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by The Evanstones

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Allen Palmgren
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Allen Palmgren I just received my vinyl copy of 1961 in the post today and it's spinning on the platter as I type. Oh the twang. I absolutely love this album. And the fact that I can listen to it on vinyl makes it even better!
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ghandito The best album of the last 200 years in any genre, and one of the best reverb albums ever!
Eruptors is amazing!
Favorites: Eruptors/JoJo/Heat/Alki Favorite track: Eruptors.
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Cosmographer If you like surf rock, you need this album. Favorite track: Jojo & the Seven Seas.
Gnarly Mike
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Gnarly Mike The surf tune the World needs now. It’s got the drip, and an amazing ascending lead. And so cool to keep it short at 1:49. Favorite track: The Heat.
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Kupietz The ultimate soundtrack from my retro-futuristic spy thriller dreams. Music for the end of, not this world, but perhaps one not too far removed from it, where everything is cooler, everyone drinks martinis, and the brighter sunlight can't conceal the fact that the shadows are slightly longer. Is there life beyond Seattle? After listening to these songs, I no longer care. Favorite track: Speedboat.
  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    The times you have all lived for have arrived and 1961 by The Evanstones is available on vinyl!!! Audiophile quality 180 g vinyl and pressed in Ohio by legendary Gotta Groove records with stunning original artwork by our very own Heather "The Director" Evans (@heat.she on instagram) . This pressing sounds amazing and is destined to become a sought after collectors item in the inscrutable "future".
    Professor Quisp himself will carefully package and transport your future family heirloom to the post office with skills learned from out of work Christmas elves who are still working off their "contracts"... But enough about them! Your long wait is over! Buy the record and find the joy that's been missing from your life! Or find even more joy! Because too much is never enough!

    (Please note, prices to ship to Canada and International seem a bit high and we're working on getting that down but they were required fields. If shipping ends up being less we, The Evanstones Group, LTD, LLC, LMNOP, ETC, will refund you the difference minus the costs of shipping materials. Contact us first with your information and we'll try and get a more exact figure for you)

    Includes unlimited streaming of 1961 via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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    ships out within 7 days

      $25 USD or more 


  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    SRW667 The Evanstones - 1961 (180gm black vinyl LP)

    Includes unlimited streaming of 1961 via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 7 days
    edition of 250 

      $25 USD or more 


  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    SRW668 The Evanstones - 1961 (Digipack CD) with stunning artwork

    Includes unlimited streaming of 1961 via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 7 days

      $12 USD or more 


  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

    If you are ordering a digital download you will get all the same delicious Evanstones tracks as on a physical CD for a fraction of the cost, albeit a large fraction, and no messy "artifact" to drag around.
    Purchasable with gift card

      $8 USD  or more


Speedboat 02:59
London 03:03
The Heat 01:49
El Gato 02:15
Eruptors 02:51
Insomnia 02:27
Number Tien 02:16
Alki Stomp 02:04
Hello? Hello..?


Three long years have passed since The Evanstones last release. Three years of toil and sweat and horrible smells. Now, by popular demand, and as was predicted in the scrolls, The Evanstones bring you more of what you, the discerning listener, didn't even know you were craving so desperately. But you were. Oh yes, you were. And we here at Evanstones world HQ heard your silent pleas, even before you plead them and responded with great haste combined with glacial deliberation to bring you what many are predicted to call the Surf Album of the Decade! Or at least some of you. OK, our moms. There. Are you happy now..?


released June 15, 2020

The current Evanstones are:

Quisp Evans - Hal Colombo
Melkor Evans - Mel Anthony
Undercover Evans - Jeff Warden
TexMex Evans - Aaron Salinas

Special thanks to:
BB Barney Rumble Evans (emeritus) - Colin J Nelson

Recorded at Her Car Studios Seattle by Colin J Nelson
Mastered by Carl Saff at Saff Mastering Chicago


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The Evanstones Seattle, Washington

Originally lab chimps working as mild mannered reporters for a quaint metropolitan newspaper, The Evanstones came to earth with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal monkey men. Upon their arrival at the Ellis Island of Dr Moreau from the old country, the Evanstones changed their name from The Evansteins and were on their way to the fickle fate of forgotten fame and fortune! ... more

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