Tag Archives: After Hours

23min of Ska : Austin Powers

23skaPOWERSI’ll admit, I had a little too much fun with this one. I really hope you all enjoy it too, even if the “ska” of it gets a little lost in the middle. Hope all y’all are having a great time, thanks for listening, thanks for telling your friends about the show (you have told them, right?) and have a great weekend!

00:00 – the Liquidators – These Boots are Made for Walkin’! (the Liquidators ’18)
03:00 – Vieja Skina feat. Lord Panamo – Beautiful Day (El Regreso de la Luna Verde ’17)
05:33 – Harry J All Stars – Liquidator (Liquidator ’69)
08:16 – the Bandulus – In the Basement (Bottoms Up! ’17)
10:13 – Big D & the Kids Table feat. the Doped Up Dollies – Spit that Champagne Out (Stroll ’13)
13:14 – After Hours – One in the Same (the Trouble with Those Guys is… ’00)
19:36 – Goldfinger – Tijuana Sunrise (the Knife ’17)

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23min of Ska : Utopia

23skaUTOPIAWe all have our favorite bands, the bands we grew up with, the bands we were friends with, the bands that had music there when we really needed it. They provide us a way back home in our head. Pretty nifty trick music is, isn’t it? This episode features bands that, to be honest, not sure I would’ve found if not doing this podcast. An arguement could be made for Rude King and the Dropsteppers, but I 100% wouldn’t’ve found these other bands had I not been looking for good music to play, and man, I’m so glad I did! They’re all so great! So enjoy this episode of some of my favorite bands I’ve found along the way.

00:00 – Rude King – Home Wrecker (Coming Back to You ’15)
04:19 – the Scotch Bonnetts – the Good One (Live Ya Life ’13)
08:13 – the Dropsteppers – Darker Side of Grey (Darker Side of Grey ’13)
11:06 – Show Me Island – Coming Home (Show Me Island ’13)
14:04 – After Hours – Almost Home (the Trouble with Those Guys Is… ’00)
19:02 – the Longshots – Close to Home (Borrowed Time ’14)

Show support for the bands 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 : Stop…

23skaSTOPStop hate. Stop racism. Stop sexism. Stop. Just stop. Sometimes we all need just a full stop. We stop to rethink and reassess ideas that we may’ve become entrenched in. Ideas and ruts that just may not even apply to what you believe in anymore. Stop. Breath. Think. Go!

00:00 – the BlueBeaters – Catch That Teardrop (Everybody Knows ’15)
03:54 – the Bohunks – Dim Witted Friend (In the Waiting Room ’11)
06:24 – the Branlarians – Gogo Boots (the 1st and Maybe the Only! ’13)
09:26 – the Amphetameanies – No Fun Tomorrow (Last Chance Bordello ’14)
12:58 – After Hours – Almost Like Being in Love (the Trouble with Those Guys is… ’00)
15:43 – Caz and the Day Laborers – You Know You’re Wrong (Caz and the Day Laborers ’13)
19:12 – el Bosso & die Ping Pongs – Bis zum naechesten Tag (Hier und Jetzt oder Nie ’14)

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 : Long Live the Spring

23ska roofAw yeah, Spring time is fast approaching, and Spring time is the perfect time for some ska music! At least I always thought so. This if for you, you who enjoy Spring, drive w/ the windows open, take a hike, or lounge in your backyard to crank up some ska!

Additional note: Since the new year each band has only had one play on 23min of Ska. It was both harder and easier than I thought it would be. I really wanted to bring more variety to the show this year and I think I may be pulling that off! I think this little experiment was a success w/ exposing myself and all you listeners to a lot more great ska!

Less Than Jake – History of a Boring Town (Hello Rockview ’98)
the Vengers – Hard Man Fe’ Dead (Push This? ’95)
Save the Swim Team – Song on a Shitty Guitar (the Big Compromise ’13)
Skalie – Sexy Molly (For Sale ’07)
After Hours – Mad Hearted Woman (the Trouble with Those Guys is… ’00)
the Slackers – Wanted Dead or Alive (Metalliska ’00)
the Debonaires – Oil in My Lamp (Oil in My Lamp / Be Alright ’12)

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23min of Ska : California

K-Swiss shoes declared it “California Music Month” in April on some ad I saw on late night television, so I said “I’ll run with it!” That’s right, all these bands are from my new found home of California. Had to kick it off with Op Ivy, had to, hands down, no other way to do it. Some of these songs get very far away from ska, but in the end Slow Gherkin, the Aquabats and Voodoo Glow Skulls still bring the goods. The After Hours toss in a nice traditional sound for all the sticklers out there. And try as I might, I still love the pop ska of Save Ferris.

If you’re in a ska band and would like to be featured or if you know some music that you think I should hear for future inclusion, please email me at radjose[at]gmail[dot]com!

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