Garage Rock - is a rock music genre that originated in the USA and Canada in the 1960s. It is considered the main forerunner of punk rock and an important part of proto-punk. The wave of “garage rock” developed in the mid-1960s in America from young underground rock bands imitating rock and roll in the style of the “British invasion”. However, the formation of garage rock began in the late 1950s under the influence of the emerging rock and roll, as well as surf; as options, the first garage song is called The Dirty Robber by The Wailers, Jenny Lee Jan & Dean, Link Rum's Rumble. The most famous garage groups have always retained a marked relationship with the “original” rock and roll (The Sonics can serve as an example). In the late 1990s and early 2000s, a phenomenon called “garage rock revival” began in music. For groups of “non-garage rock”, an intentionally rude sound is characteristic, sometimes the style of low-fi; characteristic groups of the direction - The White Stripes, The Vines, The Hives, Ty Segall, The Kooks, The Strokes, Cover, The Dead Weather, Orange Sunshine, The Arbiters.