23min of Ska : Sarcastic Episode Title

After two an a half years of constant and regular ska music updates I decided to give you a taste of some of the non-ska bands I listen to. That’s right, we have an alternative band from the late 90s, a new wave band from the 80s, a hip-hop/pop act from Japan, an awesome pop punk band, Boston’s answer to power pop mod music, a lo-fi disco punk band out of Scotland, an 80s hit maker/machine and a side project band from the pop geniuses in XTC. That’s right, not a single ska band in the bunch! So take a listen to this, it is all so great! I mean, really for none of these bands being ska bands, they turn in some awesome music… that sounds almost like… wait a minute…

the Uninvited – I Shoulda been an Astronaut (It’s All Good ’99)
Oingo Boingo – Violent Love (Violent Love ’80)
HALCALI – 浪漫飛行 (Roman Hikou) (浪漫飛行; Romantic Flight ’10)
NOFX – Anarchy Camp (the War on Errorism ’03)
the Pills – the Devil’s Song (Wide Awake with the Pills ’98)
bis – icky-poo air raid (Che Trading Limited #4 compilation ’95)
Billy Joel – Running on Ice (the Bridge ’86)
the Colonel – Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen (Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen/I Need Protection ’80)

If you’re in an actual ska band and would like to be interviewed or have a song featured, please email me at radjose[at]gmail[dot]com.

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