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BOOMTOWN 2017 – CHINATOWN

I’ve been locked in the lab with the Boomtown team, cooking up this year’s line up and we’re currently releasing the various districts. This seems like the perfect excuse to share some new music from bands that are playing so … Continue reading

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London International Ska Festival 2016

Although the mainstream press stopped talking about Ska many years ago (and perhaps thankfully so), as any person who has been to the ChinaTown district of BoomTown knows, there remains a vast and dedicated underground following who span generations and … Continue reading

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Russkaja – Rock’n’Roll Today

I have it on good authority that Russkaja have a new album on the way. However, with this information comes the news that I missed their album Peace, Love & Russian Roll which was released in the summer. I’ve just … Continue reading

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La Pegatina feat. Ska-P – Una Mirada

La Pegatina‘s set on the Jolly Dodger at BoomTown over this summer was one of my favourite live shows of the year so far. They brought exactly the amount of energy that this latest video promises, the only thing they … Continue reading

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The Crepitans – Run Home

The Crepitans join a few notable bands, most recently Mad Decent signing, The Frightnrs (who I could have sworn I posted about already but it seems not, so have included a couple of tunes from their new release down below), … Continue reading

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The Ska Vengers – Frank Brazil

Loving the latest video from New Delhi band, The Ska Vengers. The video follows three different chapters in the life of Udham Singh (aka Frank Brazil), an Indian revolutionary whose life changed in 1919 when he witnessed hundreds of unarmed … Continue reading

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BOOMTOWN – SKANKIN’ CITY 2015 (MIX)

I really enjoy making these Skankin’ City mixes each year. Despite it being so big at BoomTown, there really isn’t enough Ska representation in the wider world these days, or Gypsy Fusion come to that. So here I’m representing both … Continue reading

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