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After peak of instrumental and surf music in 1962 and '63 when the Ventures, the Shadows, Dick Dale, Duane Eddy, Beach Boys and others were sitting comfortably on the top of charts and had a lot of teenage followers all around the world the endless summer ended with the British Invasion - lads like Stones and the Who didn't surf.

Long era of obscurity followed until new explosion in early 90s when Dick Dale's 1962 cover of "Misirlou" got big play in Pulp Fiction and surf music revived with old dinosaurs like Dick Dale, the Ventures recording new material and musicians of next generations evolving old tradition with punk/ska/hard rock touch. Now there are surf muzos everywhere, good and bad, and there is a number of names to mention, like Los Straitjackets, Man Or Astro-men?, Laika and the Cosmonauts, but there are zillions of new records appearing every day, so here goes my personal selection, I hope you'll like it.

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Los Straitjackets
    Velvet Touch Of Los Straitjackets , Encyclopedia of Sound , Play Favorites ...
Man Or Astro-men
    Your Weight On The Moon , Destroy All Astromen , Is It Man Or Astroman? ...
Surf Coasters
    Surf Is Dead , Surf Panic '95 , Surfdelic ...
Compilations
    Psycho Beach Party OST , Krautsurf , Rock Don't Run, Vol. 3 ...
Laika & The Cosmonauts
    Zero Gravity , Local Warming , Surfs You Right ...
Los Coronas
    Adiós Sancho , Dos Bandas Y Un Destino El Concierto , The Vivid Sounds Of ... ...
Los Banditos
    Opiumparty , Beatclub , Beat Odyssee ...
Satan's Pilgrims
    Around the World , Soul Pilgrim , At Home With ...
Phantom Surfers
    Ten Years Of Quality Control 1988-1999 , The Great Surf Crash Of 97 , Skaterhater ...
Huevos Rancheros
    Muerte del Toro , Dig In , Get Outta Dodge ...
Impala
    Square Jungle , El Rancho Reverbo , Kings Of The Strip ...
Aqua Velvets
    Guitar Noir , Radio Waves , Surfmania ...
Aqualads
    Surf! Surf! Surf! , Revenge , Hotbox ...
Halibuts
    Halibut Beach , Life On The Bottom , Gnarly! ...
Atlantics
    Point Zero , Flight of the Surf Guitar ...
Space Cossacks
    Interstellar Stomp , Tsar Wars ...
Galaxy Trio
    Saucers Over Vegas , In The Harem! ...
Various
    Eleki! , Guitar Mania , Reverb Rehab ...

Random selection of albums
The Aqua Velvets The Aqua Velvets - Radio Waves
Radio Waves
2001
The Swamp Coolers The Swamp Coolers - Dry Heat
Dry Heat
2005
Eddy Clearwater... Eddy Clearwater with Los Straightjackets - Rock `N` Roll City
Rock 'N' Roll City
2003
Laika & The... Laika & The Cosmonauts - Instruments of Terror
Instruments of...
1993
Satan's Pilgrims Satan`s Pilgrims - Around the World
Around the World
Huevos Rancheros Huevos Rancheros - Endsville
Endsville
1993


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