Surf Music

Okay, I need to move to Spain.

Having Link Wray, Bo Diddley, and Dick Dale at a table together and getting to chill out with them would be my idea of heaven. Especially if Little Richard and Bowie come along, and Nik Turner plays sax.

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Bands, Mr. T's Bowl, Performers, Personal Shit, Punk, Shows, Surf Music

the Trashwomen at Mr. T’s Bowl

We just saw the Trashwomen at Budget Rock at Mr. T’s Bowl. Jeezuz Christ, was it good.  It was so good, it was like reliving some wonderful time in my life that never actually existed.  While they made a lot of mistakes, that only made it more authentic, more had-to-be-there.  It was like the surf […]

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Bands, Garage Rock, Los Angeles, Mr. T's Bowl, Performers, Personal Shit, Shows, Surf Music

one more month until the Trashwomen play Los Angeles!

Specifically, they’re playing Mr. T’s Bowl in Highland Park!  I can’t believe how awesome this is.  Imagine your favorite underground band that was active in your college years that you never got to see.  Then modify that by maybe a thousand and you’ll know what I’m talking about. I actually had a panic attack this […]

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Bands, Surf Music

The Trashwomen Rock(ed)!

Back in the mid-late ’90s, when I moved to California, I was in my late teens, jaded with Lookout Records era punk and so-called “alternative” rock, and looking for the next cool thing.  The trash rock shows at Hollywood Moguls (thanks, Ralph!), and in particular, surf/instro bands such as the Bomboras, Davie Allan, and the […]

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