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23min of Ska : the Stubborn Records Special!

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cover photo: John McGall

I wish I could say that this episode is a trip down memory lane, that I’m just playing you all the cool shit I was into back in the late ’90s, specifically the stuff from Stubborn Records… but alas, I ain’t that cool. I don’t know how Stubborn was such a blind spot to me for so long, but they were, and I really didn’t start exploring their catalog until the mid-’00s. And man or man there was a wealth of fantastic stuff to find and listen to! Bless King Django for bringing us this label and allowing it to get all of us some very fine fine music to listen to!

00:00 – Skinnerbox – I Got to Know (Hepcat Season / I Got to Know ’98)
02:43 – Rocker-T and the Version City Rockers – I Have to Say (Nicer by the Hour ’98)
05:39 – Vic’s Pick – Gravity (Version City ’98)
07:53 – the Radiation Kings – Spending Time (Early Years ’99)
11:53 – King Django and the Forthrights – Anywhere I Roam (Anywhere I Roam / Other People ’09)
15:06 – Hub City Stompers – Ska Ska Black Sheep (Ska Ska Black Sheep ’09)
16:50 – the Snails – the River (the River ’12)
20:32 – the Screw-Ups – Reach Out (No Time to Waste ’16)

Visit Stubborn Records to find more great music : stubbornrecords.com

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23min of Ska : Sydney Bristow

23skaBRISTOWHere’s one for my ska/punk and “third wave” ska listeners! Get after it, it’s some fantastic rave-up kind of sound on the episode. Of course, I cool it down a bit before it’s over, just to let you off easy after the first 2/3rds. Full disclosure, Watashi Wa Dance Party is a punk band that sometimes does ska/punk, I think they do it pretty damn well, I hope all you listeners do too!

00:00 – the Siren Six! – Got to be Something (Young and Professional ’98)
02:35 – Watashi Wa Dance Party – Ruminating (Character Volume II : Wade ’17)
04:43 – King Kong 4 – Profile of a New Elite (More Than a Plate Full ’17)
07:51 – Abraskadabra – Catching Fog (Welcome ’18)
10:01 – Death of Guitar Pop – Whatever Gets You Outta the House (69 Candy Street ’17)
13:29 – the Ladrones – Mr. PC (Salve ’18)
15:54 – the Forthrights – Abilene (the FORTHRIGHTS ’12)
19:24 – Goldfinger – the Only One (Hello Destiny ’08)

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23min of Ska : Ube

23skaUBELife is short. Don’t spend it making yourself miserable. Or by making other miserable. Do what you want, but harm none. You know. We only get one shot, are you going to give yours away? Or impede on others? What’s the point? Fulfilling your own greed only makes you think your happy for so long. Try kindness. Try making things for the world. When your time is up in this life, it will be remembered, and you will essentially live beyond your short time alive.

00:00 – the Delirians – I am the One (Leave this Town ’16)
03:16 – Skandalous All-Stars – Saturday Night (Age of Insects ’99)
06:58 – the Forthrights – Celeste (theFORTHRIGHTS ’12)
09:54 – Razika – Hvem skal tro på deg nå (Program 91 ’11)
12:32 – Billy Geoghegan with the Georgetown Orbits (feat. Lynval Golding & Mark Wilson) – Domino (Big Ska Gamble : October ’12)
15:35 – the Rulerz – Puppet Dance (Don’t be a Poser ’17)
19:49 – the Doped Up Dollies – Driving Around the Square (the New Way Out ’15)

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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 : I’ll be Waiting

23skaGUNGIRLWe all like ska, right?
I thought as much.
Here’s a bunch of ska mixed with other genres.
Sometimes the ska beat and trappings get a little lost in the mix.
This is fine, it was there for a bit.
We all get lost sometimes, and whether we find our way back or not doesn’t matter, we just need to keep on going.

00:00 – the Forthrights – Blinding Light (the FORTHRIGHTS ’12)
03:25 – the Big News – Loganio (Have You Heard ’16)
06:10 – Wobbly Bob – Confusion (Confusion ’15)
09:49 – Mustard Plug – Brain on Ska (Big Daddy Multitude ’93)
11:30 – the Vulnerable – Roots of Our Tree (“Is There Acceptance?” ’16)
14:09 – Lo & the Magnetics – This Town’s Unbearable (A Part ’05)
16:59 – High School Football Heroes – World Painted Grey (We’ve Fooled Around Long Enough ’06)
19:54 – the Prizefighters – Truth and Lies (Follow My Sound ’10)

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23min of Ska : Pretty Octopi Pants

23skaOCTOPUSHey gang, check it out, another debut song for all ya’ll! It’s from los Kung-Fu Monkeys and their new album is due out next week and it kicks off with this same song! “Taking it Easy” indeed! But that’s not where the great music stops, no! There’s plenty more, so keep those computer speakers turned up, or those earbuds in your ears, because it’s another upbeat fun episode from 23 Minutes of Ska! (Remember kids if it’s not the 23min of Ska podcast, it’s either longer or shorter than 23 minutes and may or may not be ska.)

00:00 – los Kung-Fu Monkeys – Taking it Easy (Rudeboy Rockers ’15)
02:24 – the Forthrights – Drift Away (the FORTHRIGHTS ’12)
05:22 – the Smooths – Letter After J (Very Own Vegas ’96)
08:54 – the Meow Meows – (I Don’t Know Why) I Love You (Somehow We Met ’13)
13:29 – Club 99 – There was a Fire Last Nite (Club 99 ’13)
16:44 – the Interrupters – White Noise (the Interrupters ’14)
19:00 – doctormanette – Guilt (the Same Thing Over & Over ’99)

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23min of Ska : the Level of Your Consciousness

23ska8BALLThere is so much going on day to day to be conscious of everything that is going on. There is so much more awareness that each of us need just to get by, or at least get by being fully informed that is. This is something we can all strive for, and achieve, but we always must be aware of the pitfalls of thinking we’ve got how the world works all figured out. We don’t, we never will, we need to find our place in it and remember why we are where we are at, and if that needs to change, we change it. We can do this, make the planet better, but we always need to be meta-conscious of ourselves.

Oh, and hey, this first track is by the very excellent the Duppies and they’re trying to raise some cash for their new album. This is the title track, if you dig it, there’s more of it to come! Toss down for some great music: http://kck.st/1NfUHaM

00:00 – the Duppies – Broken Organ (Broken Organ ’15)
03:26 – the Shifters – Waiting for a Sign (In It! ’12)
06:32 – Mr. T-Bone & the Young Lions – You Don’t Know (Nothing to Lose ’11)
09:09 – the Delegators – Be Good to Me (All Aboard ’13)
11:26 – Abraskadabra – You Want (Fun as in Fungus ’14)
14:13 – Deal’s Gone Bad – All Right (Heartbreaks and Shadows ’14)
16:51 – the Forthrights – Trust Me (the Forthrights ’12)
18:58 – the Bandulus – Over the Edge (the Times We Had ’12)

Show support for the band 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!