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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
    Further Adventures of Los Straitjackets , Utterly Fantastic... , The Further Adventures of... ...
Man Or Astro-men
    Destroy All Astromen , Made From Technetium , Experiment Zero ...
Surf Coasters
    Easter!! , Surfdelicious - Disc 1 , L'esprit ...
Compilations
    Psycho Beach Party OST , Zorba's Ride , Rock Don't Run, Vol. 3 ...
Laika & The Cosmonauts
    C'mon Do The Laika! , Cosmopolis 1988-2008 , Absurdistan ...
Los Banditos
    Modul 47 , Beat Odyssee , Ekstase ...
Satan's Pilgrims
    At Home With , Creature Feature , Around the World ...
Phantom Surfers
    Ten Years Of Quality Control 1988-1999 , The Great Surf Crash Of 97 , The Exciting Sounds Of Model Road Racing ...
Huevos Rancheros
    Get Outta Dodge , Endsville , Huevosaurus ...
Impala
    Kings Of The Strip , El Rancho Reverbo , Square Jungle ...
Aqua Velvets
    Guitar Noir , Radio Waves , Surfmania ...
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
    In The Harem! , Saucers Over Vegas ...
Various
    Can't Surf , Monaci Del Surf , The Fuel Injected Sound Of... ...

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The Surf Coasters The Surf Coasters - Surfdelic
Surfdelic
2000
The Surf Coasters The Surf Coasters - The Surf Coast
The Surf Coast
2000
Laika and the... Laika and the Cosmonauts - Laika Sex Machine
Laika Sex Machine
2001
The Galaxy Trio The Galaxy Trio - In The Harem!
In The Harem!
The Bitch Boys The Bitch Boys - Behind the Hound Dog Walls
Behind the Hound...
2004
Aqua Velvets Aqua Velvets - Guitar Noir
Guitar Noir


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