Surf Friends are from Auckland, New Zealand. I don’t know how they met, but based on their name and their sound I would guess it was over some conversation that they struck up about fellow New Zealanders the Clean at some point break while waiting for the next set to come in. They’ve put out a slew of singles on Power Tool Records down south and now they have decided to put out a long player which they’re calling Confusion. It rolls with some Krautrock grooves, jangles in a few places and Velvet Underground riffs abound. Derivative you ask? Yes, but it looks to all the right places.