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OT: ska-music, which records/bands should I check out?

Postby cabron » Fri Sep 01, 2006 3:09 pm

found this awesome Japan happening:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsjBv6aZHL0

very nice! Could you point me into the right direction of finding these kind of ska-music bands as the youtube's band (lots of trumpets, saxofones etc.)?

Appreciated, thanks!

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Postby nab1000 » Fri Sep 01, 2006 3:46 pm

Reel Big fish, Catch 22, Less Than Jake, Mad Caddies

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Postby Rimbo » Fri Sep 01, 2006 3:48 pm

Catch22 :thumb:

But what the hell is this doing on a kiteforum? Maybe try a musicforum?! Use Soulseek and chat with people in the Ska room...

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Postby rudeboysaude » Fri Sep 01, 2006 3:52 pm

Ahh Ska!

I thought who better to try to answer your question then a fellow "rudie". From listening to that video I've heard that song before before. I want to say it's a cover from Let's Go Bowling but can't be quite sure. So here's a list of some of my favorites.

The Scofflaws
Skavoovie
The Slackers
The Toasters
The Skatalites
Toots and the Maytals
Let's Go Bowling
RX Bandits
Less Than Jake
Mustard Plug
Buck-O-Nine
Voodoo Glow Skulls - really fast ska-core
Aquabats -ska surfers
Pietasters
MU330

Man, theres a ton but that should get you started. Many different styles of ska in that list from Toots who very traditional (and has an awesome live show) to the Voodoo Glow Skulls that are ska on speed. Have fun!

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Postby J R R Tolkien » Fri Sep 01, 2006 4:13 pm

You should check out The English Beat since they practically invented the whole genre.

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Postby ruffridah89 » Sat Sep 02, 2006 3:31 am

The EXPANDABLES-SACRIFICE
check that song out

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Postby Kite_grom » Sat Sep 02, 2006 3:37 am

Expendables rule, also Catch 22 and Reel Big Fish, all awesome!!! :thumb:

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Postby cabron » Sat Sep 02, 2006 6:37 am

thank you very much guys! This is what I was looking for.

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Postby Dirk » Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:47 am

The original Brit stuff from `79: The Specials, The Selecter, Madness, The Beat and so on. Still magic.

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Postby Bawitdaba » Mon Sep 04, 2006 8:04 pm

I can't believe nobody mentioned Desmond Dekker and the Aces, classic ska pioneer along with the others.
Laurel Aitken
Jimmy Cliff
The Wailers
Symaryp
The Maytalls
Prince Buster
Skatalites
Derrick Morgan
The Melodians
Harry J Allstars
Dave and Ansell Collins
Ken Booth
Folks Brothers


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