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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
    'tis The Season for... , Further Adventures of Los Straitjackets , Damas y Caballeros! ...
Man Or Astro-men
    Live Transmissions from Uranus , Destroy All Astromen , Experiment Zero ...
Surf Coasters
    Surf Panic '95 , Surf Side Village , The Surf Coast ...
Compilations
    Spaguetti & Chili Western , Psycho Beach Party OST , Shots in the Dark - A Tribute To Henry Mancini ...
Laika & The Cosmonauts
    Surfs You Right , C'mon Do The Laika! , Cosmopolis 1988-2008 ...
Los Banditos
    Opiumparty , Beatclub , Ekstase ...
Satan's Pilgrims
    Satan's Pilgrims , Soul Pilgrim , Around the World ...
Phantom Surfers
    Skaterhater , The Great Surf Crash Of 97 , Ten Years Of Quality Control 1988-1999 ...
Huevos Rancheros
    Muerte del Toro , Huevosaurus , Get Outta Dodge ...
Impala
    Play R'n'B Favourites , Square Jungle , Kings Of The Strip ...
Aqua Velvets
    Radio Waves , Guitar Noir , Surfmania ...
Aqualads
    Hotbox , Revenge , Surf! Surf! Surf! ...
Halibuts
    Life On The Bottom , Halibut Beach , Gnarly! ...
Atlantics
    Point Zero , Flight of the Surf Guitar ...
Space Cossacks
    Tsar Wars , Interstellar Stomp ...
Galaxy Trio
    Saucers Over Vegas , In The Harem! ...
Various
    Singles , Beate , Today We Kill... Tomorrow We Die ...

Random selection of albums
Goggle-A Goggle-A - Dendeke Rock Combo
Dendeke Rock Combo
2004
Various Various - Rock Don`t Run
Rock Don't Run
Satan's Pilgrims Satan`s Pilgrims - At Home With
At Home With
1994
Los Kahunas Los Kahunas - Los Kahunas
Los Kahunas
2005
Man Or Astro-Man? Man Or Astro-Man? - Made From Technetium
Made From Technetium
1997
Monster Pete & The... Monster Pete & The Chiefs - Serpentine!
Serpentine!
1999


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