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  Surf Music - Pop-Cult.Com
Surfing terms were used liberally, providing kids who didn't live anywhere near the shore to speak at least some of the lingo of the wave-riders they wanted to emulate.
Dozens of surf bands were formed around the country to celebrate the youth culture; most of them featured dual guitars (Fenders, of course, like their amps) with plenty of sweeping reverb on the lead.
Surf music had always embraced wholesome, unaccountable fun for young people; after the assassination of President Kennedy, this attitude was widely seen as frivolous, even counter-productive.
www.music.pop-cult.com /surf-music.html   (1356 words)

 TopKayaker.Net's Basic Techniques for Kayak Surfers
Kayak Surfing as we now know it started to take shape with the advent of fiberglass canoes in the late 60's and has continued to progress alongside improvements in design and manufacture.
When out in the surf, a surfer will be looking to perform the most radical and functional ride in the most critical section of the wave.
Get the kayak surfing and then turn away from the break and tilt the craft with your hips into the wave to allow the edge (or rail), to grip the water.
www.sit-on-topkayaking.com /Articles/SurfSail/SurfBCU.html   (3180 words)

 Surf rock - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia
Surf rock is a style of music that mixes elements of surf music and rock music.
While in the 1960s surf music and rock and roll were distinct styles, associated with competing dance styles and representing distinct and competing youth cultures, the development of rock music since then has built upon both styles.
Surf Punk is a highly inclusive subgenre of surf rock that incorporates many of the styles and attitudes of punk music with traditional vocal and instrumental surf.
www.tvwiki.tv /wiki/Surf_rock   (598 words)

  Hawaii Surf in TutorGig Tutorials
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surfing lessons & surf camps by sunset suzy - north shore of oahu, hawaii...
www.tutorgig.com /t/Hawaii+Surf   (1015 words)

 Ollypop™ in the media - Ollypop Surf Towels - The surf towel/surf aid to help surfers practice their pop-ups!
The Ollypop Surf Towel is nowhere near as useful as a pair of knickers in a kipper.
Surf instructor Olly Daglish has created the ollypop surf towel, a beach towel designed to help learner surfers 'pop' to their feet quicker and more smoothly, improving their technique for when they're back in the water.
Surf instructor Olly Daglish has designed the Ollypop Surf Towel, a beach towel designed to help learner surfers jump to their feet quicker and more smoothly, improving their technique for when they're back in the water.
www.ollypopsurf.com /press.htm   (4153 words)

 Surf Music St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture - Find Articles
Surf music,; while not always about surfing, emerged out of the subculture created by surfers in Hawaii and California in the late 1940s and 1950s.
While surfing as a form of recreation and sport developed in the nineteenth century as a Polynesian pastime, it was not until the early twentieth century that surfing caught on outside of Hawaii.
This preference for surf over employment, reinforced by the traditional Hawaiian ideas of leisure, community, and nature, went against the grain of mainstream American postwar thinking, in which conformity and economic success were paramount.
findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_g1epc/is_tov/ai_2419101182   (417 words)

 Reconstruct This...: Surf Lessons
To surf in water that cold, you have to wear a wetsuit.
The next morning, while Ocho and my son surfed the warm waves of San Clemente beach, I took another surf lesson, this one arranged by my brother and his fiancee for their out-of-town guests.
Never been surfing but I know it's harder than it looks, and it looks mighty hard to me. If anyone ever convinced me to get on a surf board, out in the waves with all those SHARKS prowling underneath, I'd never be able to pop up.
reconstructthis.blogspot.com /2007/09/surf-lessons.html   (1114 words)

 What Is Surf
Their versions of other peoples songs and hits were a staple in the surf band diet, not as a part of the genre, but as a foundation.
The shallowness of their surf stuff is due in part to this omission of authenticity, and to their generally laid back playing style.
With an average genre lasting 8 to 10 years, 2 to be born, another couple to coalesce, 2 for adolescence and break out of the narrowness of the birth channel definition, and then 4 or 5 to explode multi-directionally until new seeds are sown and other new genre are born.
www.reverbcentral.com /articles/what/what1.htm   (1792 words)

 Surf school directory - Ollypop Surf Towels - The surf towel/surf aid to help surfers practice their pop-ups!
Having a surf lesson is a great way to learn to surf quickly and is also loads of fun.
Not all of us have the luxury of living near the beach, so if you find that your time in the surf is limited, then learning from the experts is a good way to go.
But if you don't have the privilige of time, there is no better way to learn to surf quickly than to take a surf lesson or few.
www.ollypop.co.uk /surf_schools.htm   (465 words)

 TopKayaker.Net: A Basic Start To Sit-on-top Kayak Surfing
Surfing is hydroplaning down the face of a wave and can be done in many different environments of which the ocean shore is the most preferred.
Paddlesurfing is surfing a craft which the surfer sits on or inside, and which is propelled by a paddle, specifically a double-ended kayak paddle.
Observe surfing etiquette and right of way on the waves, your paddlecraft can be dangerous to other surfers.
www.sit-on-topkayaking.com /Articles/SurfSail/Surf2.html   (1399 words)

 Royalty Free Surf Music
The surf music style is, simply stated, a type of popular music that is attached to surf culture and emerged alongside the rock music movement of the mid-20th century.
The surf music guitar sound is similar to that of a Hawaiian guitar; typically elements of the guitar are used to create a very sustained sound free of distortion, full of reverberation and vibrato.
Surf music was the first style of music to fully use the electric bass instead of a mixture of the upright bass and electric bass, and gave birth to more creative uses of the instrument.
www.royaltyfreemusic.com /styles/surf.html   (509 words)

 Aversion.com | Nada Surf - The Weight is a Gift
Outside of a small handful of pop fiends who lapped up Nada Surf’s indie pop for the past six years and will quite willingly corner unaware passers-by to preach the love for the band, Nada Surf’s still best remembered for its 1996 fluke hit “Popular,” a deadpan shot at the emptiness of the high-school A-list.
The Weight is a Gift positions Nada Surf to continue its indie-pop momentum, as the sharp melodies and literate lyrics are everything college-pop fans have lapped up for years, while the tentative ties to Death Cab through Barsuk, as well as the gentle pop favored by the O.C. generation are there too.
In a time when every popster is working overtime to perfect his or her soft, gentle approach, Nada Surf shows us that you don’t need warm-milk dynamics and hushed vocals to fit into the modern pop landscape.
www.aversion.com /bands/reviews.cfm?f_id=2243   (433 words)

 MySpace.com - the Botticellis - outer richmond, sf, California - Surf / Pop / Surf - www.myspace.com/thebotticellis
The album is suffused with warmth and peacefulnees that flows from the gentle strum of the guitars, the rich organ that seeps into songs like the golden glow of a sunset, the lush vocal harmonies, and the classic pop song structures laid down by the group's architect Alexi Glickman.
In this case it's the late-'60s version of the band when the boys sported beards and preferred to surf their inner consciousness rather than the waves.
Botticelli means “little barrel,” a surf term Zack Ehrlich (drums) and Alexi Glickman (lead songwriter/vocalist) started using as kids for their favorite California wave.
www.myspace.com /thebotticellis   (1303 words)

The Insect sound today is not classic surf by any stretch of the imagination, with Dan Sullivan 's Flying V and the smooth distorto guitars only slightly reverbed and their ever present Southwest mystique.
Their now impossible to find (except on vinyl) third album "Reverb Sun" is a stellar disc, and their third of the "Summer Surf" CD is equally grand.
Besides being important as a surf album, this is a very important guitar album that demands careful listening.
www.insectsurfers.com /coast.htm   (1436 words)

 Surf - Pop/Rock - Musique - www.real.com
Surf began with early 1960s beach music from Southern California.
Although Dale is the acknowledged godfather of the form, the Surfaris' "Wipe Out" is by far the best-known instrumental Surf tune.
The pristine harmonies of the vocal Surf sound -- best defined by the early work of the Beach Boys and Jan & Dean, who sang choir-like hymns to sun and uncomplicated fun -- has been equally influential.
france.real.com /music/genre/Surf   (140 words)

 Saudi Aramco World : The Sultan of Surf
Characterized by a heavy bottom sound, strong rhythms and nearly constant staccato guitar picking, surf caught on, and in the first years of the 1960's captivated young people across the nation who eagerly embraced the romance of southern California.
Between 1979 and 1982, a modest surf revival prompted bands in the United States and overseas to develop Dale-like sounds and styles.
This is where a lot of great surf motifs originated." He tilts his head back and demonstrates, "Doom ti-ta ti-ta, doom ti-ta ti-ta, doom ti-ta ti-ta....
www.saudiaramcoworld.com /issue/199802/the.sultan.of.surf.htm   (1623 words)

 Tiny Mix Tapes: Nada Surf Review
Many of the slower numbers are crushed by ennui and a lack of character.
The tracks are lacking so much substance they begin to wobble under the weight of Nada Surf's previous works.
Nada Surf was on the cusp of breaking back into a deserved indie spotlight, where crowds wouldn't heckle with shouted requests of "Popular," but the steps taken back from the promise of previous albums is too much to ignore.
www.tinymixtapes.com /musicreviews/n/nada_surf.htm   (470 words)

 SurfStronger: Workout Tips
So you start to run a couple miles (good leg training, right?), throw in some pushups (good upper body workout), and knock out some 200 stomach crunches (because you know those abs are important for a strong core).
Because when you train for surfing, you need to use a surfing specific training program.
With the Surf'er's Pop Up you can practice getting to your feet more times than during a typical surf session.
www.surfstronger.com /tips1.php   (556 words)

 Planet Surf from Tri-Surf Records
I mean, when James Bond goes surfing this is what it sounds like.
This is surf music for the 21st century; for riding the ripples in space-time; for shooting the curl through the Van Allen radiation belt straight into a fl hole.
While playing the Southern California surf music circuit during the 60's, the Sandals worked with Leo Fender in developing the Bandmaster guitar amp.
www.tri-surf.com /pages/planet.html   (329 words)

 Free Nada Surf Music Online, Music Downloads, Music Videos and Lyrics - Rhapsody Online
Though they practice restraint by not letting the vocals and guitars explode with the edgy energy that's clearly present, Nada Surf's songs are tightly wound balls of nervous electrons, constantly moving, buzzing and colliding.
Though they practice restraint by not letting the vocals and guitars explode with the edgy energy that's clearly present, Nada Surf's songs are tightly wound balls of nervous electrons, constantly moving, buzzing...
Alternative/Punk > Post-Punk > Noise Pop > Nada Surf
www.rhapsody.com /nadasurf   (167 words)

The consequences of this cycle seem to be a big factor is the evolution and environmental proection of surf destinations around the world.
This summer perhaps the first panel on the economics of surfing will be held as part of The Coastal Society's 21st Annual Conference.
Researchers at UCLA are conducting a survey of surfers who surf at California surf spots to evaluate their worth.
www.surfeconomics.blogspot.com   (854 words)

 Drifting Sand | Band | Drifting FAQ
The surf was raw, the sky was foggy and there were seagulls overhead checkin' out the scene.
The battle was between Drifting Sand and their hillbilly cousins Hayness Surf (who played mostly surf covers) and the show also featured a viewing of the 60's classic beach party movie Ride The Wild Surf.
Jammin’ Jimmy, a local legend from San Jose who once fronted a band called the Surf Dwellers, joined the lineup in 2007 and the band are currently adding more drifting covers to the setlist as well as working on songs for their third full-length album, tentatively titled DS3: REVENGE OF THE HODAD.
www.driftingsand.com /band/saga.html   (1866 words)

 Ollypop™ - welcome... - Ollypop Surf Towels - The surf towel/surf aid to help surfers practice their pop-ups!
f you're learning to surf or just improving your technique, you're likely to find the art of 'popping' or 'springing' to your feet on a surfboard is one of the hardest things to perfect.
Regular practice on the ollypop will enable beginner, improver, intermediate and even advanced surfers to develop and maintain one fast, smooth pop...
The ollypop surf towel is registered under the Registered Design Act 1949.
www.ollypopsurf.com   (163 words)

 ▶ New Ghost Surf Anonymous Surfing Software
Ghost Surf is an excellent utility that allows you to surf the net anonymously through the automated use of a "proxy server".
Ghost Surf also erases your surfing history off your PC to Department of Defense standards, so even top notch hardware recovery systems can't retrieve the files that have been deleted.
Ghost Surf can also protect your files and confidential information stored on your PC with password protect protection and file encryption, as well as protect against identity theft and "phishing" scams..
www.ghost-surf.com   (253 words)

Pop and New Wave, think the Cars, The Chords, The Jags and The Boys.
Tonight (70s Power Pop band from UK) are planning a 30th Anniversary CD - spring 08- of their recordings
Nick Danger and the Danger City Rebels "The Return of Nick Danger EP".A well bred mix of garage, surf and pop topped with beat lyrics and rich vocals..
punkmodpop.free.fr   (684 words)

 Canvas Art, Oil Painting Reproduction, Art Commission, Pop Art, Contemporary Art, Canvas Painting, Art gallery, Canvas ...
Whether it be an art commission, oil painting reproduction, an original contemporary painting, or a pop art canvas our art studio can help.
Blue Surf Art offer an extensive art commission service where we paint your photo into a canvas oil painting.
Whether it be a monet or a vincent van gogh we undertake the very highest in oil painting technique recreating it detail-by-detail, color-by-color.
www.bluesurfart.com   (260 words)

 Amazon.com: The Weight Is a Gift: Nada Surf: Music
Nada Surf share their favorite music with Amazon customers.
Just as that 2003 recording put Nada Surf back on the map, after several years stuck in post-major label limbo, their fourth full-length proves its success was no fluke.
The follow-up to 2003's masterpiece, "Let Go", is a perfect pop album sure to alleviate the growing breathless anticipation among long-term fans and recent converts.
www.amazon.com /Weight-Gift-Nada-Surf/dp/B000AMJD9W   (396 words)

 Rain Session by The Surf MP3 Downloads $0.88 on PayPlay.FM
For a time in the early 1980s it seemed like The Surf -- vocalist John Pehrson, guitarist Stephen Blackburn, keyboardist Jack Barr, bassist Mark Maloney, and drummer J.B. Hopkins -- owned the town of Athens, Georgia.
Their song "Dance of the 80's" (available on History Replacing Days) had it all: an instantly memorable title and hook, a singalong chorus, and even its own dance step.
Then on June 8th, 1985, in Birmingham, Alabama, The Surf walked off stage, shared a laugh, and abruptly disbanded.
payplay.fm /surf2   (909 words)

 Amazon.com: Pop Surf Culture: Music, Design, Film, and Fashion from the Bohemian Surf Boom: Brian Chidester, Domenic ...
From original beachcomber personalities like the Waikiki Beachboys to the rise of Venice Beach as a creative center for music, art, and film, this insightful chronicle traces the roots of the surf boom and explores its connection to the Beat Generation and 1960s pop culture.
Through accounts of key figures both obscure and popular, such as Mike Dormer, Rick Griffin, the Trashwomen, and the Beach Boys, the book illustrates why surf culture is a vital art movement of the 20th century.
The entire spectrum of pop culture is covered, including discussions of the advent of surf magazines and the immense popularity of the “beach” movies starring Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon.
www.amazon.com /Pop-Surf-Culture-Fashion-Bohemian/dp/1595800352   (695 words)

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