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23min of Ska : Episode of the Villain

Here’s an episode, a bunch of songs that either have titles of comic book villains, or make fit that theme in some way. They say a hero is only as good as his villains and that’s not wrong, even when the villain a world gone mad.

00:00 – Rudebeard – Disgrace (Disgrace ’20)
03:28 – Battle-Ska Galactica – Living a Lie (Living a Lie ’20)
07:17 – the Classy Wrecks – Superman (is Going to Hell) (Bedrocksteady ’18)
10:42 – Jim Murple Memorial – the Joker (Stella Nova ’17)
13:32 – Cartoon Violence – Black Cat (Passive Aggressive ’18)
16:39 – the Slackers – Two Face (Better Late than Never ’96)
21:01 – el Grande – Write My Wrongs (Brick City Sound ’19)

23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
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23min of Ska : Brush Your Teeth & Comb Your Hair

23skaTRUCKERbrushI always threaten to make an episode like this, but I usually back out (except that time that I didn’t!) This time, after hearing that great new Heavesbee track, I knew I had to go for it again! That’s right, it’s a totally “rude” episode! This one is for the lads, but don’t fret ladies, your time will come soon enough!

Here again, we have music from all over the world as well as from the last 20 odd years, as you know, I like to keep it modern where I can. There really is so much good ska since the hey-day of the ’90s that I can’t believe how blessed we are in the ska community. As always, this episode is the tip of the iceberg, follow those links, get some more music in you head and heart and see these bands live when/if you get the chance!

00:00 – Heavensbee feat. Mista Rhee – Rude! Original! Suave! (We Mean Business ’20)
04:33 – Black Square – Rudeboy (To the Hills ’19)
08:50 – los Kung-Fu Monkeys – Rude Boy Rockers (Rudeboy Rockers’15)
10:58 – the Ska Vengers – Rudeboy Skank (the Ska Vengers ’13)
14:08 – the 27 Red – Rude Boy (Make Your Game ’03)
17:40 – el Grande – Rudeboy and Rasta (Brick City Sound ’19)

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23min of Ska : the Homecoming Issue!

23skaHOMECOMINGOh man, it’s that time of year again in the States (or elsewhere as well, I’m a ska fan, not a historian of the world and its celebrations) where people head back to their small towns and take in a football game or whatever and the high school kids are all fretting about the big dance… yup, it’s homecoming season! So yeah, find that old jacket that’s been packed away for decades, blow the dust of the ludicrously expensive class ring, and maybe talk to some of the few cool people you went to school with… you know the ones, the ones in your “Screw the actual “cool” people” club! Yeah, all your friends! I swear, call both of them! It’s Homecoming mother bitches!

00:00 – SkaTune Network – Cold Raviolis (Pick it the Fuck Up! ’19)
02:56 – Ska Trek – True Confession (Move Along ’00)
05:48 – El Grande – Never Going Back (Brick City Sound ’19)
08:59 – SICK PINS – Vertical Drops (Now That’s What I Call Sick Volume 1 ’19)
11:11 – High School Football Heroes – Don’t Come Around (We’ve Fooled Around Long Enough ’06)
14:25 – King Kong Girio – You Won’t Say It (King Kong Girio 1 ’11)
17:50 – illuminati hotties – New Girl (Hidden Tape Unlocked: Vol 1 comp ’19)
20:18 – Prince Buster – 30 Pieces of Silver (30 Pieces of Silver / My National Ska ’64)

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Also, feel free to download this episode if you wanna keep it forever.

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Another way to support this podcast is to listen to and support our sister podcast the Ska After Party or 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 : the July Issue

23ska17JULYHere’s a great batch of ska for you all today! So this is the “off week” where I’m not exploring a specific label, just, you know, listening to some dope as hell ska! The last song here is the kick off for a “song war” between Derrick Morgan and Prince Buster. Provided I can track down all 11 tracks, they will be filling in the last track slot on episodes not covering a record label. Fun, right? Well, I think it is, so get ready for it!

00:00 – the Clockmakers – Le temps passe (Souvien-toi! ’18)
03:51 – Wild Mad Riddim – Jolly Rogers (Worldwide Frequency ’17)
06:24 – el Grande – It’s Alright (Brick City Sound ’19)
09:51 – the Magnetophones – Big Mama (Big Mama ’19)
13:32 – the Slackers – Axes (Close My Eyes ’03)
16:47 – Pitshu & Victor Rice – Nzela (Nzela ’19)
20:06 – Derrick Morgan – Forward March (Forward March! ’62)

Show support for the bands by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by donating on Patreon or by finding & liking 23min of Ska on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunesGoogle Play, and Stitcher.

Also, feel free to download this episode if you wanna keep it forever.

What to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
Have something else to say? Email: podcast@23ska.com

Another way to support this podcast is to listen to and support our sister podcast the Ska After Party or to buy some records from our partners in crime over at Grandpa’s Casino Recordings, they carry some great vinyl ska records!