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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


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



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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 our US cars festivals! Just bought your CD in the Us.Greetings from Prague, the Czech Republic
  • 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
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  • Vic Quinton (Artist)
    Vic Quinton
    You had me at Clint Eastwood.
  • WUNDERKINGS (Artist)
    Twang 'Em High...HeYah!


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


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!

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