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23min of Ska : Wall to Wall and Ten-Feet-Tall

393Here’s something crazy… this podcast is 10 years old! Say what? I seriously do not believe it. On January 23rd, 2010 I posted the first episode of 23min of Ska, not knowing what journey I was about to embark on. It was just a little side project to do when not working on the reality show podcast I was working on at the time. In fact, I wasn’t sure if it should be 23 minutes or 15 minutes. To this day I’m still not sure, but 23 feels right.

When I started it wasn’t weekly, it was twice a month, with only one episode in January, so a new set of 23 episodes was starting on 1/23 each year. In my initial plans, I was going to do the show for 10 years, 2010 – 2020. Each year would have 23 episodes releases on the 11th and 23rd of each month after January. I still almost ended the show in 2016 when I get to the end of the original 9 sets of 23 episodes a process sped up by going weekly. I relented at the last minute because I love doing this show and thought that that would be too early to quit.

Now here I am, at my original ending day… and I still don’t want to quit. January 23rd, 2020 was supposed to be the first time I was not going to post an episode based on that plan. Kind of glad I didn’t. I’m more in love with ska and the ska community than I was when I started this show 10 years ago. This is the 18th set of 23 episodes, so we’re well on our way to doubling the number of my original plans by mid-2020. After that… still not going to quit! So buckle up, there’s still plenty of rad ska for me to share with you!

00:00 – Last Edition – 10 Years (10 Years ’19)
03:32 – the Holophonics – Shiznit (MaSKArades Vol. 14: Not a Cover Band ’20)
06:22 – One Night Band – Old(er) (Way Back Home ’06)
09:25 – MU330 – Serious (Ultra Panic ’02)
11:11 – Telethon – Wander Party (Hard Pop ’19)
14:35 – the Fabulous Lolo Meets King Kong Girio – Easy Come and Easy Go Away (My Favorite Heart to Break ’15)
18:01 – the Slackers – You don’t Know I (Better Late Than Never ’96)

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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 : Wooden

23skaCOASTER1Here’s an episode that lives up to the whole “roller coaster” premise. It starts a little slow, setting you up and then BAM you’re in the middle of a bunch of nonstop action… there’s a small lull and then you’re right back in the thick of it until the end. That’s the idea, but I haven’t always been hitting the mark, but this one I did, this one is one of the best examples of what I wanted to accomplish with this session so far. Hope you all enjoy it as well.

00:00 – the Fabulous Lolo Meets King Kong Girio – From New York to Montreal (My Favorite Heart to Break ’15)
03:11 – Sin Etiqueta – Cero a la Izquierda (Calidad Certificada ’18)
06:34 – Mustard Plug – Blame Yourself (Can’t Contain It ’14)
08:44 – Yes Brainer – Gaslight (Demo 2018 ’18)
10:54 – Santo en Bomba – Somos (®itmo & ®abia ’18)
14:46 – the Kujo Kings – at the Market (Birthday Suit ’18)
18:48 – the Holophonics – Wanderlust (Phantom Arrival ’18)

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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 : Illya Kuryakin

23skaIllyaCongrats to all you fantastic listeners, you’ve made it through another one! That’s right, it’s the end of another 23 episodes. Thusly, the spy theme comes to an end. This was a rougher session to put together than most, what with me moving and going out of town, and just being all around busy. I think I missed two weeks? Man, I’m probably more bummed about that than you. Thanks for sticking it out and enjoy the show!

00:00 – the Toasters – Night Train to Moscow (One More Bullet ’08)
02:20 – Suspense Heroes Syndicate – Nine Bullets (Big Shot ’15)
06:08 – the Fabulous Lolo Meets King Kong Girio – the Girl Who Cried (My Favorite Heart to Break ’15)
08:39 – Включай Микрофон! – Алкодонор (Танцы кончатся не скоро! ’18)
10:48 – Skankin’ Pickle – It’s Not too Late (SkaFunkRastaPunk ’91)
13:38 – the Slackers – a Long Way Off (the Great Rocksteady Swindle ’10)
17:14 – the Blue Collars – Killer Cliches (It’s Casual… ’98)
20:29 – the Mighty Mighty Bosstones – That’s another Story (Hell of a Hat ’95)

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!

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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)

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!

23min of Ska : 15-Love

23ska9BALLThis episode is not about tennis. This episode is about awesomeness. Awesomeness like my wife, and it is our 4th anniversary this very day! Hurrah! She’s awesome, I suggest everyone leap out into the world and try and find someone to grow old with, trust me, it’s worth it! Ok, if I type anymore, it’ll get mushier, so I’ll just stop here.

00:00 – Back Up Jackson – Corniest Love Song (Back Up Jackson Makes Another Record! ’14)
03:02 – Chris Murray Combo – Big Love (Why So Rude ’08)
06:26 – the Fabulous Lolo Meets King Kong Girio – Right the Wrong (My Favourite Heart to Break ’15)
09:04 – Dan P. and the Bricks – Completely True (Watch Where You Walk ’12)
11:35 – Mustard Plug – Everything Girl (Pray for Mojo ’99)
14:35 – Big D & the Kids Table – Describing the Sky (Fluent in Stroll ’09)
18:59 – the Pressure – Melissa is Waiting (the Pressure ’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 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!