MusicDish e-Journal - October 22, 2018
MusicDish Advertising Network
» HOME » INSIDER SCOOP » CAREER TIPS » MUSIC SPOTLIGHT » MUSICDISH*CHINA
» INDUSTRY INTERVIEWS » NEWS BEAT » DIGITAL SKOOL » OPEN REVIEW » MUSICDISH EDELWEISS
Search MusicDish e-Journal (Advanced)
Subscribe To MusicDish e-Journal
About | Contact | Advertise | RSS | Submit Article | Submit News | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution
Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network

The Special Agents - ...play "Serfbeat"
Sick Muse Music
By MuzikMan
(more articles from this author)
2003-07-23
Comment | Email | Print | RSS

Artist: The Special Agents (www.geocities.com/thespecialagents)
Title: ...play "Serfbeat"
Label: Sick Muse Music
Genre: Surf-Rock-Spy-Instrumental

The Special Agents ...play "Serfbeat" (notice the play on words in the title?) is an imaginative combination of all the best elements that the genre of surf-spy-instrumental can offer a listener.

With eight quick and to-the-point tracks, this band systematically makes its way through instrumental stories that will help you to envision and relive all sorts of movies that will suddenly become a featured presentation in your mind's eye. For me it was like a trip back to some of the ‘60s James Bond flicks when the spy element of their sound kicked in. While the guitar is unquestionably the main instrument, the organ plays a major role in making that sound complete.

"The Lunar Sea" and "Death Probe" captured my imagination more intently than any tracks, although I found the entire recording to be consistently entertaining and diverse for this style of music. What I found listening to this band was that there was more to them than meets the eye, or ears as it were. Not only was there a bounty of the sub genres branching off the granddaddy classic surf tree, they throw into the mix a surprising amount of rock, in particular on track six "The Lunar Sea." It seemed the more I listened to it the more intrigued I became and the less it sounded like a typical surf-instro number. It is because of the repeated listens, and noticing the subtleties and different styles employed that made this more than an ordinary listen for me. The only problem was that it did not last nearly long enough for me, hence the continuous spinning of the disc, and that is not a bad thing at all.

1. Praying to the Special Agent – 3:36
2. Death Probe – 2:31
3. Serfbeat – 5:01
4. Soul Agent – 2:40
5. Her Majesty's Secret Surfers – 2:44
6. The Lunar Sea – 3:58
7. Go! Go! Go-Go – 2:34
8. Serfbeat (live) – 4:22

The Agents:
Agent Geoff: organ & guitar
Agent Rod: guitar
Agent Neal: bass
Agent Scott: drums


Home » Open Review » The Special Agents - ...play "Serfbeat"
Permalink:http://www.musicdish.com/mag/?id=8470
Email |Print |Comment |RSS

back | top


MusicDish Advertising Network

Open Review

» MusicDish Review: Kenn Rowell Music Video "It's Good To Be Back"

» MusicDish Music Video Review: "CPR (Start Again)" by Metaract

» Rapper Produkt Releases Inspiring Music Video For His Single "Daddy Was A Dope Boy"

» Kylie Marcus Combines Of Funk And R&B With "Yellow Shirt"

» Searching For Sugar Man: Story Of A Forgotten Prodigy

Open Review Directory



» [2018-09-16] Live Nation Electronic Asia Inks Deal With Budweiser For Creamfields Festivals; Together, Creamfields And Budweiser Will Focus On Building Entirely New Content For Dedicated Electronic Music Fans Throughout Asia

» [2018-08-23] Andy Ma Appointed Warner Music China CEO; Andy Ma Has Also Been Appointed EVP, Commercial And Business Development For Greater China

» [2018-08-23] IndieOn Connects Music To The Blockchain; IndieOn Is Confident Of Creating A "music Miner" Who Listens More And Grow Their Token Value

» [2018-06-23] The 2018 MIDEM Silk Road International Music Alliance Signing; International Music Industries Signing Of A Mutual Resource Sharing Agreement With Shanghai Conservatory Of Music & The China Records Group

» [2018-06-06] Screen Music Connect To Explore The Music Of Film, Television And Interactive Media; Created By James Hannigan, Award-winning Composer And Game Music Connect Co-founder, Screen Music Connect Builds On The Success Of The Sold-out Game Music Conferences

» [2018-06-05] Fred Casimir To Develop BMG's Global Recordings Business; As Well As Building BMG's European Infrastructure, Casimir Was Instrumental In Developing BMG's Recordings Business

» [2018-06-03] 13 Music Label Sold To MTN; DSN Music Spins Off Record Label To Albuquerque Music Entrepreneur's New Group

» [2018-06-02] CISAC 2018 Annual Report; A Comprehensive Overview Of The Confederation's Work To Serve 4 Million Creators And 239 Authors Societies Across The World

» [2018-06-02] MusicDish Announces A Love Electric 2018 China Tour; The Tour Will Crisscross Through China With 12 Shows In 8 Cities, Including Guangzhou, Dongguan, Zhuhai, Shenzhen, Kunming, Jiaxin, Wuhan And Beijing

» [2018-06-02] Darcus Beese Named President Of Island Records; Renowned U.K. Music Executive To Join Universal Music Group's U.S. Label Leadership

» [2018-05-17] Avant-Garde Label Maybe Noise Launches In Beijing; The Official Launch Will Be On May 26 At Magnet Theater With A Performance Supporting Its First Vinyl Release: Píng Zè

» [2018-05-04] Award-Winning Lithuanian Rock Band Colours Of Bubbles "She Is The Darkness" 2018 China Tour; The Tour Will Kickoff In Shanghai Where The Band Will Represent Lithuania During The Country's Signing To The Silk Road Music Alliance
MusicDish Advertising Network

follow MusicDish on
Follow MusicDish on Twitter

Mi2N Music PR

Tony Carlucci & Dynamic Destony Releases New LP "A New Day"

Laura Angelini Makes Birthday World Event

Killer Tracks Delivers The Music For A NASA Moon Video

John Keenan Taking It To The Next Level

Royale - Playground (Single)

Make A Wish With Catherine Duc's 'Stargazing' Remix Of Ben Hobbs' 'Blind To You'

Asian Pop Queen Celest Releases Debut English Single/Video "I Got Him"



Websites: Mi2N | MusicDish*China | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | Urban Music News Network
Services: Submit Article | Submit News | Submit Video | Artist Development | Premium PR Distribution

Copyright © 1997-2018 MusicDish LLC., all rights reserved.
About MusicDish e-Journal | Contact Us | Advertise | RSS | Internships