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BANDS AND ARTISTS

 

DAVIE ALLAN & THE ARROWS 

US site of the King of the fuzz guitar

ALQUIMISTAS

Instrumental surf rock group from Brasil

THE APEMEN

The Apemen Adoration site.

THE AQUAVELVETS

A blend of Spaghetti Western, Psychadelia, Surf, Latin - with a tongue in cheek dash of Lounge.

 

THE AROUSERS

UK Surf Rock n Roll band

THE ASTROGLIDES

Israel's only surfcore band.

CHET ATKINS

Nashville's finest has his own site. You can order records too.

THE ATLANTICS

Australia's No 1
1960's surfing instrumental group 

THE BALBOAS

Lots of pictures from last years tour, and some MP3s and real audio of the tracks from the new album, and some old tracks from heavy surf advisory

THE BAMBI MOLESTERS

Surf from Croatian band.

BEATMAKERS

Surf from Finland with 
Pekka Tiilikainen & Beatmakers

WARREN BENNETT

Warren's Waffles Music site with
RA downloads.
BLACK LABELS Surf instrumental/rockabilly combo from
Duluth, MN USA.
BOOKER T & THE M.G.'S
THE BRADIPOS IV Instrumental/surf band from Italy
THE BRAINWASHERS The band has a site at  Rainforest Records.
THE CHARADES Finnish Instrumental group - site includes mp3 files
STEVE CROPPER
DALEK BEACH PARTY Audio downloads available here.
DANNY DAVIS & THE BOYS From Belgium - cover group of Cliff & Shadows
DEAD MAN'S CURVE Site of the band considered best young instrumental group in UK.

DUANE EDDY

The site is not 100 percent complete but is proving popular - so stop by and visit the Circle.

DUANE EDDY
JIM GRANT'S SITE

Visit Jim's site for more Duane info and also news about New Kommotion

DUANE EDDY
Tribute Page

Tony Borgosano's excellent site for Duane.

DUANE EDDY
Hall of Fame site

DUANE EDDY
Australian Tribute Page

THE FATHOMS

U.S. Surf Band who record for MuSick label.

THE OFFICIAL FIREBALLS WEBSITE

DANNY GATTON

King of the Telecaster

GOLDFINGERS

Swedish Instrumental group who play in Spotnicks style.
JET HARRIS

Dave Dixon's Jet Harris pages

HUSKY AND THE SANDMEN

A site for this Finnish band who appeared at PIPELINE 1999

THE FALCONS
No website yet but you can e-mail Mike from here.
MERRELL FANKHAUSER  Merrell Fankhauser's Official Website
HANK GARLAND One of the great r'n'r session players
HURMIO From Finland
JOHNNY & THE HURRICANES John Panteny has put a discography for the group on this site.
HypnoticIV Instro surf combo out of
Sacramento, California
INDO ROCK History of Indo Rock at this Dutch site
Kahuna Kawentzmann/Looney Tunes Band
KELP
Santa Barbara Surf Music
THE KNIGHTS

They had their beginnings in 1961 playing traditional Southwest surf and they're at it again doing the same thing. 

OS ARGONAUTAS Instrumental surf music band from Brasil.
THE LIGHT VALLEY SHADOWS Excellent site for this group plus lots of other info and links.
WILLIE LOGAN Willie has some great albums out and budget price too!
LOS STRAITJACKETS While at their site check out their links page.
LUMOTTU MAA

 "LUMOTTU MAA" (=WONDERFUL LAND IN FINISH)  SAME STYLE AS "HURMIO"..

THE LUNATICS Pages in Finnish and English!
THE MANATEES Seattle based mostly original surf, rock, salsa band.
THE MARVINGERS Swedish band - you can download demos from their site too.
THE MUSTANGS The Finnish instrumental band web site
THE NEPTUNES West coast based surf band.
THE PAT S. SYNDICATE Austrian surf band.

THE RAIDERS Leeds / Yorkshire instro. band in the early / mid '60s.Currently have a couple of vintage tracks out on peoplesound.com.
THE RAPIERS
Subscribe to Mailing list
Greg O. in the US has set up this site for this fine UK band.
Join the new Rapiers Mailist too!
THE REFLECTIONS Norwegian Shadows type band and regular visitors to UK.
LOS RELAMPAGOS

Shadows-influenced instro band from the '60's- additional influences: Johnny & the Hurricanes, Duane Eddy, and other instro bands of the early '60's  - infused with Spanish melodic themes


THE REVENTLOS

 

 

 

ROYAL PENDELTONS

New Orleans based band - they do vocals too.

THE RYDERS From Sweden
IAN SAMWELL Writer of 'Move It'
THE SCORPIONS
Ted Barber's been hard at work on this site - well worth a visit.
THE SHADOWS
JOHN CAMPBELL'S
Great new site by John (New Zealand)
THE SHADOWS
Dave Dixon's
Dave Dixon's site.
Check out Dave's Pipeline 98 Convention pages.
THE SHADOWS
East Yorkshire Shadows Guitar
Club
THE SHADOWS
SHADDICTS
NORTH WEST SHADOWS MUSIC CLUB
THE SHADOWS
John Dyhouse's
John Dyhouse's Shadows as songwriters pages.
THE SHADOWS
Jan Flatby's
Jan's a Norwegian fan
THE SHADOWS FAN SITE Caroline Firth's excellent site
THE SHADOWS WEB COMMUNITY Set up by David Martin
THE SHADOWS
John Panteny's
John's site is a great place for collectors to trade or swop.
THE SHADOWS
French site
THE SHADOWS TABULATURE 'Keepin' Tabs on the Shads'
THE SHADOWS - THAITWANG Site about fans of The Shadows in Thailand, and local band
SLACKTONE Surf Instro - Reverb Instrumentals not for the faint of heart!?
THE SPACE COSSACKS Pipeline readers voted their debut CD "Interstellar Stomp" the #3 album of 1998.
THE SPECIAL AGENTS Her Majesty's Secret
Surfers.
THE SPOTNICKS Swedish instrumental group's official site.
CRAIG STERLING The Hank Marvin Tribute artist
BIG JIM SULLIVAN

One of the greats of British Rock'n'Roll.

SURFPATROUILLE

Instrumental-Surf-Band from Germany 

THE TORNADOS Tom Hammond's site. 
THE TORPEDOES Plenty of info. on the band plus great surf music links.
THE TUBE SHARKS The Tube Sharks play intense Instrumental Surf and Rockabilly in the San Francisco Bay Area
URBAN SURF KINGS Instro trio from the Atlantic Coast of Canada ( Halifax, Nova Scotia).
THE VENTURES The Official site - if it's anything to do with The Ventures it's here!
THE VENTURES
(Sandcastle site)
Extensive fan tribute to The Ventures. Includes band
history, album reviews and ratings, photo albums, links to the Rock and
Roll Hall of Fame induction campaign, and perhaps the most complete
Ventures discography available anywhere.
VOODOO COURT High energy original surf band for the nineties with an essence of the old surf sound
BERT WEEDON His Play In A Day book taught many British guitarists
WIPEOUT "THE" band for rock & Pop in Cumbria & the Borders
LINK WRAY That Rumble man - Tony Borgosano's site
ROCK INSTRUMENTAL

LIVE CONCERTS ONLINE

Duane Eddy and lots more here.......

WELCOME TO ABBEY ROAD STUDIOS

CANADIAN INSTRUMENTAL BANDS

Site built by Matt Innes

COWABUNGA!

Dave Wood's (Washington, DC) site. Join the mail list too while you are there!

DUTCH INSTRO' HOMEPAGE

Constructed by Piet Muys & Dennis Roos - the complete history from 60's onward.
Now extended  enormously with lots on Dutch 60's and Revival RI groups

THE STORY OF INDOROCK MUSIC

INSTRUMENTAL ROCK'N'ROLL

Kirk's (Ventures Webmaster)
tribute page to the greats.

OMOM WORLD

Surf music and clothing and lots more

SLEEPWALK

A whole site devoted to this one Instrumental number.

SURFBANDS

Site for Surf bands

SURF MUSIC HALL OF LOVE

Surf links? - c'mon in!

TSUNAMI SOUL SURF

Plenty of surf info. and links here.

ROCKABILLY HALL OF FAME

For rockabilly/rock'n'roll links

ROCKIN' WOMAN

Some great real audio downloads to be had here.
FANZINES
CALIFORNIA MUSIC
Ian MacPartland has plenty of harmony
and surfin' USA instro info from down under.
2 Kentwell Avenue
Concord
NSW 2137
Australia
THE CONTINENTAL
Sean Berry's new vehicle for all that's best
in surf'n'trash. ('zine and record label.)
this is also the link to his label Double Crown
Records, formerly Continental Records)
P.O. Box 4336
Bellingham
WA 98227-4336
USA
THE DUANE EDDY CIRCLE (UK)
Arthur Moir serves the whole world with
all the news from Duane.
P.O. Box 203
Sheffield S1 1XU 
UK
A.J.Moir@sheffield.ac.uk

 

GUITARS & DRUMS
Jean Bachelerie's monthly instrumental update
from France (in French).
Just launched their website!

45 Boulevard Garibaldi
F-75015 Paris, France.
Jean.Bachelerie@wanadoo.fr
INSTRUMENTAL NEWSLETTER
Main focus is the story, discography, CD reviews
of the Brazilian and Latin American instrumental
bands from 1960's and 1990's.
Also features International groups like
Ventures & Shadows.


You can email editors
Sergio & Manoel
in Brazil:
insnews@hotmail.com

 

LEGEND
The Jerry Goldsmith Film Music Society
magazine.
Membership secretary
102 Hordean Road
Emsworth,
Hants. PO10 7TL
UK
NEW ELEKI DYNAMICA
Yuzou Sasaki's the instro man in Japan,
NED's the mag (in Japanese).
#250
3-13-29 Kotobuki-Chou
Odawara City
Kanagawa
Japan
NEW GANDY DANCER
Davy Peckett's long running instro mag was the forum through which Alan first made contact with Dave. Davy has a lot to answer for!

87 Napier Road
Swawell
Newcastle on Tyne
NE16 3BT
UK
PIPELINE The Rock Instrumental Review Magazine
PIPELINE
Jim Nugent's son has built an alternative site.
SHADSFAX
Tony Hoffman's the busy lad with the bi-monthly Shads mag.

40 Oak Tree Lane
Haxby
York YO3 8YL
UK

 

SPOTNEWS
Reino Andersson keeps the Spotnicks
news flowing (in Swedish).


Box 2174
S-433 02
Savedalen
Sweden

 

SURF MUSIC USA
Bob Dalley's the man with his finger on the reverb.

1312 W 8780 S.
West Jordan
Utah 84088
USA

 

THUNDERBOLT
The organ of the Joe Meek Appreciation Society
(which also has a monthly newsletter).

89 Hardy Crescent
Wimbourne
Dorset BH21 2HR
UK

UB HANK CLUB
Pat Terrett runs this club for would-be Marvins.

Cherry Tree Cottage
Boverton Park Drive
Boverton, Llantwit Major
S. Glam. CF61 1YN
UK
VENTURES RESURGENCE
Gerry Woodage keeps the Ventures flag flying,
with official merchandise from the band too!
 
13 Limetree Close
Grove
Wantage
OX12 0BJ
UK
RECORD LABELS

Ace Records

UK based - Alan and Dave have contributed to their compilations

DEL-FI Records

Double Crown Records

Double Crown
Records, formerly Continental Records

Echo Records

Founded by Paul Selier and Dennis Roos in May 1999. Its releases are  90% based on guitar instrumentals.

Fuzzpop Records

For Surf, Indie and pop.

Gee Dee

The CD only label for surf and rock instrumental.

Thank them for 'New Depths'!

Lance Records

U.S. Based label

MuSick Records

U.S. Based label

Norton Records

Play It Again

The label for TV themes and John Barry.

Rarity Records

The homepage of the RI label in Holland.

Riptide Wreckords

Free mp3 downloads too!

SAM SAM MUSIC

Dutch record company and on-line shop

Spin Me Round Records

Great Canadian site by Matt Innes.

Sundazed Home Page

Zing Records

The CD and Video catalog is there - free downloads too! Great stuff from
Jet, Alan and Tangent!!

WEBZINES

HangNine webzine Great surf webzine.
The Lance Monthly All genre, old
and new rock information.
MuzikMan's Sound Script Keith Hannaleck's on-line zine has good instro coverage.
Shakin' Fever Belgium based webzine by Kjell
Well worth a visit

EQUIPMENT

BURNS GUITARS Official UK Site
DANELECTRO GUITARS Plenty of pictures
ECHOS FROM THE PAST Echo unit suppliers to Hank Marvin.
ELEKI GUITARS Japanese Republic of Eleki site
FENDER GUITARS Cast your eyes over these!
GRETSCH GUITARS You can submit questions to Duane Eddy via this site.
JERVIS ASSOCIATES LTD Please take a look at their new Web Site  offering  hand crafted acoustic steel string and classical guitars from the finest
North American luthiery workshops. For around 4000 you can have the  acoustic guitar of your dreams custom built to your most exacting  specifications.
MAGITEC For Echo units.
VINTAGE ECHO UNITS Great shots of vintage echo units - NZ site
MORE VINTAGE ECHO UNITS Echo-freaks, check out this awesome webpage
UB HANK Check out the goodies you can order here.
VOX AMPLIFICATION Current models,  but also have a
vintage amps section.
MASTERTONE AMPLIFIERS Guitar amplifier modifications and power scaling modification.

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