23min of Ska : Y’all Get Yer Ska!

So I’m currently very busy with the big “Arose Such a Clatter 2021” comp coming out later this week, so that almost meant no episode… but thankfully I have an awesome listener in Enrique who made a killer episode for fun and sent it to me. It was SO GOOD that I thought it was time to share it with you all, enjoy!

00:00 – Skatsune Miku – リンダリンダ (Skatsune Miku ’20)
03:02 – Lil Deuce Deuce – Daddy Cat (Daddy Cat ’12)
04:58 – Lil’B – オレンジ (Orange) (オレンジ ’08)
09:58 – The Planet Smashers – My Obsession (Descent Into the Valley of The Planet Smashers ’11)
13:03 – Rei Mastrogiovanni ft. Nari – Surface Anew (Rei Mastrogiovanni ’15)
16:44 – Koza Mostra & Agathonas Iakovidis – Alcohol Is Free (Keep Up The Rhythm ’13)

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23min of Ska : Ska for Every Occasion

Here’s some excellent ska from around the world, hope you dig it, as I dig all these songs and bands!

00:00 – the Princetones – Again and Again (After the Rain ’09)
03:21 – the Intercepteurs – On the Upside (You Are Hear ’20)
06:27 – MAGUROJET – hurricane mixer (nanafushi ’21)
09:09 – Suspense Heroes Syndicate – No Ska At All (Big Shot ’15)
12:57 – the KING LION – Fiesta (BLANK SINGLES ’19)
15:30 – Skastra – Kuingin Kembali (Minor 7 ’17)
19:41 – Lo & the Magnetics – Greatest Hits (A Part ’05)

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23min of Ska : That’s My Ska!

This is an episode that I’ve been thinking of doing for a looooong time, and I’m finally pulling the trigger. It was all because of the new single from the Guilty Parties which is the second track here. But yeah, this is ska being ska, singing about ska, singing about skanking, and celebrating itself the only way it knows how.

00:00 – Jim Murple Memorial – Ska’s Not Dead (Stella Nova ’17)
02:48 – the Guilty Parties – Guilty Skankin’ (Guilty Skankin’ ’21)
05:41 – Club 99 – Ska’s Back in Town (Club 99 ’13)
08:05 – the Prizefighters – Do the Ska Steady (Check One-2: the EP ’19)
11:07 – Lollypop Lorry – Jamaican Ska (You’re Wondering Now / Jamaican Ska ’21)
13:39 – Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra feat. Angelo Moore – All Good Ska is One (Walkin’ ’12)
17:35 – the Red Stripes – Do the Ska (Made in Hong Kong ’20)
20:20 – Ten Cent Fun – Skankin’ in Moon Boots (Ten Cent Fun ’93)

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23min of Ska : Ska Makes You Move

Another week, another fantastic episode of 23min of Ska. Ska of all styles from all over the world. I hope you all dig, I know I had a blast stringing these songs together for this episode!

00:00 – Half Past Two – Shine (Half Past Two ’21)
03:26 – Tommy Tornado & the Clerks – Sunny Side Up (Sunny Side Up ’21)
08:53 – OMNIGONE – Rewrite History (No Faith ’19)
09:50 – Panic Bomb – Crown Jewel (Under the Microscope ’21)
12:26 – the Circle City Deacons – Too Right (Too Right ’21)
16:31 – Sugar Ants – Playa Negra (No Sleep + Playa Negra ’21)
19:15 – Salome Fur – Immer weiter (Scatter Lights ’21)

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23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
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23min of Ska : Dance Freely!

This wasn’t supposed to be an all covers episode… it really wasn’t… but when I got almost done w/ songs I wanted to play, I noticed all of them were covers songs, so I did make it a goal to fill out that last track w/ a cover as well. I dig it… and I really am not a ska covers fan, but darn if these aren’t all fantastic and can stand on their own, so I hope you all enjoy!

00:00 – Kill Lincoln – That Song (Having a Bad Time Wish You Were Here ’21)
02:00 – the Holophonics – the Longest Time (MaSKArades Vol. 14: Not a Cover Band ’21)
04:24 – the Untouchables – Hooked on a Feeling (Hooked on a Feeling ’21)
07:25 – Something To Do – Levitating (Levitating ’21)
10:15 – Inokasira Rangers – Blue Monday (Blue Monday ’21)
13:42 – Epic XVIII – Banana Split for My Baby (EPIC COVERS ’21)
15:52 – Phoenix City All-Stars – Play with Fire (Skatisfaction ’16)
19:57 – the Magnetics – Love of My Life (Love of My Life ’21)

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23min of Ska : Halloween Special!

I just checked… this is volume five of my official Halloween ska series… it’s hard to believe to me too! Halloween seems to be a favorite of ska and ska/punk bands so they’re always a fun and easy type of episode assemble. I hope you enjoy and have a fantastic Halloween weekend, stay safe out there!

00:00 – Mento Buru – (It’s a) Monster’s Holiday (Skalloween ’21)
03:14 – Grave Danger – Specter Inspector (Specter Inspector ’21)
06:43 – Alex Dominish & Carlos Morales – About Gerald… (‘Tis the Spooky Season, Vol. 1 ’21)
10:18 – Ghost Bomber – Ghost Bomber (GHOST BOMBER! ’21)
14:59 – the Sensibles – skankin’ zombies (Nuclear Paradise ’21)
18:04 – Skatune Network – Hex Girls (SKALLOWEEN ’21)
19:55 – Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra – Vampire (Skapara Toujou ’90)

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23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
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23min of Ska : Lucky Ska Listeners

Count yourself lucky, you get to listen to ska.

00:00 – Chango Munks – We Want All Your Minds (We Want All Your Minds ’21)
03:50 – Ska Jazz Messengers – It’s Alright (It’s Alright ’21)
08:04 – the Skapones & Big Fat Panda – 500 Miles (500 Miles ’21)
11:28 – Holy Schnikes! – Anger, Young, and Poor (9/11 for Peace comp ’21)
14:13 – the Sheldons – Wake Up (the Sheldons ’19)
18:38 – Bottle Rocket Kings – We Have Your Back (We Have Your Back ’21)

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23min of Ska : No Frills, Just Ska

Here’s a batch of no nonsense, straight ahead real Canadian super ska goodness.

00:00 – Jory Kinjo & the Relays – TimebomB! (Timebomb ’11)
03:39 – the Classy Wrecks – Time Moves On (Bedrocksteady ’18)
07:29 – King Kong 4 – the only witness (anything can happen, but almost nothing will ’20)
10:06 – the Harmonauts – Confidence the Killer (Confidence the Killer / the Slaughter ’12)
13:11 – James Shaw – Pure Soul (Go Rude Boy Go ’20)
16:12 – minivandal – Above Average Addiction (Turn Left Here ’18)
20:05 – Amy Gabba and the Almost Famous – Soulmates and Strangers (Heart is Stupid ’19)

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23min of Ska : Keeping Tabs on Ska

Keeping tabs on what’s going on in the ska scene can sometime be a bit daunting. I’ve also been known to fall behind myself, so here we are checking in on some acts I haven’t played for you in a bit, as well as kicking in some acts that are totally new to me! As always, I hope you enjoy it!

00:00 – Rudebeard – Bitter Pill (the GOOD, the BEARD and the UGLY ’21)
04:09 – the Von Tramps – Shark Bait (Sun’s out: Strung Out! ’19)
07:20 – MAYSON’s PARTY – Yummy Yummy (MAYSON’s PARTY ’21)
09:24 – South Central Skankers – Hello Again (Too Hectic! California Ska Punk comp ’21)
12:03 – Flat Fly – Horko (Horko ’20)
15:43 – Reckless Breakfast – The Only Way is Up (Better Never Than Late ’21)
19:02 – Common Sense Kid – No Place to Be (Is This a Midlife Crisis? ’21)

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23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
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23min of Ska : Ska’s the Best

Ska’s the best, isn’t it? Yeah, ok, so it’s a given we all thing this, but here is another episode that is full of great ska that will have you saying “Ska is the best, that title was totally right!”

00:00 – Bim Skala Bim – Go Back (Sonic Tonic ’21)
02:16 – the Bandulus – Break the Ice (Love a Woman ’19)
06:43 – Eve of Destruction – One War (Youth United) (Last Call! ’14)
11:43 – sCompany – Óda (VIHAR ’20)
13:59 – the Re-Adjusters – the Grave is the End (Capital Vices ’21)
18:35 – Pocket Billiards – Round After Round (Troubles Edge ’19)

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23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
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