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23min of Ska : Bacon Bar

23skaBACONBARCan’t stop, won’t stop bringing you all the ska. I don’t know what you do with these podcasts. You could be listening to them as you get ready in the morning, while going out for a run, dancing around your bedroom or queuing it up for your ride home from work. Whatever the case is, I’m glad you’re here and listening, thanks!

00:00 – the Heat Machine – A Drug Against War (No Coast Dance Party ’09)
03:20 – Randy Woods Band – Faded American (Randy Woods Band ’17)
06:42 – the A-OKs – Excite-O-Max (Maybe Partying Will Help ’15)
08:55 – the Pomps – If I didn’t Build it (Alternate America ’17)
11:05 – the Meow Meows – Get Off My Bench (Go Boom! ’16)
15:18 – Dan P. – Losing My Shirt (Eat the Planet ’07)
16:22 – the Big News – Trumpa Dump (Welcome to the Weird Kid’s Table ’17)
19:59 – Last Edition – Soul Bamba (Best Foot Forward ’16)

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23min of Ska : Planet X

23skaPLANETXWhat do you do when everything you’ve ever believed is upended? Do you fall and stay down? No, of course not! You keep on going! Learn new truths, come out better and go kick some more ass at life. You gather your closest friends and family and you fight back for what right in life! Go and do it, you know you can, so prove it.

00:00 – Bombskare – World Turned Upside Down (Fistful of Dynamite ’09)
04:43 – the Bandulus – Evil Doers (the Times We Had ’12)
07:05 – the JB Conspiracy – Going Up in Smoke (the Storm ’13)
10:47 – the Moon Invaders – Why? (the Fine Line ’11)
13:04 – Squid 58 – Cruel to be Kind (Dismantled ’07)
15:55 – the Heat Machine – It’s Your Steve Perry You Can do What You Like (No Coast Dance Party ’09)
19:59 – the 27 Red – Go Crazy (Make Your Game ’03)

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23min of Ska : Crazy Eights

23ska8BALLAh yeah, another episode of “23min of Ska” in your ears to get you to dance, wiggle in your chair or rock out in your car. Hell, for all I know you’re listening to this while riding the subway, during your boring workday or cleaning up for your morning shower. Who knows! What I do know is that I’m glad that you’re listening and continuing to come back to listen again. I know ska isn’t for everyone so I’m glad you found the show and enjoy it! See you all here next week (I hope!)

00:00 – the Heat Machine – Just Like 8th Street (No Coast Dance Party ’09)
03:28 – the A-OKs – an Eighth of June (Birthday Song) (Maybe Partying Will Help ’15)
07:03 – Kill Lincoln – $8 Beer Night (Good Riddance to Good Advice ’15)
11:29 – Victor’s Lament – Swingin’ 8’s (Victor’s Lament E.P. ’09)
14:39 – the Good Skamaritans – One Eighty (Time to Save the World ’00)
17:01 – the Arrogant Sons of Bitches – 1-800-Alarm-Me (Three Cheers for Disappointment ’06)
20:20 – the Mighty Mighty Bosstones – 1-2-8 (Let’s Face it ’97)

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23min of Ska : Red Candy Hearts and White Wine

23ska-redplaidHey all you kids, here’s a special episode that’s close to my heart. Just kidding, it’s just a lot more great ska, ska/punk and rocksteady for you to listen you to on this Valentine’s eve. I guess I don’t have too much more to say about this one, I just hope that you have someone to enjoy listening to this episode with.

By the Rivers – This Love (By the Rivers ’13)
Big D & the Kids Table – Chin Up, Boy! (Fluent in Stroll ’09)
King Django – You Said You Love Me (Anywhere I Roam ’13)
Drewvis – Liberate, Never Hate (Disposable Pleasures, and Meaningful Pursuits ’11)
the Scofflaws – After the Lights (Ska in Hi-Fi ’95)
the Toasters – Davina (What You Doin’ to Me?) (Rare as Toast ’03)
King Kong Girio – Breaking My Heart Again (Now That I’m Gone ’13)
the Heat Machine – Bottlerockets (No Coast Dance Party ’09)

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23min of Ska : Never Go Back Home Again

23ska-orangeplaidWhen I first moved away from the area I grew up it I made it a point to not go back for a visit too soon. Not that I didn’t like the area, in fact I loved it, but I knew I’d never get used to LA if I didn’t give it a fair shake. When I did go home, well, I found it lacking. The thing is, Peoria didn’t change all that much, but I did, my friends and family did. It took me a bit to get my head around it. It wasn’t just a geographical location I was missing, but also a temporal location. Peoria, IL 1999 – 2005 isn’t a place I can visit or point to on a map. Sure, I can find and go to the place I called home, but I can’t go back there w/o a flux capacitor. Ultimately that’s a good thing. Memories are as good as gold in the end, be thankful for the fact that you have any good ones at all. It’s never the location, it is what you do w/ the time that you are there that counts.

Johnny Socko – Sour Me (Full Trucker Effect ’97)
Greenhouse – Fire Escape (Tomorrow the World ’98)
Corey Dixon & the Zvooks – Pleasant Surprise (Calm Down ’01)
I Voted for Kodos – Guess I’ll Never Know (Dear Chris Demakes, I’m Also Never Going Back to New Jersey ’13)
the Heat Machine – I Just Wanna Have a Good Time (No Coast Dance Party ’09)
MU330 – KKK Hiway (Ultra Panic ’02)
Green Room Rockers – Dark Thoughts (Darker Version) (Urban Pirate Booty Vol. 2 ’13)
Deal’s Gone Bad – Far From Home (Far From Home / These Arms of Mine ’12)

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23min of Ska : Goodbye to Old Love

23ska-bwplaidWhat sucks? Love? No, love is awesome. If you don’t have awesome love, I feel sorry for you, cuz brother, that ain’t love. If you must call it that, call it old love and kick it to the curb, it ain’t doing you no good. Now get out there and embrace some new and awesome love, come on, you dig ska music, you totally deserve it!

the Amphetameanies – Goodbye Boyfriend (Now! That’s What I Call… ’06)
the Snails – Fallin’ Too Fast (the River ’12)
Corey Dixon & the Zvooks – All the Wrong Places (Calm Down ’01)
Show Me Island – Really Wanna Know (MV:MMXII ’12)
MU330 – Lied To (Ultra Panic ’02)
the Heat Machine – 7 Minutes of Girls Gone Wild (No Coast Dance Party ’09)
Uncle Joel’s Comb – Making a Scene (Tubular ’12)
Save Ferris – What You See is What You Get (Modified ’99)

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23min of Ska : Doubled Up Vocals

Here’s a fine collection of ska where you get two people singing lead! It is like 2 episodes in one for you here! Whatta a bargain! I hope you all enjoy this episode, as I enjoy myself in the wilds of Hawaii!

MU330 – State O Mind (Chumps on Parade ’96)
the Heat Machine – Housebreaker (No Coast Dance Party ’09)
the Fabulous Rudies – Sushi (Keep On Movin’ ’04)
Tip the Van – Cherry Red (Passion, Love & Pride ’09)
On Your Marx – Friends (Resound ’10)
the Amphetameanies – Sunday Driver (Now! That’s What I Call… ’06)
Big D & the Kids Table – Fatman (Good Luck ’99)
Sounds Like Chicken – Take One Down (…Like a Cannonball to the Ocean Floor ’04)

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