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23min of Ska : Caramel

23skaCARAMELWhat I loved about ska shows back in the mid-’90s was that you really didn’t know what you were going to get. A more traditional ska band, a ska/punk band that was more punk than ska, a 2 Tone revival sounding band, a ska/punk band that was more ska than punk, a band with 4 members, a band with 10 members, a band full of high schoolers or a band full of actual adults! It really was all over the map like that, and the thing that brought those bands to our towns and the crowds to the venues was the ska that was at the center, in some way, of it all. This episode represents that love of all things ska that I had as a young man encountering shows not knowing exactly what I was going to see, but at the same time knowing that I was going to dig it!

Also, check this out! This episode kicks off with a brand brand new song from the New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble from their forthcoming album “Break Thru” (click the link for the pre-order), followed by a song of the latest release from Joker’s Republic before moving on to a new song from the Pomps that will be the lead track of their new EP “Drums and Liars” due out next month.

00:00 – New York Ska-Jazz Ensemble – Chicky Chicky Boom Boom (Break Thru ’19)
02:54 – Joker’s Republic – Grow Up (Falling Behind ’19)
06:13 – the Pomps – P.A.D.D. (Drums and Liars ’19)
08:50 – the Crombies – Hooligans (One Love ’17)
11:19 – Dan P. & the Bricks – Only Words (When We Were Fearless ’18)
13:14 – the Delirians – Dream of Me (el Remedio ’18)
17:23 – Royal City Riot – the Rhythm (Coast to Coast ’09)
20:49 – Mustard Plug – Perfect Plan (Can’t Contain It ’14)

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23min of Ska : Operation : Zero Tolerance

23skaZEROTOLERANCEEver feel like you’re trapped? As if you’ve been sewn into a life you never chose for yourself? I got news for you pally, that’s practically all of us! Now worries, if you try, you’ll find yourself. Sure, you might have to wander a desert of doubt before you can get where you need to go, and hell, a few friends just might be out there too and you can help better each other. That’s how life works. Don’t just take it, make it.

00:00 – Royal City Riot – Nobody Knows (Coast to Coast ’09)
03:56 – Party Like It’s… – Clockwork Lover (Clockwork Lover ’16)
06:45 – Uncle Joel’s Comb – Hate Me Please (Tubular ’12)
10:30 – the Fabulous Lolo Meets King Kong Girio – When Time is Running Out (My Favorite Heart to Break ’15)
13:16 – the Bruce Lee Band – Generations (Everything Will be Alright, My Friend ’14)
15:10 – Abraskadabra – Weight of a Planet (Fun as in Fungus ’14)
18:28 – Stand Out Riot – Get Mutual! (the Gentleman Bandits ’11)

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23min of Ska : Ska is Immortal

23ska8BALLSomeone told me ya’ll like ska and ska/punk around here. Is that true? If so, you’re in so much damn luck! I have for you today, not 1, not 10, not even 20, but 23 whole minutes of ska, over stuffed and packed tight for your listening pleasure! This episode features a couple new bands that I haven’t played before, it also includes some rarer tracks from some classic bands, and some bands that just need more play so that you’ll know a song or two when they get to your town to rock your face off!

00:00 – General Tso’s Fury – Fist Bump (Where has the Music Gone? ’15)
03:05 – the Snails – the Hydrogen Jukebox (Songs from the Hydrogen Jukebox Vol. 1 & 2 ’14)
05:41 – Less Than Jake – Late Night Petroleum (American Idle ’15)
07:57 – Mustard Plug – Waiting Room (Under the Influence Vol. 3 ’08)
10:38 – Royal City Riot – I Need Your Touch (Coast to Coast ’09)
14:01 – the Penniless Loafers – Doctor Doctor (the Penniless Loafers ’15)
18:03 – the Last Slice – Chicks a Trip (Underground ’14)
20:55 – OreSkaBand – 花のスカダンス (Hana no Ska Dance) (俺 (Ore) ’06)

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23min of Ska : Making the Grade

23ska8BALLCan you handle all the new ska that is being released this Summer already? We kick of with a fantastic new track from the A-OKs! Their whole album is fantastic, so be sure to snag it when it comes out! Also, we have a new single from 12 Cents for Marvin and a song from High School Football Heroes latest release! Boosh! Then I just follow all that newness up w/ some kick ass ska and ska/punk. Deal with it. By dancing. Yes, dance you crazy ska fans. Dance!

00:00 – the A-OKs – 6669 (Maybe Partying Will Help ’15)
03:16 – 12 Cents for Marvin – Lie Lie Lie (Lie Lie Lie ’15)
05:31 – High School Football Heroes – Time Slipped Away (2K15: Like Dynamite ’15)
09:12 – Big D & the Kids Table – Shining On (Strictly Rude ’07)
12:22 – Royal City Riot – I Should’ve Known Better (Coast to Coast ’09)
15:45 – the Delirians – Walkie Talkie (Get Up! ’14)
18:00 – Streetlight Manifesto – Down, Down, Down to Mephisto’s Cafe (Somewhere in the Between ’07)

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 : Lust

23skaLUSTYBy now you see what I’m doing with the episode titles right? If so, awesome, thought you would’ve caught on last week. If you still don’t get it, try paying attention in bible class next Sunday. Also, it was the last of the easy loose themes to follow. So, uh, don’t expect the next four episodes to be as on point as this one is, and it really isn’t too on point either. What it is though is a bunch of great ska music! And yeah, at the end you can see that I’m in my ’90s ska rut again, so what, those songs rule!

00:00 – Royal City Riot – Fire (Coast to Coast ’09)
03:08 – Easy Big Fella – Mint Julep Me (Pacific Sound System comp ’14)
07:41 – the Bluebeaters – Toxic (One Drop version) (Toxic / Catch That Teardrop ’14)
10:53 – Greenhouse – Love Noise (Tomorrow the World ’98)
13:16 – Skavoovie & the Epitones – She Sure Can Cook (Fat Footin’ ’95)
18:18 – Johnny Socko – the Rousing Theme Music (Bovaquarium ’94)
19:52 – Reel Big Fish – Skatanic (Turn the Radio Off ’96)

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 partner in crime over at Grandpa’s Casino Recordings, they have some great vinyl ska records!