"What song is that?!" "Who is this band!?" "Where's this music coming from?!" Fret no more surf fans. The Margaret River Setlist has got you covered. These are the tracks setting the tempo for ASP's 2014 Margaret River comp coverage.
The Novocaines - "Cup of Coffee"
The Novocaines are a rock band based in Perth, Western Australia. Briefly named The Howlin' Novocaines in 2007, they are known for their energetic live shows. After gaining a local following in 2006, they released their first two studio EPs, Ragdoll (2009) and Courtesy Eventually (2010), which were discovered by Australian radio station Triple J. They released their debut LP, Idle Time, in 2011.
Ethan Johns - "Don't Reach Too far"
Ethan Johns is an English record producer, engineer, mixer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Johns has worked with artists including Ryan Adams, Kings of Leon, Paul McCartney, Ray LaMontagne, Tom Jones, Kaiser Chiefs, Rufus Wainwright, The Boxer Rebellion, Crowded House, The Vaccines, Laura Marling, The Staves, and Crosby, Stills and Nash.
Ghost Wave - "Orb"
Ghost Wave are a four-piece rock band from Auckland, NZ with a sound that finds itself somewhere between the Flying Nun bands of the '80s, the British explosion of the '60s, and the wayfaring dubs of Lee â€œScratchâ€ Perry. Their debut LP, Ages, was recorded and produced by the band themselves around Auckland an mixed by Thomas Bell in Dunedin, NZ.