I am Buster the Ska Doggie. This is my awesome playlist. Every song in it gets my “Two Paws Up!!” Begin skanking.
A mischievous rabble of young lads from Lewisham is wreaking havoc across London and beyond. Chainska Brassika‘s busy tour schedule this summer includes dates supporting Madness among others. They travel to Jamaica in early 2016, to record their 2nd album at Harry J Studios. This ska doggie sez: Two Paws Up!
Check out this great track and vid from STRANGE TENANTS, the “Godfathers of Australian Ska.” The message is spot-on and direct, as is the driving 2-Tone style beat. Brilliant, relevant, fun, and by gawd, even a dog can skank to it! Two paws up. Click the link below for instant ska… [Read More]
While I was out for my morning run thru teh Inertnets I did stumble upon this fascinating Reddit entry entitled Since it seems to be ska week, here is the history of ska music with well over 50 YouTube links. It’s a nice overview of the history of ska through… [Read More]
San Jose’s MONKEY has been playing ska and reggae and with their food in the bay area and around the world for over 10,000 years. They are playing their super baddass 10,000th year anniversary gig this Friday night, January 31 at the Blank Club. OK I lied. It’s 18 years. But… [Read More]
NYC’s longest-skanking band, The Toasters, is doing a big ass tour and they will be stopping at this ska doggie’s own hometown of Berkeley, CA. Yes and opening the show will be Skank Bank, latest greatest heirs to the Gilman-y ska-punky Berkeley High School-y skank-o-sphere. And yes, the show is… [Read More]
The Duppies from Gainesville, FL have played Ska/Rocksteady for the better part of a decade and they don’t seem to be stopping anytime soon. The term Duppy is Jamaican patois for ghost or poltergeist, no doubt expressing their deep connection to Jamaican music and culture. They have been frequently compared… [Read More]