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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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Captain Ska – Liar Liar (Ge2017)

After topping the download charts, it looks like Captain Ska will be riding high in the official UK singles chart with this relevant revamp of their 2010 track aimed squarely at our country’s current leader (though for how long remains … Continue reading

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Rags Rudi – Last Train To Python

Let’s face it, nothing really beats Reggae, Punk and Ska for speaking out on social issues, yet all of these genres (save for some of Punk’s offspring and a handful of Reggae acts) seem to be largely ignored by all … Continue reading

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SINSEMILIA – LA MAUVAISE REPUTATION (LIVE)

We played a Big Swing Sound set directly after these guys a couple of years back, talk about a tough act to follow! This is from their ‘Reggae Addicts Live’ DVD which is out now.

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Pannonia Allstars Ska Orchestra – Scratchy

P.A.S.O. are a fantastic live band from Hungary who play a mixture of Ska, Reggae and Balkan music. This is their tribute to the legendary Lee Scratch Perry from last year’s Ghost Train album. By the way, if you’re a … 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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