Big Wave Riders seem a fitting band to finally get around to mentioning on our site in summer's final stretch. With some infectious surf rock, the Helsinki band offers up some nice sounds to add to any playlist in need of a catchy jolt. I first took note of the band when checking out fellow Finnish band French Films, and found their song "Big Sound" pretty impressive.
With the upcoming release of their debut 7 track EP due for worldwide digital release on September 7th. You can download the track "Behind These Walls" for free Here.
When asking the Band about the upcoming EP, Anssi replied:
"The EP includes seven songs and it's gonna be pure gold! After the releasing we hope to play some gigs abroad."
On who they would consider to be their main influences:
"We all have different kind of musical backgrounds and interests so it's impossible to say a main influence. We respect bands that have a insightful way of doing music and a good attitude."And finally on who else we should be checking out on the music scene in Finland:
"The indie music scene in Finland is growing all the time. There are many new bands, clubs and djs and also the media is more interested in indie music than before. Finnish bands are getting more and more attention abroad. You should check out bands like The Casbah, Waves Of The Echo, The Wha's, Satellite Stories and Paperfangs. And of course our good friends French Films!"
Make sure to check out a few tracks from the band:
Big Sound by Big Wave Riders
Skate Or Die by Big Wave Riders
Behind These Walls by Big Wave Riders