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23min of Ska : Tiger Tail

23skaTIGERTAILOk, well, this week’s episode wasn’t supposed to be this week’s episode. I don’t know when I was going to make an episode like this next, but it wasn’t in my plans. Then the Pomps had to go and release a new and fantastic EP last week and inspire this! Next week I’ll get back with the plan, but this week… this week had to come NOW!

00:00 – the Pomps – Alternate America (Alternate America ’17)
02:40 – Razika – Middelalder (Program 91 ’11)
04:34 – the Skarsoles – Good Intentions (Wake Up Rise Up ’17)
07:27 – the Good Skamaritans – Fried Up (Let’s Rawk ’02)
10:06 – Behind Deadlines – Sick of it All (Status Quo ’16)
13:35 – the A-OKs – No Hope (Words are Not for Eating ’10)
16:19 – General Rudie – the Jig is Up (Cooling the Mark ’05)
19:35 – Mephiskapheles – Three Favorite Americans (Anti-Racist Action comp ’98)

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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!

23min of Ska : 14 lbs = 1 stone

23ska9BRITAINEveryone knows that ska was created in Jamaica, but ska’s second home was Britain. Again, a fact that most ska fans know. The fun part about Great Britain is that island still is producing some of the best ska around. Here’s a small sample of these great bands! Be they English, Scottish or Welsh, they are putting out some great, great sounds!

00:00 – the Amphetameanies – Gut Punch (Last Chance Bordello ’14)
02:26 – the Skarsoles – Dead Beat World (When We Were Kings ’13)
04:57 – Drewvis – Let it Go (Disposable Pleasures and Meaningful Pursuits ’11)
08:05 – Cartoon Violence – Moscow (Tit for Tat ’13)
11:44 – the Stiff Joints – Bosh Bosh (Circus on Repeat ’13)
14:55 – the Talks – Don’t Look Behind You (Commoners, Peers, Drunks & Thieves ’14)
17:47 – Call Me Malcolm – It’s Not Me, It’s You (We did This to Ourselves ’14)
20:04 – New Town Kings – Pack Up Bye Bye (Pack Up By By ’15)

Show support for the bands by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by finding & liking 23min of Ska on facebook as well as follow on twitter.

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!

23min of Ska : Luck (Is for Losers)

23ska-ace“Luck is for Losers” is a phrase my wife has been saying a lot lately. It’s totally true. We make our own luck. If you don’t put yourself in the right place at the right time you’ll never even have that chance to “be lucky!” Luck had nothing to do with it, you made the choices in life that lead to such good fortune. About half the bands in this episode took it upon themselves to send me a message about their band and maybe a few songs, the other half I was lucky enough to stumble upon. The former made their own luck, the latter I consider myself lucky to have found. It’s a big, crazy world out there, don’t waste your time, get out in front of it and make your “luck” happen.

00:00 – Greenhouse – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Tomorrow the World ’98)
02:39 – Flying Raccoon Suit – Lucky Day (Paper Airplanes ’12)
04:10 – the Stiff Joints – CAM (Circus on Repeat ’13)
06:12 – Ska’s the Limit – If it Were Me (Ska’s the Limit ’14)
09:05 – the Skarsoles – When We Were Kings (When We Were Kings ’13)
12:26 – Ellwood – Dancin’ Girl (Lost in Transition ’11)
15:48 – Be Like Max – Local Band (Just Tryin’ to Fit in… Ur Mom ’14)
19:55 – the Jellycats – When I Do (When I Do ’12)

Show support for the band by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by finding & liking 23min of Ska on facebook as well as follow on twitter. 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!

23min of Ska : the Colossus of Rhodes

23skaCOLOSSUSLife is some kind of crazy adventure, if you’re not out there living it, what is the point of living? If you’re going to do anything, do it to the hilt! Live large. Why not? Why not start living that way today? Just keep your ego in check and you be as big a deal as you want to be!

00:00 – the Amphetameanies – the Wrong One (Last Chance Bordello ’14)
02:37 – the Bohunks feat. Roger Rivas – Too Easy (In the Waiting Room ’11)
05:32 – the Upsessions – Big Boss Reggae (Beat You Reggae ’09)
08:07 – the Skarsoles – 4 More Shots (When We Were Kings ’13)
11:50 – el Bosso & die Ping Pongs – Brutus (Hier und Jetzt oder Nie ’14)
15:11 – Crazy Baldhead – a Long Way Off (Boots Embraces ’13)
18:37 – Rude King – Reality (It’ll Probably Be Alright ’13)

Show support for the band by clicking on those links and checking out their websites and music! Show support for the podcast by finding & liking 23min of Ska on facebook as well as follow on twitter. 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 partner in crime over at Grandpa’s Casino Recordings, they have some great vinyl ska records!