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Blue Wave Theory

Rank #72 US Riverton, NJ Alternative / Instrumental / Surf


  • Steve Rabeler Guitar
  • Bob Trimble Guitar
  • Kevin Stamper Bass
  • Rob Wolleben Drums
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Sounds Like: Dick Dale, Los Straitjackets, Slacktone, The Ventures, The Mermen

Label: Magnatune

Manager: Blue Wave Theory

Bio: Blue Wave Theory is an American instrumental rock band formed in 2007 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. The group's sound is rooted in surf music of the 1960s, but delves into many genres including elements of garage, punk, psychedelic, progressive, funk, reggae, and space rock. An accomplished group o... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Blue Wave Theory has a show on 07/12/2014 at 12:00 PM @ The Asbury Lanes in Asbury Park, NJ http://t.co/XY3NxnzEuS #concert


“A massive array of styles with everything from psychedelic jams on “Huckster” and Devo-style proto punk on “Ooolin Poolin Oy,” all the way to garage punk on “Gumby Goes Green” and technical rock a la Rush on “Labyrinth.” Throughout it all, the band’s surf approach leads the way. It almost feels like a modern-day mash-up of several generations of rock, with surf as the framework as opposed to hip-hop. Fans of Los Straitjackets, Dick Dale, Link Wray, and The Mermen will enjoy this eponymous full-length debut from Blue Wave Theory, which is full of Pulp Fiction-meets-Pink Floyd craziness.”
—  Peter Viele, Eastern Surf Magazine
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Latest Album
Apr 9, 2014
Our latest album "Superstorm" was released in June 2013. Forgot to add that inf... [more]
New Album!
Oct 12, 2012
We're busy working on a new album and hope to release it before the end of the y... [more]
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  • The Nearlies (Artist) The Nearlies
    Tight and stylish playing, great sound! Cheers, Hanna from the Nearlies
  • Delaney Simpson (Artist) Delaney Simpson
    Totally rockin' out with "Gumby Goes Green"...Killer track and the drumming and guitar...Wow!
    Stopping in this evening for a listen to an awesome track from you! Have a great weekend!
  • Delaney Simpson (Artist) Delaney Simpson
    Stepping into liquid with Blue Wave Theory...awesome surf sounds. Cheers from San Francisco :-)
    Gumby Goes Green should be titled Gumby Goes Gold! Solid and tight !!!
  • lcdlover (Fan) lcdlover
    Hey I am a Boston cabbie and I have been playing dyer moon over and over for passengers and myself - LOUD; hey it's my cab. Anyway that's among 20000 surf/instro tunes so...
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