Sandy ("Oceana") of 9th Wave & NESMA HQ
“Although there are a lot of recordings of surf bands in the world (yay!), there are not a lot of books or films or documentaries about the genre. This is a new one, and a good one. I highly recommend getting & collecting a copy for your surf-abilia files”.
“The film “Reverb Junkies” really explains the new breed and the breeds that came before it very succinctly, plus the music is great throughout…”
Ivan Pongracic, The Madeira and The Space Cossacks
“Thanks to Steve for this wonderful labor of love. I’d say you captured the scene pretty much perfectly, in all its aspects. Sometimes maybe a bit too perfectly… However, it’s really a great doc, and I know that when I put it on in 25 years I will be amazed at all the memories of so many good friends and what a great, great time we had. It captures this moment in this community, and I for one am very grateful, Steve.”
Cousin Mary, KFJC
“When I tell people that I play surf music on the radio, sometimes I get blank stares or “oh, you mean that stuff from the 1960′s?” The documentary film “Reverb Junkies” gives an emphatic answer! It interweaves great live band performances and interviews with musicians and fans who love this instrumental music. In the process, we feel the exuberance and affection that exists in today’s surf music community.”
Jason Lee, The R.I.P.tides
“This movie is the Bomb man! Amazing job”
Michele Del Ray, Modern Nostalgia on Etsy
“An absolutely fantastic documentary hands down! I think there is something to learn even if you are well versed in surf music or a newb to the scene. “
Lorenzo Valdambrini, Surfer Joe & His Boss Combo and The Wadadli Riders
“…It shows quickly and easily how this music scene works around the world, collecting opinions and points of view, sometimes different one from the other, but everyone is giving his idea from his own personal perspective… The movie does NOT want to tell how this music was born and why, it just tells what it is NOW and how much LOVE there is around it. I like “Reverb Junkies” and I highly recommend everybody to see it!”
Brian Neal, Founder - Surf Guitar101.com
“I watched it with the whole family plus my mom & dad, and I enjoyed the hell out of it. Of course I am honored that SG101 was mentioned and seeing the convention coverage made me very happy … Thanks so much Steve! Great job!”
“I dont cuss much ever… but Reverb Junkies is FUCKING AWESOME !!!!!”
Whorehay Spahn, Radio Free Bakersfield
“Good footage, good editing, good pace. Nice work.”
"Reverb Junkies" screened in Mexico!
The film was shown on November 8, 2014 as part of the Abierto de Surf Instrumental 2014 .