Tag Archives: surf-pop

The Drums – Summertime

Not since the Beach Boys has surf pop actually enticed me to try and surf (which isn’t a bad thing – I’m a terrible surfer). But, aptly named Summertime, the debut album for Californian duo The Drums has me waxing down my board, so to speak. Continue reading


Girls – Album

In summer in San Francisco the beaches are golden, the sky is blue and the grass is green. In summer in Australia the beaches are golden, the sky is blue and, well, the grass is kind of brown. But, for a band from San Fran whose sun-drenched tunes are easy-going and woozily beach-friendly, the lead-up to Australian summer is the perfect time for their debut album to meet our ears and accompany us through searing, lazy afternoons. Continue reading