Category Archive: Surf

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Aug 08 2017

Mummula- The Rise of Mummula vinyl

” In Mummula Manor, when the clock strikes pyramidnight, the mighty Mummula rises from his tomb. A team of his minions was assembled on Halloween 2012 and sent to Columbus, Ohio from their home of Sandsylvania in order to spread the curse of Mummula. Through their ca-coffin-ous blend of punk, garage, surf, and cartoons they’ll …

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Jun 18 2017

Coming Soon…..It Rises From The Tomb

You have been warned.

Aug 29 2016

Freaky Tiki Surf-ari: Tres Gatos Suave

The Turbosonics Official Site Tres Gatos Suave, Self-release 2015 VFW Surf, Self-release 2008 When I last discussed the Turbosonics, I expressed hope the (then) upcoming release of Tres Gatos Suave (“Three Cool Cats” for those who you who didn’t take high school Spanish) would lead to more spooky stuff by the band. Did I get …

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Aug 16 2016

Freaky Tiki Surf-ari: Genki Genki Panic

Genki Genki Panic Official Site Ghoulie High Harmony, Canker Bay Records 2015 Spooky Fingers, Canker Bay Records 2016 The Japanese word “genki” is hard to translate thanks to its many potential English meanings. A quick online shows people romanizing it as “energy,” “happy,” “energetic,” “lively” and “enthusiastic.” It’s apparently also used in Japan as a …

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Apr 04 2016

Horror Garage

Taken from website: Horrorgarage.com “HORROR GARAGE combines the best in original dark fiction with the finest in horrific rock n’ roll. Think HORROR OF PARTY BEACH, PSYCHOMANIA, and DEATH RACE 2000: B-movie babes, screamin’ skulls, bug-eyed creeps, and gallons of blood. HORROR GARAGE began as a print magazine, of which twelve issues were published. These issues …

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Dec 26 2015

Hidden Volume Records

  From Baltimore Maryland comes Hidden Volume Records. A label that specializes in releasing limited edition music from some of the best garage rock/punk,surf and psych rock from all around the globe. Their tag line is “The NOW sound of NOW”. And with releases by bands such as The Whiskey Devis,Kurt Baker Combo,The GTVs,Sick Thoughts …

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Aug 24 2015

Freaky Tiki Surf-ari: The Vulcanos

The Vulcanos Official Facebook Meet The Vulcanos, Scatter Records 2013 Hailing from Argentina (Buenos Aires, to be specific), the self-described “mod-surf-beat-garage” band the Vulcanos have a particularly interesting history. Formed from members of the defunct surf groups Los Vengadores, Los Transmisores and MODelo ´63, the band officially started in 2006. I say “officially” since two …

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Aug 17 2015

Freaky Tiki Surf-ari: The Turbosonics

The Turbosonics Official Site Live At Howlers – Pittsburgh, 2010, Self-release 2011 The Turbosonics, Self-release 2013 The story of the Turbosonics begins in Pittsburgh, PA. Pittsburgh in 2008 to be specific. That’s when drummer Timmy Klatte placed an ad on Craigslist in order to make his dream of playing in a surf band come true. …

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May 06 2015

Eccentric Pop Records Emergency Sale

   Eccentric Pop Records. The independent label that has brought such great releases as the Horror Selection/Eaten Back To Life split LP and Groovie Ghoulies reissues needs your help. Having been slapped with a whopping $7000 bill to fix the dilapidated roof of the ECR house, the guys over there have decided to have a …

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Apr 16 2015

The Torments-The Creamer 7″

    From Hidden Volume records comes this great instrumental surf 45 from the relatively new band, The Torments. Pressed on orange vinyl with a limited run of 300, the first 50 with a set of glow in the dark buttons, these 2 songs on The Torments 2nd 7″ hit you with a one two …

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Jan 26 2015

Review: The Tiki Creeps, INVADERS FROM BEYOND THE SURF

    Kraig Khaos. Kraig has a reoccuring feature on 6ftplus – Killer Kuts from Kraig Khaos – where he shares a song from a vinyl recording. Kraig has a new podcast called Uncommon Interests, where he discusses a wide range of pop culture ranging from the mainstream to deep underground. Surf music is a …

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Oct 21 2014

Music In Costume: The Coffin Daggers dress up as George Barnes

I hate using the term ‘guitar god’ because it summons ideas of 70’s and 80’s stadium rock. But there are trailblazers that deserve the divine status. And I can’t really say that George Barnes would warrant that because I don’t know his bod of work, but my short research indicates that he was the first …

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Oct 20 2014

Music In Costume: MAN…OR ASTRO-MAN? dresses up as The Ventures

There wasn’t a post yesterday because I’ve been busy with this Holiday season with two additional endeavors. PHANTOM CREEP RADIO is counting down the days until Halloween with the 13 DAYS OF PHANTOM CREEP RADIO. Every day until the 31st, there will be a new half-hour of the madness and mayhem that takes place at …

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Aug 31 2014

Freaky Tiki Surf-ari: Beware the Dangers of a Ghost Scorpion

Beware the Dangers of a Ghost Scorpion Official Site The Legend Of Goatman’s Bridge, Scorpi-O-Tone Recordings 2011 Five After Midnight, Scorpi-O-Tone Recordings 2011 While there are many horror bands who wear masks and perform under aliases, none are nearly ass mysterious as Beware the Dangers of a Ghost Scorpion. One would think a band based …

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Aug 19 2014

Freaky Tiki Surf-ari: The Tsultry Tsounds of Go!Tsunami

Go!Tsunami Official Facebook The Tsultry Tsounds of Go!Tsunami, Deep Eddy Records 2013 What can I say about Go!Tsunami that I haven’t already said in my first review of their work? As you may have guessed, this means I love the band and their follow-up to 2009’s New Wave Order is awesome. Let’s look at how …

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Aug 26 2013

Freaky Tiki Surf-ari: The Coffin Daggers

The Coffin Daggers Official Site Monsters from the Id, Urko Records 2011 New York 1999. While Y2K was weighing heavily on many peoples’ minds, Viktor Venom (aka Victor Dominicis) was thinking about music. Having previously preformed as a part of Reagan Youth, Chaos UK and Nausea, Venom was no stranger to punk rock. However, he …

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