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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
    !Viva! , Encyclopedia Of Sound Volume 2 , Sing Along With Los Straitjacets ...
Man Or Astro-men
    Spectrum Of Infinite Scale , Your Weight On The Moon , Is It Man Or Astroman? ...
Surf Coasters
    The Surf Coast , Runabout neoAGE, OST , Surf Is Dead ...
Compilations
    Psycho Beach Party OST , Takin' Out the Trash - A Tribute to the Trashmen , Shots in the Dark - A Tribute To Henry Mancini ...
Laika & The Cosmonauts
    Zero Gravity , Instruments of Terror , Absurdistan ...
Los Banditos
    Ekstase , Opiumparty , Beat Odyssee ...
Satan's Pilgrims
    At Home With , Around the World , Creature Feature ...
Phantom Surfers
    The Exciting Sounds Of Model Road Racing , The Great Surf Crash Of 97 , Ten Years Of Quality Control 1988-1999 ...
Huevos Rancheros
    Endsville , Muerte del Toro , Dig In ...
Impala
    Play R'n'B Favourites , Square Jungle , El Rancho Reverbo ...
Aqua Velvets
    Radio Waves , Surfmania , Guitar Noir ...
Aqualads
    Hotbox , Surf! Surf! Surf! , Revenge ...
Halibuts
    Life On The Bottom , Halibut Beach , Gnarly! ...
Atlantics
    Flight of the Surf Guitar , Point Zero ...
Space Cossacks
    Interstellar Stomp , Tsar Wars ...
Galaxy Trio
    Saucers Over Vegas , In The Harem! ...
Various
    Psychsploitation , Surfin' With Sir Bald Diddley , Road Test ...

Random selection of albums
The Kilaueas The Kilaueas - Profesor Volcanova
Profesor Volcanova
2005
Los Kahunas Los Kahunas - Los Kahunas
Los Kahunas
2005
Apolo 13 Apolo 13 - Despegue
Despegue
2002
Impala Impala - Square Jungle
Square Jungle
The Aqualads The Aqualads - Surf! Surf! Surf!
Surf! Surf! Surf!
Danny Amis with... Danny Amis with Lost Acapulco - Daddy-O Grande In Mexico
Daddy-O Grande In...
2007


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