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23min of Ska : E is for Extinction

23skaEISFORIs it time for a bold new direction for 23min of Ska? Maybe, or maybe not… I dunno. I think the show’s going pretty well as it is! As always, I hope you enjoy this episode, and if you have any ideas for me, hit up the facebook page or twitter (information below) and let me know. I love my listeners as much as I love ska, and we can all see how much I dig ska music!

00:00 – Edna’s Goldfish – I’m Your Destiny (Before You Knew Better… ’97)
02:02 – Ellwood – There She Is (Lost in Transition ’11)
05:23 – Eastern Standard Time – Betrayal in the Garden (Time is Tight ’01)
08:40 – the English Beat – Mirror in the Bathroom (I Just Can’t Stop It ’80)
11:40 – El Bosso & die Ping Pongs – Gib mir was (Hier und Jetzt oder Nie ’14)
14:31 – Easy Big Fella – the Road Alone (Eat at Joey’s ’97)
19:29 – the Eclectics feat. Damon May – Homesick (the Look Ahead ’00)

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23min of Ska : Lucky

If you get this on the 23rd then you’re either lucky you signed up for the feed, or you’re lucky that I managed to get this set up right! Either way, you’re lucky because you’re getting some awesome ska & ska/punk music! Think of this episode as kind of a sandwich, with two well known bands (Mustard Plug & Buck-O-Nine) as the bread at each end and then stuffed with regional favorites. Roscoe P. Soultrane was playing at the very first ska show I ever went and saw back in the day, I’ll always remember them fondly for that. And for the fact that the trombone player, Dave, got me into ska 2 years before that. No Reason Given is a band that is also close to my heart, a lot of good friends in that band. Even if I ended up in Indianapolis or Bloomington for any reason and there wasn’t an NRG show I was usually hanging out w/ some of them any way. I’m also featuring a song from Sgt. Scagnetti that my LA ska show friend gave to me as that’s who she grew up dancing to. That’s what ska is really all about, dancing, friends, good times! We’re all lucky to get it when we can.

If you’re in a ska band and would like to be featured or if you know some music that you think I should hear for future inclusion, please email me at radjose[at]gmail[dot]com! I’ll play most anything.

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