23min of Ska : Swirl

23skaSWIRLSo here we go again! Oh yeah, it’s a covers episode. No, no, no, don’t let that scare you off! It’s ska covering ska! I mean that’s pretty neat, right? There was a ton of stuff out there for this episode, but I’ve played those songs before. Not going to lie, I thought it was going to be a challenge to find 23mins worth of songs that fit that theme that I hadn’t played before… I was wrong! This came together quite easily! Hell yeah! Good ska all the way around! Enjoy!

00:00 – the Specials – Pressure Drop (Today’s Specials ’96)
04:04 – Madness – Shame and Scandal (the Dangermen Sessions ’05)
06:56 – Reel Big Fish – Twist & Crawl (Fame, Fortune and Fornication ’09)
09:27 – Bim Skala Bim – Night Boat to Cario (Specialized 3 : Mad Not Cancer ’16)
13:28 – Skankin’ Pickle – Special Brew (the Green Album ’96)
16:38 – Scotch Bonnets – Are You Red…Y (Recutting the Crap ’17)
19:36 – Deal’s Gone Bad – Antennas (Hooligans United ’15)

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23min of Ska : Butter Brickle

23skaBUTTERBRICKLEDay late and a dollar short. Isn’t that always how it goes. Well, you shouldn’t let that thought hold you back! Keep pressing! Don’t let all your hard work build to nothing. Fix what is restraining you and complete your mission. If not for anyone else but for yourself.

00:00 – the Kingpins – Plan of Action (Plan of Action ’00)
02:00 – Goldfinger – Get What I Need (the Knife ’17)
05:05 – Razika – Taste My Dream (Program 91 ’11)
08:04 – King Kong Girio – Open Letter (KING KONG GIRIO 1 ’11)
11:42 – the Abruptors – Do Nothing (Wait & See ’17)
14:55 – Wild Man Riddim – Worldwide Frequency (Worldwide Frequency ’17)
18:48 – High School Football Heroes – Piece by Piece (2K14 ’14)

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23min of Ska : Blue Moon

23skaENGELBLAUThis week has been a rough one, and it isn’t fixin’ to get any easier. I’m not going to lie, rough times lay ahead for us all. What can we do? Fight the good fight, of course. Keep our heads held high. Keep your morals and your wits about you. Also, when you get a chance to relax, I hope you do so by listening to this podcast. It’s chock fulla great ska and fantastic songs and bands!

00:00 – MU330 – Don’t Worry Don’t Stress (Don’t Worry Don’t Stress ’17)
02:49 – Viernes 13 – On the Dance Floor (13 Rules ’15)
06:38 – the Hempsteadys – Charlie Dynamite (Charlie Dynamite ’16)
09:27 – Suspense Heroes Syndicate – We Don’t Care (Big Shot ’15)
14:04 – Tri-State Conspiracy – High Strung Mess (High Strung Mess ’05)
19:00 – Reel Big Fish – Punisher (Candy Coated Fury ’12)

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23min of Ska : Raspberry Ripple

23skaRASPBERRYRIPPLEHere’s the new episode folks! Hells yeah! I hope you dig it. If you do, tell your pals about this podcast, and hell, tell the bands (if you dug them) “hey” for me. You don’t have to mention this podcast or anything, just go be supportive of those bands. Alright? Deal? Deal! Yes, let’s all go support some awesome ska music. Let that be the 23min of Ska listener vow, “Let’s all go support some ska bands!” how does that sound? Too preachy? Too needy? Hrm… let’s’ work on this one… but it’s a good start none the less!

00:00 – the Slackers – Sooner or Later (Better Late than Never ’96)
03:41 – the Siren Six – Young & Professional (Young & Professional ’98)
05:55 – H.R. with the Scotch Bonnets – Cheyenne (Quest ’14)
09:51 – Mustard Plug – Bang! (Can’t Contain It! ’14)
11:59 – Coolidge – Delilah (Slight Return) (Pop Star Baby ’08)
15:56 – Show Me Island – I Won’t Beg (Ring Around and Run ’16)
19:05 – Aggressors B.C – Throw Me a Bone (Tone of the Times ’13)

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23min of Ska : Cookies & Cream

23skaCANDC

Big ska show last weekend. Well, it was for me! I traveled all the way back to my home state of Illinois to see MU330, Coolidge, the Eclectics, a supergroup of ska musicians from the Exceptions, the Parka Kings, Ganger Fun and Rude King, Skapone and the Tango Wedding Band. I went with my little brother and it was like old times. Ska band after ska band bringing the tunes for hours! Besides hanging out with the few band members I knew, I also ran into my old friends Kip and Kate and also got to meet the boys behind the Windy City Sound System podcast! Too much fun, too much goodwill!

00:00 – Profesor Galactico – Animal (la Batalla de Los Angeles ’17)
03:41 – Threat Level Burgundy – Never Forget (the Longest Day ’17)
07:58 – the Mighty Mighty Bosstones – Allow Them (Pay Attention ’00)
11:49 – Lo & the Magnetics – Insult & Battery (A Part ’05)
13:46 – the Drastics – Sly Fox (Noir ’17)
16:56 – Skandalous All-Stars – American Psychopath (Age of Insects ’99)
19:06 – the Indecision – Colour Me In (New Faces ’13)

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23min of Ska : Green Tea

23skaGREENTEABlah blah blah show information. Something like that, right? Anyway, so yeah, these are words. A way for me, the silent host of this podcast to reach out and try to make a connection with you, the listener. All I’ve ever wanted to say to you is live your life and thanks for putting some ska in your ears. That’s it. Hope you’ve found some bands from this podcast. Also, if you dig it, tell your friends. I mean, you’re cool so they must be too. And that’s a good thing. Only cool people are allowed to listen to this show.

00:00 – the Waffle Stompers – the Grass Isn’t Getting Any Greener (Therapy Songs ’17)
02:47 – the Slackers – Bin Waitin (Close Your Eyes ’03)
06:40 – the Holophonics – I Ran (So Far Away) (MaSkarades Vol. 11 : Awesome 80s ’17)
10:07 – the Pietasters – Something Better (Oolooloo ’95)
13:37 – the Bakesys – Grass is Greener (Animated Violence ’94)
16:09 – King Kong Girio – You’ll Come Back Soon (Now that I’m Gone ’13)
18:49 – Soul Radics – Can I Change My Mind (Radication ’16)

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23min of Ska : Rocky Road

23skaROCKYROADNever be too afraid to pause your life, for just a bit. Things happen, out of your control, and you need to take a pit-stop. You can’t do this too often, or even make a habit out of it, for if you do, you’ll lose you motivation to press on. We should always be making forward progress, but a short break from it is never a bad thing. Keep dancing, keep exploring and keep being awesome.

00:00 – the Interrupters – Babylon (Say It Out Loud ’16)
03:12 – the Stiff Joints – Techno Zombie (First Proper Album ’17)
06:09 – Bomb the Music Industry! – My Response to an Article in Alternative Press (Goodbye Cool World ’06)
08:22 – Skaciety – Lost the Plot (Skaciety / Popes of Chillitown split ’16)
11:08 – Kill Lincoln – Figure it Out, Summer Sanders (That’s Cool… in a Totally Negative and Destructive Way ’13)
15:03 – Sonic Boom Six – My Philosophy (Cardiac Arrest ’17)
17:18 – the A-OKs – Panic Pills and Mayhem Medicine (FunEmployment Benefits ’14)
20:20 – Be Like Max – Lovely Day (Against All Odds ’15)

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