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23min of Ska : Malted Milk Balls

23skaMALTEDMILKBALLSWhat a bear of an episode! Ten songs crammed into only twenty-three minutes! And it’s kicking off with a brand new song from Catbite? Woah! Can you go wrong? No sir or ma’am, you cannot. To be honest, this is a crazy one… mostly because the ska in some of these songs is either a little hidden or only comes in for short bits. So yeah, these aren’t all ska songs, but they all have ska bits somewhere in them. Some of these songs are some of my favorite songs! I understand if you get a bit put off by this episode, ska/punk isn’t everyone’s bag. But this episode, I like this episode and I hope that you do, too.

00:00 – Catbite – Come on Baby (Catbite ’19)
02:26 – the Army – Trendy (Shuffle Shuffle / Trendy ’80)
04:28 – the Interrupters – Rumors and Gossip (Fight the Good Fight ’18)
07:07 – No Such Noise – Repeat Offender (For Closure ’13)
09:15 – the Holophonics – Meteoric Rise To Mediocrity (Don’t Mess with the Holophonics ’15)
11:22 – Codename: Rocky – Extreme Close Up (Reboot ’16)
13:28 – the Hempsteadys – the Moon Laughs Knowingly (Séance! Séance! ’18)
15:22 – King Apparatus – Aesthetics (Marbles ’93)
17:12 – Hot Stove Jimmy – Down Sides Ahead (Theme for a Major Hit ’99)
20:00 – Telethon – the Paranoid Blur (the Grand Spontanean ’17)

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Another way to support the podcast is to listen to the 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: Strawberry Hard Candies

23skaSTRAWBERRYCANDYThis is the second episode assembled on the old 23skaLAPTOP, where actually a majority of the episodes from 2010 – 2016 were assembled! Production was only moved to the 23skaCOMPUTER after uploading the show online had become troublesome due to the laptop’s “planned” obsolescence. With help from the 23skaPHONE and 23skaTABLET we are getting the new eps out, but it’s a struggle to be sure. On the 23skaCOMPUTER front, that dude is dead, yet can be revived! So more like undead. Due to the amazing help of listeners Jason Sample, David Davis and Ryan Michael McCarroll and their amazing patience with my questions, a fix is around the corner! Thanks for listening in, and I hope to be casting out of better digs next week!

00:00 – Super Hi-Fi – Fergie (Blue and White ’18)
02:29 – the Army – Mr. Average (Kick it Down / Mr. Average ’81)
05:34 – Corey Dixon and the Zvooks – I don’t Know (Calm Down ’01)
08:03 – Babylove & the Van Dangos – I Want You Here (I Want You Here / Shades of the Same Color ’10)
11:58 – Pressure Cooker – Space:1999 (I Want to Tell You ’01)
14:08 – the Duppies – Need You Around (Broken Organ ’15)
17:16 – the Allstonians – Friday Night, Saturday Morning (Spare Shells comp ’00)
20:31 – Bigtopp – Hero (Next Stage ’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 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 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 : May Mix Tape : the ’80s : Side A (part two)

MayMixTape-80s-sideApart2Now here’s an episode I’m worried about. These bands aren’t the heaviest of hitters when it comes to name recognition, but I assure you, they’re every bit as good as any of the ’80s ska bands that you’re more familiar with. If you hadn’t heard of any of these acts before, well, seriously, you’re in for a blue beat treat!

00:00 – No Sports – Heidi (King Ska ’89)
03:07 – the Loafers – Bad News (Contagious ’89)
06:30 – Shot Black & White – Day In / Day Out (Understand ’88)
09:12 – the Army – Kick it Down (Kick it Down / Mr. Average ’81)
11:51 – the Burial – Sheila (a Day on the Town ’86)
14:08 – el Bosso & die Ping Pongs – Immer Nur Ska! (Immer Nur Ska ’89)
17:16 – Lou & the Hollywood Bananas – Wings of a Dove (Wings of a Dove ’80)
20:25 – the Trojans – I Don’t Like It (Ala-ska ’87)

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