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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
    Mas Alla Del Limite , !Viva! , Encyclopedia of Sound ...
Man Or Astro-men
    What Remains Inside A Black Hole , Made From Technetium , Spectrum Of Infinite Scale ...
Surf Coasters
    The Surf Coast , Super Runabout , Surf Attack ...
Compilations
    Surfin' Senorita , Zorba's Ride , Rock Don't Run, Vol. 3 ...
Laika & The Cosmonauts
    C'mon Do The Laika! , The Amazing Colossal Band , Local Warming ...
Los Banditos
    Opiumparty , Ekstase , Beat Odyssee ...
Satan's Pilgrims
    Soul Pilgrim , Satan's Pilgrims , At Home With ...
Phantom Surfers
    The Great Surf Crash Of 97 , Skaterhater , Ten Years Of Quality Control 1988-1999 ...
Huevos Rancheros
    Endsville , Huevosaurus , Dig In ...
Impala
    Kings Of The Strip , Square Jungle , El Rancho Reverbo ...
Aqua Velvets
    Surfmania , Guitar Noir , Radio Waves ...
Aqualads
    Revenge , Hotbox , Surf! Surf! Surf! ...
Halibuts
    Halibut Beach , Life On The Bottom , Gnarly! ...
Atlantics
    Point Zero , Flight of the Surf Guitar ...
Space Cossacks
    Tsar Wars , Interstellar Stomp ...
Galaxy Trio
    Saucers Over Vegas , In The Harem! ...
Various
    Profesor Volcanova , Tracks , Turn On Tune In Rock Out ...

Random selection of albums
The Surf Coasters The Surf Coasters - Surface Impression
Surface Impression
2000
Huevos Rancheros Huevos Rancheros - Dig In
Dig In
1995
Man Or Astro-Man? Man Or Astro-Man? - Destroy All Astromen
Destroy All Astromen
1994
Los Kahunas Los Kahunas - Los Kahunas
Los Kahunas
2005
Satan's Pilgrims Satan`s Pilgrims - Psychsploitation
Psychsploitation
2009
Hellbenders, The Hellbenders, The - Today We Kill... Tomorrow We Die
Today We Kill......
2004


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