Tag Archives: ska punk

THE HATTERS – АЛКОХАРДКОР

The ‘hottest’ new Russian band around bare all on their latest video that mixes up Balkan folk breakdowns, skanking Ska Punk and a slightly surf bassline that makes it sound like the theme tune to a 70s Eastern European super-hero … Continue reading

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Paul The Kid – BBW

Loving this first solo single from Night Gaunts’ vocalist/producer/guitarist Paul The Kid. Following a similar feel to his New Zealand ska punk group but adding some extra bass heavy beats for good measure. Think kind of Dreadzone meets the Beastie … Continue reading

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Eskorzo – La Pena

No sooner had I mentioned them in my last post, when along comes the new video and single from pioneering Mestizo rockers Eskorzo. As I’ve mentioned previously, they were easily one of the stand out live acts I saw last … 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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COVERED IN SKA

I’ve always been a sucker for a good cover version, as anyone who caught our ‘Big Swing Got It Covered‘ mix will be aware. I think it started with Reggae covers many years ago. I was always fascinated how Reggae … Continue reading

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Sonido Vegetal – Carromato Punk

These guys absolutely rocked the Devil Kicks Dancehall at BoomTown a couple of years ago, and it looks like they’ve picked up a deal with Sony Music España since then and have a new album out later this month. This … 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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