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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
    Los Vivos Y Los Raros , Utterly Fantastic... , Encyclopedia Of Sound Volume 2 ...
Man Or Astro-men
    Experiment Zero , Intravenous Television Continuum , Beyond The Black Hole ...
Surf Coasters
    Runabout neoAGE, OST , Surf Side Village , L'esprit ...
Compilations
    Rock Don't Run, Vol. 3 , Rock Don't Run , Psycho Beach Party OST ...
Laika & The Cosmonauts
    Absurdistan , The Amazing Colossal Band , Laika Sex Machine ...
Los Banditos
    Beat Odyssee , Ekstase , Opiumparty ...
Satan's Pilgrims
    Soul Pilgrim , Around the World , Satan's Pilgrims ...
Phantom Surfers
    The Exciting Sounds Of Model Road Racing , The Great Surf Crash Of 97 , Skaterhater ...
Huevos Rancheros
    Muerte del Toro , Endsville , Dig In ...
Impala
    Square Jungle , El Rancho Reverbo , Play R'n'B Favourites ...
Aqua Velvets
    Guitar Noir , Radio Waves , Surfmania ...
Aqualads
    Revenge , Surf! Surf! Surf! , Hotbox ...
Halibuts
    Halibut Beach , Life On The Bottom , Gnarly! ...
Atlantics
    Flight of the Surf Guitar , Point Zero ...
Space Cossacks
    Interstellar Stomp , Tsar Wars ...
Galaxy Trio
    Saucers Over Vegas , In The Harem! ...
Various
    Sinister Surf , Der Planet Aus Dem Weltraum , In Space ...

Random selection of albums
Tiki Tones Tiki Tones - Idol Pleasures
Idol Pleasures
1996
Huevos Rancheros Huevos Rancheros - Huevosaurus
Huevosaurus
1992
The Kilaueas The Kilaueas - Profesor Volcanova
Profesor Volcanova
2005
The Neanderthals The Neanderthals - In Space
In Space
The Surf Coasters The Surf Coasters - Surf Side Village
Surf Side Village
1995
Surfin' Lungs Surfin` Lungs - Cowabunga
Cowabunga
1985


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