Here's Every 2020 Surf/Instro Release That I Could Find

2020 Big List

Yeah yeah, 2020 was a bad year for the world. And of course, surf bands couldn't play shows, festivals were cancelled. However, it was hardly a dormant year for the surf listener! While many bands suffered from inability to meet and collaborate, plenty of others thrived from the extra time. As a result, this list is actually bigger than last year's!

A few ground rules for this list:

  1. This is just a list. No judgement. Stay tuned for the Gremmy Awards for that.
  2. I defined an EP as less than 8 songs or under 25 minutes.
  3. No single song releases. At that point it gets impossible to track. That said, there were some great single releases this year.
  4. Release has to be at least 50% instrumental.
  5. If I didn't provide a link, it's because I couldn't find one. Help me out!

Big thanks as always to Uwe, Kevin and Leopoldo for finding a few missing entries. By all means feel free to point out others in the comments.





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