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23min of Ska : Dark Chocolate

23skamilkchocolateI don’t know what to say here… here’s some ska. I really hope you dig it. I seriously love every song on this episode, even the one in a language I don’t fully understand, but that’s the thing about ska, right? It’s bringing us together. The love of music, the love of a good time, that’s ska. No matter the language, no matter the country, no matter the decade, it’s that ska beat that brings us joy. I hope this episode brings you joy too.

00:00 – Danny Rebel & the KGB – I got a Feeling (Lovehaus ’17)
03:37 – the Scotch Bonnets – Whimsical Friend (Come on Over ’19)
07:34 – the ‘Vengers – Can You Feel It (Push This? ’97)
11:45 – Matamoska! – Cicatriz (Skalluminati ’17)
15:19 – Mad Dog and the 20/20s – Girl on a String (Things We Should’ve Said (But We’ll Dance to Instead) ’17)
18:27 –  the Domingoes – Unity (Unity ’19)

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23min of Ska : Peach Rings

23skaPEACHRINGSBack at it with some more ska for you, in fact, a whole 23 minutes worth! Can you believe it! So this episode is kinda laid back but is also all over the place. One of the few rules I have for this podcast is that a song has got to have some ska beat in it somewhere. Do all of these songs do that? They sure do! Is that beat through-out the duration of each song? Sure isn’t. Ska is the beat, if it’s got the beat, I’ll play it on the show. Can it be surrounded by a lot of other stuff? Yup. Can it wildly deviate from the beat at times? I’ll allow it. Wait, isn’t it some of this stuff just straight up rocksteady? Shut your dirty mouth, I sometimes play rocksteady, accept it.

00:00 – Boss Riot – Sad for You (Lace Up Straight ’18)
03:17 – the Jinkies – Something New (the Jinkies ’97)
05:56 – Scotch Bonnets – Another Saturday Night (Come on Over ’19)
09:14 – Simple Minded Symphony – Widow’s Watch (Arrival ’18)
12:31 – Skaos – After Midnight (Beware! Skaos… is Approaching! ’88)
15:53 – Flying Racoon Suit – Nothing’s Changed (Static Home ’19)
18:57 – the Skluttz – Rapunzel (Sweet and Sour ’19)

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23min of Ska : Swirl

23skaSWIRLSo here we go again! Oh yeah, it’s a covers episode. No, no, no, don’t let that scare you off! It’s ska covering ska! I mean that’s pretty neat, right? There was a ton of stuff out there for this episode, but I’ve played those songs before. Not going to lie, I thought it was going to be a challenge to find 23mins worth of songs that fit that theme that I hadn’t played before… I was wrong! This came together quite easily! Hell yeah! Good ska all the way around! Enjoy!

00:00 – the Specials – Pressure Drop (Today’s Specials ’96)
04:04 – Madness – Shame and Scandal (the Dangermen Sessions ’05)
06:56 – Reel Big Fish – Twist & Crawl (Fame, Fortune and Fornication ’09)
09:27 – Bim Skala Bim – Night Boat to Cario (Specialized 3 : Mad Not Cancer ’16)
13:28 – Skankin’ Pickle – Special Brew (the Green Album ’96)
16:38 – Scotch Bonnets – Are You Red…Y (Recutting the Crap ’17)
19:36 – Deal’s Gone Bad – Antennas (Hooligans United ’15)

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23min of Ska : Raspberry Ripple

23skaRASPBERRYRIPPLEHere’s the new episode folks! Hells yeah! I hope you dig it. If you do, tell your pals about this podcast, and hell, tell the bands (if you dug them) “hey” for me. You don’t have to mention this podcast or anything, just go be supportive of those bands. Alright? Deal? Deal! Yes, let’s all go support some awesome ska music. Let that be the 23min of Ska listener vow, “Let’s all go support some ska bands!” how does that sound? Too preachy? Too needy? Hrm… let’s’ work on this one… but it’s a good start none the less!

00:00 – the Slackers – Sooner or Later (Better Late than Never ’96)
03:41 – the Siren Six – Young & Professional (Young & Professional ’98)
05:55 – H.R. with the Scotch Bonnets – Cheyenne (Quest ’14)
09:51 – Mustard Plug – Bang! (Can’t Contain It! ’14)
11:59 – Coolidge – Delilah (Slight Return) (Pop Star Baby ’08)
15:56 – Show Me Island – I Won’t Beg (Ring Around and Run ’16)
19:05 – Aggressors B.C – Throw Me a Bone (Tone of the Times ’13)

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23min of Ska : Utopia

23skaUTOPIAWe all have our favorite bands, the bands we grew up with, the bands we were friends with, the bands that had music there when we really needed it. They provide us a way back home in our head. Pretty nifty trick music is, isn’t it? This episode features bands that, to be honest, not sure I would’ve found if not doing this podcast. An arguement could be made for Rude King and the Dropsteppers, but I 100% wouldn’t’ve found these other bands had I not been looking for good music to play, and man, I’m so glad I did! They’re all so great! So enjoy this episode of some of my favorite bands I’ve found along the way.

00:00 – Rude King – Home Wrecker (Coming Back to You ’15)
04:19 – the Scotch Bonnetts – the Good One (Live Ya Life ’13)
08:13 – the Dropsteppers – Darker Side of Grey (Darker Side of Grey ’13)
11:06 – Show Me Island – Coming Home (Show Me Island ’13)
14:04 – After Hours – Almost Home (the Trouble with Those Guys Is… ’00)
19:02 – the Longshots – Close to Home (Borrowed Time ’14)

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23min of Ska : Pleiades

23skaPLEIADES
“Many a night I saw the Pleiads,
rising through the mellow shade,
Glitter like a swarm of fire-flies
tangled in a silver braid.”

– “Locksley Hall” by Lord Tennyson

00:00 – the Scotch Bonnetts – What Becomes Mine (Live Ya Life ’13)
02:36 – Stop the Presses – Skanking Private Ryan (eSkandalo! ’13)
06:34 – Save Ferris – I’ve Not Crying for You (Modified ’99)
10:27 – the Freecoasters – Little Havana (the Freecoasters ’14)
14:13 – the Oldians – Failed Love Affaires (Wandering Souls ’11)
17:13 – the Interrupters – Judge Not (the Interrupters ’14)
20:05 – the Pepper Pots – Forget the Rules (Shake It! ’07)

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23min of Ska : To Strike Out On Your Own

23ska-bwplaidMan oh man, do I love phrases that have double meanings! “To strike out on your own” mean either to leave everything behind and enter into the world, or it can mean to fail all by your self. I kinda like that, life always has more than one meaning, which is what makes it so great! Right? Well, I think I’m right at least. So hey, here’s a bunch of kick ass ska and ska/punk music for you! If you never heard of any of these bands before, you’re in for a treat! Also, if you know some of them, but not all, I’ll let know right now, they all measure up to each other. So sit back, relax and may your wins be more than your losses.

00:00 – the Scotch Bonnetts – I Do (Live Ya Life ’13)
03:34 – Bim Skala Bim – Wandering Soul (Bones ’92)
06:50 – the Bohunks – Momma (Knows Best) (In the Waiting Room ’11)
10:36 – Reel Big Fish – I’m Cool (Why do They Rock so Hard? ’98)
13:43 – Squirt Gun Warriors – Do What I Do (Don’t Fence Me In ’14)
15:55 – By the Rivers – Vulture – (By the Rivers ’13)
18:35 – Stand Out Riot – Ambush Paddington (Carnival Militia ’09)

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