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23min of Ska: Strawberry Hard Candies

23skaSTRAWBERRYCANDYThis is the second episode assembled on the old 23skaLAPTOP, where actually a majority of the episodes from 2010 – 2016 were assembled! Production was only moved to the 23skaCOMPUTER after uploading the show online had become troublesome due to the laptop’s “planned” obsolescence. With help from the 23skaPHONE and 23skaTABLET we are getting the new eps out, but it’s a struggle to be sure. On the 23skaCOMPUTER front, that dude is dead, yet can be revived! So more like undead. Due to the amazing help of listeners Jason Sample, David Davis and Ryan Michael McCarroll and their amazing patience with my questions, a fix is around the corner! Thanks for listening in, and I hope to be casting out of better digs next week!

00:00 – Super Hi-Fi – Fergie (Blue and White ’18)
02:29 – the Army – Mr. Average (Kick it Down / Mr. Average ’81)
05:34 – Corey Dixon and the Zvooks – I don’t Know (Calm Down ’01)
08:03 – Babylove & the Van Dangos – I Want You Here (I Want You Here / Shades of the Same Color ’10)
11:58 – Pressure Cooker – Space:1999 (I Want to Tell You ’01)
14:08 – the Duppies – Need You Around (Broken Organ ’15)
17:16 – the Allstonians – Friday Night, Saturday Morning (Spare Shells comp ’00)
20:31 – Bigtopp – Hero (Next Stage ’15)

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23min of Ska : Nevada Gas

23skanevadagasOh yeah! OH YEAH! It’s time to celebrate! Get down you crazy kids and pick it up to some ska! Are you freakin kidding me!? It’s dancing time, because ska is here for you again! Woo! Ok, just an excited and happy chap over here… don’t mind me, just put some fantastic sounds in your head!

00:00 – the Freecoasters – Tucson, AZ (Show Up ’16)
04:10 – the Bohunks – Ultimatum (In the Waiting Room ’11)
06:53 – Babylove & the Van Dangos – the Road was Made for Walking (Let it Come, Let it Go ’12)
12:14 – the Zvooks – Since I Left (Lessons Learned ’03)
15:45 – Westbound Train – Stranded (Rarebreed Recording Co. Summer Sampler ’15)
19:26 – the Bandulus – That Girl is Mine (the Times We Had ’12)

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 subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.

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 : Do You Know What is Cool?

23ska-bwplaidFriends, well actually listeners, but I do consider all my listeners friends, it has been an odd 24 hours. One moment I’m with my wife at the Veronica Mars premier high fiving Ryan Hanson, the next I’m home dealing with a hot water heater springing leak and sending hot water flying everywhere. Ups and downs, that’s how life goes. But something is always there to get us though, music, love, stuff like that. We celebrate those things in our good times, hold on to them tight in the bad times, and in the times in between we get joy when what makes life worth living pops up. Speaking of joy occasionally popping up, for me Coolie Ranx is always a welcome addition to any song ever recorded. See, “Dub 56” was my very first ska album so the awesomeness of ska music and Coolie are forever linked in my head. This episode celebrates bands Mr. Ranx has been a part of and songs that he’s guested on, believe me, it’s all great stuff, I hope you enjoy it.

Across the Aisle – Beer Song (In Ska We Trust ’10)
Babylove & the Van Dangos – Big Big Baboon (Lovers Choice ’08)
Pilfers – Easy Man (Easy Man / Death Caught Me ’13)
Big D & the Kids Table – Put it in a Song (Stroll ’13)
Reel Big Fish – Hiding in My Headphones (Candy Coated Fury ’12)
the Toasters – Legal Shot (Dub 56 ’94)

Find & like 23min of Ska on facebook as well as follow on twitter. Also, feel free to download this episode. Ska is better on vinyl. Hit up Grandpa’s Casino Recordings, we have some great vinyl ska records!