Tag Archives: Urban Pirate Records

Midweek Ska World Update

Relevant Kickstarter/BigTunes Campaigns
Sammy K and the East Los Three are even closer to their goal, this album is going to be a ripper, seriously check it out, it will be awesome and needs just a little more help
Urban Pirate Records wants to get out a 5 piece 7″ set w/ a whole mess of great ska bands, it’s stalled a bit but let’s push it over the line, lot’s of great acts (like the Slackers and such) contributing to this

It is the last week to cash in on some of the rewards that Big D & the Kids Table is offering to supporters of their kickstarter

Concerts
Mustard Plug JUST started a short string of West Coast shows today
Jamaican Oldies Weekend is this weekend in Chicago, buy a pre-sale ticket now before you get down to all this awesomeness! Eric “Monty” Morris w/ Soul Radics and Roy & Yvonne w/ the Prizefighters, what isn’t there to love?
By the Rivers is also kicking off a tour on March 1st in the UK that will run through the first half of this month

Midweek Ska World Update

New / Cheap Music
King Django has released his new album “Anywhere I Roam” on Stubborn Records.
Ska/Calypso/Swing band the Mighty Vipers are streaming a few new songs on their website.
Big D & the Kids Table just released their video for Rotten to the general public.

Concerts
Looks like Reel Big Fish is gigging around the UK for the rest of February
Also, the Intensive Ska Explosion IV is going down in Brussles, Belgium this Saturday.
Jamaican Oldies Weekend is on March 1st & 2nd, buy a pre-sale ticket now and help cheer up Chuck Wren.
If you’re near Bamberg, Germany on March 2nd try to go see the final show for the One Droppers.
While the Toasters will be in America for the next several weeks, it looks like in the Spring they will be all over Europe, plan your holiday now
Sammy K will be hitting the East Coast & Canada starting in March, he puts on a hell of a good show, go catch it

Relevant Kickstarter/BigTunes Campaigns
Speaking of Sammy K, he & the East Los Three are even closer to their goal, this album is going to be a ripper, check it out.
Urban Pirate Records wants to get out a 5 piece 7″ set w/ a whole mess of great ska bands, it’s still at 50%, let’s push it over the line.

Midweek Ska World Update

Don’t Read That, Read This
LA Weekly has a great write up about the Delirians and the resurgence of ska in Los Angeles.

New / Cheap Music
Sonic Boom Six’s new single “Keep On Believing” is now available if you’re in the UK.
Jump Up Records has a sale going on where you can get 7 LPs for only $35 while supplies last.
Tomorrow is Download Day at Community Records feat. Stuck Lucky and other bands.
The Amphetameanies put out a new video for their song Nothings OK.
Last year No Such Noise released their EP on vinyl, get it while you can!
Ska/punk band After the Fact is offering the deluxe version of their “Super Scary Senarioes” EP at a cost of what ever the heck you wanna pay them for it.
Hit up the Pragmatics, they just shared a few new songs on their ReverbNation page.

Concerts
Spend the rest of this month tracking down Kill Lincoln as they cross the snow to rock you.
Sonic Boom Six look to be all over the UK & Ireland for the rest of the month.
Dave Wakeling’s version of the (English) Beat are still running around America for the next three months.
March looks like a busy month in the Midwest for the Pinstripes.
Five Iron Frenzy just announced some tour dates starting in late March.
Big D just dropped a handful of North East & Canadian tour dates in March & April.
The Resignators are running all around their native Australia in April.

Relevant Kickstarter/BigTunes Campaigns
Sammy K & the East Los Three are even closer to their goal, this album is going to be a ripper, check it out.
Blame Sydney is so close to their goal, check it out, will you?
Urban Pirate Records wants to get out a 5 piece 7″ set w/ a whole mess of great ska bands, it’s at 50%, let’s push it over the line.

Sad News
Looks like We are Union are going on hiatus. Well, suck…

Midweek Ska World Update

Relevant Kickstarter/BigTunes Campaigns
Big D & the Kids Table wants to make 2 new albums are over halfway to goal
Sammy K & the East Los Three want to make and album and are just $900 away from their goal
Blame Sydney is almost at the goal for their new album
Urban Pirate Records wants to get out a 5 piece 7″ set w/ a whole mess of great ska bands, check this out

New Music / Cheap Music
the new EP from the Snails, “the River”, is on sale for $3 until Friday
Jimmy the Squirrel has released the first single of their upcoming album
By The Rivers’ new single might be a few weeks old, but still worth your time if you missed it
Community Records will hold their 6th Download Day on Feb 14th w/ free downloads from Stuck Lucky & others
All the records from last year’s Big Ska Gamble subscription are in and ready to ship everywhere
New album from ska-core band Best of the Worst album is now streaming and available for pre-order.

Concerts
Fishbone are on tour and will continue to do so throughout Feb into early March.
This Saturday, Feb 9th, is SkaWars 2013 in Los Angeles, CA.
The Suburban Legends are getting ready to head to the UK in 2 weeks.
If you’re in Germany on Feb 23rd head on out out to Viva Con Ska Punk
In that vein, it looks like Wisecracker will be all over the place after that show.
Jamaican Oldies Weekend will be on in Chicago on March 1st & 2nd.
Sometime in March the Specials will be touring America.
The London International Ska Festival starts on March 28th.

Other (We Should’ve Seen This Coming) News
Streetlight Manifesto’s newest album has been delayed… again.