In Defense of Ska Ep 35: Kenneth PartridgeListen now (67 min) | The 90s was a weird time for mainstream music. After Nirvana and the “Grunge” scene blew up, major labels were on the prowl for the next big thing. A lot of unlikely bands and music genres had their 15 minutes of fame. Ska, of course, was one of those trend…
In Defense of Ska Ep 34: Angelo MooreListen now (83 min) | A couple of years before ska broke on the radio, Fishbone—who was on Columbia Records at the time—released arguably the greatest …
August was an amazing month in In Defense of Ska land. Can you believe the guests we’re getting for this show? If you haven’t listened to all of them, …
In Defense of Ska Ep 33: Jessica LipskyListen now (70 min) | Soul music has never gone away, but different versions of it come and go. In 2007, when Sharon Jones, 51 at the time, released he…
In Defense of Ska Ep 32: Ian FidanceListen now (76 min) | Why is it that most stand-up comedians pretend that they hate ska? We all know that they’re big nerds, so why don’t they relish i…
In Defense of Ska Ep 31: Brad Logan & John GentileListen now (93 min) | Leftover Crack is a band of dumpster-diving, drug-abusing, cop-hating crust punks…so begins the opening section in the book Archi…
In Defense of Ska Ep 30: Dan PotthastListen now (102 min) | At one of the first out-of-town shows that St. Louis ska band MU330 played, booking agent Steve Ozark, approached them, interest…
In Defense of Ska Ep. 29: Mystic BowieListen now (79 min) | In 2019, My wife and I took a week-long trip to Jamaica. It wasn't just a tourist trip to Montego Bay or Kingston, we went a few …
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