Tim Louds lends a critical ear to the smashing new surf EP from The Zipheads. 'Surf Wars Vol. 1' nods towards punk, ska, soul and swing, whilst remaining true to that original garage surf sound.
"We’re like a Tunnock's tea-cake. We’re dead soft and squidgy on the top and round the middle, but we’re hardcore underneath."
The Oldham trio have just released 28 minutes of irreverent ska/punk 'n' roll nonsense that captures all the energy and hilarity of their live shows. FFO: Snuff, Teenage Bottlerocket and having a good time.