Tag Archives: Surf Rock

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Jade Imagine’s Incredulous EP is Surf Rock at Its Finest

Formerly of the rough-and-tumble indie act Teeth & Tongue, Jade McInally has set out on a more leisurely path. She now fronts her own band called Jade Imagine, which turns down new wave influences in favor of surf and garage ones. Their latest EP, What The Fuck Was I Thinking, sounds incredulous, but is actually […]

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Dante Elephante Announce New Album and Tour, Listen to “Call Me (on the Phone)”

Southern California surf rock group Dante Elephante has a packed 2018 planned. They just released details of their upcoming tour and announced a new record too. Later this year we’ll have our hands on the LP, Rare Attractions, but until then, we can enjoy the first single from it, the sunny break up ballad, “Call […]

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Video Premiere: Dutch Party’s Multi-layered Homage to Philip K. Dick

In 1968, Philip K. Dick published a novel set in post-apocalyptic San Francisco, where Ken Franklin calls his original home. He now lives in Echo Park, where he began indie pop group Dutch Party. It has been two years since their debut EP and over this time they have clearly developed a sense of whimsy; […]

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An Interview with La Luz: We talk new album, making L.A. home, crowd surfing limbo and more

La Luz to Perform at The Glass House, March 22 Interview feature by Emily Saex Surf doo-wop quartet La Luz originally hail from the rainy city of Seattle, and while a bit of that gloomy underbelly remains — though generally bright — effervescent tunes pair up nicely with Los Angeles’ sunnier outlook. Their sound finds itself […]

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Television at Teragram Ballroom: taking fans on a mesmerizing trip to the “Marquee Moon”

Last night at the Teragram Ballroom in downtown Los Angeles, myself and many others scratched a longtime item off our bucket list. Lauded by fans and musicians alike, as one of the most influential post-punk rock bands, Television kicked off their first night of two back-to-back Los Angeles dates at the Teragram Ballroom. As part of their small […]

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Rocket From The Crypt, The Bronx and Dead Heavens deliver knock-out performances at The Observatory

It was a night of pure rock n’ roll at the Observatory in Santa Ana, California last night. Three bands would play, Rocket From The Crypt, Los Angeles punk rockers, The Bronx and Dead Heavens. All three bands brought their own style of rock and each kept the crowd engaged. Rocket From The Crypt was […]

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Win Tickets to Tijuana Panthers at the Echo

The surf rock band Tijuana Panthers will headline two back to back shows at the Echo on Friday, March 20th and Saturday, March 21st, before saying goodbye to our beloved L.A. (at least for a while). We’ve documented the Long Beach natives next to Death, No Age, La Sera, Burgerama 2014, and now they’re back to take the stage! Their […]

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Video Premiere – The Vandelles “Miles Away”

Brooklyn trio, the Vandelles have released a flirty new video this morning for “Miles Away,” the second video from their new album, Strange Girls Don’t Cry. The video is a whimsical piece featuring a redheaded lolita dancing around in various outfits as she spends her day vinyl shopping, eating pizza and smoking. The video starts bright […]

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Los Straitjackets at The Echoplex – Photos Review – September 13, 2012

On September 13, The Echoplex was hyped on rock and roll, Surf Rock however you wanna call it with Los Straitjackets.  This band has been skillfully hitting stages  with his luchador masks, chopped Spanish and mad guitar skills (really really sick!) entertaining all kinds of audiences.  Big Sandy and his Fly Rite Boys brought in an outstanding […]

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