Ska-punk supergroup Mutiny (Voodoo Glow Skulls, Dissidente, etc) announce debut EP, share first single
BrooklynVegan » Ska
by Andrew Sacher
1w ago
Mutiny is a new ska-punk supergroup featuring Voodoo Glow Skulls saxophonist Eric Fazzini, Voodoo Glow Skulls/Death By Stereo vocalist Efrem Schulz, Dissidente vocalist/guitarist Chris Ruckus, Voodoo Glow Skulls trombonist Jose Pazsoldan, Death by Stereo drummer Mike Cambra, guitarist Jordan Pepper, and bassist Adam Shah, plus additional organ by Esteban Flores (Matamoska, Catbite, etc). Efrem Schulz says, “In ska, you know, Voodoo Glow Skulls is a weird band and in hardcore Death by Stereo is considered kind of a weird band. To add them together, It’s going to make something else super weird ..read more
Visit website
Watch UK ska-punk band Call Me Malcolm’s new puppets-filled video
BrooklynVegan » Ska
by Andrew Sacher
1w ago
UK ska-punks Call Me Malcolm have shared “dead men take no pills,” the second single from their upcoming album Echoes and Ghosts, and we’re premiering its music video. The video was created by fellow UK ska musician Andy B, and the video uses Jim Henson-style puppets to contrast the song’s themes of mental health struggles with something a little more lighthearted. Singer/guitarist Lucias Malcolm explains: We had so many limitations for the shoot; space, time, money, we planned for about three weeks to make sure we got what we needed and that if we couldn’t, we had creative solutions ready. B ..read more
Visit website
UK ska-punks Call Me Malcolm playing first US shows with Big D, Kill Lincoln & more
BrooklynVegan » Ska
by Andrew Sacher
3w ago
UK ska-punks Call Me Malcolm recently announced their new album (and Bad Time Records debut) Echoes and Ghosts, and now they’ve announced their first-ever US shows. Call Me Malcolm and their Bad Time labelmates Kill Lincoln will both open for Boston ska vets Big & the Kids Table in Boston and Brooklyn, and after that, CMM and Kill Lincoln play another show together in DC. The Big D shows, billed as “Halfway to Halloween,” go down on May 10 at Crystal Ballroom in Somerville with Boston ska band Pink Slip providing additional support and May 11 at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn with additional supp ..read more
Visit website
Listen to a new ska discussion with In Defense of Ska’s Aaron Carnes!
BrooklynVegan » Ska
by Andrew Sacher
1M ago
The latest episode of the BrooklynVegan Podcast is an interview with Aaron Carnes, author of the book In Defense of Ska and co-host of the In Defense of Ska podcast. Aaron joins us to celebrate the new updated, expanded ‘Ska Now More Than Ever’ edition of his book, which you can pre-order now from Clash Books, and the new season of the IDOS podcast, which just launched. Future episodes feature interviews with members of Jawbreaker, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Fishbone, Mr. Bungle, Save Ferris, illuminati hotties, and more. Aaron joins us on the show to talk about a ton of ska-related topics ..read more
Visit website
UK ska-punks Call Me Malcolm announce new LP ‘Echoes and Ghosts,’ share new video
BrooklynVegan » Ska
by Andrew Sacher
1M ago
UK ska-punks Call Me Malcolm have announced a followup to 2020’s great My, Myself and Something Else, Echoes and Ghosts, due March 1 via Bad Time Records (pre-order). Picking up where the vulnerable mental health themes of its predecessor left off, singer/songwriter Lucias Malcolm calls this new LP “a eulogy for the parts of myself I killed with medication, and a love letter to the silhouette I became.” On lead single “One Cure to the Head, Two to the Chest,” Call Me Malcolm wrap those themes in the kind of big, energetic hooks that’s always made this band’s music so appealing. Check out the s ..read more
Visit website
Stream WI ska-punk band Something To Do’s new album ‘Here Comes the Panic’
BrooklynVegan » Ska
by Andrew Sacher
1M ago
Milwaukee ska-punks Something To Do announced last fall that their new album Here Comes the Panic would be arriving in early 2024, and now it’s officially set to come out this Friday (1/5). You can hear it sooner than that, though–a full stream premieres in this post. It finds Something To Do at their most direct and hard-hitting, and the band shines some light on why that is: During the time we wrote and recorded these songs, we got to play with a ton of great acts – Mustard Plug, Flying Raccoon Suit, Catbite, Joystick, Devon Kay & The Solutions, The Pilfers, The Von Tramps, Space Monkey ..read more
Visit website
10 Great Ska & Ska-Punk Albums from 2023
BrooklynVegan » Ska
by Andrew Sacher
2M ago
Whatever you call this renaissance that ska’s been having–fourth wave, New Tone, some secret third thing–there’s no doubt that 2023 has been one of its biggest years yet. The genre’s current leading US label Bad Time Records took most of their roster around the country on a massive tour that’s gonna become a concert film/documentary, and just from watching the trailer, you can really tell that this music is clearly having a moment right now. There were also a lot of good ska and ska-punk records released this year, and I’ve picked 10 to highlight. If you’re into straight-up, ’90s-style ska-pun ..read more
Visit website
Ska supergroup The Inevitables sign to Bad Time, release “Chemist”
BrooklynVegan » Ska
by Andrew Sacher
3M ago
Ska-punk supergroup The Inevitables–aka Obi Fernandez (Westbound Train), Alex Stern (Big D and the Kids Table / The Pomps), Vinnie Fiorello (Less Than Jake), John DeDomenici (Bomb the Music Industry! / Jeff Rosenstock band), Matt Appleton (Reel Big Fish), and Roger Rivas (Aggrolites / Long Beach Dub All Stars)–have signed to Bad Time Records, with plans to release a new album on the label in summer 2024. Title and exact release date TBA, but first single “Chemist” is out now, and if you like the members’ classic bands, it’d be pretty tough to deny this new song. Check it out below. Read more a ..read more
Visit website
NOLA ska-punks Joystick announce ‘Dwell’ EP with fiery lead single “Boxes”
BrooklynVegan » Ska
by Andrew Sacher
4M ago
New Orleans’ Joystick have consistently been one of the best ska-punk bands around for a while now, and their new single “Boxes” is an immediate reminder of that. It’s off their upcoming Dwell EP, which follows their great 2021 album I Can’t Take It Anymore and comes out November 14 via Bad Time Records (pre-order). It’s catchy, it’s hard-hitting, it’s pretty much everything you want from ska-punk. Listen and watch the Jeff VanGerwen-directed video below. For more ska, check out our collection of ska vinyl in the BV shop, including exclusive variants of Mustard Plug, The Suicide Machines, JER ..read more
Visit website
Something To Do prep new album ‘Here Comes The Panic’ (stream a track)
BrooklynVegan » Ska
by Andrew Sacher
4M ago
Milwaukee ska-punks Something To Do are set to follow their 2020 LP Give Me Attention (and their 2022 odds-and-ends EP Assemble!) with a new album in early 2024. It’s called Here Comes The Panic, and its first single is “Draw Me Like One Of Your French Girls,” which premieres in this post. It’s a sharp, energized ska-punk song with great horns and great hooks, and it takes inspiration from the Titanic film. Here’s what the band says about the album and the new song: Scoop on album: our new album was recorded by Shane Hochstetler of Howl Street Studios in Milwaukee (longtime band pal) and mast ..read more
Visit website

Follow BrooklynVegan » Ska on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR