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)

Show support for the bands by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by liking & following the podcast on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and at 23ska.com. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher.

Another way to support this podcast is to listen to and support our sister podcast On the Upbeat!

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23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
Want to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
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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)

Show support for the bands by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by liking & following the podcast on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and at 23ska.com. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher.

Another way to support this podcast is to listen to and support our sister podcast On the Upbeat!

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23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
Want to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
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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)

Show support for the bands by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by liking & following the podcast on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and at 23ska.com. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher.

Another way to support this podcast is to listen to and support our sister podcast On the Upbeat!

Download this episode so you can listen to it any time you’d like!

23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
Want to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
Have something else to say? Email: podcast@23ska.com


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)

Show support for the bands by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by liking & following the podcast on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and at 23ska.com. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher.

Another way to support this podcast is to listen to and support our sister podcast On the Upbeat!

Download this episode so you can listen to it any time you’d like!

23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
Want to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
Have something else to say? Email: podcast@23ska.com

23min of Ska : You Like Ska, Ska Likes You!

Woah, this episode… this episode shocks me with the talent contained in it! I didn’t really have a direction or “must play” list of songs, I just kinda started tossing tracks I liked into the playlist an checked to see how they fit together… and wow, wow! It just FIT! Not only that, it highlighted each song so long! So great! Hope you all enjoy!

00:00 – the PMR Ska Collective – This is the Way! (This is the Way! ’21)
03:25 – Intergalactic Brasstronauts – Greedy Game (Music for the People ’21)
06:11 – the Skacore Cartel – Una Dia Mas (City Lights ’21)
09:26 – Rude Ways – Fireproof City (Fireproof City ’21)
12:39 – the Sensibles – Nuclear Paradise (Nuclear Paradise ’21)
15:14 – the Odd Advantage – Give ’em a Break (Pandas in Pandemic ’21)
18:09 – Wotka Trawolta – Mr Blue Sky (Block Buster: Tribute to Glam Rock comp ’21)

Show support for the bands by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by liking & following the podcast on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and at 23ska.com. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher.

Another way to support this podcast is to listen to and support our sister podcast On the Upbeat!

Download this episode so you can listen to it any time you’d like!

23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
Want to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
Have something else to say? Email: podcast@23ska.com

23min of Ska : Jonesing for Some Ska

What more can I say about this great batch of ska/punk that the music isn’t saying itself? That’s right, I can’t! So listen up, because I’m not telling you again!

00:00 – Half Past Two – Scratched CD (Scratched CD ’21)
03:17 – Joker’s Republic – Bacon (9/11 for Peace comp ’21)
06:06 – Kmoy – Precure Love (Precure Love ’21)
08:59 – Abraskadabra – Cattle Life (Make Yourself at Home ’21)
11:45 – the Inevitables – Tiki Bar at the End of the World (Doomsday Florida ’21)
13:44 – Raus Aus Mein’ Haus – Kein Applaus (Bla Bla Bla Irgendwas Mit SKA ’21)
17:04 – DeadBeat at Dawn – Green Inferno (Dyscopia ’21)
20:20 – Utolsó Alkalom – Jól csengő egészség (Laci sütödéje ’21)

Show support for the bands by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by liking & following the podcast on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and at 23ska.com. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher.

Another way to support this podcast is to listen to and support our sister podcast On the Upbeat!

Download this episode so you can listen to it any time you’d like!

23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
Want to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
Have something else to say? Email: podcast@23ska.com

23min of Ska : Shake Things Up

It’s been a long week… and it’s getting longer… Why take some time to relax and kick back, grab a lawn chair, enjoy a nice episode of 23min of Ska, eat a Moon Pie and watch the grass grow.

00:00 – the Goodwin Club – See No Color (Too Hectic! California Ska Punk comp ’21)
03:20 – Депрессивный Психоз – Щедрая душа (Чем дальше – Тем страшнее ’21)
06:26 – Stop the Presses – Make the Best of It (Ska Cares: A Global Benefit for the Alpha Institute comp ’21)
09:34 – Rolando Random & the Young Soul Rebels – Sie haben das zu schweigen (On Fire! ’21)
12:24 – Out of Control Army – Sonido Radical (el Ska No esta en extinción ’16)
14:53 – Public Serpents – When Pigs Lie (Public Serpents / Escape from the ZOO split ’21)
17:24 – Joystick! – Parallelograms (I Can’t Take it Anymore ’21)
19:52 – Coolidge – Barely Getting By (Condition Transmission ’21)

Show support for the bands by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by liking & following the podcast on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and at 23ska.com. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher.

Another way to support this podcast is to listen to and support our sister podcast On the Upbeat!

Download this episode so you can listen to it any time you’d like!

23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
Want to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
Have something else to say? Email: podcast@23ska.com

23min of Ska : Don’t Say “Nah” Say Ska!

Howdy, it’s time for another 23min of fantastic ska! We have ska, we have ska/punk, we have hyperska! We have it all, and it is all for the taking! Dive in and enjoy, it’s the ska scene, and it’s for everyone to take part in!

00:00 – the Crombies – Click Click (Check One – 2: Spirit of ’79 comp ’19)
01:35 – Vic Wong – la Rondalla (la Rondalla / Ain’t Afraid! ’21)
04:49 – Eichlers – OHMYGOD (OHMYGOD ’21)
06:36 – Working Class Stiffs – Kill Your Television (Working Class Stiffs ’21)
09:04 – the Kingpins – Bordel (plan of ACTION ’00)
10:53 – Sir Jay & the Skatanauts w/ Johnny Valuti – Later than Sooner (Later than Sooner / Swiss Ska Fever ’21)
14:47 – Trinidad Suave – Buck Jay (Indirectas ’21)
17:49 – Captain Accident – Not the End of the World (Bad Press ’21)

Show support for the bands by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by liking & following the podcast on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and at 23ska.com. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher.

Another way to support this podcast is to listen to and support our sister podcast On the Upbeat!

Download this episode so you can listen to it any time you’d like!

23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
Want to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
Have something else to say? Email: podcast@23ska.com

23min of Ska : There’s No Real Secret to Enjoying Ska

23min of Ska is the podcast for other people, such as yourself. Never overestimate the remarkable power of 23min of Ska. Don’t be fooled into thinking there has to be a reason for everything. What’s the point of 23min of Ska? Well, what’s the point of anything?

00:00 – Orquestra Brasileira de Musica Jamaicana – Aquarela Do Brasil (VOLUME II ’13)
01:56 – Flying Raccoon Suit – Time Bomb (…And Out Come the Lawsuits comp ’21)
04:31 – Prince Alphonso & the Fever – Peter Gunn (Peter Gunn comp ’21)
07:01 – Catbite – Bidi Bidi Bom Bom (Nice One ’21)
10:25 – Ska Jazz Messengers ft. Angel Salgado – It’s Too Late (Introspeccion ’20)
14:33 – Mr. Kingpin – Saturday Night (Block Buster – Tribute to Glam Rock comp ’21)
17:23 – the Taj Motel Trio – Shugga, Shugga (Shugga, Shugga ’17)
19:19 – the Meow Meows – Down in the Tube Station at Midnight (Gifted – a Tribute to the Jam ’17)

Show support for the bands by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by liking & following the podcast on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and at 23ska.com. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher.

Another way to support this podcast is to listen to and support our sister podcast On the Upbeat!

Download this episode so you can listen to it any time you’d like!

23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
Want to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
Have something else to say? Email: podcast@23ska.com

drawing by Adrian Tomine

23min of Ska : It hasta be Ska!

My goodness there’s a lot of great new ska happening in the last few years… I mean… so much and of such quality! I’m trying hard to point out some of these bands for you all, and I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. I love digging through bandcamp, iTunes, Amazon, and record shops looking for new great sounds, and the new great bands who are making them. And then I love even more getting to share them with all you listeners! Thanks for “tuning in” it means a lot!

00:00 – AKA the Syndicate – Save It (Save It ’21)
03:30 – Ayahuaska – X.Piece.X.Peace.X (Ayahuaska ’19)
06:38 – Barrio Rudo – Chespirito (Chespirito / Indica ’21)
08:45 – Last Edition – Half Drunk at Half Time (Half Drunk at Half Time ’21)
12:19 – Wild Man Riddim – Salska (Panatlantic ’21)
14:54 – Sean Arawjo ft. Luke Jiorle & Mike Nappi – Ruin and Preservation (Dysania ’17)
18:56 – Pinstripe Melee – Can’t Stop Running (Can’t Stop Running ’21)

Show support for the bands by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by liking & following the podcast on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and at 23ska.com. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher.

Another way to support this podcast is to listen to and support our sister podcast On the Upbeat!

Download this episode so you can listen to it any time you’d like!

23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
Want to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
Have something else to say? Email: podcast@23ska.com