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23min of Ska : Red Wind

23skaFINGERMANOh man, this episode makes me wanna dance! I mean, for real wanna get up and boogie! This is a collection of some of my favorite get loud and get down kind of tunes. I hope you dig it, and if you don’t, eh, I’ll be rocking out to this one alone then!

00:00 – the Smooths – Sin Supposed to Be (Fall / Sin Supposed to Be ’98)
03:15 – Slow Gherkin – Years Off My Life (Lives ’16)
05:33 – OreSkaBand – Carry On! (Carry On! ’15)
09:13 – the Mighty Mighty Bosstones – Holy Smoke (Don’t Know How to Party ’93)
12:04 – Jeff Rosenstock – Rainbow (WORRY. ’16)
13:36 – Codename: Rocky – Mile Markers (Reboot ’16)
16:58 – Night Gaunts – Nights & Daze (Conversations with Creation ’15)
20:05 – Big D & the Kids Table feat. Maddie Ruthless and the Doped Up Dollies – Oi DJ (Big D & the Kids Table/Dope Up Dollies split ’15)

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23min of Ska : Second Coming

23skaSECONDCOMINGYo, listen up, after last weeks over stuff and frantic episode, I thought we could take it a little easier this week. Geez, I hope you agree, I certainly think it’s another awesome episode! Listen up and enjoy yourself out there, it’s later than you think!

00:00 – Half Past Two – Girl in a Band (It’s About Time ’09)
04:15 – the Equators – Baby Come Back (Baby Come Back ’80)
07:45 – Pressure Cooker – Secondhand Soldier (What She Wants ’08)
11:26 – the Smooths – Enemy (Very Own Vegas ’96)
15:16 – the Caroloregians – Back in the Day (Fat is Back ’11)
18:01 – Corey Dixon & the Zvooks – I Hope You Know (Calm Down ’01)
20:28 – the Bohunks – Precious (In the Waiting Room ’11)

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23min of Ska : dONE

23skaONEHere it is, what was at one time supposed to be the final episode of 23min of Ska. In fact it is a reverse order of the bands played in the very first episode, different songs of course. It’s been a long road to get here, and I’ve had a ton of fun along the way. I still think this would’ve been a perfect ending, seriously, I’ve literally been sitting on this episode for years. Heck, even the last few episodes were mostly worked out 3 years ago. I’d always planned on ending this show one day. Podcasts don’t end, they just stop updating, and I thought 23min of Ska deserved to go out with a proper ending. But more than going out in style, the listeners have shown me that instead, 23min of Ska deserves life! One day we’ll come to a true ending, but this, this is just a check point, a weigh station on the journey of this silly little podcast. Thanks for having me, see you next week.

00:00 – the Toasters – Weekend In L.A. (Don’t Let the Bastards Grind You Down ’97)
04:09 – Mustard Plug – What You Say (In Black and White ’07)
07:11 – Less Than Jake – Best Wishes to Your Black Lung (Anthem ’03)
09:59 – the Smooths – Big Decisions (No Breaks ’98)
14:09 – MU330 – Got Caught (Chumps On Parade ’96)
16:13 – Johnny Socko – Rocks in My Head (Quatro ’99)
19:56 – the Slackers – Alone Again (the Question ’98)

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23min of Ska : the Coming Four Horsemen

23skaHORSEMENThe theme is the end. The Apocalypse is an end. The horsemen come and herald the end. The theme for this episode is fours and endings. I didn’t think about the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse until I was trying to think of a better name for this episode than “Nothing Lasts Four Ever” and now I feel I wasted a perfectly good theme. Well… maybe I’ll come back to it some day… I mean… I’m not really going to end 23min of Ska am I?

00:00 – Dan P. & the Bricks – Connecting Four (Watch Where You Walk ’12)
02:12 – the Smooths – Farewell (No Breaks ’98)
04:59 – Skandalous All-Stars – Waiting for the End (Age of Insects ’99)
07:44 – the Jinkies – Kiss Me Goodbye (the Jinkies ’97)
11:19 – Save Ferris – Goodbye (It Means Everything ’97)
14:54 – the Good Skamaritans – the Way That You Do (Let’s Rawk ’02)
17:36 – the Hotknives – Last Song on the Jukebox (Screams, Dreams and Custard Creams ’00)

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23min of Ska : Look! It’s the 6th Anniversary Show

23ska-diceIt’s true listeners, we’ve made it to the 6 year mark! I’m not going to lie, I never thought I’d take it this far! I figured I’d give it a good shot for 3 years and see how things go. Due to the support of many listeners and many bands I’ve been happy to continue doing this little podcast for any ska fan that downloads it. Thanks, for real, thanks!

00:00 – the Siren Six! – All in the Family (UK Version) (the Voice with the Built in Promise ’97)
03:50 – BOP (harvey) – Man in Disguise (Bread & Circuses ’90)
06:28 – the Smooths – Look Out (No Breaks ’98)
09:51 – My Man Friday – Dissatisfied (Night of the Exotic Tiki Gods ’99)
13:39 – the Stretch Band – Lounging in a Mood Rut (Armstrong ’99)
15:38 – Fighting Gravity – Sally Brown (live) (Hello Cleveland ’99)
19:46 – the Insteps – Always Remember (Eleven Steps to Power ’96)

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23min of Ska : 21 Black Jack

23ska21So very many 23min of Ska episodes are finalized and mixed in the wee hours of the night when I really should be asleep, this episode is no exception. I had a few ideas for this one, luckily it snapped together pretty quickly and awesomely. I always try to plan a few weeks ahead, makes a better podcast, or at least one that doesn’t keep me burning the midnight oil to produce. But this one, this one feels right that it kept me up so late. Exhausted, listening to music I love, to share it with the kind of folks that are awesome enough to listen… well it doesn’t get better than that! I’ll take a million sleepless nights to party with any one of you rascals! Ska is made for late night revelries. And maybe a bad decision or two.

00:00 – the Resignators – Black Jack Swing (Down in Flames ’13)
02:51 – Bad Cards – the Wanderer (Bad Cards ’15)
05:24 – Counting Coins – In the Red (Reach for the Sky ’13)
07:56 – Rotterdam Ska-Jazz Foundation – Black Night (Sunwalk ’05)
11:46 – Stop the Presses – Originator Red (Does it Still Look Pretty? ’11)
15:56 – the Smooths – Tout Seul (Very Own Vegas ’96)
19:31 – My Man Friday – Red Colored Lemon (Night of the Exotic Tiki Gods ’99)

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23min of Ska : Pretty Octopi Pants

23skaOCTOPUSHey gang, check it out, another debut song for all ya’ll! It’s from los Kung-Fu Monkeys and their new album is due out next week and it kicks off with this same song! “Taking it Easy” indeed! But that’s not where the great music stops, no! There’s plenty more, so keep those computer speakers turned up, or those earbuds in your ears, because it’s another upbeat fun episode from 23 Minutes of Ska! (Remember kids if it’s not the 23min of Ska podcast, it’s either longer or shorter than 23 minutes and may or may not be ska.)

00:00 – los Kung-Fu Monkeys – Taking it Easy (Rudeboy Rockers ’15)
02:24 – the Forthrights – Drift Away (the FORTHRIGHTS ’12)
05:22 – the Smooths – Letter After J (Very Own Vegas ’96)
08:54 – the Meow Meows – (I Don’t Know Why) I Love You (Somehow We Met ’13)
13:29 – Club 99 – There was a Fire Last Nite (Club 99 ’13)
16:44 – the Interrupters – White Noise (the Interrupters ’14)
19:00 – doctormanette – Guilt (the Same Thing Over & Over ’99)

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