Hats off to Barb at Music Mondays on Mashable.com. Included in this week’s posts is some SKA from the bay area’s Uptones. “Ridiculous,” a Ska anthem, was her first SKA post! Let’s bug her for more. Make a comment here.
San Jose’s Monkey have a message for a new era
BARACK OBAMA: the ska president? That’s what it seems like to Curtis Meacham, guitarist, vocalist and head songwriter for San Jose’s longtime ska band Monkey. In the final days of the Bush administration, he explains, the music’s popularity was at an all-time low.
“We’ve been through some pretty rough times, where people just expressed their desire to either not be in the band or to not continually beat Continue reading “Pick of the week: Monkey – Agents of Change?”
20 years on the scene… Almost 900 gigs in 10 countries (Czech republic, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Croatia, UK, Slovak republic)… Continue reading “Polemic – Pick of the Week”