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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! , Play Favorites , Encyclopedia of Sound ...
Man Or Astro-men
    Experiment Zero , Deluxe Men In Space [EP] , Beyond The Black Hole ...
Surf Coasters
    The Surf Coast , Super Runabout , Surfdelicious - Disc 1 ...
Compilations
    Krautsurf , Surfin' Senorita , Shots in the Dark - A Tribute To Henry Mancini ...
Laika & The Cosmonauts
    C'mon Do The Laika! , Local Warming , Absurdistan ...
Los Banditos
    Ekstase , Modul 47 , Beat Odyssee ...
Satan's Pilgrims
    At Home With , Creature Feature , Soul Pilgrim ...
Phantom Surfers
    Ten Years Of Quality Control 1988-1999 , Skaterhater , The Exciting Sounds Of Model Road Racing ...
Huevos Rancheros
    Endsville , Dig In , Huevosaurus ...
Impala
    Play R'n'B Favourites , Kings Of The Strip , Square Jungle ...
Aqua Velvets
    Surfmania , Radio Waves , Guitar Noir ...
Aqualads
    Revenge , Hotbox , Surf! Surf! Surf! ...
Halibuts
    Life On The Bottom , Gnarly! , Halibut Beach ...
Atlantics
    Flight of the Surf Guitar , Point Zero ...
Space Cossacks
    Interstellar Stomp , Tsar Wars ...
Galaxy Trio
    In The Harem! , Saucers Over Vegas ...
Various
    Dry Heat , Dirty Rotten Finks , The Phantom Surfers & Dick Dale ...

Random selection of albums
Space Cossacks Space Cossacks - Tsar Wars
Tsar Wars
Die Kosmonauten Die Kosmonauten - Go West
Go West
2012
Aqualads Aqualads - Hotbox
Hotbox
Monaci Del Surf Monaci Del Surf - Monaci Del Surf
Monaci Del Surf
2012
Surfin' Gorillas Surfin` Gorillas - The New Adventures Of
The New Adventures...
The Mach IV The Mach IV - Eleki!
Eleki!
2003


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