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Wax Ex-Static

by Catalina Shortwave

Released 2016
Released 2016
Heavy duty rock and roll music for shooting stars and superfreaks.
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"Catalina is tremendous. They just get it . . . rock that is straight up pure grade, which means it's dirty and sexy and greasy as f**k . . . . part of the small handful of bands that are set to send rock into its next golden age . . . . "

"If you are like me and listening to that same song over and over is perfectly normal behavior . . . then you're in the right place. Frontman Rizzo's words are intelligent and thoughtful without …
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Radio Voodoo: Songs from the Dark End of the Dial

by Catalina Shortwave

Released 2015
Released 2015
Killer rock and roll for all you shooting stars and super freaks.
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"Catalina is tremendous. They just get it . . . rock that is straight up pure grade, which means it's dirty and sexy and greasy as f**k . . . . part of the small handful of bands that are set to send rock into its next golden age . . . . "

"If you are like me and listening to that same song over and over is perfectly normal behavior . . . then you're in the right place. Frontman Rizzo's words are intelligent and thoughtful without …
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Repeater

by Catalina Shortwave

Released 2014
Released 2014
Drawing on R&B, southern rock, hard rock and punk, this band has a highly original and dynamic sound that bends genres.
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"These guys keep it interesting song by song. You never know what you're gonna get next. I mean it . . . truly original rock and roll." Despie Stiles, Radio Bird

" . . . passionate and powerful if delightfully quirky material from this new Connecticut band." Andrew Markham, Rock & Roll To Save Your Soul (blog)

"Proudly (and maybe necessarily) lo-fi, but the songs and the performances transcend the usual limitations of a DIY release . . . definitely check them out." Nicole Perrini, MODerna (…
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RADIO SHOWCASES & INTERVIEWS

by Catalina Shortwave

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"WAX EX-STATIC" RELEASED February 23, 2016!

February 23, 2016 - Following on the success of 2014's REPEATER and 2015's RADIO VOODOO: SONGS FROM THE DARK END OF THE DIAL, Catalina Shortwave announced today the release of their third record "WAX EX-STATIC" - a hard-hitting collection of five songs exploring themes of temptation, oppressions, loneliness and life on a dysfunctional planet.  Says frontman Dave Rizzo: "We are really very proud of this record, we feel like we're in full stride.  We never want to make the same record twice, so we pushed the envelope on style and and our themes but made sure the songs were accessible, intelligent and delivered honestly."  The band said that they while they are bringing WAX EX-STATIC to live audiences, they are once again working on new material, which they hope to release later in 2016.

"RADIO VOODOO" Released September 15, 2015!

Catalina Shortwave's second record - "RADIO VOODOO-SONGS FROM THE DARK END OF THE DIAL" - is now available as a physical disc or download on CD Baby, iTunes, Amazon or wherever you buy music, and is streaming on your favorite music site.

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