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23min of Ska : Chocolate

23skaCHOCOICECREAMHere we all listeners, at the end of another set of 23 episodes! That’s right, this is the last scoop of ice cream. These last 23 weeks have had some real ups and downs, but I think we all found a ton of great music along the way despite any other troubles in the world. I know I certainly found a bunch of stuff to groove and jump up and down to! But I’m seeing lists of the top ska albums of 2017 coming out and I’m seeing there’s a whole bunch more I missed! Could there be too much ska out there? …nah!

00:00 – Less Than Jake – Krazy Glue (Losing Streak ’96)
01:58 – Rude Boy George – Driving in My Car (Specialized III : Mad Not Cancer comp ’14)
05:12 – Half Past Two – Proximity (Camp Slushtone ’17)
08:20 – the Kingpins – End of the Parade (plan of ACTION ’00)
11:11 – Rapid – Kosmonawt Andreij (Astronaut Kosmonaut ’17)
14:43 – Cut Capers – Skadiff (Say What ’16)
18:48 – Bomb the Music Industry! – Side Projects are Never Successful (Goodbye Cool World ’06)

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23min of Ska : Tutti Frutti

23skaTUTTII hope this podcast finds you well. I hope this podcast finds you at all. It’s a busy time, and hard not to get all caught up in it.
Things seem hectic but brush that stress aside. Don’t get caught up trying to be perfect and experience things in a perfect way. That’s undue stress that you’re better off without. The pressure from now until the end of the year can get rough, so take some time out away from your crazy aunt and drunken uncle and listen to some ska. Relax, you deserve it!

00:00 – the Dull Blue Lights – 44 Bullets (the Dull Blue Lights ’17)
02:12 – the Kingpins – Just One Day (Let’s Go BACK to Work ’17)
05:12 – Night Gaunts – Fractal Jungle (Fractal Jungle ’17)
08:55 – Big D & the Kids Table – Walls (For the Damned, the Dumb & the Delirious ’11)
12:00 – Goldfinger – Chris Clayton (Hang Ups ’97)
15:13 – Suspense Heroes Syndicate – To All My Friends (Big Shot ’15)
20:12 – the Stiff Joints – Beige & Onion (First Proper Album ’17)

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23min of Ska : Pumpkin Spice

23skaPUMPKIN“Be silent in that solitude,
Which is not loneliness—for then
The spirits of the dead, who stood
In life before thee, are again
In death around thee, and their will
Shall overshadow thee; be still.”

– Edgar Allen Poe

00:00 – Bocs Social – Scumbags and Pricks (Scumbags and Pricks ’17)
02:28 – Demon Waffle – Sharks (Drink Your Dinner ’17)
06:23 – Love is a Fist – In Memories of My Memories (Montréal ’17)
09:37 – New Riot – Devil Alive (Riot.Sleep.Repeat ’11)
12:23 – the Kingpins – the Main (Plan of Action ’00)
14:18 – the Bakesys – No Time for Counting Sheep (More Bakesys ’17)
17:18 – Reel Big Fish – the Fire (We’re Not Happy ’til You’re Not Happy ’05)
20:21 – Bumpin Uglies – Stop the Fall (Keep it Together ’16)

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23min of Ska : Butter Brickle

23skaBUTTERBRICKLEDay late and a dollar short. Isn’t that always how it goes. Well, you shouldn’t let that thought hold you back! Keep pressing! Don’t let all your hard work build to nothing. Fix what is restraining you and complete your mission. If not for anyone else but for yourself.

00:00 – the Kingpins – Plan of Action (Plan of Action ’00)
02:00 – Goldfinger – Get What I Need (the Knife ’17)
05:05 – Razika – Taste My Dream (Program 91 ’11)
08:04 – King Kong Girio – Open Letter (KING KONG GIRIO 1 ’11)
11:42 – the Abruptors – Do Nothing (Wait & See ’17)
14:55 – Wild Man Riddim – Worldwide Frequency (Worldwide Frequency ’17)
18:48 – High School Football Heroes – Piece by Piece (2K14 ’14)

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23min of Ska : Peach

23skaBUBBLEGUMHere we are. Another week older. Another week wiser. Another week with an episode of 23min of Ska for all of you! This episode seems like a throwback to the early episodes of this show. Hope that it isn’t too “third wave-y” for anyone. But yeah, just like every week, I’m glad you are there to listen. It means a lot that you keep “podcasting” in, checking the facebook or the website each week. So thanks! This episode is for all the supporters out there, present, future, and past!

00:00 – Madness – House of Fun (House of Fun ’82)
02:36 – MU330 – Baby Rats (MU330 ’99)
05:40 – the Kingpins – Let’s Go to Work (Let’s Go BACK to Work ’17)
08:04 – Big D & the Kids Table – Fly Away (Strictly Rude ’07)
09:46 – Hepcat – I Can’t Wait (Right On Time ’97)
13:06 – the Meow Meows – Off Again (Go Boom! ’16)
16:12 – Sammy K & the East los Three – Bye Bye (Sammy K & the East los Three ’12)
19:02 – Johnny Socko – Hasslehoff (Full Trucker Effect ’97)

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23min of Ska : Murder in the Mountains

23skaGUNGIRLWhew… just under the wire on getting this done on Thursday! Usually, I don’t cut it nearly this close. Hell, this is about 21 and a half hours later that I usually post these up! But I hope you enjoy it, as always I smashed a bunch of songs I’m loving this week into a small musical package for all my fellow ska fans! I hope you all enjoy!

00:00 – Threat Level Burgundy – Never Forgive (the Longest Day ’17)
03:17 – Behind Deadlines – Biochemistry (Status Quo ’16)
06:28 – Boss Riot – Hearts & Hands (What do You Know About Ska Punk Vol. 1 ’17)
09:48 – the Kingpins – Supernova (Plan of Action ’00)
12:30 – Reel Big Fish – Slow Down (Monkeys for Nothin’ and the Chimps for Free ’07)
17:26 – the Dendrites – Sizzle Grizzle (Fly Casual ’13)
20:57 – MC Lars with Suburban Legends feat. Roger Lima – Sublime with Rome (Is Not the Same Thing as Sublime) (the Zombie Dinosaur LP ’13)

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23min of Ska : Foolish

Basically I was foolish to even attempt to do an entire English free podcast. I tried, but Frau Doktor and King Changó just couldn’t help themselves. It’s not that all these groups are particularly foreign either. King Changó is as much from New York as Venezuela, the Kingpins are at least from the French part of Canada and, well, Greenhouse is just a bunch of guys from Naperville, IL that know how to sing in Korean. I’ll admit that intro is a bit of a tease, but it was too fun not to do and a well done cover to boot. Speaking of good covers, the Kingpins take on the new wave “L’Aventurier” is so fantastic it almost makes a case for ska covers. Putting together these songs introduced me to a bunch of bands that I hadn’t heard before, like the Riddim Cats and Firebug who I’d heard of but hadn’t really looked into much, and Frau Doktor whom I found out about specifically looking for a German band for this podcast and became amazed by.

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!

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