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23min of Ska : Apocalypse Wars

23skaAPOCALYPSEWARSYes, yet another ending for 23min of Ska. This is only the end of a volume, it’ll be rebooting next week, as always to bring you some more top ska! Hope you all dug the X-Men story line theme, I’ll take any excuse to dig through my long boxes, or (more likely) fire up my tablet and get wrapped up in these stories again. Once again, I hope I’ve spent the last 23 episodes bringing you a few new bands to follow, and reminding you of your old favorites.

00:00 – the Pietasters – Apeman (No Worries comp ’14)
03:39 – the Mighty Mighty Bosstones – Let’s Face It (Let’s Face It ’97)
06:06 – the Amphetameanies – Horses for Courses (Last Chance Bordello ’14)
08:50 – Kill Lincoln – a Winner is You! (That’s Cool… in a Totally Negative and Destructive Way ’13)
12:50 – the Slackers – International War Criminal (Peculiar ’06)
16:43 – Reel Big Fish – Hungry Like the Wolf (the Duran Duran Tribute Album comp ’97)
19:40 – the Duppies – Pale Rider (Broken Organ ’15)

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23min of Ska : Onslaught

23skaONSLAUGHTBack again for another thrilling episode of 23min of Ska! Hope you dig this one! I have to say, it was a little tougher than I thought it was going to be, theme wise, but in the end, I feel like it came together. Heck even if the theme faltered a bit, with a line up of bands this solid it is still sure to a great episode! Hope you enjoy it!

00:00 – the Bishops – Other Side (Time to Move ’13)
03:41 – Backyard Superheroes – My Fault (Let’s Get Dangerous ’15)
06:29 – the Pietasters – Trust Yourself (Turbo ’02)
09:56 – the Toasters – Everything You Said has been a Lie (Don’t Let the Bastards Grind You Down ’97)
12:21 – the Robustos – Hecho-A-Mano (Introducing… ’97)
15:45 – MU330 – Dropping the Ball (Ultra Panic ’02)
17:21 – Counting Coins – Not Enough Heroes (and Too Much Heroin) (Take the Ride ’10)
20:06 – Reel Big Fish – Take On Me (BASEketball soundtrack ’98)

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23min of Ska : the Phoenix / the Dark Phoenix Saga

23skaDARKPHOENIXSAGAIt’s a new start for 23min of Ska, I hope that you all can be along for the ride again. This first episode of a new era for the show is a statement of intent in a way. I’ve been trying to include more new bands on this show since the start, I’ve also been trying to mix it up with the many styles of ska too, so that’s what I went after pretty hard here. I hope you dig it, and will continue on with me in my effort to try and find more varied and fresh ska to play for you folks!

00:00 – the Fundamentals – Leaving Me Behind (Get Alright ’12)
04:04 – the Skints – Rise Up (Part & Parcel ’12)
07:01 – 7 Seconds of Love – Danger of Death (Danger is Dangerous ’08)
09:45 – Reel Big Fish – Down in Flames (Why do They Rock so Hard? ’98)
13:54 – the Brooklyn Attractors – Jamaica Bay (Live in NYC ’15)
20:49 – Noel Brown – Phoenix (Phoenix / Patricia ’69)

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23min of Ska : Two Down…

23skaTWOCITIESDo you think I would even think of ending this podcast with out giving you all one last huge ska/punk episode? If ska/punk isn’t yr thing, I understand, I get it, but I love it just as much as I dig the more traditional sound. Ok, yeah, I’m still trying to figure out what the countdown means, I decided not to kill 23min of Ska a few weeks ago, but this has still got to lead someplace, and I don’t know what to do after this. There’s always been some kind of method to my madness, as random as it seems, that keeps be going, past the joy that listening to ska music brings me. I just need to find that next hook, that warp zone to the next level, and I’ll be set. I’m sure I’ll get there, I’m sure we all will. Life isn’t worth living if you not striving for next.

00:00 – Abraskadabra – Twice Upon a Time (Fun as in Fungus ’14)
02:35 – Big D & the Kids Table – Static (Stomp ’13)
04:36 – Furillo – the Final Countdown (Metalliska ’00)
08:37 – the Arrogant Sons for Bitches – Piss Off (Three Cheers for Disappointment ’06)
11:32 – the Taj Motel Trio – Burn it Down (4 Songs 7 Inches ’15)
14:03 – Goldfinger – the Kids are Alright (Darrin’s Coconut Ass ’99)
15:31 – Hooray for Our Side – Outatime (Overture ’15)
19:40 – Reel Big Fish – the Kids Don’t Like It (Why do They Rock so Hard? ’98)

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23min of Ska : thirteen – treize

23ska9BALL
I have no words.
Not today at least.
Instead, I bring you music.
Enjoy.
Stay safe.

00:00 – MU330 – Tell Another One (Ultra Panic ’02)
02:31 – 65 Mines Street – Do You Exist (65 Mines Street ’10)
04:51 – the Mighty Mighty Bosstones – Numbered Days (Let’s Face It ’97)
07:56 – la Ruda – Go to the Party (Grand soir ’09)
12:06 – the Toasters – Don’t Let the Bastards Grind You Down (D.L.T.B.G.Y.D ’97)
14:55 – Two tone club – Mek Dis World Mine (Turn Off ’05)
20:36 – Reel Big Fish – Unity (Take Warning ’97)

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23min of Ska : 19th Hole

23skaGOLFWhy in the hell would I make an episode with such a tenuous link to a theme? As always, because I thought it would be funny. So I start going through my head, computer and CD collection looking for key words, and I kept finding great songs! These were songs that I hadn’t played on the show before! So, yeah, golf is kinda dumb, and I don’t even play, but a golf themed episode made me laugh and there was too many great songs popping up that I had to do it. If there was a patron saint of golfing I’d say they influenced me or something… wait… there is? And it’s St. Andrew… and I didn’t even play a single Scottish ska band on this episode? Er… damn, I wish I hadn’t looked that up right before I started typing this text! Anyway, water traps and sand pits ahoy, it’s damn time to take a few shots off of your game before getting out of the sun to retire to the bar in the country club for a few beers. Right? Nah, still boring.

00:03 – Hepcat – Country Time (Scientific ’96)
03:16 – Club 99 – Grain of Sand (Club 99 ’13)
06:04 – MU330 – Stagnant Water (MU330 ’99)
08:00 – Reel Big Fish – Join the Club (Turn the Radio Off ’96)
11:20 – Bobby Pins & the Saloon Soldiers – Place in the Sun (Dancing on the Moon ’09)
15:20 – 2000 Tons of TNT – Shot in the Dark (Reggae Mysteria ’12)
18:21 – New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble – Bob Barker (New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble ’95)
20:18 – Skandalous All-Stars – Wish You Were a Beer (Hit Me ’97)

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Special : You Call It Vol. 6

23skaBEERSOnce again I reached out to my listeners on facebook and to those rude kids over on /r/ska and asked them what was the song that got you hooked on ska. Not so much the first song that you heard, but the one that made you think “man, this song is awesome, I love this, I need more of stuff this!” I’ll be the first to admit, this is all very ’90s centric, but it is when a lot of folks first heard of ska for the first time, so that kind of makes a bit of sense. I hope you all enjoy some music that other people picked out, and mixed by me, hell, I’d say that I’m on vacation!

00:00 – the Mighty Mighty Bosstones – Kinder Words (Question the Answers ’94)
03:02 – Less Than Jake – All My Best Friends are Metalheads (Hello Rockview ’98)
06:01 – the Slackers – Work Song (Better Late Than Never ’96)
11:08 – Hepcat – Dance wid’ Me (Out of Nowhere ’93)
14:31 – MU330 – Stuff (Press ’94)
17:34 – Big D & the Kids Table – Conserve (Shot by Lammi ’97)
20:08 – Reel Big Fish – I Want Your Girlfriend to be My Girlfriend, Too (Why do They Rock so Hard? ’98)

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23min of Ska : Live Coverage on WJLA

23ska8BALLOk, so I found a few awesome ska covers this week and I wanted to play them for you. Then one thing lead to another and this became an all ska cover show. Note: I’m a pretty damn hard sell on ska covers in general, so believe you me, this is the cream of the crop when it comes to covers! Now, press play and get ready to start dancing!

00:00 – Rude King – Cool Kids (A Fat Comp : a Fan-Made Tribute to Fat Wreck Chords ’15)
02:14 – Bombskare – Twist & Crawl (Specialized 2 : Beat Teenage Cancer ’13)
04:40 – Big D & the Kids Table – Old Friend (Hooligans United : a Tribute to Rancid ’15)
07:43 – Bomb the Music Industry! – If Assholes Got Awards, I’d Have a Trophy Case (Shine Some Light : a Benefit for Dan Lang-Gunn ’08)
10:20 – Cartoon Violence – House of Fun (Specialized 3 : Mad Not Cancer ’14)
12:17 – Reel Big Fish feat. Rachel Minton – Lyin’ Ass Bitch (Duet All Night Long ’07)
16:30 – the Holophonics – Radioactive (MaSKArades Vol. 3 ’13)
18:40 – Dan P. – a Moment of Silence (You by Me Vol. 1 ’10)

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23min of Ska : Pints to a Gallon

23skaBEERSBang, this episode gets off with a real start! Hey, it’s a brand new song from the Backyard Superheroes off their brand new EP! It really kicks off this episode thematically too! That’s right, all these songs have a thing or two in common. It’s cool, you don’t have to guess, all the songs feature drinking in some form. Not saying it is good, not always even the focus of the song in question, but drinks, they will be had! And hell, why not, in America it is a holiday weekend, so pop corks and twist the caps, and have a great time!

00:00 – Backyard Superheroes – Face It (Let’s Get Dangerous ’03)
02:37 – the Pietasters – One More Bottle of Beer (the Pietasters 1992 – 1996 ’03)
04:55 – Bomb the Music Industry – (Shut) Up the Punx!!! (Scrambles ’09)
07:30 – Smoke Like a Fish – Romance (Smoke Like a Fish ’02)
09:38 – the Toasters – Monkey’s Can’t Drink (Rare as Toast ’03)
13:09 – Squirt Gun Warriors – Give Me Something to Complain About (Lucky Hat ’13)
15:38 – the Bone Daddies – Booze Bottle Crown (Sinister City ’13)
19:31 – Reel Big Fish – Beer (Turn the Radio Off ’96)

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This episode and all episodes back to the start in 2010 are available at http://www.23Ska.com There’s a lot of great ska vinyl out there, so head over to http://www.GrandpasCasino.com and pick up some great sounds!

Show support for the band 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!

23min of Ska : Perfectly Unpowered

23ska8BALLThe original idea for this episode was for each song to be from a solo act. From there I said “No! It should be all acoustic!” Now, to be fair, I didn’t make sure that they are all exactly acoustic songs, but they mostly are, so, you know, here’s a (mostly?) acoustic set of ska songs for you all to unplug and unwind to.

00:00 – Chris Murray – Rock Steady (4-Track Adventures ’96)
02:52 – Deal’s Gone Bad – Run From Me (Sweet Serenade ’09)
07:31 – Dan Potthast – 8 Eyes (Eyeballs ’99)
09:41 – Half Past Two – Heather (Heather ’14)
11:20 – Drewvis – Short Measures (Disposable Pleasures & Meaningful Pursuits ’11)
13:57 – Matt Wixson – Oh Starcia (Head Above Water ’11)
16:50 – Beng Beng Cocktail – Dying in Honor (Choices ’12)
20:05 – Reel Big Fish – Scott’s a Dork (Skacoustic ’10)

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