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23min of Ska : Twister

23skaCOASTER9Oh man, this episode was so close to not coming out at all! Seriously, big hardware failure over here! But things got figured out and BAM! It. Is. Ska time!

00:00 – King Kong Girio – Storm of the Century (King Kong Girio EP 2 ’18)
03:00 – the Siren Six – If You’re Not Now (You Never Were) (Young & Professional ’98)
05:45 – Dan P. & the Bricks – Word Got Around (When We Were Fearless ’18)
07:35 – the Holophonics – Try Me On (Phantom Arrival ’18)
10:28 – Call Me Malcolm – Inside Out (I Was Broken When You Got HereI Was Broken When You Got Here ’18)
13:40 – the Ladrones – Salve (Salve ’18)
17:18 – Monkey – Glass Bottom Boat (Intermittent Waves ’18)
20:28 – the Pomps – That’s Where I Come In (the Smoking Pomps ’17)

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23min of Ska : Emma Peel

23skaPEEL“Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows,
but only empties today of its strength.”

– Charles Spurgeon

00:00 – Heavensbee feat. Matt Wixson & Jenny Whiskey – Devalued (Heavensbee ’18)
03:24 – Cut Capers – Lighter (Say What ’16)
06:41 – the Amphetameanies – Out of Reach (Last Chance Bordello ’14)
10:29 – Monkey – Hitchin’ a Ride (Intermittent Waves ’18)
13:56 – the Orion Experience – Obsessed with You (Cosmicandy ’07)
17:12 – Simple Minded Symphony – To the Highest Calibre (Arrival ’18)

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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 : Mandarin’s Jade

23skaaxeI debated if I should write out any kind of description at all for this episode. I almost didn’t finish it. I’ve been battling a headache all day, and of course headphones and music doesn’t suit that. It was also tough because due to the headache I kept wanting to go more laid back, but in my heart I wanted to go more aggressive, so I think a balance was struck. The world needs music, I intend to keep trying to bring some to you all.

00:00 – Bomb the Music Industry! – It’s Official! We’re Booorrrrrriiiing!!! (Goodbye Cool World ’06)
02:13 – MU330 – Now (Crab Rangoon ’97)
04:16 – IV4K – Geoffrey Don’t Cry (Start Your Own Scene ’15)
07:05 – the A-OKs – Pick Your Battles (Maybe Partying Would Help ’15)
08:46 – Starpool – It’s the End of the World as We Know it (and I Feel Fine) (It’s the End of the World as We Know it ’12)
11:57 – Squirt Gun Warriors – Look Out Below (Don’t Fence Me In ’14)
14:57 – the Agents – New Strategy (401 ’00)
20:11 – Monkey – Liberty & Freedom (Hooligans United comp ’15)

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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 : Scorpio

23skaKINGMOBAre you feeling somewhat under-appreciated recently? That’s perfectly understandable — you’ve been dancing yourself to death and not giving people the chance to jump around with you. Have a little more confidence in your friends and they should come through — and remember that you’re worthy of these good times! When you learn to give them the chance to check new things, like this swanky brand new Monkey track leading off this episode, you may find yourself getting more attention than you could hope for.

00:00 – Monkey – Bicycle (Bananarchy ’15)
02:48 – Less Than Jake – Sleep it Off (B is for B-Sides ’04)
04:53 – Step Lively – Scorpio’s Revenge (the Trigger Effect ’99)
10:13 – Popes of Chillitown – OPOOM (To the Moon ’15)
15:06 – Goldfinger – Man in the Suitcase (Darrin’s Coconut Ass ’99)
16:54 – Kill Lincoln – Good Riddance to Good Advice (Good Riddance to Good Advice ’15)
21:12 – Wobbly Bob – Calling All Losers (Life Lessons for Losers ’11)

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23min of Ska : Let’s Kick it Off Once More

23ska-bwplaidI think I typed way too much last week, so I’m keeping the write up simple this time. Here’s a great episode of great ska bands that I hope you will enjoy! Have a great week!

Rude King – Open for Business (It’ll Probably be Alright ’13)
Monkey – Walking on Coals (Lost at Sea ’09)
Isaac Green & the Skalars – Spoiled Brat (Skoolin’ with the Skalars ’96)
Maddie Ruthless feat. the Forthrights – Twist the Knife (Maddie Ruthless and Friends ’12)
the Mighty Mighty Bosstones – Royal Oil (Let’s Face It ’97)
the Screw-Ups – Lie Awake (EP ’13)
Squirt Gun Warriors – Breadwinner Homemaker (Don’t Fence Me In ’14)

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23min of Ska : This One Time at Bandcamp

23ska-beerTry as I might to make it out to concerts, listen to other shows, check in on music news and purchase records from my favorite labels and stores to find good bands, sometimes it is just as much fun to dive head first into the internet and blindly sample a host of bands that I’ve never heard of before! This is the result of one of those searches. All except for Monkey, all of these bands were new to me! The Sentiments I found on elsewhere as a “suggestion” but the rest were all culled from a few days spent checking out various ska bands on Bandcamp.com. I certainly hope that site isn’t doing anything untoward or ripping off those bands, because I think it is pretty great! Then again, any site that can give fans easy access to great music will always be something that I’m a fan of! Now, go forth and check out these bands and think about grabbing some more of their music for yourself!

Monkey – Hot Lunch (Lost at Sea ’09)
the Sentiments – Please Stop Your Lyin’ (the Sentiments ’12)
Classy San Diego – Queen of the World (Last Call ’13)
Tree House Fire – Around Here (We Try Not to Think Like That) (Rocket! ’12)
the Brass Action – Jack Kerouac (Making Waves ’13)
Miserable Man – Rocksteady Beat (Meet the Shark ’13)
East Park Reggae Collective – Love Radar (Three Stripe Science ’11)
Big Mandrake – Yo Quiero (la Fantástica Máquina Mágica ’12)

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23min of Ska : May Mix Tape : the ’00s : Side A (part one)

00mixTapeA1It’s May and that means another mix tape! Hurrah! Now, the ’00s were getting to be a dark time for ska music. Bands were breaking up, switching over to emo and rock and/or dropping their horn sections all together. It was sad. Luckily, two things were going on, some bands were sticking it out and other bands were forming to fill that void. Getting booked wasn’t easy, ska was on its way back underground, but you’d have to be really out of touch to miss these acts. This whole month is dedicated to those bands in the form of a 90min mix tape broken up over a month. Enjoy it, let it take you back, it did for me!

Big D & the Kids Table – Evil Girl / Angry Girl (the Gipsy Hill EP ’02)
Cornerstone 96-98 – Eggshells (Cornerstone 96-98 ’04)
Johnny Nine & the Racers – My Beat (Chin Up ’09)
the Homecoming Queens – Timmy Goes to Summer Camp (a Sound You Once Knew ’08)
the Amphetameanies – the Devil Lives Upstairs (Now! That’s What I Call… ’06)
Squid 58 – the Last Fag (Dismantled ’07)
Monkey – Voice of America (Cruel Tutelage ’06)

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