23min of Ska : Live Coverage on WJLA

23ska8BALLOk, so I found a few awesome ska covers this week and I wanted to play them for you. Then one thing lead to another and this became an all ska cover show. Note: I’m a pretty damn hard sell on ska covers in general, so believe you me, this is the cream of the crop when it comes to covers! Now, press play and get ready to start dancing!

00:00 – Rude King – Cool Kids (A Fat Comp : a Fan-Made Tribute to Fat Wreck Chords ’15)
02:14 – Bombskare – Twist & Crawl (Specialized 2 : Beat Teenage Cancer ’13)
04:40 – Big D & the Kids Table – Old Friend (Hooligans United : a Tribute to Rancid ’15)
07:43 – Bomb the Music Industry! – If Assholes Got Awards, I’d Have a Trophy Case (Shine Some Light : a Benefit for Dan Lang-Gunn ’08)
10:20 – Cartoon Violence – House of Fun (Specialized 3 : Mad Not Cancer ’14)
12:17 – Reel Big Fish feat. Rachel Minton – Lyin’ Ass Bitch (Duet All Night Long ’07)
16:30 – the Holophonics – Radioactive (MaSKArades Vol. 3 ’13)
18:40 – Dan P. – a Moment of Silence (You by Me Vol. 1 ’10)

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23min of Ska : Lagoon Nebula

23skaNEBULACheck that intro track! That’s a brand spankin’ new song from the Freecoasters! Great song, eh? Help them put it out and hit up www.theFreecoasters.com for their crowd funding effort! The band worked with Jessie Wagner to make something pretty damn awesome, so get on that! Oh, and this episode is about space. And water. Yep. That’s a combination that fits like a glove. That makes sense right? Right? Hey, outer space and the sea, it works. It’s a theme. Dig it!

00:00 – the Freecoasters – Swim (Show Up ’15)
04:23 – My Superhero – Just Plain Fish (Solid State 14 ’97)
07:57 – Another Generation – Chase the Stars (Another Generation ’14)
10:11 – the Aquabats – Martian Girl (the Fury of the Aquabats! ’97)
12:55 – Rico – Sea Cruise (Sea Cruise / Carolina ’80)
15:51 – the 27 Red – Man on the Moon (License to Dance ’02)
19:16 – My Man Friday – Lucky Stars (Monkey Business ’97)

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23min of Ska : Guarded from Every Direction

23ska8BALLIt’s been a long few weeks listeners, but now is the time to relax, let your guard down and dance. I’ve found that you can’t enjoy life if you’re constantly on guard, waiting for something to go wrong. Things go wrong, you can’t stop that! So just be happy when things are going right and forget all that negative energy!

00:00 – the Longshots – Taking My Time (Borrowed Time ’14)
03:27 – Dr. Jau & the Peanut Vendors – Don’t Forget You Pork Pie Hat (Why Rock When You Can Steady ‘n’ Roll? ’09)
05:54 – the Amphetameanies – Why did Charlie do it? (Goodbye Boyfriend ’08)
07:59 – Black Square – Change (Onward ’08)
12:22 – Green Room Rockers – Seal the Deal (Green Room Rockers ’10)
16:02 – Rudeboy – Sally Brown (Shut Up and Dance ’09)
19:12 – the Pressure – Devotion (the Pressure ’14)

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23min of Ska : Twice as Many Colors

23skaKIRBYEvery year around this time the wife and I pack up a bunch of food and clothes and head down to San Diego for the big Comic Convention. We go down there, geek out about comics, movies, tv and hang out w/ a bunch of our friends from LA as if we didn’t all live near each other before this weekend. And every year, whether you notice it or not, the week of SDCC episode alwas has a slight comic geek nod in it. This year I may’ve went overboard, who knows. I hope you dig it, I know that I’ll be dancing to this one while I’m waiting in long ass lines!

00:00 – Abraskadabra – Private Joker (Fun as in Fungus ’14)
03:07 – the Boss Beats – Shadowman 9 (II ’11)
06:11 – Goldfinger – Picture (Goldfinger ’96)
08:14 – the Slackers – Like a Virgin (Rarebreed Version) (Rarebreed Sampler ’15)
12:12 – Skaos – Super Hero (Catch This Beat ’89)
15:26 – the Braces – Supergirl vs. Rudeboy (Ska Got Soul ’03)
19:09 – Party Like It’s… – Shake it Off (Shake it Off ’15)

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23min of Ska : Pints to a Gallon

23skaBEERSBang, this episode gets off with a real start! Hey, it’s a brand new song from the Backyard Superheroes off their brand new EP! It really kicks off this episode thematically too! That’s right, all these songs have a thing or two in common. It’s cool, you don’t have to guess, all the songs feature drinking in some form. Not saying it is good, not always even the focus of the song in question, but drinks, they will be had! And hell, why not, in America it is a holiday weekend, so pop corks and twist the caps, and have a great time!

00:00 – Backyard Superheroes – Face It (Let’s Get Dangerous ’03)
02:37 – the Pietasters – One More Bottle of Beer (the Pietasters 1992 – 1996 ’03)
04:55 – Bomb the Music Industry – (Shut) Up the Punx!!! (Scrambles ’09)
07:30 – Smoke Like a Fish – Romance (Smoke Like a Fish ’02)
09:38 – the Toasters – Monkey’s Can’t Drink (Rare as Toast ’03)
13:09 – Squirt Gun Warriors – Give Me Something to Complain About (Lucky Hat ’13)
15:38 – the Bone Daddies – Booze Bottle Crown (Sinister City ’13)
19:31 – Reel Big Fish – Beer (Turn the Radio Off ’96)

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This episode and all episodes back to the start in 2010 are available at http://www.23Ska.com There’s a lot of great ska vinyl out there, so head over to http://www.GrandpasCasino.com and pick up some great sounds!

Show support for the band by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by finding & liking 23min of Ska on facebook as well as follow on twitter. Also, feel free to download this episode if you wanna keep it forever. Another way to support the podcast is 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 : Wage Slaves

23skaSUBWAYListen up! This episode kicks off w/ two excellent new tracks! The first from the Duppies and their new album, the second is from the Holophonics and their forthcoming album! Get excited! I’m excited! I’ve been bringing you a lot of great new ska and ska/punk this month and I couldn’t be happier to do so! It’s just that time of year where the new stuff is coming out fast! I’m happy that it gives me us all something great to listen to when we’re stuck at our jobs instead of out living it up and seeing bands and drinking lemonade! Work sucks, but great tunes make it bearable. Thanks to all the bands, thank you for saving us from our mundane lives and giving us something to dance to!

00:00 – the Duppies – Circles (Broken Organ ’15)
04:26 – the Holophonics – You’re Not (the) Special(s) (Don’t Mess with the Holophonics ’15)
06:42 – Johnny Socko – Tired & Happy Life (Full Trucker Effect ’97)
10:42 – the Insteps – Every Slacker is a Star (Eleven Steps to Power ’96)
13:49 – the Interrupters – Haven’t Seen the Last of Me (the Interrupters ’14)
15:59 – the Malcontents – No Family (Never Enough ’03)
19:24 – Stand Out Riot – Get a Real Job (Foiled for Freshness ’06)

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23min of Ska : Making the Grade

23ska8BALLCan you handle all the new ska that is being released this Summer already? We kick of with a fantastic new track from the A-OKs! Their whole album is fantastic, so be sure to snag it when it comes out! Also, we have a new single from 12 Cents for Marvin and a song from High School Football Heroes latest release! Boosh! Then I just follow all that newness up w/ some kick ass ska and ska/punk. Deal with it. By dancing. Yes, dance you crazy ska fans. Dance!

00:00 – the A-OKs – 6669 (Maybe Partying Will Help ’15)
03:16 – 12 Cents for Marvin – Lie Lie Lie (Lie Lie Lie ’15)
05:31 – High School Football Heroes – Time Slipped Away (2K15: Like Dynamite ’15)
09:12 – Big D & the Kids Table – Shining On (Strictly Rude ’07)
12:22 – Royal City Riot – I Should’ve Known Better (Coast to Coast ’09)
15:45 – the Delirians – Walkie Talkie (Get Up! ’14)
18:00 – Streetlight Manifesto – Down, Down, Down to Mephisto’s Cafe (Somewhere in the Between ’07)

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