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23min of Ska : Gummi Bears

23skaGUMMIBEARHoly heck, it’s a brand new episode! From a brand new computer! Speaking of brand new, check out these first two tracks! The Indecision delivers a brand new song from their upcoming album in April, followed by a brand new cover from Half Past Two from their upcoming music video this weekend! The newness doesn’t stop there, we also have super fresh tracks from Be Like Max, the Operators and Black Square! All supported by some great songs from 2 1/2 White Guys, Thorpedians and Steady Earnest! Oh man, I’m so glad to be getting an episode together and getting it out to you fine listeners! Thanks for sticking with me and the show.

00:00 – the Indecision – Leave the Light On (Give it Up ’19)
02:51 – Half Past Two feat. Tahlena – Three Small Words (Three Small Words ’19)
05:40 – Be Like Max – Home Away from Home (Save Us All ’19)
07:42 – 2 1/2 White Guys – Killing Time (Half an LP ’99)
11:00 – the Operators – Ain’t it Obvious (Ain’t it Obvious / 6 Month Blues ’19)
13:34 – Black Square – Moonlight (To the Hills ’19)
17:22 – Thorpedians – Violator Strikes Back (Strike Back ’17)
20:35 – Steady Earnest – Promises (Dr. Earnest’s Nerve Steadying Spirits ’99)

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23min of Ska : X-Cutioner’s Song

23skaXCUTIONERThis sure is a fun batch of songs! The first several songs are pretty straight forward in how they relate to the over all comic’s story. Right? Well, I think so! The last two… maybe not so much. “Walking Away” is referring Prof. X being able to walk, if even a short time (Don’t worry Charles, this will be happening so often it’s like you’re barely even in a wheelchair.) And “No Moaning at the Bar” was inspired by Beast and Angel fixing up Harry’s Hideaway at the end of the story line. Got it? Ok! Now listen and read comics!

00:00 – the Sinisters – the Enemy’s Mind (the Sinisters ’13)
03:23 – the Last Slice – Clones (Fresh Cuts ’12)
06:03 –  Bigtopp – Father’s Day (Next Stage ’15)
08:48 – the Longshots – Borrowed Time (Borrowed Time ’14)
12:09 – Black Square – Take Warning (Onward ’08)
14:17 – Ellwood – Walking Away (Lost in Transition ’11)
17:05 – Big D & the Kids Table – No Moaning at the Bar (Stomp ’13)

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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 : Crayons

23skaCRAYONThis is the most colorful episode of the podcast that I’ve ever done! Enough with the puns, on w/ the great music! I hope you all like ska and ska/punk, cuz that’s all your getting. Sorry this write up is short, but I’m on my way to Texas for a wedding, fun time!

00:00 – Run and Punch – Soilent Green (No Loose Ends ’13)
02:22 – Drewvis – Purple (Disposable Pleasures & Meaningful Pursuits ’11)
05:29 – New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble – Red Eye (Step Forward ’08)
09:14 – Bim Skala Bim – Blue (How’s it Goin’? ’90)
13:07 – doctormanette – Orange Juice (Dew Unto Others ’96)
15:01 – Reel Big Fish – Brown Eyed Girl (Fame, Fortune & Fornication ’09)
18:32 – Mephiskapheles – Introduction to the Yellow Passion (Maximum Perversion ’97)
20:16 – Black Square – Black Square (Black Square ’11)

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23min of Ska : Just Kidding, Mess it All Up!

23skaSOAPWhat does the future hold for us? We can plan and plan for it, but we have no idea what will actually happen in the end for any of us. Seriously, tomorrow is a hard mistress, and we have to be fluid to get through it unscathed. And even if you made it, don’t get too comfortable, cuz there’s always another tomorrow coming. Be prepared, be smart, but mostly, have fun, because we don’t know how many more tomorrows there will be for any of us to put up with.

00:00 – Bruce Lee Band – Running Out of Time (Beautiful World ’05)
02:29 – the Arrogant Sons of Bitches – I’ve Got Enemies in High Places (Three Cheers for Disappointment ’06)
04:45 – Club99 – T-Bone Song (Club99 ’13)
08:25 – Clitorati – Knee Jerk Reaction (At Least We’re Not Arby’s ’14)
11:36 – the Toasters – Mouse (Hard Band for Dead ’96)
15:17 – the Branlarians – One Shot (the 1st and Maybe the Only! ’13)
18:57 – Black Square – Old House (Black Square ’11)

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23min of Ska : I Won’t be a Wage Slave

23ska-yellowplaidDidn’t we all make crazy declarations in our youth? Not so much the very young, you know in the vein of “I’m gonna be an (/astronaut//cowboy//president/)” variety. More of the teenage “I’m to be an (/artist//actor//musician/)” kinda thing. Basically, anything to fulfill our inner creativity and get paid for it. Or maybe because, by all costs, we refused to work for “the man” in a “cubicle farm” and become a dreaded “corporate drone.” Maybe that was just me and all my arty friends… In the end most of us got jobs at (more or less) conventional companies, and it isn’t as bad as we though it would be. Maybe the fear of adult assimilation was what we really wanted to avoid, and once we got old enough we realized, hey it isn’t so bad. In the end I’d still rather be and astronaut/cartoonist though.

Bomb the Music Industry! – Tell My Boss, “I Hate You” (Others! Others! ’09)
the Branlarians – Big T Song (the 1st and Maybe the Only! ’13)
the Slackers – If You See My Baby (Lost and Found ’09)
Black Square – Poison (Black Square ’11)
the Mighty Mighty Bosstones – It Can’t Hurt (More Noise & Other Disturbances ’91)
Victims of Circumstance – This Riot Used to be a Party (Roll the Dice ’09)
Stand Out Riot – Spacesuit (Carnival Militia ’09)

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