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23min of Ska : the August Issue!

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Hey, it’s another wonderful episode of the 23min of Ska podcast! Sorry about the lack of Ska After Party this week… but it’s been… well, A WEEK! Part of me is just relieved that I got this episode out and into your hot little ears! There’s a great handful of fantastic brand new ska and ska/punk in this episode, as well as some other great, but slightly older tunes! Of course, it is all capped off with Derrick Morgan firing “the Blazing Fire” at Prince Buster in their music war!

00:00 – Stoop Steady – Skankin’ O.G. Dankins (Lonesome ’13)
02:53 – Alex Dominish – Party Next Door (Monopoly ’19)
07:37 – Show Me Island – Begin to Wonder Why (Show Me Island ’13)
09:21 – the Holophonics – the Science of Selling Yourself Out (Don’t Mess with the Holophonics ’15)
13:24 – Lead Shot Hazard – Braggin’ Rights (Fires to Find Our Friends ’19)
16:22 – Hot Tropic Ska Jazz Club – Hawaiian Eruption (el Bandido Ska ’19)
20:06 – Derrick Morgan & the Allstars – the Blazing Fire (the Blazing Fire / Teach My Boy ’62)

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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 : You Call It Vol. 17

23skaBEERSI’ve done it again! I’ve managed to make you, my listeners pick out songs for this week’s episode. That’s right, if you don’t like it you have no one to blame but yourselves! Of course, if you do like then what the hell do I think I’m doing each and every week? Maybe you’re all better off without me! Oh man, I didn’t think that making a podcast this week and then writing this little blurb was going to send me into a crisis of self… well… damn…

00:07 – Simple Minded Symphony – King’s Malice (King’s Malice ’19)
04:26 – Show Me Island – Now I Know Better (Ring Around & Run ’16)
07:37 – Undercover S.K.A. – If Wolfy were Alive He’d be Playing in a Ska Band (We’ve Come for Your Daughter ’95)
11:36 – Skapulario – Vida en Espiral (Vida en Espiral ’94)
15:05 – the Untouchables – Free Yourself (Wild Child ’85)
19:18 – Bad Manners – This is Ska (Return of the Ugly ’81)

Audio clips taken from the Daily Guru‘s video “What is Ska

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!

23min of Ska : Steeplechase

23skaCOASTER12We’re starting today’s episode off with a brand new song from We Are The Union from their new album. Also, damn, check out the rest of this fantastic ska that I’m bringing you! Seriously, get dancing!

00:00 – We Are The Union – a Better Home (Self Care ’18)
02:26 – Contenders – Πενηνταέξι (56) (Contenders / Bluebeat Company split ’16)
04:48 – the Classy Wrecks – If I were to Tell You (Bedrocksteady ’18)
07:59 – the Georgetown Orbits – High Noon (Solar Flares ’18)
11:41 – Ratatouille – Portwien (Greetings from Ratatouille ’17)
14:16 – Cynimatics – Ninety Degrees in Khakis (Unify ’18)
16:36 – Bumsy and the Moochers – the Truth (the Truth ’18)
19:54 – Show Me Island – Don’t Call Me Baby (Ring Around & Run ’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 : Strawberry

23skaSTRAWBERRY“[C]ensorship in any form is the opening wedge for fascism, since it places arbitrary and unwarranted power in the hands of individuals.”

  • Jack Parsons

00:00 – the Steady 45’s – Love Can Be (Trouble in Paradise ’17)
03:58 – Show Me Island – Ring Around and Run (Ring Around & Run ’16)
07:07 – the Pomps – I’m Not a Scientist (Alternate America ’17)
09:51 – Hepcat – Goodbye Street (Right On Time ’97)
13:25 – King Kong 4 – Lessons Learned (And Now I Know) (If Those Ray Guns Don’t Kill You First ’17)
16:17 – the Good Skamaritans – Get Through July (Let’s Rawk ’02)
18:34 – Viernes 13 – the Lucky One (Thirteen Rules ’15)

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 : Raspberry Ripple

23skaRASPBERRYRIPPLEHere’s the new episode folks! Hells yeah! I hope you dig it. If you do, tell your pals about this podcast, and hell, tell the bands (if you dug them) “hey” for me. You don’t have to mention this podcast or anything, just go be supportive of those bands. Alright? Deal? Deal! Yes, let’s all go support some awesome ska music. Let that be the 23min of Ska listener vow, “Let’s all go support some ska bands!” how does that sound? Too preachy? Too needy? Hrm… let’s’ work on this one… but it’s a good start none the less!

00:00 – the Slackers – Sooner or Later (Better Late than Never ’96)
03:41 – the Siren Six – Young & Professional (Young & Professional ’98)
05:55 – H.R. with the Scotch Bonnets – Cheyenne (Quest ’14)
09:51 – Mustard Plug – Bang! (Can’t Contain It! ’14)
11:59 – Coolidge – Delilah (Slight Return) (Pop Star Baby ’08)
15:56 – Show Me Island – I Won’t Beg (Ring Around and Run ’16)
19:05 – Aggressors B.C – Throw Me a Bone (Tone of the Times ’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 : Coconut

Alright, let’s get down to it. It’s been a long week. We all need to celebrate the fact that we’ve just about wrapped up another one. Things can suck, oh they surely can! But we can’t let that stop us. All the craziness and horror going on around us, we have to push through it. We have to fight it. If dancing and ska music help you, then you’ve come to the right place.

00:00 – the Mighty Mighty Bosstones – Chasing the Sun Away (a Jackknife to a Swan ’02)
03:20 – Show Me Island – What You Heard (Ring Around & Run ’16)
06:24 – the Meow Meows – Kayley May (Go Boom! ’16)
09:44 – Skandalous All-Stars – Parking Lot (Age of Insects ’99)
12:56 – Maddie Ruthless feat. the Forthrights – Evening Time (Maddie Ruthless and Friends ’12)
16:36 – Razika – Vindt i hjirtet (Program 91 ’11)
20:07 – Big D & the Kids Table – Raw Revolution (Strictly Rude ’07)

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 : 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)

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.

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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 : the Black Vortex

23skaBLACKVORTEXBam, back with another episode w/ some fresh fresh ska! Seriously, the Show Me Island and Codename: Rocky tracks were just released this week! They were so good I HAD to squeeze them into this episode! As always, if you dig it, like, share and subscribe! I know, this ain’t YouTube, but it still applies!

00:00 – Stray Bullets – Rocketship (Ghost Town Rockers ’14)
02:04 – Show Me Island – Hurray Home (Ring Around & Run ’16)
05:43 – Codename: Rocky – the Brown Recluse is the New Black Widow (Reboot ’16)
08:33 – the Pomps feat. King Django – Boggles the Mind (Top of the Pomps! ’12)
11:11 – Green Room Rockers – Stay with Him (Midwest Soundclash ’09)
15:53 – Bigtopp – Heartsteady (Next Stage ’15)
19:24 – the JB Conspiracy – Say Goodbye (the Storm ’13)

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23min of Ska : Utopia

23skaUTOPIAWe all have our favorite bands, the bands we grew up with, the bands we were friends with, the bands that had music there when we really needed it. They provide us a way back home in our head. Pretty nifty trick music is, isn’t it? This episode features bands that, to be honest, not sure I would’ve found if not doing this podcast. An arguement could be made for Rude King and the Dropsteppers, but I 100% wouldn’t’ve found these other bands had I not been looking for good music to play, and man, I’m so glad I did! They’re all so great! So enjoy this episode of some of my favorite bands I’ve found along the way.

00:00 – Rude King – Home Wrecker (Coming Back to You ’15)
04:19 – the Scotch Bonnetts – the Good One (Live Ya Life ’13)
08:13 – the Dropsteppers – Darker Side of Grey (Darker Side of Grey ’13)
11:06 – Show Me Island – Coming Home (Show Me Island ’13)
14:04 – After Hours – Almost Home (the Trouble with Those Guys Is… ’00)
19:02 – the Longshots – Close to Home (Borrowed Time ’14)

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23min of Ska : 18yrs Old Means You’re an Adult… Right?

23ska9BALLEveryone who’s 18 thinks they know what they’re talking about. I was no exception. Big talking idiot. Yeesh! I’m glad there’s not too many people that know the stories of my youth. Mostly being a loud mouthed idiot. Getting into minor trouble, and pissing off the people I should’ve been trying to impress, and trying to impress people who weren’t worth my time. We’ve all been there, right? And hell, if you’re still there, and still young, don’t take any advice from me to start cleaning up your act, because I know I sure wouldn’t’ve taken it. Go, be you. Me, I’ll sit here laughing at my younger self’s ways, while thanking him for at least helping shape the man I am today.

00:00 – Punch the Clown – Song 55 (the Secret Life of Punch the Clown ’98)
01:49 – the New Limits – You’re Not Ready (Pressure Up ’15)
04:27 – King Kong Girio – Liars (Now That I’m Gone ’13)
06:21 – the Meow Meows – Friends on Benefits (Friends on Benefits ’15)
08:44 – the Planet Smashers – Super Orgy Porno Party (Life of the Party ’99)
11:13 – High School Football Heroes – Life’s Hard (No One Gets Out Alive) (2K15: Like Dynamite ’15)
14:18 – Manic Sewing Circle – Growin’ Up, Growin’ Dumb (Summer Spins ’07)
16:23 – Show Me Island – I Don’t Know Anymore (Show Me Island ’13)
20:31 – Be Like Max – Cheap Shot Youth Anthem (Just Tryin’ to Fit in… Ur Mom ’14)

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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!