Not everyone is a songwriter

March 28, 2013

Not everyone is a songwriter, just like everyone is not a singer, instrumentalist, sportsman/woman or  rocket scientist. Let’s take a look at the fifties & sixties, a time of many great songs and artists. Many […]

Mai Tai recipe

March 27, 2013

Mentioned on the CD “Going to Kaleponi“, here is the recipe for the Mai Tais that come from Don the Beachcomber in Huntington Beach, California. It was purportedly invented at the Trader Vic’s restaurant in […]

Newsletter: Surf Explosion single released

March 1, 2013

New single released today I’m excited to announce that my latest single – Surf Explosion – is released on iTunes today, 1st March. It’s a fast paced tune in the classic surf style, consisting of […]

March 2013: Surf Rock Music

March 1, 2013

Surf Explosion Surf Explosion Reviewed by: Stephen L. Robbins If you play guitar for the legendary Atlantics, you have to be good. Extremely good. Enter Martin Cilia. Extremely good doesn’t begin to cover things when […]

Fender Stratocaster 1961 White

March 1, 2013

1961 Fender Stratocaster (white) (serial number 56051) I bought this guitar while I was visiting Sydney – I was living in Perth at the time – some time in the mid 80s. I bought it […]

Buy the Going to Kaleponi CD

March 1, 2013

In March 2012 I went on a pilgrimage to Southern California, this is where surf music was born in the early sixties. I had the privilege of meeting and playing with some of the greats […]

March 2013: Surf Guitar 101

March 1, 2013

Surf Explosion March 4th 2013 By Noel Spiteri Martin Cilia is one of those guitarists who is able to use a guitar to do anything he wants. ‘Surf Explosion’ is an accurate description of the […]