In 2016 as part of Record Store Day festivities at Third Man Records, Man or Astroman played a live set recording directly to acetate... which sounds pretty appropriate for both the band and the label. That performance is available on vinyl now--and from what I've heard it's vinyl only, no digital download.
For a while WJLP's Petomaniac was one of the best free surf/instro albums you could find on bandcamp. They've since decided to get paid for it, though still pretty damn affordable (and very worth it) at €5. Though they've sprinkled instrumentals here and there since then, but they're back to a full instrumental record with a spacey sci-fi movie theme.
Their take on Sci-Fi generally means a lot of organ, healthy reverb, and a pretty casual tempo. If that sounds pretty straightforward, perhaps even trad to you, then yeah. Man... or Astro-Man? this is not. But that...Read more
I thought this one went great. Whole lotta fun throughout.
the intoxicators - Hodad's of Huntington (Easter Eggs on Halloween)
the surf raiders - Tsunami (Raiders of the lost Surf)
the cavaleros - logan's stomp (atomic!)
the new dimensions - avalanche (Surf'n Bongos)
The Rivals - Penetration (Battle of the Bands)
Buddy and the Satellites - Countdown (45)
the ventures - Instant Mashed (45)
the teen beats - The Slop Beat (45)
Duane Eddy - cannonball (45)
the string-a-longs - Twistwatch (45)
travis wammack - distortion pt. 1 (45)
preston epps -...Read more
Was over in Tennessee this past week and managed to accumulate a fair heap of vintage stuff in the meantime. Going to have a hard time squeezing it all in!
I've also got brand new stuff from The Mentawis, King Beez and the Pulltones. You know what to do! In case you don't, I'm suggesting that you should tune in....Read more
los plantronics - Cin-a-delico (organic voodoo soup)
LOS FRENETICOS - el mentalista (el sonidoque perdura)
the tormentos - moon over marin (Grab Your Board!)
husky and the sandmen - diamond eye (ridin the wild surf)
megatronadores - surfadelico huilin (wedwedn)
Dick Dale & his del-tones - Surfing Drums (surfer's choice)
the ventures - journey to the stars (on stage)
the shadows - Breakthrough (The sound of the Shadows)
singing guitars - ? (45)
johnny and the hurricanes - like rock (the legends of rock vol 2)
eddie angel - brawl (guitar party)
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