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23min of Ska : Cookies & Cream

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Big ska show last weekend. Well, it was for me! I traveled all the way back to my home state of Illinois to see MU330, Coolidge, the Eclectics, a supergroup of ska musicians from the Exceptions, the Parka Kings, Ganger Fun and Rude King, Skapone and the Tango Wedding Band. I went with my little brother and it was like old times. Ska band after ska band bringing the tunes for hours! Besides hanging out with the few band members I knew, I also ran into my old friends Kip and Kate and also got to meet the boys behind the Windy City Sound System podcast! Too much fun, too much goodwill!

00:00 – Profesor Galactico – Animal (la Batalla de Los Angeles ’17)
03:41 – Threat Level Burgundy – Never Forget (the Longest Day ’17)
07:58 – the Mighty Mighty Bosstones – Allow Them (Pay Attention ’00)
11:49 – Lo & the Magnetics – Insult & Battery (A Part ’05)
13:46 – the Drastics – Sly Fox (Noir ’17)
16:56 – Skandalous All-Stars – American Psychopath (Age of Insects ’99)
19:06 – the Indecision – Colour Me In (New Faces ’13)

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 : Pistachio

Check it out ska fans, another fresh episode of 23min of Ska with some really really new music in it for you! We have a Half Past Two song from their upcoming EP! Also, this episode features two brand new covers songs released in the last week! The first from Lockstep covering the Clash and then Cynamatics covering Choking Victim! So much newness, can you even stand it?

00:00 – Half Past Two – SoCal Summer (Camp Slushtone ’17)
03:16 – Huge Puppies – Backbone (Cynocracy ’17)
06:56 – Lo & the Magnetics – Sooner or Later (A Part ’05)
10:00 – Lockstep – Bankrobber (the Clash EP ’17)
11:58 – Popes of Chillitown – Wisdom Teeth (Skaciety/Popes of Chillitown split ’16)
17:36 – Cynimatics – Infested (Infested ’17)
19:47 – Behind Deadlines – Optimism (Status Quo ’16)

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 : Breakfast Cereal

Listen to the music.
Enjoy the music.
For once I don’t have much to say.

00:00 – the Delirians – You Don’t Love Me (Like I Do) (Mezcla de Musica y Amor ’17)
03:23 – the Skints – Where did You Go? (FM ’15)
07:01 – Lo & the Magnetics – Top 5 (A Part ’05)
09:40 – Soul Radics – Everything I Said I Wouldn’t Do (Radication ’16)
12:34 – the Fuss (DC) – Make it Right (In Trouble ’16)
16:01 – Randy Woods Band – Breakdown in Kindness (Randy Woods Band ’17)
19:43 – Save Ferris – the Only Way to be (Modified ’99)

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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 : Maple Bar

Neighbors are pretty great, eh? I suggest you get to know yours if you don’t already. I’ve been fortunate enough to have always lived next to some pretty kind folks. From out in the country when there’s an acre of land between you both, to apartments where you can hear each other sneeze, I’ve been lucky to have mostly lived near people I could party with, have drinks with, or at the very least, exchange pleasantries with in the elevator. It’s a small world, so it’s best if we look out for each other, start with your family, extend to your neighbors, it’s always worth it.

00:00 – Lo & the Magnetics – Party of One (A Part ’05)
02:49 – Rude City Riot – Pray for You (Nothin’ but Time ’11)
06:08 – the Brass Action – Long Lost Sobriety (No Soundcheck ’15)
09:05 – King Apparatus – Liars (Marbles ’00)
11:12 – the Planet Smashers – Back Alley Runners (Mixed Messages ’14)
14:14 – the King Kong 4 – To Lose Before You Start (There’s Not Much You or I Can do About it ’17)
17:14 – the Good Skamaritans – Why it’s Okay to Hate Indie Rock (Time to Save the World ’00)
19:45 – General Rudie – Prizefighter (Take Your Place ’04)

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 : I’ll be Waiting

23skaGUNGIRLWe all like ska, right?
I thought as much.
Here’s a bunch of ska mixed with other genres.
Sometimes the ska beat and trappings get a little lost in the mix.
This is fine, it was there for a bit.
We all get lost sometimes, and whether we find our way back or not doesn’t matter, we just need to keep on going.

00:00 – the Forthrights – Blinding Light (the FORTHRIGHTS ’12)
03:25 – the Big News – Loganio (Have You Heard ’16)
06:10 – Wobbly Bob – Confusion (Confusion ’15)
09:49 – Mustard Plug – Brain on Ska (Big Daddy Multitude ’93)
11:30 – the Vulnerable – Roots of Our Tree (“Is There Acceptance?” ’16)
14:09 – Lo & the Magnetics – This Town’s Unbearable (A Part ’05)
16:59 – High School Football Heroes – World Painted Grey (We’ve Fooled Around Long Enough ’06)
19:54 – the Prizefighters – Truth and Lies (Follow My Sound ’10)

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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 : King in Yellow

23skatrenchcoatThis started out as an all covers episode, but that was earlier in the day. By the time the sun set I was in a much mellower mood, and let’s be real, most covers are very uptempo and very ska/punk-centric. So yeah, this one is a little laid back, and the laid back cover hung in there. A relaxing little treat after you’ve binged food all day. Well, that is, if you’re in the U.S. if not, you have a real problem, buddy!

00:00 – Irie Idea – What’s a Matter (Blues Like Sandpaper | Rocksteady Like Dirt ’14)
02:56 – Chris Demakes – Home Sweet Home (Wasted Years / Home Sweet Home ’16)
06:15 – Show Me Island – Right Awful Proof (Ring Around & Run ’16)
09:15 – Last Martyrs of a Lost Cause – Calling Up (Sunrays to Starlight ’08)
12:04 – the Pomps – Irish Goodbye (Irish Goodbye ’16)
14:19 – the Indecision – Who are You Dancing For? (New Faces ’13)
18:02 – Lo & the Magnetics – Fool on Impact (A Part ’05)
20:49 – Less Than Jake – Warm Chicken (Sing Me a Story ’14)

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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 : Blackmailers Don’t Shoot

23skaGUNGIRLWelcome back to 23min of Ska! I’m really happy to be playing so many new bands on this episode! For me ska and ska/punk will never be a nostalgia act. Sure, there’s plenty of older bands that I dig, but man, nothing compares to sifting through the internet or used record bins finding new and interesting bands, the ones that are keeping ska alive! So I really hope you all dig this episode, a lot of “research” (sitting in my office jamming out to ska music) went into this one, and check these bands out!

00:00 – the Indecision – Swing Those Hips (Swing Those Hips / Atlantic Crossing ’16)
04:23 – Lo & the Magnetics – Pull it All Apart (A Part ’05)
07:27 – the Meow Meows – Pretty if You Smile (Go Boom! ’16)
10:23 – Last Edition – Can’t Let Go (Best Foot Forward ’16)
13:31 – Control This! – Long Road Ahead (Long Road Ahead ’16)
16:34 – By the Rivers – You Got it Wrong (By the Rivers ’13)
19:26 – Big D & the Kids Table – Moment of Weakness (Stroll ’13)

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!