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The Ska Thread Genre

Discussion in 'Music Forum' started by ZooZooChaCha, Feb 23, 2018.

  1. ZooZooChaCha Feb 23, 2018
    (Last edited: Jun 16, 2018)

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    Didn’t see a dedicated thread for this so I thought I’d pick it up.

    For the 1st wave, 2nd wave, 3rd wave...all those riding the 4th wave.

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  2. ZooZooChaCha

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    New Dan P and Bricks - When We Were Fearless

    Well worth a listen!
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  3. ZooZooChaCha

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  4. amorningofsleep

    No-rope barbed wire Jones

    Going to see Mustard Plug in Detroit tonight. Brings me back to college.
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  6. ZooZooChaCha

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    New Mighty Mighty Bosstones & Mad Caddies on the same day!
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  7. whitenblue88

    The rivalry is back on

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  9. ZooZooChaCha Oct 26, 2018
    (Last edited: Oct 26, 2018)

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    Bosstones on Kimmel the other night, with JR from LTJ as well!

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  11. ZooZooChaCha Mar 29, 2019
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    New Stacked Like Pancakes our today. It’s pretty different for them:

    Be Like Max is also worth checking out - reminds me of Suicide Machines:

  12. HueyLewis


    New Buck-o-Nine record out today called FunDayMental. Their first in 12 years.
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  13. ZooZooChaCha May 10, 2019
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    New Planet Smashers today!

    Break My Neck is an early favorite for me:
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  14. Elder Lightning

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  15. ZooZooChaCha

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    Been awhile in this thread! Been listening to the new Call Me Malcolm recently. Really good!

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  16. alkalinexandy

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    Before that Lawrence Arms album dropped last week this was easily my #1 contender for album of the year. It's been forever since a ska-punk record grabbed me like this one.

    It's like they took Less Than Jake's energy, the melody and vibes of RX Bandits, and melded it with the horn section of Streetlight Manifesto. I hear shades of the Mighty Mighty Bosstones in the guitar work as well...

    Phenomenal album.
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  17. Elder Lightning

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    New comic / music project from a bunch of people:

    The Inevitables

    • Vinnie Fiorello (Less Than Jake, Paper & Plastick) - Creator/Songwriter/Drums
    • Obi Fernandez (Westbound Train, Meen Machine) - Creator/Songwriter/Vocals
    • Alex Stern (Big D and the Kids Table, Westbound Train) - Songwriter/Guitar
    • Jono Diener (The Swellers, Baggage, No Trigger) - Scriptwriter
    • Matt Appleton (Reel Big Fish) - Horns
    • Billy Kottage (The Interrupters) - Trombone and Organ
    • John DeDomenici (Jeff Rosenstock Band, Bomb the Music Industry) - Bass
    • Jon Degan (Big D and the Kids Table) - Dub Specialist
    • Sean Paul Pillsworth (Nightmare for a Week) - Vocals, Mixer
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  18. irthesteve

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    just learned recently that Mad Caddies released a covers album a couple years back and realized I'm outta the loop, gonna follow this thread now
  19. Elder Lightning

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  20. JaytotheGee

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    Ska revival = thread revival

    new Bosstones album rules
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  21. ZooZooChaCha

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  22. alkalinexandy

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    That, it does!

    I'd also suggest the new Joystick album if you're looking for a modern take on the ska-core sound that the Bosstones left behind a while back. It kinda sounds like Pears if they had ska parts.

    All the bands name checked in that article are fantastic! That Kill Lincoln record was one of my favorites from last year, and Catbite was a favorite from the year prior.

    I'd also suggest giving Call Me Malcolm, Grey Matter, and Joystick a look if you like the whole "ska-punk" thing with just a bit more "punk."
  23. ZooZooChaCha

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    Joystick reminds me of Flatliners ”Destroy to Create” but with horns.
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  24. alkalinexandy

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    Definitely an apt comparison.
  25. ZooZooChaCha May 13, 2021
    (Last edited: May 13, 2021)

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    Found Millington tonight and holy shit. To go with the “sounds like X with horns” comparison I’m going with Fireworks (and maybe a little NFG) with horns -

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