With “Blue” the New York ska heroes The Slackers are back with a 2-song single, which was released via Pirates Press Records. “Blue” is sort of the ska soundtrack for the US elections. The song is like an invitation to put the cross in the right place in the US elections, which in the meantime may have worked "partly" because of this song.
Chic 4-track vinyl EP by Canadian ska/ reggae/punk band THE BEATDOWN. Founded in 2009, the Canadians around singer/guitarist ALEX GIGUERE have quickly earned a name in the international ska/reggae scene: well over 300 concerts this and beyond the big pond as well as three magnificent albums are a more than official interim balance of the combo. With the "Let's Go EP" THE BEATDOWN increase their status as one of the hottest bands around: four songs at their finest, as always recorded analog!
Since the last years, the SOUL RADICS have been mumbled to THE SKA/rocksteady/reggae band of the USA. They master the entire spectrum of their genre, starting from classical rocksteady, they go on a musical journey through different styles such as Early Reggae, 2Tone, Uptempo-Ska and Blue Beat, always paired with a decent pinch of soul. The current single adds 2 Catchy Rocksteady Tunes, limited to 300 copies!
Liquidator Records For more than 30 years, the Münsteranhas has developed with the big trombone and the even bigger heart into the German offbeat ambassador par excellence, who at the same time leaves his mark as an entertainer, teacher, student, fan and testimonial worldwide. Musical collaborations with ska and reggae artists from all over the world are a regular part of his work. Together with the octet from Buenos Aires, "Adorable You", a wonderful adaptation of the ska love songs known by the Skatalites and Doreen Shaffer, and with "Tren A Kingston" on the B-side, an atmospherically dramatic instrumental of Ska Beat City were created. (Source: jpc.de)
Black vinyl, limited to 300 copies single American - Finnish music project by Soul Radics singer Dani Radic and Valkyrians Keyborder Mr. Moonhead. The Finnish version of "On the Dancefloor" on the B-side is sung by the burlesque dancer and singer Molly Moonstone. Worth listening to!
Outstanding anti-fascist Mod-Ska-Reggae-Punk-Rock'n'Soul Band from the south German city of Aschaffenburg, for the first time ever on vinyl. Four tracks, four styles, one spirit: Think of a Modern Rock Stomper, a street punk anthem, a reggae tune and a piece of Two Tone enriched with an angry but smart attitude and you know all the important things about this 7" EP. Red vinyl, comes with MP3 download code. (Fire & Flames in cooperation with Grover Records and Casual Records)
"Red Spring" is punk with noise, ska and early reggae that links left content in guerrilla style and does not let the long journey of the struggle end. Red SKA motivates this with anti-fascist ideals and a willpower that is convincing across the board and touch and a motivating engine.
Elaborately made double 7-inch, limited to 500 pcs. A must for all KK fans and those who still want to become one! Kalles Caviar celebrates 20 years of the finest traditional ska, rocksteady and early reggae with a double vinyl single release. The "Voodoo Man" plays an important role in this party. This is the name of the new single by Kalles Caviar. Voodoo Man combines all the strengths of the senior Swiss ska troupe, travels directly into the heart and the belly with driving basses and beats and the heavenly guitar, wind and vocal harmonies from stanza to bridge to chorus. And from there inevitably into the legs. Voodoo Man is not witchcraft. Voodoo Man is a hit. The rest is devotion.
The Loveboats are one of the few convincing trad ska bands from Germany. With their mix of covers of selected classics and their own songs, they fascinate with an incredibly charming, auhentic set somewhere between Harry Belafonte, Buena Vista and the James Bond of the 60s.