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23min of Ska : the Mystery of Abe Lincoln on a Cruise Ship

Another episode of 23min of Ska and another episode full of ska from all around the world! And recent ska to boot! As always, enjoy, and thanks for listening!

00:00 – M’Ghadi – Schöfli (M’Ghadi ’21)
02:58 – the Fuss – It’s a Shame (Ourselves ’18)
05:33 – Well Charged – Family Tree (Lift Up Sessions ’18)
09:21 – Malambo Ska Band – Ball Park Incident (Listen Up! ’21)
12:55 – Skabara – Skatterparadis (Råttkasino ’21)
16:06 – ghost tones – Fancy Tonight (Strange Terrain ’21)
19:49 – the Magnetics – Suspicious Minds (Suspicious Minds ’21)

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23min of Ska : the Millionaire’s Holiday

Last year I kept encountering more and more ska music that was rather, for lack of a better term, lounge-y. I’ve always been a fan of Martin Denny and exotica lounge stuff, as well as the more popular stuff by Nelson Riddle, and even more modern throwbacks like Tipsy and the Pizzicato Five. So I kept updating a playlist labeled “Lounge Type Ska” as 2020 rolled on, and when I had more than enough songs I tried my hand at getting them assembled into this episode. It’s not a dancing episode, it’s a relaxing episode, so sit down and raise a glass, you’ve earned it.

00:00 – the Magnetics – Campari (Cocktails & Fairytales Vol. 2 ’20)
02:48 – charlot – メランコリア (メランコリア / What is going on ’round you? ’20)
07:04 – the Fanculos – Lady in Cement (Lady in Cement ’20)
10:54 – Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra feat. Rina Katahira – Lying Lips [2020 Remaster] (TOKYO SKA TREASURES ’20)
15:14 – the Insteps – Saladin (Eleven Steps to Power ’96)
19:43 – Orquesta Brasileira de Música Jamaicana – Ghost Girl from Ipanema (Check One – 2: the Spirit of ’79 comp ’19)

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23min of Ska : the Secret Sun Set Ska Pier Party

Here we go again with another set of 23 episodes! 2020 was a great for ska and ska/punk and 2021 is already looking up! I’m ready to explore this year in ska with all of you, so I hope to keep you all along for the ride! Thanks for listening!

00:00 – OreSkaBand – Azami Spirit (Slogan ’17)
02:21 – the Far East – NYC Dream (New York is for Lovers ’21)
05:53 – the Magnetics – Tequila Boom Boom (Cocktails and Fairy Tales Vol. 2 ’20)
08:35 – the Stingers ATX – Regards to You (This Time Around… ’08)
12:26 – Roka Hueka – Que No Quede Huella (Que No Quede Huella / Back to You (Version) ’19)
15:57 – Shuffle and Bang – Grand Central (Island Bop ’20)
20:07 – Norsk Råkk – Norden California (Balansekunstnere ’20)

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23min of Ska : Holiday Special

You know it’s that time of year again… holiday season! And this year… well, we’ve been blessed with so many new ska and ska/punk holiday songs! Honestly, it was hard to whittle it down to these selections, and I finally got to fit on the Slackers playing “Dreidel” (mainly because I managed to get this episode out during Hanukkah this year!) but I think I ok, I hope you enjoy this bonus gift of an episode this week!

00:00 – the Intercepteurs – It’s Snowing on the TV (It’s Snowing on the TV ’20)
03:26 – Cut Capers – All Alone on Christmas (All Alone on Christmas ’20)
05:12 – the Magnetics – Christmas Present (Christmas Present ’20)
07:55 – the Slackers – Dreidel (Hanukkah ’09)
11:14 – Alex Dominish – Winter Wishing (Winter Wishing ’20)
14:02 – Mr. Incommunicado ft. Haley Green – Have a Merry Christmas (Have a Merry Christmas ’20)
17:26 – We Are The Union – I’m Working Retail for Christmas (I’m Working Retail for Christmas ’20)
20:00 – Super Hi-Fi – Auld Lang Syne (Yule Analog Vol. 1 ’14)

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23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
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Another way to support this podcast is to listen to and support our sister podcast On the Upbeat!

23min of Ska : Halloween Special!

It’s a Halloween Special! How special? Well… you can only hear it on this page, it’s not going in the RSS feed… because it’s a SPECIAL! A SECRET SPECIAL! (I used to do these for another website… but that’s not happening anymore, but if you like horror movies still go check out my pals over at geeknerdery.com!)

00:00 – the Magnetics – Bloody Mary (Cocktails & Fairy Tales Vol. 1 ’20)
02:31 – We Are The Union – You’re Dead / Vampire Ska (You’re Dead / Vampire Ska ’20)
04:59 – Hans Gruber and the Die Hards – We’re All Gonna Die (Hans Gruber and the Die Hards ’17)
07:00 – the Amphetameanies – Ghost Bus (Right Line in Nylons ’00)
09:33 – Llama Tsunami – Re: Your Brains (Werewolves in Space ’16)
13:49 – Lone Raspberry – the Mortician (Children of the Horn ’96)
17:10 – Skandalous All-Stars – Living Dead (Punk Steady ’98)
19:20 – Grave Danger – Cemetrerrium (Tomb it May Concern ’19)

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23min of Ska is produced weekly by RJ Phoenix
Want to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
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Show support for the bands by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by liking & following the podcast on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and at 23ska.com. Also, feel free to subscribe and listen to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher.

23min of Ska : the November Issue!

23skaNOVWould you check this out? It’s a lot of ska… a lot of new ska! Oh yeah, that’s what I like to do over here at 23min of Ska! I like to introduce you to new and current bands while also digging up some great gems from the past. I hope you can dig it. Nothing I hate more than seeing people asking “where’s the new ska?” or “how can I find new ska?” Right here kiddos, each week! Get ready for some new ska for your ears!

00:00 – the Void Union – Kassablanca (the Return of the Super Vape ’19)
02:47 – the Steady 45s – Meaning of Love (Meaning of Love / Slow the Heart ’19)
05:56 – Stoop Steady – Runaway (Lonesome ’13)
08:52 – the Prizefighters – Just Let the Music Play (Fire Walk ’19)
11:34 – the Magnetics – Coffee & Sugar (Coffee & Sugar ’19)
13:56 – Skatax – el Cantinero (One Shot ’19)
17:17 – Jim Murple Memorial – It Could be Worse (Stella Nova ’17)
20:33 – the Defenders – Set Them Free (Set Them Free / Don’t Blame the Children ’67)

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Want to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
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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 : the Grover Records Special!

23skaGROVERCards out on the table, Grover is a boss record label! Founded in 1993 by Oswald Münnig, and distributing out of Germany they are as well known for issuing some rad albums but also licensing a lot of great ones too! They’ll help bands from outside Germany and Europe get releases over there, they’ll also issue albums on vinyl when a band’s main label only plans on a CD release. I chose to focus on releases from the main Grover label and releases that were only on Grover or Grover released first, because they co-released and rereleased a lot of great stuff! It’s an embarrassment of fantastic music! Needless to say, Grover has been hooking us all up with great music over and over!

00:00 – Dr. Ring-Ding & the Senior Allstars – Dandimite Ska (Dandimite! ’95)
03:51 – Laurel Aitken with Court Jester’s Crew – Woman is Sweeter Than Man (Jamboree ’00)
05:57 – Rude & Visser – Letter in the Mail (Red Rum ’02)
09:38 – the Stingers ATX – Telephone Breakdown (This Good Thing ’02)
12:04 – the Caroloregians – Special Brew (Funkify Your Reggay ’10)
15:28 – Moon Invaders – It’s Alright (the Fine Line ’11)
17:26 – Boss Capone – Cinderella (Boss Capone’s ’69 Reggae Bonanza ’15)
20:20 – the Magnetics – She don’t wanna Sleep Tonight (Coffee & Sugar ’19)

Visit Grover Records to find more great music: www.grover.de

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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 : Black Licorice

23skaBLACKLICORICELadies and Gentlemen, here we are, the end of the candy session. Because of that, we’re going out with a bang! It’s a whole grab bag of sweet songs to shut it down all that deliciously sugary awesomeness! Thanks again for sticking around for another 23 episodes, hope you stick around for many more!

00:00 – Lollypop Lorry – Mi Chico Lollipop (Mi Chico Lollipop ’18)
02:19 – Death of Guitar Pop – 69 Candy Street (69 Candy Street ’17)
06:23 – Monkey – Sugartown (Intermittent Waves ’18)
09:46 – the Drastics feat. Katie Kaden – So Sweet (Noir ’17)
13:13 – Cosmic Shuffling – Chocolate Girl (Cosmic Goes Wild ’17)
16:00 – the Magnetics – Candy Man (Jamaican Ska ’17)
18:45 – Usuals – Leon’s Not Listening (On the Lover’s Circuit ’02)

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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 : Lemon Drops

23skaLEMONDROPIt’s late
(as I’m posting this)
I love you all
(within reason)
Here’s some ska
(and some ska/punk)
I hope you all enjoy
(I really hope you do)

00:00 – Jim Murple Memorial – Are You Ready (Stella Nova ’17)
03:01 – Control This! – Fight Rude Boy, Fight! (Humble Man ’19)
07:30 – Eat the Evidence – Shaking the Blues Away Again (Sicky Slip / Shaking the Blues Away Again ’19)
09:38 – the Kinky Coo Coo’s – Toni F’s Theme (the Mean Machine ’09)
13:07 – Jorge and the Landladies – All in One Room (Monobound ’12)
16:35 – the Magnetics – Cry to Me (Jamaican Ska ’17)
19:23 – Mister Blank – In Addition to Apathy (Smoke Break ’17)

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Also, feel free to download this episode if you wanna keep it forever.

What to submit your band? Email: submissions@23ska.com
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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 : Red Licorice

23skaredlicorice23min of Ska is back! Back with a new look, back with a new theme and back with a brand new episode! Oh, hells yeah! This is a great one, for sure. I want to point out that the second song is a brand new track from the Anchorage from their new EP due out next month. After hearing this I can’t wait! Of course, that isn’t the only quality track being brought to your ears. We also have some fantastic pretty new songs from the Kingstons and King Kong 4 that have been running through my head. Not to mention that Eric Daino track, which is rad, but so is the whole album! This is all mixed in with quality songs from the Magnetics, Contenders and the Dendrites that must be heard, before ending it with a sweet cover by Half Past Two that, well, I put them up to, and they nailed it!

00:00 – the Magnetics – Dr. Martins (Jamaican Ska ’18)
02:10 – the Anchorage – Donny (What We Go Through ’19)
05:44 – the Kingstons – Run (the Kingstons ’18)
09:00 – King Kong 4 – Drink in the Head (Songs for Olly ’18)
11:20 – Contenders – Gun (Dynamite ’17)
13:57 – Eric Daino – the New Jeff Rosenstock Album (PACKRAT ’18)
16:46 – the Dendrites – Booty Lu’s Canoe (Damn Right ’17)
20:02 – Half Past Two – Young Alien Types (Young Alien Types ’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!