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23min of Ska : Tutti Frutti

23skaTUTTII hope this podcast finds you well. I hope this podcast finds you at all. It’s a busy time, and hard not to get all caught up in it.
Things seem hectic but brush that stress aside. Don’t get caught up trying to be perfect and experience things in a perfect way. That’s undue stress that you’re better off without. The pressure from now until the end of the year can get rough, so take some time out away from your crazy aunt and drunken uncle and listen to some ska. Relax, you deserve it!

00:00 – the Dull Blue Lights – 44 Bullets (the Dull Blue Lights ’17)
02:12 – the Kingpins – Just One Day (Let’s Go BACK to Work ’17)
05:12 – Night Gaunts – Fractal Jungle (Fractal Jungle ’17)
08:55 – Big D & the Kids Table – Walls (For the Damned, the Dumb & the Delirious ’11)
12:00 – Goldfinger – Chris Clayton (Hang Ups ’97)
15:13 – Suspense Heroes Syndicate – To All My Friends (Big Shot ’15)
20:12 – the Stiff Joints – Beige & Onion (First Proper Album ’17)

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23min of Ska : Mint Chocolate Chip

23skaMINTCHIPAh, back to normal, playing whatever the heck I want as long as it’s ska. I’m not concerned with keeping it traditional or ska/punk, I just care that it has that snappy ska beat to make you pick up your feet. And when your feet are sore, if you need to keep dancing, press on. If we all called it a day once things got difficult I wouldn’t have gotten this episode out tonight. I’m sleepy and my wrists are burning as I write this. But man, I love this collection of songs, I love that I stuck it out! Hell, I love all the songs that I tried to stick in this episode that didn’t work. I’ll get them into your ears soon, promise.

00:00 – Soweto – I Got a Girl (Turn On the Music Again ’17)
02:36 – OreSkaBand – ¡Fiebre! (Nexspot / ¡Fiebre! ’16)
03:35 – the Stiff Joints – Bubble Bubble (First Proper Album ’17)
09:40 – Soul Radics – Two Devils (Two Devils ’17)
13:00 – Paul the Kid – BBW (Two Tone Death Wave ’17)
16:45 – Behind Deadlines – Laid Off (Status Quo ’16)
19:48 – Big D & the Kids Table – Destination Gone Astray (For the Damned the Dumb and the Delirious ’11)

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23min of Ska : Rocky Road

23skaROCKYROADNever be too afraid to pause your life, for just a bit. Things happen, out of your control, and you need to take a pit-stop. You can’t do this too often, or even make a habit out of it, for if you do, you’ll lose you motivation to press on. We should always be making forward progress, but a short break from it is never a bad thing. Keep dancing, keep exploring and keep being awesome.

00:00 – the Interrupters – Babylon (Say It Out Loud ’16)
03:12 – the Stiff Joints – Techno Zombie (First Proper Album ’17)
06:09 – Bomb the Music Industry! – My Response to an Article in Alternative Press (Goodbye Cool World ’06)
08:22 – Skaciety – Lost the Plot (Skaciety / Popes of Chillitown split ’16)
11:08 – Kill Lincoln – Figure it Out, Summer Sanders (That’s Cool… in a Totally Negative and Destructive Way ’13)
15:03 – Sonic Boom Six – My Philosophy (Cardiac Arrest ’17)
17:18 – the A-OKs – Panic Pills and Mayhem Medicine (FunEmployment Benefits ’14)
20:20 – Be Like Max – Lovely Day (Against All Odds ’15)

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23min of Ska : the Man Who Liked Dogs

23skaaxeI’ll come right out and say it, I think ska music is pretty damn great. No, really, I know after nearly seven years of doing this podcast that you might doubt my commitment, but by golly, I’m in it to win it! Win what? Well your ears, my friend! To flip them on to some great ska music that you never knew you loved before!

00:00 – the Stiff Joints – Mona Lisa (Mona Lisa ’16)
02:44 – the Toasters – Dog Eat Dog (Enemy of the System ’02)
06:57 – the Suppressors – Jump Up Girl (Setting it Straight ’15)
09:34 – the Expanders – Jericho (Old Time Something Come Back Again ’12)
12:40 – Bombskare – Do All Dogs Go to Heaven? (the Day the Earth Stood Stupid ’13)
17:12 – Threat Level Burgundy – SPAZ (…and Then Things got Weird ’13)

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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)

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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)

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23min of Ska : Some Help to Pass the Time

23ska roofHere’s a selection of songs to help get you from one end of your day to the next. Actually, it can’t do that, it’s only 23min long, that’s far too short! But, I dunno, play it over and over again? Or pause it after a minute and wait and hour to hit play again for another minute. Something like that, right? All kidding aside, I hope you dig this! That’s a fresh new track from the Delirians, I’m really enjoying their debut full length! Also, check that Rude King track East Coast, cuz Rude King is gonna be all up in ya in a few weeks! You best get out to see them, their live show is certainly something to behold, and they are some of the friendliest folks I’ve ever met!

00:00 – the Delirians – Get Up (Get Up! ’14)
02:34 – the Freecoasters – Keep Moving (the Freecoasters ’14)
04:52 – the Stiff Joints – Wish You Were Mine (Circus on Repeat ’13)
08:13 – Daniel Flores & the Rumba Box – Hard Man Fe Dead (Todo Hombre es Una Isla ’12)
11:22 – Rude King – the Gift (It’ll Probably be Alright ’13)
14:43 – los Kaites – la Noche de las 10 000 Luces (Desde el Imperio de la Decadencia ’12)
18:24 – Johnny Socko – Torgugas (Full Trucker Effect ’97)

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