The Sunset Sons are both surf fanatics and talented musicians, who’ve been rocking Europe’s surf community. Now they’re hoping to make friends with more surfers and music lovers, on a new UK tour starting at the Boardmasters in Newquay, this weekend. Refreshingly for a surf rock band, these guys actually surf. The band are based […]
My mate Rich shared this video with me today, and it’s so good I wanted to share it with you. The Beach: my favourite not-so-secret spot in North Cornwall The Music: local lyrical legend Ruarri Joseph The Artist: Cornwall’s favourite sand scribbler Tony Plant The Vibe: Cornish Surf Culture Hope you liked it too.
If you’re a little short of cash but need a fresh shot of surf sounds, then look no further. Here’s 3 great musicians offering free music to freshen up your surf soundtrack: Mat McHugh Mat McHugh is the frontman and creative force behind The Beautiful Girls. In 2010, after 12 world tours, eight records, 285,000 […]
Surfing and music go together like vodka and Red Bull. So it should be no surprise that many surfers make great surf music. Here’s my top ten surfing musicians, for your summer surf soundtrack. Ash Grunwald Australian blues musician Ash Grunwald grew up surfing the sharky shores near Melbourne. His track ‘dolphin song’ is based […]
Bored of Jack Johnson yet? Well King Mob could be the antidote to your musical melancholy. The Mob are heavily influenced by the legends Duke Ellington and Jimmy page, and “draw on the Spirit of ‘69”. They certainly have the raw power and spirit of that golden age, but King Mob’s toe stomping sounds will […]
These are songs that literally shout “surf” music. Not surf genre, not surf rock, not Jack Johnson – but music that has “surf” in the name. Like most surfers I’ve got an iTunes chock full of surf guitar music, from Dick Dale and the Beach Boys through to Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Beautiful […]