surf rock

Band of Horses: Whatever, Wherever

The new Band of Horses record “Why Are You Ok” is shaping up to be an incredible record. The band has released three songs from the album all different in sound and “Whatever, Wherever” is the best yet. The song has a 60’s pop/surf rock sound with its Beach Boys influence and simple riffs. Vocalist […]

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King Krule: Out Getting Ribs

I first heard about King Krule last spring when I sampled his music off of Mount Kimbie’s album “Cold Spring Fault Less Youth“.  His deep and melancholy voice that reflected on love and life really resonated with me. To believe that this musician just turned 21 is quite amazing. “Out Getting Ribs” features a catchy […]

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The Marketts: Here Comes the Ho-Dads

I recently watched “Inherent Vice” which wa not only a great movie but also had a tremendous soundtrack.  I’ve been steadily listening to the soundtrack over the past few days and one of the best songs is “Here Comes the Ho-Dads” from The Marketts.  This 60’s surf rock/soul song is quite catchy with its vibrant […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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