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Snow Cone Capone
Jul 30, 2003




https://twitter.com/pajamawitch/sta...410551048806400

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Geoj
May 28, 2008

BITTER POOR PERSON




Posting live from Brooklyn.

lessthankyle
Dec 19, 2002

SKA SUCKS

Soiled Meat

Geoj posted:



Posting live from Brooklyn.

First night of Slackfest was great as well. Sorry to see The Fad go (for now), but Slackers just put on a solid show no matter the time or place.

Geoj
May 28, 2008

BITTER POOR PERSON


Had to be the best show I've seen in a while. No poo poo heads trying to start fights or mosh. Small intimate venue. All three bands had keyboard. Haven't seen Westbound Train in over a decade. And I feel like bands give that extra 5% when playing in their home town vs whatever city they happen to be in on a given night while touring.

We'll definitely be back next year.

lessthankyle
Dec 19, 2002

SKA SUCKS

Soiled Meat

Geoj posted:

Had to be the best show I've seen in a while. No poo poo heads trying to start fights or mosh. Small intimate venue. All three bands had keyboard. Haven't seen Westbound Train in over a decade. And I feel like bands give that extra 5% when playing in their home town vs whatever city they happen to be in on a given night while touring.

We'll definitely be back next year.

I don't think I've seen The Slackers at a venue that isn't a boat or a bar, and it just feels right that way. Doing three nights of small shows keeps things pretty intense.

Mollymauk
Apr 20, 2006


https://twitter.com/jondotd/status/...3514992640?s=19

Hackan Slash
May 31, 2007
Hit it until it's not a problem anymore


It's this the reason the most recent 5 articles on the hard times are about ska? They're actually pretty good too.

Monday_
Feb 18, 2006

Worked-up silent dork without sex ability seeks oblivion and demise.

The Great Twist


I spent a good chunk of the morning retweeting that with various ska puns.

Phlegmish
Jul 2, 2011




I don't think this has been posted yet, The Beat's Ranking Roger died recently. I attended one of his last shows.

This sucks, all my punk and two tone heroes from the 70's and 80's are starting to die

Geoj
May 28, 2008

BITTER POOR PERSON


Goldfinger, Big D and Planet Smashers are playing HoB Chicago in August.

aricoarena
Aug 7, 2006
citizenh8 bought me this account because he is a total qt.




Bosstones and mustard plug last year, now this. House of blues doing a great job getting me all the ska bands I never got to see growing up.

Teemu Pokemon
Jun 19, 2004

To sign them is my real test

With full no movement clause


I went up on stage with Goldfinger when they played Mable when I was like 18. I didn't eat the twinkie out of Darren's rear end though

Monday_
Feb 18, 2006

Worked-up silent dork without sex ability seeks oblivion and demise.

The Great Twist

One time I lost my wallet in a circle pit during San Simeon. Then about 45 minutes later I sprained my ankle skanking to Johnny Quest Thinks We're Sellouts. Not a great night.

Snow Cone Capone
Jul 30, 2003




Warped: This Is The Last One For Real, This Time, We Swear, No Joke, There Definitely Won't Be Another One Next Year

Teemu Pokemon
Jun 19, 2004

To sign them is my real test

With full no movement clause


I was under the impression that it was back this year solely because it's the 25th anniversary but you're probably right

The 7th Guest
Dec 17, 2003



Snow Cone Capone posted:

Warped: This Is The Last One For Real, This Time, We Swear, No Joke, There Definitely Won't Be Another One Next Year


if they're doing it in atlantic city the event may as well be dead

Geoj
May 28, 2008

BITTER POOR PERSON


The 7th Guest posted:

if they're doing it in atlantic city the event may as well be dead

The Cleveland leg of the tour is at the Rock and Roll HoF.

Fateo McMurray
Mar 22, 2003





Well I haven't seen VGS since like 2007 so this should be fun

Teemu Pokemon
Jun 19, 2004

To sign them is my real test

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holy poo poo buck o nine still exists

Geoj
May 28, 2008

BITTER POOR PERSON


The Slackers played a free show in Dayton, Ohio last night in a city park (show was OK - they had to keep the set list family/child friendly) and afterwards Vic & Disco Dave played an hour-long set at an afterparty they held to benefit victims of a string of recent tornadoes in the area.



A few selections:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbM7NpsE-ao

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrvwZ4isc7U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZgLxPX7DFg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6lctgoIIAA

Teemu Pokemon
Jun 19, 2004

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ok which one of you cowards writes for hard times and masked this LTJ story as about a pop-punk band

https://twitter.com/REALpunknews/st...3366059008?s=19

lessthankyle
Dec 19, 2002

SKA SUCKS

Soiled Meat

Thirsty Guys have their new album coming out and the first song is extremely my poo poo.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWk2mtThan8

Teemu Pokemon
Jun 19, 2004

To sign them is my real test

With full no movement clause


(NYC) concert update

i did not know these guys still existed at all, holy fat wreck throw back

https://twitter.com/brooklynvegan/s...6521121792?s=19

holy poo poo this is gonna rule and I'm not even super into Mustard Plug, but FiF and Mephiskapheles at the same show???!?

https://twitter.com/GramercyTheatre...0711449601?s=19


then there's also the bosstones playing with fuckin bedouin soundclash and the aquabats playing with mc lars going around also and fuckin (not ska) strung out touring again??

poo poo's about to get weird!!

Ferrule
Feb 23, 2007

Yo!

Teemu Pokemon posted:

(NYC) concert update

i did not know these guys still existed at all, holy fat wreck throw back

https://twitter.com/brooklynvegan/s...6521121792?s=19



Don't miss Make War. They're really great and really great dudes.

pseudorandom
Jun 16, 2010




Yam Slacker

Teemu Pokemon posted:

(NYC) concert update

holy poo poo this is gonna rule and I'm not even super into Mustard Plug, but FiF and Mephiskapheles at the same show???!?

https://twitter.com/GramercyTheatre...0711449601?s=19


then there's also the bosstones playing with fuckin bedouin soundclash and the aquabats playing with mc lars going around also and fuckin (not ska) strung out touring again??

poo poo's about to get weird!!

I just saw Mephiskapheles on Tuesday and they were really good! Nice fun show.
I think I have to be in Boston Oct 12th, and I'm kind of tempted to see if I could divert to NY the night before, because I need more Mustard Plug in my life.

Nissin Cup Nudist
Sep 3, 2011

Sleep with one eye open

We're off to Gritty Gritty land






gently caress NYC

Fateo McMurray
Mar 22, 2003



Nissin Cup Nudist posted:

gently caress NYC

Forever.


I last saw Mustard Plug in 2016 and it was good nostalgia times

Snow Cone Capone
Jul 30, 2003




I saw Meph open for Streetlight in a high school gym last year, it was awesome

Teemu Pokemon
Jun 19, 2004

To sign them is my real test

With full no movement clause


Nissin Cup Nudist posted:

gently caress NYC

sucks to suck

Teemu Pokemon
Jun 19, 2004

To sign them is my real test

With full no movement clause


yeah you know what happens in nyc though, they bring jimmy g out for the encore and do a little bit ugly right into cavity creeps so suck it

snackcakes
May 7, 2005

A joint venture of Matsumura Fishworks and Tamaribuchi Heavy Manufacturing Concern



Yam Slacker

I was at Jacob Riis Beach in Queens (NY) yesterday and there happened to be a ska band called Beat Brigade playing the entire day. I've never heard of them before but they were pretty good. That's my ska story for the year I guess.

lessthankyle
Dec 19, 2002

SKA SUCKS

Soiled Meat

Speaking of NYC: Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra is coming around.
https://www.facebook.com/events/2321474427940539/

CodfishCartographer
Feb 23, 2010

Gadus Maprocephalus


Pillbug

No new Jeff album, but there is a new Album Minus Jeff! https://albumminusjeff.bandcamp.com...s-jeff-volume-2

The 7th Guest
Dec 17, 2003



as a super big planet smashers fan i feel like they're really starting to spin their wheels musically, the latest album is doing nothing for me... it's like.. their Candy Coated Fury

they might have peaked with mighty. i am glad they're still around and touring tho

e: and earworm is a good song at least

The 7th Guest fucked around with this message at 04:00 on Sep 5, 2019

Blackbelt Bobman
Jul 17, 2004

I don't need friends! I've been
manipulatin' you since the start!
All so I can something,
something X-Blade!




Edit: never mind

Blackbelt Bobman fucked around with this message at 13:43 on Sep 5, 2019

Geoj
May 28, 2008

BITTER POOR PERSON


I stumbled across this (ska-adjacent) album a few weeks ago - The Sound of '69.

Self-published collection of covers of popular songs from 1969, covered in the style of skinhead reggae by Jayson Nugent of the Slackers with several other collaborators - something of a who's who of second/third wave east coast ska: Robert Higley (The Toasters), King Django, Mike Drance (The Scofflaws), Todd Hembrook (Deal's Gone Bad), Stephen Jackson (The Pietasters), plus Slackers regulars Vic Ruggerio, Glen Pine and Dave Hillyard and a few others for whom this album is their only credited work.

Definitely worth the $7 at the above link if you're a cover song/album fan.

Geoj fucked around with this message at 22:52 on Sep 8, 2019

Snow Cone Capone
Jul 30, 2003




Phlegmish
Jul 2, 2011




Pick it up pick it up pick it up!!

guppy
Sep 21, 2004

sting like a byob

Nothing much is coming out, so I'm going to highlight a little-known album I really enjoy by a band no one knows about. That album is Fire Pit by Spider Nick and the Maddogs. They are a ska band, mostly, from Long Island, but they play a lot of covers and have a lot of calypso influence. Here are some tracks I like from this album:

Uncle Al
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaUYRuuwZNc

Midnight Special
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9rU_TYQ0evU

The Pool
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pLMy58aZAa8

Angelina
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVGbIQWr_fE

The horn arrangements leave something to be desired, but other than that I have gotten a lot of joy out of this album. It's available on Amazon and probably other places.

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Teemu Pokemon
Jun 19, 2004

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Throwdown (12/27-29) tickets on sale Friday morning

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