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Sidewalk Surfers

By orangedrink on January 26, 2020 11:53 pm

RYAN WHERE ARE YOU


A little surf rock jam.  I prefer skateboarding to surfing so the title is an allusion to both.  I'm so exhausted with WB and this is only #4!  I'm trying to push myself to do learn new things each time, so we'll see what happens.  And I'm so far behind on responses and listening!  AHHHHH


Love you all


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January 27, 2020 12:10 am

You nailed the tone you were going for.  This captures the surfer vibe pretty perfectly!

January 27, 2020 12:41 am

Awesome title, awesome track. Totally tubular. My big brother surfs daily, I'm sending this to him right now. It's funny, my Week 4 came from a similar place, but is 90s punk rock fueled and has nowhere near the creative structure as this tongue

January 27, 2020 1:01 am

Groovy baby! Definitely time to hit the waves B)

January 27, 2020 1:45 am

January 27, 2020 1:50 am

Tubular!

January 27, 2020 1:52 am

Holy shit!  Sounds like it was recorded in the 60s! Great tone in the guitars.  Real hand claps nailed it.  I'm picturing a lime green plastic board with oversize red road runner wheels and a barefoot kid hanging 10 with back wheels in the air!

January 27, 2020 2:30 am

Seeing Ryan didn't fucking do one!  tongue

Definitely nailing some of those sweet surf guitar tones.  Nice work!

January 27, 2020 1:58 pm

Big vintage DogTown sound

January 27, 2020 6:41 pm

The vibe here is perfect, really nice work!

January 27, 2020 9:57 pm

You've definitely nailed the surf vibe.  And majorly laid down the gauntlet to Ryan.  smile

January 28, 2020 1:46 am

Great track! Loving it. It sounds super good, love the guitars/drums. Keep it up, I want more.

January 28, 2020 9:44 am

Niiiiiiiiiiice...... Totally nailed it Orangedrink and I'm one step closer to my dream of a Surf Rock compilation composed entirely by Weekly Beats participants (i'm looking at you everybody else).

I know I let the team down this week.... It wont happen again.

January 28, 2020 9:45 am

Oh and killer guitar tone too, cowabunga

January 28, 2020 5:34 pm

Lovely! Dim the lights and chill the ham!

January 28, 2020 6:16 pm

yeah nice!

January 28, 2020 7:10 pm

this is really cool (and another style i haven't heard from ya)
the whammy bar swings are clutch, and as others mentioned u nailed the 60s surfer vibe

January 28, 2020 10:49 pm

Thanks for all the wonderful comments everyone!  I attribute the success to: My Fender Jazzmaster, Electro-Harmonix Holy Grail pedal, and my Fender drum kit from 1967-ish!  My surf rock trinity!

Reilly Farrell wrote:

You nailed the tone you were going for.  This captures the surfer vibe pretty perfectly!

Thank you!  I was worried but now relieved!

Tweaklab wrote:

Awesome title, awesome track. Totally tubular. My big brother surfs daily, I'm sending this to him right now. It's funny, my Week 4 came from a similar place, but is 90s punk rock fueled and has nowhere near the creative structure as this tongue

Whoa that's awesome that your bro is a surfer!  also STOP with the compliments smile

Mortistar wrote:

Groovy baby! Definitely time to hit the waves B)

woo!

Ipaghost wrote:

Tubular!

Thanks buddy!  ALSO HI HOW ARE YOU BEEN A WHILE

NWSPR wrote:

Holy shit!  Sounds like it was recorded in the 60s! Great tone in the guitars.  Real hand claps nailed it.  I'm picturing a lime green plastic board with oversize red road runner wheels and a barefoot kid hanging 10 with back wheels in the air!

Thanks so much!  My first venture (pun intended on The Ventures) into surf as I have been a big fan for a long time.

rdomain wrote:

Seeing Ryan didn't fucking do one!  tongue

Definitely nailing some of those sweet surf guitar tones.  Nice work!

Ryan had some clever excuse like "January's not over" smile  Thank you!

onlyjokinen wrote:

Big vintage DogTown sound

SK8 or Die!

Mission Crossing wrote:

The vibe here is perfect, really nice work!

Much appreciated

CosmicCairns wrote:

You've definitely nailed the surf vibe.  And majorly laid down the gauntlet to Ryan.  smile

BOOM!  Thank you!  Can't wait for his "diss track" response smile

djippy wrote:

Great track! Loving it. It sounds super good, love the guitars/drums. Keep it up, I want more.

Thanks for the encouragement - I felt like this was a good first effort, but I feel like I have a lot more to learn to do what I aspire to in the world of Surf Rock

Ryan wrote:

Niiiiiiiiiiice...... Totally nailed it Orangedrink and I'm one step closer to my dream of a Surf Rock compilation composed entirely by Weekly Beats participants (i'm looking at you everybody else).

I know I let the team down this week.... It wont happen again.

BRING ON THE ORANGE DRINK SURF ROCK DISS TRACK!  Can we have a Surf Vs. Skate battle? smile

sinewave wrote:

Lovely! Dim the lights and chill the ham!

Ha ha, let's have a sock hop!

chra wrote:

yeah nice!

ty kindly!

zirafa wrote:

this is really cool (and another style i haven't heard from ya)
the whammy bar swings are clutch, and as others mentioned u nailed the 60s surfer vibe

thank you!  always trying to surprise you (and myself) - I'm kind of laughing at myself as I was a staunch whammy bar hater back in the day now I NEED IT

January 29, 2020 4:48 am

Yes. Just yes. Ryan has laid me a surf challenge, but mine might end up.........different. This is just too legit to quit.

January 29, 2020 6:04 am

Yes it has been! Just hanging out with this cute boi!

When are you coming over for pizza?

January 30, 2020 5:16 am

Woah. Solid jam. So pitted!

January 30, 2020 3:08 pm

nice guitar!
I want to match this song with old video!

January 30, 2020 8:06 pm

Gnarly, but what if you added some skate music to it as well?

January 30, 2020 8:50 pm

Wow nice vibes! Love the guitar lines and these chords!!!

January 30, 2020 8:53 pm
Devieus wrote:

Gnarly, but what if you added some skate music to it as well?

You've got me thinking.  What is skate music per se?  I'm thinking 80s punk rock in the USA is "skate music"

January 30, 2020 9:05 pm
Nyarlos wrote:

Yes. Just yes. Ryan has laid me a surf challenge, but mine might end up.........different. This is just too legit to quit.

Okay we gotta start a WB Surf Crew.  You, me, Ryan, who else is in?

Ipaghost wrote:

Yes it has been! Just hanging out with this cute boi!

When are you coming over for pizza?

I am overdue!  Do you have any Thursdays or Mondays?

ngineer wrote:

Woah. Solid jam. So pitted!

TY!

zyuuziro wrote:

nice guitar!
I want to match this song with old video!

Yeah!  I'll have to find something good smile

theGuen wrote:

Wow nice vibes! Love the guitar lines and these chords!!!

Perfect gif!

January 30, 2020 9:31 pm
orangedrink wrote:
Devieus wrote:

Gnarly, but what if you added some skate music to it as well?

You've got me thinking.  What is skate music per se?  I'm thinking 80s punk rock in the USA is "skate music"


Depends on who you ask. Punk is definitely one of them, but also hip-hop and metal. There're even some who might include ska.

January 30, 2020 10:46 pm

In terms of hiphop skate music: Kick, Push is a great track.

January 31, 2020 1:52 am
Devieus wrote:
orangedrink wrote:
Devieus wrote:

Gnarly, but what if you added some skate music to it as well?

You've got me thinking.  What is skate music per se?  I'm thinking 80s punk rock in the USA is "skate music"


Depends on who you ask. Punk is definitely one of them, but also hip-hop and metal. There're even some who might include ska.

omg, Ska... that's something I can tackle now I'm doing vocals and bass + the 90s drums plugin

January 31, 2020 3:25 pm

This is an excellent example of surf rock, you nailed it. Awesome!

January 31, 2020 6:03 pm

Mondays usually work for me!

February 1, 2020 9:29 pm

I love how every time you come up with new stuff. I cannot be completely sure, but I cannot remember hearing a surf track of you ...
Sounds amazing though. As a song, but also production wise this is topnotch. The instruments sit very well together.
Somehow I was picturing a female voice shouting random stuff over it and that sounding great. But it might also be my mind indoctrinated by Pulp Fiction stuff or sonething ...
Anyways ... great stuff

February 2, 2020 11:12 pm

Holy shit this sounds incredible! Great job, mate. Don't even know what else to say, sounds incredible accurate to me!

February 6, 2020 3:43 pm

Excellent surf jam!  Gotta love those whammys!  Had me clapping along tongue

February 9, 2020 6:51 pm

sooo goood!

May 2, 2020 4:09 pm

the surfer feeling comes across very well.
Great 60's vibe

June 27, 2020 12:49 am
Devieus wrote:


Depends on who you ask. Punk is definitely one of them, but also hip-hop and metal. There're even some who might include ska.

Good call!  Ska is definitely skateboard energy

ngineer wrote:

In terms of hiphop skate music: Kick, Push is a great track.

Agreed!

Tweaklab wrote:


omg, Ska... that's something I can tackle now I'm doing vocals and bass + the 90s drums plugin

You need horns!

DataJanitor wrote:

This is an excellent example of surf rock, you nailed it. Awesome!

Thank you!

Ipaghost wrote:

Mondays usually work for me!

RIP us hanging out IRL

dj someguy wrote:

I love how every time you come up with new stuff. I cannot be completely sure, but I cannot remember hearing a surf track of you ...
Sounds amazing though. As a song, but also production wise this is topnotch. The instruments sit very well together.
Somehow I was picturing a female voice shouting random stuff over it and that sounding great. But it might also be my mind indoctrinated by Pulp Fiction stuff or sonething ...
Anyways ... great stuff

Thank you thank you!  Yes, the Pulp Fiction vibe is a good one - Dick Dale "Misirlou"

Shorebound wrote:

Holy shit this sounds incredible! Great job, mate. Don't even know what else to say, sounds incredible accurate to me!

Very flattered!

Tone Matrix wrote:

Excellent surf jam!  Gotta love those whammys!  Had me clapping along tongue

WHAMO!

emily wrote:

sooo goood!

How is that even possible for that SurfSheep?

m2K7 wrote:

the surfer feeling comes across very well.
Great 60's vibe

Danke!

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