Phil Dirt - Reverb Central - PO Box 1609, Felton, CA 95018-1609 USA Roger Powell - Air Pocket
|I'm not going to review this whole album... it's not related to surf at all, except for "Pipeline '76," which predates the "Pipeline '78" single based around the same general arrangement.|
Picks: Pipeline '76
Track by Track Review
"Pipeline '76" is a bit slower than "Pipeline '78" and has different breaks. It's a bit less bright, but equally interesting. This is a fine single. It's postmodern surf with Moog. Very different from the original Chantays recording, except for the melody. While this is electronic surf, it's much more credible than Bruce Johnston's b-side to "Disney Girls." and sports a rather original arrangement.