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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)

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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)

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23min of Ska : Try the Girl

23skaGUNGIRLFor the past several years, around this time of year, I try to make an episode that I think my wife, who’s not really a ska fan, will dig. I’m not saying this is the episode to introduce a non-ska fan to ska with, unless you’re talking about my wife. I’m really surprised I never played “Set Sail” on any of these episodes (or any episode at all) before! But yeah, this is for you Allison, thanks for 5 fantastic years!

00:00 – the Meow Meows – We Fade Away (Go Boom! ’16)
05:09 – Dan P. & the Bricks – Set Sail (Watch Where You Walk ’12)
08:10 – the Holophonics – Roar (MaSKArades Vol. 3 ’13)
11:26 – Less Than Jake – Do the Math (See the Light ’13)
14:35 – the Slackers – Game of Love (the Radio ’11)
17:00 – Skandalous All-Stars – Cult of Personality (Hit Me ’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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23min of Ska : the Statue of Zeus at Olympia

23skaZEUSHere it is! Another great twenty three minutes of ska music! Thank the gods of music that such sounds have reached your ears! We’re a week into 2015 and things are off to a decent start for all of you I hope! Seriously, listeners, life is only what we make of it. In our darkest times, if we don’t keep the light inside of us, we will also grow dark. It is easy to be positive when everything is going well, but it is much more rewarding when you can remain positive in the most negative of situations. I think it is called “developing character” or something like that, but it seems like such a meaningless phrase. All I’m saying that is when it is hardest to remain positive that that is the time when you need to make yourself positive.

00:00 – Charley Organaire with the Prizefighters – Sweet Jamaica (Sweet Jamaica / Island Girl ’14)
02:32 – the Pomps – Halo (Top of the Pomps! ’12)
05:24 – the Heavy Beat – Sunday Morning Smile (the Underground Echo Cellar ’12)
09:07 – Rude Bones – Get Mad Now (Get Mad Now ’05)
10:39 – the Meow Meows – Just too Young (Somehow We Met ’13)
14:15 – Skadalous All-Stars – a Sunday Malady (Age of Insects ’99)
17:37 – the Hotknives – Smokin’ on Sundays (Screams, Dreams and Custard Creams ’00)

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23min of Ska : Brews, Fights, Friends and More Brews

23ska-beerIt has been a rough week. Working overtime, filing taxes, trying to get back into the exercise habit. That’s just my current burdens, e know we all have our own that we have to carry from week to week until we can shrug them off. The thing is, is that we have to keep looking forward to a brighter future. It’ll happen, for some of us it is as close as the next weekend, drink or concert, but it is coming! So don’t let what life has thrown at you get you too down, as it’ll right itself soon, so that you may grin from ear to ear once more.

My Man Friday – Third Place Miss America (Night of the Exotic Tiki Gods ’99)
Aggressors B.C – Tone of the Times (Tone of the Times ’13)
Skandalous All-Stars – Columbus, TX (Age of Insects ’99)
the Pomps – Icepack! (Top of the Pomps! ’12)
Vent – Alive (Not Punk Enough ’00)
Hörinfarkt – Komm nackt und bring Bier mit (AbhörSKAndal ’14)
Survay Says! – Show Me Potato Salad! (Things I Need to Say ’13)

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