Tag Archives: Surfbort

Surfbort shares a rowdy new single with the face-melting “Never Gonna Be What You Want Me To Be” — catch them at Desert Daze 2022!

The latest single from punk four-piece Surfbort is a clamorous grinder that lives up to their unabashedly freaky and infectiously rowdy sound. At its core, “Never Gonna Be What You Want Me To Be,“ is a face-melting rager that’s made that much more sublime by its crass sonics. Which for the previously Brooklyn-based Surfbort draws […]

Steven Ward |
kills birds at desert daze
Wu-Tang Clan, Jonathan Bree, Kills Birds and more deliver stand-out performances at Desert Daze 2019

This past weekend Desert Daze returned to Lake Perris for the second time since its move from Joshua Tree. In the opening ceremonies Ian Svenonious joked that despite its name, the festival does not take place in the desert. The location is not all that has changed as the festival has, year after year, strayed […]

Sandra B. Olinger |
idles at wiltern
IDLES and Surfbort bring a Wildly Empowering Night to the Wiltern

The Wiltern is usually a relatively chill place to see a show in my experience. The pit is separated from the rest of the room by a ramp that the photographers are allowed to use for photography. It generally serves for a pretty intense barrier. That was NOT the case last night when IDLES and […]

Photos: Iceage with Surfbort and The Black Lips at The Regent

Iceage, Surfbort and The Black Lips took over The Regent last week for quite the eventful night of live music. The energy of the three bands was phenomenal. Their unique combination offered such an enveloping and rugged sound that fused perfectly together. Together, all three bands were essentially one big powerhouse. Unfortunately, the crowd was […]

Sandra B. Olinger |