best Coast, The Drums, Beach Fossils and Surfer Blood. Out of all of these bands Real Estate really seemed […]