There are various theories about how the word “ska” came to be. Here is a fascinating discussion that tries to get to the heart of the matter.
There has long been a connection between the fashion and music of Mod and Ska. Though Mod was born in England, and Ska was born in Jamaica, they have shared certain looks, sounds and attitudes, over time. In Los Angeles in the early 1980s these styles came together in a new and big way. (more…)