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23min of Ska : Glazed

Words, words, words. Words arranged into a sentence. Words trying to convey an idea. Shallow statement of support. Trite catchphrase showing solidarity. Buzzword. Mention of genre. New slang to show you’re hip to the kids. Self-deprecating joke. Sincere message of thanks to listeners for their time. Another joke. Words expressing the hope that the listener likes this episode.

00:00 – Reggae Workers of the World – Memories Walk (Reggae Workers of the World ’15)
02:20 – the Middle Volga Social Club – Nikolay Golga (Groovin’ ’17)
05:18 – the Skints – Got No Say (FM ’15)
08:37 – the Toasters – Ploughshares into Guns (New York Fever ’92)
12:04 – the Doped up Dollies feat. Maddie Ruthless – Skin Head (the New Way Out ’15)
15:10 – the Snails – Call Me (Urban Pirate Booty Vol. 5 ’13)
19:07 – les Singes Verts – Personal Jesus (Fellow Men ’17)

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23min of Ska : Strawberry Jelly Filled

23skastrawberryjamNothing is True.
Everything is Possible.

It’s a big world out there.
Watch out for yourself, and try to your best to help others.
Good luck.

00:00 – the Pomps – Mitt’s a Twit (Indie Rock is Dying ’16)
02:22 – the Sentiments – You Don’t Know (Hi-Fi ’16)
05:40 – Abraskadabra – Tonight (Grandma Nancy’s Old School Garden ’12)
08:49 – Big D & the Kids Table – Hell on Earth (Strictly Rude ’07)
11:48 – the Branlarians – Dirty Western (the First and Maybe the Only! ’13)
14:55 – the Indecision – Come and Go (the Indecision EP ’12)
17:30 – the Toasters – Too Much Happening (New York Fever ’92)
20:19 – the Beat – Two Swords (I Just Can’t Stop It ’80)
22:29 – Dan Potthast – Alternative Facts (from a Facebook video ’17)

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23min of Ska : Bay City Blues

23skaGUNGIRLLet’s hear it for living life the way you want to live it! Yeah! Wait… you don’t? You better change that as much as you can, and soon! Ok, yeah, I know, a lot of stuff sucks in life, we gotta get around it any way we can. We can’t let it crush us. We need to fight back or we need to move on and find a better place.

00:00 – Steady 45s – Mama Said (Greenleaf Special ’16)
02:24 – Reel Big Fish – Your Guts (I Hate Them) (We’re Not Happy ’til You’re Not Happy ’05)
04:25 – Bomb the Music Industry! – Depression is No Fun (Get Warmer ’07)
07:07 – Be Like Max – Shout it Out (Against All Odds ’15)
11:07 – Jimmy Cliff – Ruby Soho (Rebirth ’12)
13:56 – the Toasters – Little Hidden Secrets (Dub 56 ’94)
16:36 – the Allentons – Dreams (Dreams ’11)
20:10 – Backyard Superheroes – Netflix & Chill (Netflix & Chill ’16)

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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 : Nation X

23skaNATIONXThey said it couldn’t be done… wait… maybe they said it shouldn’t be done… that seems more likely… either way, here it is, more songs and bands than have ever been stuffed into a single episode of 23min of Ska. 23min of Ska is always coming at you with a lot of great ska music, we’re just pushing the envelope this time.

00:00 – Less Than Jake – a Short History Lesson (See the Light ’13)
01:44 – Dance Hall Crashers – Triple Track (Short Music for Short People ’99)
02:14 – the Holophonics – Silhouette (Don’t Mess with the Holophonics ’15)
03:44 – the Robustos – Return of Loveroy (Introducing…. ’97)
04:26 – the Last Slice – CD Skips (Fresh Cuts ’12)
05:30 – Be Like Max – Skankin Joe (Just Tryin’ to Fit in… Ur Mom ’14)
06:20 – the Toasters – Moon Ska Stomp (2 Tone Army ’11)
07:15 – Goldfinger – My Girlfriend’s Shower Sucks (Goldfinger ’96)
08:17 – Hörinfarkt – Zu fett fuer diesen Sommer (AbhörSKAndal ’14)
10:04 – Big D & the Kids Table – Social Muckary (Stomp ’13)
11:55 – Unsteady – Darkie Love Affair (Tightrope ’96)
13:28 – Catch Twenty-Two – Riding the Fourth Wave (Keasbey Nights ’98)
15:16 – the Good Skamaritans – Love by Default (Let’s Rawk ’02)
17:01 – the Amphetameanies – Theme from Radio Spytime (Right Line in Nylons ’00)
18:34 – MU330 – the Struggle of Helen (Crab Rangoon ’97)
20:22 – Sounds Like Chicken – 232 Degrees (…Like a Cannonball to the Ocean Floor ’04)
22:01 – Bruce Lee Band – AGH!!! (Community Support Group ’14)

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23min of Ska : Onslaught

23skaONSLAUGHTBack again for another thrilling episode of 23min of Ska! Hope you dig this one! I have to say, it was a little tougher than I thought it was going to be, theme wise, but in the end, I feel like it came together. Heck even if the theme faltered a bit, with a line up of bands this solid it is still sure to a great episode! Hope you enjoy it!

00:00 – the Bishops – Other Side (Time to Move ’13)
03:41 – Backyard Superheroes – My Fault (Let’s Get Dangerous ’15)
06:29 – the Pietasters – Trust Yourself (Turbo ’02)
09:56 – the Toasters – Everything You Said has been a Lie (Don’t Let the Bastards Grind You Down ’97)
12:21 – the Robustos – Hecho-A-Mano (Introducing… ’97)
15:45 – MU330 – Dropping the Ball (Ultra Panic ’02)
17:21 – Counting Coins – Not Enough Heroes (and Too Much Heroin) (Take the Ride ’10)
20:06 – Reel Big Fish – Take On Me (BASEketball soundtrack ’98)

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23min of Ska : Inferno

23skaINFERNOOh man, I think I could do 2 or 3 episodes based on the “Inferno” story line, and as I type, I’m only about 2/3rds of the way through re-reading it! I am seriously enjoying getting back to the comics of my youth and using it to inform these episodes of the show. I know, it’s a bit of an odd thought experiment for me, but I hope you all are still enjoying the ripping good ska that is being presented!

00:00 – Prince Buster And All Stars – Too Hot (Soul Serenade / Too Hot ’67)
02:49 – Charley & Whitney with the Prizefighters – Elusive Baby (Troubles / Elusive Baby ’14)
06:12 – Maddie Ruthless feat. the Forthrights – Sympathy (Maddie Ruthless and Friends ’12)
09:58 – the Toasters – New York Fever (New York Fever ’92)
12:03 – Johnny Socko – Devil’s Advocate (Quatro ’99)
14:31 – One Groovy Coconut – Limbo Life (More Like This Than That ’98)
19:18 – Demon Waffle – Never Gonna Learn (Eat Your Breakfast ’12)

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23min of Ska : Days of Future Past

23skaFUTUREPASTUh hey, here’s a new episode of 23min to Ska, hope you don’t hate it. Sorry, it’s been a bit busy as of late, so I don’t have too terribly much to say other than this: Check out all these bands, they are all awesome! Also, read more comic books, they kick tin. Hope you enjoy, ya’ll are the best listeners of all time!

00:00 – New Riot – Days Like These (Riot.Sleep.Repeat ’11)
03:26 – IV4K – Sidelines (Start Your Own Scene ’14)
04:25 – Deal’s Gone Bad – Take Time (the Ramblers ’07)
09:03 – the Dropsteppers – Foolish Pride (Get Up in it! ’11)
12:54 – the Toasters – Spooky Graveyard (D.L.T.B.G.Y.D. ’97)
16:44 – We are the Union – We Don’t Care if Yesterday Burns, Stoke Up the Fire (Great Leaps Forward ’10)
19:50 – Save the Swim Team – a New Plan (Best of Vol. 3 ’13)

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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 7 Chakras

23skaCHAKRAWhat do I know about chakras? Not too much, I’m really hoping a whitey like me isn’t offending any Indians whose religious practice includes the chakras. Come to think of it, I didn’t worry about offending Christians when I did theme episodes on the Deadly Sins… well, retroactively, I hope I didn’t upset any Christians. At most the chakras were a spring board to present 7 songs or artists that in some way relate to what each chakra represents. It isn’t perfect, but it was fun to try and figure out, and hell, all of this music is worth hearing anyway, so stop reading and get listening!

00:00 – King Django – I Promised (Rarebreed Recording Company Summer Sampler ’15)
02:21 – Half Past Two – Lyin’ Eyes (It’s About Time ’09)
05:31 – Perfect Thyroid – Phoenix City (Freedom Sounds ’97)
10:54 – Sammy Kay & the East los Three – Heart so True (Love Letters ’13)
14:17 – the Vengers – Baby in ‘a Belly (Push This? ’95)
16:37 – Green Room Rockers – Basement Song (Green Room Rockers ’10)
20:21 – the Toasters – Chuck Berry (Hard Band for Dead ’96)

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