23min of Ska : Operation : Zero Tolerance

23skaZEROTOLERANCEEver feel like you’re trapped? As if you’ve been sewn into a life you never chose for yourself? I got news for you pally, that’s practically all of us! Now worries, if you try, you’ll find yourself. Sure, you might have to wander a desert of doubt before you can get where you need to go, and hell, a few friends just might be out there too and you can help better each other. That’s how life works. Don’t just take it, make it.

00:00 – Royal City Riot – Nobody Knows (Coast to Coast ’09)
03:56 – Party Like It’s… – Clockwork Lover (Clockwork Lover ’16)
06:45 – Uncle Joel’s Comb – Hate Me Please (Tubular ’12)
10:30 – the Fabulous Lolo Meets King Kong Girio – When Time is Running Out (My Favorite Heart to Break ’15)
13:16 – the Bruce Lee Band – Generations (Everything Will be Alright, My Friend ’14)
15:10 – Abraskadabra – Weight of a Planet (Fun as in Fungus ’14)
18:28 – Stand Out Riot – Get Mutual! (the Gentleman Bandits ’11)

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23min of Ska : Onslaught

23skaONSLAUGHTBack again for another thrilling episode of 23min of Ska! Hope you dig this one! I have to say, it was a little tougher than I thought it was going to be, theme wise, but in the end, I feel like it came together. Heck even if the theme faltered a bit, with a line up of bands this solid it is still sure to a great episode! Hope you enjoy it!

00:00 – the Bishops – Other Side (Time to Move ’13)
03:41 – Backyard Superheroes – My Fault (Let’s Get Dangerous ’15)
06:29 – the Pietasters – Trust Yourself (Turbo ’02)
09:56 – the Toasters – Everything You Said has been a Lie (Don’t Let the Bastards Grind You Down ’97)
12:21 – the Robustos – Hecho-A-Mano (Introducing… ’97)
15:45 – MU330 – Dropping the Ball (Ultra Panic ’02)
17:21 – Counting Coins – Not Enough Heroes (and Too Much Heroin) (Take the Ride ’10)
20:06 – Reel Big Fish – Take On Me (BASEketball soundtrack ’98)

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23min of Ska : the Age of Apocalypse

23skaAGEOFAPOCALYPSEFinally bringing a lost episode in to official continuity. I mean this kind of thing was expected, right? With comics being a theme for this set it very well should’ve been expected I pull something like this! It was all about finding the perfect placement for it. It’s been reworked from the ground up, balanced better, different track order, but yeah, this episode was available Dec 20th, 2012, just in time for the end of the world, should it’ve come to that. It wasn’t a normal release day for the show back then, so it had no number, no real place in the 23 episode sets, and I couldn’t place it any place else. It was originally going to re-run near the end of the last set, but it didn’t seem right. Now, now it feels right!

00:00 – Mephiskapheles – Doomsday (God Bless Satan ’94)
03:06 – Fishbone – Party at Ground Zero (Fishbone ’85)
09:26 – Inspecter 7 – Purgatory (Banished to Bogeyland ’99)
12:26 – the Bohunks – Animal Times (In the Waiting Room ’11)
15:33 – the Insteps – the Final Call (Eleven Steps to Power ’96)
21:51 – Dan P. – Riot (Eat the Planet ’07)

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23min of Ska : Phalanx Covenant

23skaPHALANXI almost didn’t do this episode. When I was originally going to do this series of episodes I was only going to loosely base the song selection on the title, not the contents of the story. Outside of the comic, this phrase means nothing. But since I’ve tried to hit key story points, or my favorite story moments with the songs, I knew I had to go for it. It turned out pretty damn good! Then again, with bands as great as these, it’s not hard to assemble a great mix of music!

00:00 – Eric Daino – Disappointed (Eric DTX ’16)
03:21 – Step Lively – Sea of Strangers (Trigger Effect ’99)
06:04 – Night Gaunts – Blink (Conversations with Creation ’15)
09:04 – Skavoovie & the Epitones – Japanese Robot (Ripe ’97)
10:45 – Rancid – Old Friend (…and Out Come the Wolves ’95)
13:38 – Stuck Lucky – D-D-D-Devastation (Possom Soul ’09)
15:05 – the Slackers – Robots (the Boss Harmony Sessions ’07)
19:45 – Club 99 – il Ritorno Dello Spacciatore di Cacao (Club 99 ’13)

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23min of Ska : X-Cutioner’s Song

23skaXCUTIONERThis sure is a fun batch of songs! The first several songs are pretty straight forward in how they relate to the over all comic’s story. Right? Well, I think so! The last two… maybe not so much. “Walking Away” is referring Prof. X being able to walk, if even a short time (Don’t worry Charles, this will be happening so often it’s like you’re barely even in a wheelchair.) And “No Moaning at the Bar” was inspired by Beast and Angel fixing up Harry’s Hideaway at the end of the story line. Got it? Ok! Now listen and read comics!

00:00 – the Sinisters – the Enemy’s Mind (the Sinisters ’13)
03:23 – the Last Slice – Clones (Fresh Cuts ’12)
06:03 –  Bigtopp – Father’s Day (Next Stage ’15)
08:48 – the Longshots – Borrowed Time (Borrowed Time ’14)
12:09 – Black Square – Take Warning (Onward ’08)
14:17 – Ellwood – Walking Away (Lost in Transition ’11)
17:05 – Big D & the Kids Table – No Moaning at the Bar (Stomp ’13)

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23min of Ska : X-Tinction Agenda

23skaXTINCTIONHere we go, another fantastic episode of 23min of Ska, filled to the brim with top ska. Top. Ska. You don’t believe it? Well put your earbuds in your head and listen up! This is ska! Well and some ska/punk. Maybe some reggae. But it’s good, you know it’s good! Seriously, look at the track list below, you know you wanna listen!

00:00 – los Kung-Fu Monkeys – Walking Outside (Rudeboy Rockers ’15)
02:28 – the Meow Meows – Tits & Hatred (Friends on Benefits ’15)
05:25 – Stray Bullets – Public Enemy #1 (Ghost Town Rockers ’14)
08:20 – the Skints – the Cost of Living is Killing Me (Short Change ’14)
11:48 – Popes of Chillitown – Impatient (To the Moon ’15)
14:35 – Inspecter 7 – Brother Vs. Brother (the Infamous ’97)
17:43 – Squirt Gun Warriors – Lies on Top of Lies (Don’t Fence Me In ’14)
20:36 – the Siren Six! – We are No Longer Fighting (the Voice with the Built in Promise ’97)

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23min of Ska : Days of Future Present

23skaFUTUREPRESENTI’m going to admit it right here, straight up, all I wanted to do was bring you a batch of fresh new ska music released in the first few months of 2016. I wasn’t really worried about the theme, plus this story is kind of a mess. But, it seems like it fits the story anyway! Not even kidding, I noticed it at about my third listen through to make sure the episode was sounding good that a large amount of these songs do reflect the story, a bit more surface than usual though. Accidentally achieving a theme with music, must be my mutant power.

00:00 – the Pomps – All My Guns (Indie Rock is Dying ’16)
03:36 – the Slackers – By the Time I Get to Sleep (the Slackers ’16)
06:33 – Jackie Mendez – Sitting Round the Bend (Live) (Introducing ’16)
09:06 – Gigantes Magneticos – Hey Hey! (Power of Choice ’16)
12:06 – the Imperial Walkers – Control Yourself (the Imperial Walkers ’16)
14:26 – the Freecoasters – Mystery (Show Up ’16)
16:49 – the Holophonics – See You Again (Maskarades Vol. 9: Now That’s What I Call Ska Covers ’16)
20:03 – the Defekters – Come Around (Ghettoblaster ’16)

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