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Surfer Blood’s Thom Feteke Releases ‘Burner’ Cassette, Proceeds Will Go to His Cancer Treatment

Surfer Blood guitarist Thom Feteke has been battling a rare form of cancer since earlier this year, and today he's released a new cassette dealing…
Colin Joyce / December 14, 2015

Surfer Blood, ‘Pythons’ (Kanine/Warner Bros.)

Pythons, the second album from Florida's Surfer Blood makes no secret of the band's desire to reach a bigger audience. Produced by Gil Norton (of…
Jon Young / June 11, 2013

Hear Surfer Blood’s Slowly Searing ‘Demon Dance’

We're still a ways out from the June 11 due date of Surfer Blood's sophomore album¬†Pythons, but already we've got two songs to mull over…
Chris Martins / March 6, 2013

Surfer Blood Craft ‘Weird Shapes’ on Summer Album ‘Pythons’

It's been three long years since shimmery guitar-pop act Surfer Blood made waves at CMJ and then with their debut disc Astro Coast, but the…
Daniel Kreps / January 28, 2013

Surfer Blood’s Second Album Given Timbaland’s Blessing, Pixies’ Amps

"Nothing ever goes according to plan, so why bother making plans?" says J.P. Pitts, frontman for sunny West Palm Beach indie rockers Surfer Blood on…
Reed Fischer / August 2, 2012

Surfer Blood, ‘Tarot Classics’ (Kanine)

Despite a reliance on familiar, guitar-driven tunes, Surfer Blood's latest has no interest in embracing traditional rock'n'roll swagger. Blame (or thank) John Paul Pitts, whose…
Nick Murray / October 25, 2011

First Spin: Hear Surfer Blood’s ‘Tarot Classics’ EP

Next Tuesday, Kanine Recordswill release Tarot Classics, the new EP from South Florida indie-rockers/CMJ survivalists Surfer Blood. While the disc ditches a lot of the…
David Bevan / October 18, 2011

15 Industry Insiders Decode CMJ 2011’s Breakout Buzz Band

The 31st CMJ Music Marathon is just days from descending upon New York City for its annual orgy of contract inking, palm-greasing and premature blogjaculations.
christopherschultz / October 17, 2011

Win Passes to the U.S. Open of Surfing!

Enter now to win a pair of VIP passes to this year's U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, CA!SPIN and the U.S. Open of…
SPIN Staff / July 26, 2011

FREE ALBUM: SPIN Tribute to Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’

SPIN's August issue pays tribute to the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind, and as part of our package we tapped some of our favorite contemporary…
SPIN Staff / July 19, 2011

WATCH: Florence, Surfer Blood Live from SPIN Party

At SPIN's recent celebration of the Year in Music, a fortunate crowd at intimate NYC club Don Hill's was treated to a one-of-a-kind stripped down…
SPIN Staff / January 21, 2011

CMJ Lineup: Surfer Blood, Greg Dulli, Ghostface Killah

The first wave of artists for the annual music, schmoozing, and booze marathon that is New York City's CMJ Festival have been unveiled, and the…
William Goodman / August 30, 2010

Hot Band: Surfer Blood

Scholarship money usually goes toward, you know, school, but John Paul "JP" Pitts, guitarist and singer for Florida's Surfer Blood, had other ideas. "I got…
David Marchese / February 23, 2010

WATCH: Hot Florida Rockers Surfer Blood’s New Video

Floridian rockers Surfer Blood are riding a tidal wave of buzz.
Tamara Vallejos / January 28, 2010

Review: Surfer Blood, ‘Astro Coast’

"Take it easy on me," frontman John Paul Pitts sings on two different songs from these South Florida blog favorites' wonderfully fuzzy debut. But Astro…
Marc Hogan / December 11, 2009