Tag Archives: the Skatoons

23min of Ska : …Now You Know…

In the early days you may have heard or been told a number of… contradictory stories about the nature and origin of the ska scene and about the reasons why 23min of Ska came into being.

We lied.

We are not at war, there is no competition.
This is a rescue operation.

00:00 – MU330 – Tune Me Out (Crab Rangoon ’97)
02:32 – Half Past Two – Curtain Call (Too Hectic! California Ska Punk comp ’21)
05:10 – Big D & the Kids Table – Toyed (DO YOUR ART ’21)
04:45 – the Skatoons – Tschüss (Einmal Ska Und Zurück ’03)
11:16 – the Third-Rates – Last One Out (See What Sticks ’21)
15:44 – Johnny Socko – Mix Tape (Johnny Socko ’02)
18:55 – Show Me Island – the Life (Show Me Island ’13)

Art by Brian Bolland

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23min of Ska was produced by RJ Phoenix

23min of Ska : the Back to School Issue!

23skaBACKTOSCHOOL23min of Ska is back to teach you a thing or two about new and upcoming ska, some overlooked gems, and a little bit of ska history! Can you handle all this? The past, present, and future of ska all rolled up into one? I’m sure you can because I have the best and smartest listeners in all of podcastdom! Is this appeal to your collective ego doing anything for you? Yeah? Kickass! You all rock! Thanks for checking out this episode! You’re all super lovely and I love you all!

00:00 – Amy Gabba and the Almost Famous – the Distance (the Heart is Stupid ’19)
02:24 – the Skatoons – Pogogirl (Einmal Ska Und Zurück ’03)
04:30 – the Penniless Loafers – Going Sane (the Penniless Loafers ’15)
07:49 – the Slums – the Crow (PCT Musique Split Vol. 6 ’19)
10:30 – the Skatastrophics – In the Air (In the Air ’19)
14:23 – Rathskeller – My Cancion (West Bound ’99)
19:51 – Prince Buster – Blackhead Chinaman (Blackhead Chinaman / My Ticket ’62)

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