When the Specials get to Northern Skalifornia we, The Uptones, are inviting them to visit and bless our 2 tone Ska Shrine. Yep, that's what I just said. Believe it or not, I was inspired by the Specials reunion to go a little nutso and build the worlds first shrine for skanking. With the guidance of the noted Skanking Fool and the help of band mate Din, we did just that. It does not reflect upon any particular religion. It does not put any religion down. We are not trying to establish a new… Continue
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www.StubbornRecords.com proudly presents… Continue
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member of the classic first wave of Jamaican ska artists, Derrick Morgan was among the genre's founding fathers, emerging alongside pioneers including the Skatalites, Laurel Aitken, Prince Buster and Desmond Dekker. Born in March, 1940, Morgan was raised in the… Continue
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What is happenin’ YO?
Are the latest headlines pushing you over the edge?
I’m still pushy about pushin the ska genre into the world and beyond!
Obsession isn’t the right word for me right now…
I simply love Ska music, fans and bands.
But take a moment and check out the threads, man…the threads!
(Continue reading ‘Nice Up The Danchall!’)
Added by Mooska on April 28, 2009 at 2:58pm —
What's happenin' y'all? And how is the world of ska treatin' ya?
Well I know ska summit cares. And I give a damn, that's for sure.
And we, at SKA 4U want to hear what you have to say about it all!
So I'm making it easy on ya right here, right now.
Take a hot skanking minute to REGISTER at SKA 4U!
Complain, gripe, share your views on the different waves of ska, inform us of new ska bands (it helps),… Continue
Added by Mooska on April 27, 2009 at 11:30pm —
(photo by Pat Johnson
I have been excited about Ska music for quite some time now. The equation of Ska music+crowd=dancing is so very pleasing to me. So my experience is motivated by the joy of this. And it is a privilege to feel like I'm a part of this on going movement of the Ska masses.
How many waves have there been so far? I'm too committed to the… Continue
Added by Mooska on April 21, 2009 at 4:00pm —
Would you believe it our all time Heros come to Glasgow and we get to support them.
No it's not the Specials, Silly.
Toots & The Maytals, we are honoured 29th May In Glasgow, we also get another chance to play with Bad Manners (May 22nd) & The Beat(June)
Life is just so sweet.
Added by Jason Good on April 18, 2009 at 10:12pm —
The Skappleton Music festival is taking place May 16th in Appleton, Wisconsin and May 17th at the Triple Rock in Minneapolis this year. Please join us for the 15th year of this festival featuring; Deals Gone Bad, Something To Do, Umbrella Bed, The Invaders and many more.
Added by Kenny Maciejewski on April 13, 2009 at 10:25pm —
The crazy Uptones
have a new video on youtube!
It's gotta be the weather...They built a Ska Dancing Shrine and did this crazy video.
Who else has a Ska Shrine out there!?
Skalifornia Skanking at the Ska… Continue
Added by Mooska on April 13, 2009 at 6:22pm —
Here is some recent history about RCR and news @ upcoming band activities:
* RCR became a band in late 2007 (West Coast Canada)
* RCR debuted at Skaspot Live Ska-A-Thon Mar/ 08 - Vancouver, BC
* RCR plays New Music West 2008 Ska Music Showcase - Vancouver, BC
* RCR records and releases self titled 5 song CD - Nov / 08
* HD Video of RCR single "Victoria" directed & produced by Brian Child Nov 08
* Skaspot… Continue
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