Category Archives: 23min of Ska

23min of Ska : Time to Leave the House

Here we are, at the end of another session of 23 min of Ska. Thanks for hanging in there since the beginning of the year, and experiencing all this great (and mostly new) ska & ska punk these last 23 weeks with me. I hope you’ve found some new fun bands to listen to, I know I have! 2021 has been such a great year for music that it’s been a breeze to toss this together each week! As always, thanks for listening, and until next time, keep listening to ska!

00:00 – We Are The Union – Broken Brain (Ordinary Life ’21)
02:36 – Tight Spot – Time Heals Everything (Time Heals Everything ’21)
06:11 – Small Town Get Up – Don’t Tell Me (New Noise ’14)
09:23 – Tape Girl – No Thoughts, Head Empty (Single Version) (No Thoughts, Head Empty ’20)
12:01 – Chango Munks – Plan(et) B (We Want All Your Minds ’21)
15:03 – Half Past Two – Mean Green (Mean Green ’21)
17:55 – Something To Do – This Year’s been a Kick in the Nuts (This Year’s been a Kick in the Nuts ’21)
20:10 – the Fabulous Lolo Meets King Kong Girio – When Time is Running Out (My Favorite Heart to Break ’15)

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.

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23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
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23min of Ska : the Mystery of Abe Lincoln on a Cruise Ship

Another episode of 23min of Ska and another episode full of ska from all around the world! And recent ska to boot! As always, enjoy, and thanks for listening!

00:00 – M’Ghadi – Schöfli (M’Ghadi ’21)
02:58 – the Fuss – It’s a Shame (Ourselves ’18)
05:33 – Well Charged – Family Tree (Lift Up Sessions ’18)
09:21 – Malambo Ska Band – Ball Park Incident (Listen Up! ’21)
12:55 – Skabara – Skatterparadis (Råttkasino ’21)
16:06 – ghost tones – Fancy Tonight (Strange Terrain ’21)
19:49 – the Magnetics – Suspicious Minds (Suspicious Minds ’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
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23min of Ska : If Ska isn’t Dead, Who’s Skull is This?

Goodness me, that’s a whole load of great new ska and ska/punk! Can you believe it? I’m so happy so many great and active acts are out there still making great tunes for all of us!

00:00 – Bim Skala Bim – Lightening (Sonic Tonic ’21)
02:33 – the Sensibles – needle in my eye (Nuclear Paradise ’21)
06:30 – los Kurados – Chetos el Bailador (Rabia Ska ’20)
09:10 – Poindexter – Purgatory (Poindexter EP ’20)
11:59 – Sister Jeni – Lockdown Ska (Lockdown Ska ’20)
16:19 – the Skluttz – On the Ledge (On the Ledge ’21)
19:42 – Simple Minded Symphony – Mixed Up (Mixed Up ’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
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23min of Ska : the Rude Boy in the Hallway

Enjoy!

00:00 – the Regards – Slaviour (Probation Vol. 1 ’21)
02:33 – the Articles – Hand Me Down (Action Claw vs. Gorilla Grip ’21)
06:11 – Inokasira Rangers – 夢で逢えたら (夢で逢えたら ’21)
08:42 – Sir Jay & the Skatanauts – Swiss Ska Fever (Later Than Sooner / Swiss Ska Fever ’21)
12:01 – the Higher Notes – Earth Shuffle (Double Salute ’20)
15:17 – Lucky Luxury – Muldoon’s Move (Muldoon’s Move / Outbreak! ’21)
18:20 – le Grand Miércoles – el Hombre de la Melódica (Érase una Vez un Western ’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 : Search for the New Sound

As always I’m trying to keep up with what is currently going on with what is current in ska and ska/punk. I hope this episode hits you right, as it was another joy to put together for all of you. And to be fair, all but the first band are all new for playing on the podcast. There’s always great new stuff coming out, so keep an ear out!

00:00 – Thirteen Towers – Somewhere To Go (Somewhere To Go ’20)
03:28 – the Tromboners – Radio USA (the Tromboners EP ’21)
07:02 – the Third-Rates – Best of Me (See What Sticks ’21)
10:45 – the Toy Yodas – Hate You! (2021) (Hate You! (2021) ’21)
14:13 – Safe Sax – Money (Practice Makes Perfect EP ’21)
17:49 – Rundown Kreeps – Held Down (Held Down ’21)
20:43 – Culture Shock – Penny for the Guy (Mandemic ’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 : Picking it Up on the Tarmac

That’s right, it’s another episode of 23min of Ska! Much like last week this episode came together QUICK! I think it’s due to there being a lot of good ska to pick from, as well as me really want to play music from bands that I LOVE! I was born in May, so I usually try to make it easy on myself and just play the best music by some of my favorite people! I hope you enjoy.

00:00 – We Are The Union – Boys Will be Girls (Ordinary Life ’21)
03:11 – Backyard Superheroes – Music in My Head (Music in My Head ’21)
05:48 – the Reseters – Midnight Monologue (자정의 독백) (I Left My Love On Frontline 내 사랑은 최전방에 ’21)
08:38 – Eichlers – wow. rude. (i may b cute, but im dumb af ’20)
10:24 – Bite Me Bambi – Like That (Like That ’21)
12:50 – the Bruce Lee Band – 비 엘 티 (BLT) (비 엘 티 (BLT) ’21)
14:16 – the Skacore Cartel – Our Day Will Come (Our Day Will Come ’21)
17:01 – Key Day & Newentun All Stars – All You Fascists Bound to Lose (All You Fascists Bound to Lose ’21)
20:05 – the Operators – New Place (New Place ’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 : Secrets of the Underground Ska Scene

New ska you say? Yes, here it is! New ska! As old as this March and as new as yesterday! It’s new ska for all! Listen up and enjoy!

00:00 – Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra – Ska Salvation (SKA=ALMIGHTY ’21)
01:45 – Flying Raccoon Suit – Red Herring (Afterglow ’21)
04:54 – Coolidge – Leave Me Alone (Transmission Condition ’21)
08:07 – the Best of the Worst – Wishing Well (Better Medicine ’21)
10:32 – Oka Over – Mir macht keiner was vor (Oka ’21)
13:25 – Jeff Rosenstock – SKrAm! (SKA DREAM ’21)
15:53 – Half Past Two – Some Nights (Some Nights ’21)
18:54 – Hub City Stompers – Limbo (Limbo ’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
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23min of Ska : Dig that Crazy Beat

Thanks for allowing me to go crazy the last few weeks with odd theme episode ideas, some were even stretching sanity! Digging back a few episodes we’ll find television themes, ’90s covers, ska songs from non ska bands, loungey ska, epic team ups, and a song about an outbreak… hrm… seems familiar when looking at this episode… At any rate, it looks like we’re all on the same page now! Hope you enjoyed the ride!

00:00 – JFK & the Conspirators – the Odd Couple (the Mayor of Ganja City ’98)
02:16 – the Regulators – Don’t Look Back in Anger (Don’t Look Back in Anger ’20)
06:57 – Nouvelle Vague – Ca Plane Pour Moi (3 ’09)
10:10 – Batam OrcheSka feat. Tchepy Soekardy – Together (Lounge ’15)
14:36 – Joey Altruda & Tom Zé – A Babá (Ska Version) (A Babá (Ska Version) ’21)
18:44 – Lucky Luxury with the Luxurians – Outbreak! (Muldoon’s Move / Outbreak! ’21)
21:37 – Dan Potthast – Same Page (Eyeballs ’99)

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.

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23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
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23min of Ska : the Television Adaptation

Is the the most ridiculous episode I’ve ever done? Maybe… did I laugh to myself a lot while making it? You know it!

“Turn it on, turn it on, turn it on, turn it on, on, on, on, on and tune me out!”

00:00 – the Prizefighters – Bebop Rocksteady (Firewalk ’19)
02:59 – Carlos Malcolm & His Afro-Jamaican Rhythms – Bonanza Ska (Bonanza Ska ’65)
05:59 – Skatune Network – Ed, Edd n Eddy (Skatune Skatoons! ’20)
09:54 – My Superhero – Scooby Doo (SKAteboard Music ’98)
11:35 – Melbourne Ska Orchestra – Curb Your Enthusiasm Theme Song (TV & Movie Themes ’18)
15:04 – Jump with Joey – Green Acres (Ska-Ba ’91)
16:13 – Perfect Thyroid – Sanford and Son (SKAndalous: I’ve Gotcha Covered comp ’96)
19:03 – Victims of Circumstance – My Life (50,000,000 Victims of Circumstance Fans Can’t be Wrong : the “Decades” Vol. 1 ’12)
21:54 – the Bruce Lee Band – Gilligan (Bruce Lee Band ’95)

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.

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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 : Back in the Day…

If there’s two things that ska can’t seem to shake, it’s the ’90s and cover songs. So in that spirit I decided to just lean into it.

00:00 – Kill Lincoln – David Duke is Running for President (Ska Against Racism comp ’20)
01:16 – Be Like Max – Doomsday (Save Us All ’19)
03:30 – the Holophonics – Kiss Me (MaSKArades Vol. 13: Yeah, but Also Check Out Our Original Music ’19)
05:12 – Big D & the Kids Table – Dr. D (Strictly Covered ’19)
08:42 – Skandalous All-Stars – Cannonball (Hit Me ’97)
12:49 – Matt Wixson – Satan is My Motor (Piece of Cake ’20)
15:57 – skameleon – Wannabe (Humba Humba Täterä ’16)
19:20 – Stupid Flanders – Smells Like TMNT (Flanders’ Dozen ’15)

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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