23min of Ska : the August Issue!

23skaAUGUSTHey, it’s another wonderful episode of the 23min of Ska podcast! Sorry about the lack of Ska After Party this week… but it’s been… well, A WEEK! Part of me is just relieved that I got this episode out and into your hot little ears! There’s a great handful of fantastic brand new ska and ska/punk in this episode, as well as some other great, but slightly older tunes! Of course, it is all capped off with Derrick Morgan firing “the Blazing Fire” at Prince Buster in their music war!

00:00 – Stoop Steady – Skankin’ O.G. Dankins (Lonesome ’13)
02:53 – Alex Dominish – Party Next Door (Monopoly ’19)
07:37 – Show Me Island – Begin to Wonder Why (Show Me Island ’13)
09:21 – the Holophonics – the Science of Selling Yourself Out (Don’t Mess with the Holophonics ’15)
13:24 – Lead Shot Hazard – Braggin’ Rights (Fires to Find Our Friends ’19)
16:22 – Hot Tropic Ska Jazz Club – Hawaiian Eruption (el Bandido Ska ’19)
20:06 – Derrick Morgan & the Allstars – the Blazing Fire (the Blazing Fire / Teach My Boy ’62)

Show support for the bands by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by donating on Patreon or by finding & liking 23min of Ska on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunesGoogle Play, and Stitcher.

Also, feel free to download this episode if you wanna keep it forever.

What to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
Have something else to say? Email: podcast@23ska.com

Another way to support this podcast is to listen to and support our sister podcast the Ska After Party or to buy some records from our partners in crime over at Grandpa’s Casino Recordings, they carry some great vinyl ska records!

23min of Ska : the Ska In The World Special!

23skaSKAINTHEWORLDTime for another 23min of Ska label highlight episode! This time we’re looking at Ska In The World Records operating out of Japan. While they license a whole bunch of music from around the globe for release, they also are host to a ton of great bands from Japan and beyond in their own right! Here’s just such a small sampling of what they have to offer! I have to admit, I only knew a few of these bands going in, and boy oh boy was I in for a surprise and a treat, as are you dear listener!

00:00 – Soulcrap – All of Me (‘Too Hot’ Road ’12)
03:56 – THE AUTOCRATICS – Too Much Too Old (the Autocratics ’17)
06:19 – Two Lead – あぁ、素晴らしきかなこの世界 (あぁ、素晴らしきかなこの世界 ’14)
10:39 – Riddimates – Mad Tempo (Seven Gods In A…. ’09)
16:48 – RUDE BONES – Melody Life (Just Started ’18)
19:03 – Train’s Tone – Chinese Bubble (Birth of Hope ’07)

Visit Ska In The World Records to find more great music : skaintheworld.com

Show support for the bands by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by donating on Patreon or by finding & liking 23min of Ska on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunesGoogle Play, and Stitcher.

Also, feel free to download this episode if you wanna keep it forever.

What to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
Have something else to say? Email: podcast@23ska.com

Another way to support this podcast is to listen to and support our sister podcast the Ska After Party or to buy some records from our partners in crime over at Grandpa’s Casino Recordings, they carry some great vinyl ska records!

the Ska After Party for 8/12

SkaAP-basicWelcome back to the Ska After Party and to the third volume of “Song Stories!” You already know these bands from previous episodes so there’s no wasting time on talking about anything but the music! On this episode is Austin from Joker’s Republic and Daniel from the Classy Wrecks! Get ready for a good time talking about some great music! Also, I go over tour dates for Stop the Presses as they head back home, where you can find Joker’s Republic and the Classy Wrecks playing this week, as well as some great new ska & ska/punk releases coming out this week!

Find Austen and Joker’s Republic at  http://jokersrepublic.com

Find Daniel and the rest of the Classy Wrecks at :  http://theclassywrecks.com

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Want to submit your band for a future interview?
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Let me know what you think of this show, or let me know of tours and upcoming albums!
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23min of Ska : the Back to School Issue!

23skaBACKTOSCHOOL23min of Ska is back to teach you a thing or two about new and upcoming ska, some overlooked gems, and a little bit of ska history! Can you handle all this? The past, present, and future of ska all rolled up into one? I’m sure you can because I have the best and smartest listeners in all of podcastdom! Is this appeal to your collective ego doing anything for you? Yeah? Kickass! You all rock! Thanks for checking out this episode! You’re all super lovely and I love you all!

00:00 – Amy Gabba and the Almost Famous – the Distance (the Heart is Stupid ’19)
02:24 – the Skatoons – Pogogirl (Einmal Ska Und Zurück ’03)
04:30 – the Penniless Loafers – Going Sane (the Penniless Loafers ’15)
07:49 – the Slums – the Crow (PCT Musique Split Vol. 6 ’19)
10:30 – the Skatastrophics – In the Air (In the Air ’19)
14:23 – Rathskeller – My Cancion (West Bound ’99)
19:51 – Prince Buster – Blackhead Chinaman (Blackhead Chinaman / My Ticket ’62)

Show support for the bands by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by donating on Patreon or by finding & liking 23min of Ska on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunesGoogle Play, and Stitcher.

Also, feel free to download this episode if you wanna keep it forever.

What to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
Have something else to say? Email: podcast@23ska.com

Another way to support this podcast is to listen to and support our sister podcast the Ska After Party or to buy some records from our partners in crime over at Grandpa’s Casino Recordings, they carry some great vinyl ska records!

the Ska After Party for 8/5 feat. the Hempsteadys

AfterParty-LtBlueWelcome to the Ska After Party! This week we’re talking to Andy and Cody from the Connecticut band the Hempsteadys. Learn their secrets for keeping track of 11 band members and which song of theirs was inspired by a “Kids in the Hall” sketch!

Find Andy, Cody and the rest of the Hempsteadys at:  www.thehempsteadys.com
Or find their Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/the.hempsteadys/

If you would like to lend an instrumental track to use as bed music for this show, or heck, write a theme song for this show, please sent it to: podcast@skaafterparty.com

Show support for the Ska After Party by donating on Patreon, listening on Spotify or by finding & liking 23min of Ska on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to both shows on iTunesGoogle Play, and Stitcher.

Want to submit your band for a future interview?
Email: podcast@skaafterparty.com

Let me know what you think of this show, or let me know of tours and upcoming albums!
Email: podcast@skaafterparty.com

23min of Ska : the Black Butcher Special Issue!

23skaBLACKBUTCHERGuten Tag! Welcome to another in our label spotlight series! On this episode, we cover songs from the German label Black Butcher Records, which was a sub-label of Mad Butcher Records. Not only was it home to German ska bands, but also Italian, American and Canadian ska acts as well! Be sure to check them out, because there is a ton of quality music from them available for your listening pleasure!

00:00 – Scrapy – Sad Nights in Soho (Unsteady Times ’99)
03:56 – Enjoint – Jamaican Sound (Skankin’ Twins ’00)
07:57 – Skaliners – Me and the Doc (Steal the Music ’05)
12:06 – Umbrella Bed – Narcissus (Go ’08)
14:45 – the Zvooks – Missed My Chance (Lessons Learned ’03)
18:53 – the Orobians – Starsky & Hutch (Oropulp ’18)

Visit Black Butcher Records to find more great records! madbutcher.de

Show support for the bands by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by donating on Patreon or by finding & liking 23min of Ska on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunesGoogle Play, and Stitcher.

Also, feel free to download this episode if you wanna keep it forever.

What to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
Have something else to say? Email: podcast@23ska.com

Another way to support this podcast is to listen to and support our sister podcast the Ska After Party or to buy some records from our partners in crime over at Grandpa’s Casino Recordings, they carry some great vinyl ska records!

the Ska After Party for 7/29

SkaAP-basicWelcome to the Ska After Party! This week we’re getting the scoop behind two songs from two different bands who are currently on tour RIGHT NOW! First we talk to Aaron, Courtney and Tony from the Minnesota ska band the Prizefighters about their cover of the song “Tank!” AKA “Bebop Rocksteady” and then we ask Ali and Danny from Stop the Presses about their song “Rude Skank!” Did I mention that both these bands are on tour and you should go see them? GO SEE THEM THEY’RE ON TOUR!

Find  Aaron, Courtney, Tony and the rest of the Prizefighters at:  www.theprizefighters.net

Find Ali, Danny and everything else about Stop the Presses at: https://www.stopthepressesmusic.com/

If you would like to lend an instrumental track to use as bed music for this show, or heck, write a theme song for this show, please sent it to: podcast@skaafterparty.com

Show support for the Ska After Party by donating on Patreon, listening on Spotify or by finding & liking 23min of Ska on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to both shows on iTunesGoogle Play, and Stitcher.

Want to submit your band for a future interview?
Email: podcast@skaafterparty.com

Let me know what you think of this show, or let me know of tours and upcoming albums!
Email: podcast@skaafterparty.com