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The Riff

RIFF SUMMER CHALLENGE

Mama, I Wanna Go Surfing

Wave vurling over Hawaain beach scene with splashes catching sunlight
Image by Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash

The Raveonettes foregrounded the ebullience of surf and by the late aughts, indie pop bands with surf influences aimed for top 40 airwaves.

Garnering Pitchfork’s “Best Hope” title for 2010, their review of The Drums’ first album states the band was “snapped up by Columbia Records during the post-Franz…

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