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23min of Ska : the Jump Up Special Issue!

23skaJUMPUPWelcome back to an all-new session of 23min of Ska! Here’s the first of several episodes this set featuring ska record labels! In doing this I knew, as a midwest native, I had to start out with Jump Up Records! I’ve been running into Jump Up head honcho Chuck for the better part of 20 years. He always has a smile and is happy to talk some ska. Here’s a pretty small sampling of what Jump Up has gotten out over the last several years, there’s so much other great stuff that I couldn’t fit in this episode, but I think it’s a pretty good representation of what I dig about Chuck and Jump Up records!

00:00 – Weaker Youth Ensemble – American Style (American Ska-thic comp ’94)
03:00 – Greenhouse – Too Late (Tomorrow the World ’98)
07:20 – Pressure Cooker – Walking in the Light (Burning Fence ’03)
09:19 – Deal’s Gone Bad – City City (the Ramblers ’07)
13:06 – the Crombies – Blood and Fire (Blood and Fire ’11)
16:57 – the Meow Meows – England is Over (Somehow We Met ’13)
19:56 – the Prizefighters – Fire Walk (Fire Walk ’19)

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23min of Ska : Number 6

23skaNUMBER6Listen up all of you, Skavoovie & the Epitones are putting out a live album! For real! and it is my extreme pleasure to play one of these songs for you! Now, I’m not at liberty to say how I acquired this track, but I must say that you’ll be glad I came across it to share with you. So note this, there is a special release and a live album coming! Get excited for 2018, for it holds some gems in its future! Oh, and look at the rest of this track listing, this is gonna be a great episode, listen up!

00:00 – Skavoovie & the Epitones – Ts Tsa Cha (FROM THEIR FORTHCOMING LIVE ALBUM!!! ’18)
02:40 – the Kingpins – Watch Your Back (Watch Your Back ’96)
04:53 – the Chalk Outlines – Let the Feeling Show (the Chalk Outlines ’16)
09:00 – the Interrupters – This is the New Sound (the Interrupters ’14)
11:32 – the Stiff Joints – Angry (First Proper Album ’17)
14:06 – Pordescarte ft. Percance – Me Voy A Tomar (Radio Pordescarte ’18)
17:29 – the Contenders – On the Ropes (split release w/ Bluebeat Company ’16)
20:06 – the Meow Meows – London Road (Friends on Benefits ’15)

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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 : 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 : 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 : Marlowe Takes on the Syndicate

23skamarlow[from page 11]
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00:00 – Big D & the Kids Table – President (Look What You’ve Done ’01)
02:30 – the A-OKs – I’m Sorry You Suck (FunEmployment Benefits ’14)
05:41 – the Meow Meows – Put You Down (Go Boom! ’16)
08:36 – Less Than Jake – Whatever the Weather (Sound the Alarm ’17)
11:31 – the Slackers – Crazy (Peculiar ’06)
15:00 – the Arrogant Sons of Bitches – Kill the President (Three Cheers for Disappointment ’06)
19:08 – the Mighty Mighty Bosstones – What the World Needs Now (What the World Needs Now is Love ’16)

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23min of Ska : Pearls Are a Nuisance

23skaGUNGIRLWoah! Lots of new ska on this episode! Heck, some of these songs JUST came out! (I mean, except that Kill Lincoln track, that one’s about 5 yrs old) The one comment I get from people when they find out I do a ska podcast, or that I’m into ska in general, is “ska is still a thing?” As much as I want to lecture them on the long history of ska I just say “Yep!” And when listening to bands such as these put out music so recently that is so good, well, ska is going to be a thing for quite awhile!

00:00 – the Meow Meows – Swipe Right (Go Boom! ’16)
03:01 – Behind Deadlines – Worthless (Status Quo ’16)
05:26 – the Classy Wrecks – Hey Girl (Songs for the Extinct ’16)
08:22 – the Rudie Crew – Life (Roy Radics & Friends : Distance Water 4 Ever ’16)
11:57 – Kill Lincoln – Something Something etc. (You Were There ’11)
16:43 – No Project Band – Не Мога да Пия (Ne Moga da Pia) (Здравей България ’16)
19:14 – Last Edition – Status (Best Foot Forward ’16)

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