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The Derangers

The Derangers

Instrumental / Surf / Spaghetti Western Rockland, MA  US
Revenge of El Chupacabra (La Venganza de Chupacabra)!
Revenge of El Chupacabra (La Venganza de Chupacabra)!
Wichita Lineman
Wichita Lineman
Twang 'em High!
Twang 'em High!
Tears of the Seneca
Tears of the Seneca
Santa Monica
Santa Monica

Discography

  • Derangerscd-front
    The Legend of Daphne Blue (and the Westernmental Sound) 13 tracks 1990-2013 Released on Mar 1, 2014

Shows

  • 2014

    Sep 27

    Hull, MA, US | 1:00pm

    Rat Beach Party V2!

  • 2014

    Jul 12

    Somerville, MA, US | 8:00pm

    A mid-summah surf night in Boston! Hawaiin shirts, go-go girls, twangin' reverb-soaked guitars!

  • 2014

    Jul 3

    New York, NY, US | 7:00pm

    Independence TWANG!

  • 2014

    Jun 20

    Boston, MA, US | 5:30pm

    Food Trucks, Music and More in Boston's Historic South End! 4pm to 10pm.

  • 2014

    May 30

    Canandaigua, NY, US | 8:00pm

    Kick off your summer at the lake with a surf music beach party! V-Pub goes all Tiki Bar with an all-instrumental double bill featuring Rochester's Roarshark and Boston's Derangers! Get ready to go-go dance and drink tropical cocktails with umbrellas on them! Surf's Up Baby!

Videos

THE DERANGERS -- "TWANG 'EM HIGH" / "MISERLOU"

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  • Irmina Rohlíčková (Fan)
    Irmina Rohlíčková
    I just love your sound! But everybody here can hear mainly the Shadows in it. So do I. Are you planning any European tours in the nearest future? You would sound great at ou...
  • Nights on Venus (Artist)
    Nights on Venus
    Great songs, great sound, guys! And I love the photo in front of the Blue Swallow in Tucumcari, NM - been there a few times. Keep up the great work! - Craig, NoV
  • Doug Mac Donald Band (Artist)
    Doug Mac Donald Band
    GREAT SOUND GUYS!!!
  • Vic Quinton (Artist)
    Vic Quinton
    You had me at Clint Eastwood.
  • WUNDERKINGS (Artist)
    WUNDERKINGS
    Twang 'Em High...HeYah!

Photos

  • The new CD on Deep Eddy Records!
  • Let's Dune Buggy!
  • Hot Rod Daze!

About

Sounds Like: Ennio Morricone, Quentin Tarantino SOUNDTRACK, David Lynch & Angelo Badalamenti, Dick Dale, The Ventures

Bio: Conjuring the feel of a bygone era in America, when neon lit the evening sky along Route 66 and a cowboy with no name rode across a Drive-In movie screen...
The WESTERNMENTAL SOUND!! NEW CD release, "Derangers: The Legend of Daphne Blue" releases March 1 2014 on Deep Eddy Records! http://www.deep...See Full Bio

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Q: Hey guys, saw your show at Johnny D's the other week and loved it! Just curious - is Monkey Island a reference to the game?

A: Wow, thanks - glad you liked us. We're playing next on Sat 27th during the day on the USS Salem in Quincy. Come see us if you can! I wrote and recorded Monkey Island in 1995. The idea of the track came from watching cheesy old 1940s and 50s movies on TV as a kid. There were always low-budget King Kong-like Jungle movies - like Tarzan, you know? Movies where there was an expedition in to the heart of darkness with a Great White Hunter and scary natives and lost temples and crocks and the never ending sound-effects background track of chattering monkeys and whooping birds, along with the foreboding music. It was rumbling volcanos - quicksand - bamboo huts - shrunken heads - vines - and barely getting out alive. Danger was around every bend of the piranha-infested river. The music in those always had a jungle beat - but it was a Hollywood-interpretation of a jungle beat - . like what Gene Krupa would have called a jungle rhythm. Pound those floor-toms! And the minor key harmonic structure to sound exotic and foreign. So that's what I was going for. And the name Monkey Island just sounded like it could be the name of one of those movies. All the monkey sounds were made with guitar. There you go - more than you ever wanted to know about Monkey Island!

Asked by anonymous. Answered on Sun Jul 14 2013

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  • Video Plays 267
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