Love original ska? Well, we recommend you take around 40 minutes out of your busy lift and check out the complete This Is Ska documentary, which is on YouTube right now. It is well worth the time and effort. Continue Reading
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This playlist is a bit random, as it’s a mix of tracks between myself, Dave Edwards and a number of you via the Facebook and Twitter pages. The result is a Spotify playlist called Ska Night. Continue Reading
Do you use Mixcloud? You should, as there there are some cracking little mixes on there – with DJ Andy Smith producing a good number of them. Continue Reading
Ok, another popular discussion thread is back – what are you listening to? Continue Reading
To mark 50 years since Jamaican independence, Trojan Records is releasing a clutch of albums, including rarities and a tasty vinyl 45. Continue Reading
48 years seems a strange milestone to celebrate, but that’s exactly what The Skatalites are doing on their upcoming tour. Continue Reading
Doug Hadgraft speaks to Steve Barrow – original 1960s mod, reggae authority and founder of the Blood and Fire label about mod in the 1960s and the Jamaican music scene. Continue Reading
Fans of ska (in the Manchester area) might want to check out the upcoming Shake n Bake night at Band on the Wall.
I know you all love a mod-related fashion talking point, so the Clarks Desert Boots – Ska Edition should keep you going for a little while.
If you are (or were) a fan of the two tone movement, you might want to pick up a copy of Dance Craze by Garry Bushell, which is published by Acid Jazz and available now.