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A reader-supported surf publication founded in 1992, The Surfer’s Journal is vivid, authoritative, and independent. The goal of each 132-page bimonthly edition? A completely resolved composition. Balance. Color. Story. And purist surf energy from Page One to close-of-book.
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Rhino Records’ release of “Cowabunga!”, a surf music compilation 4-CD box set, reflects the record label’s lack of connection to the culture whose music they’ve attempted to compile, crudely arranging the predictable tracks on the first 3 discs, and omitting the best contemporary surf music on the 4th disc.