100% Ska Podcast S05E12 – Bandcamp Friday Spectacular Episode for April 2022

Its Bandcamp Friday again, April 1st, but this ain’t no joke! We’re bringing you another ska preview spectacular showcasing some great recently released singles and album tracks to give you some inspiration for your shopping cart. Support your scene! This episode has some amazing international representation of the current ska scene (and ska styles!), from Checkered Past (Cambodia!) to The Skatuesques (Ireland), and Guess What (Belgium) to Sr. Mephisto (Costa Rica). Homegrown US acts of note include Coolie Ranx (with his debut solo album), The Simulators (outta Connecticut!), and Catbite (Philly!). You’ll also hear The Jinkies, from the late 90s, who’ve just put their self-titled album up. And there’s so much more to discover this episode! Check out all the bands via their Bandcamp links in the playlist below! Full Playlist: The Skatuesques – Back in the Day (SKA CARES COMPILATION) The Simulators – Take a Chance on Me (Single) Don Cosmic and La Familia Torelli – Himalaya (HULA HOOP EP) Checkered Past – Interrogation (PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT) Louie Zong – Minor Setback (SKABLAM EP) Coolie Ranx – All Dem Ah Try (DAYS GONE BY) Catbite – Police Man (STILL STUBBORN Vol 2. COMP) Sr. Mephisto – Casino Hell – (MI SANTA MUERTE EP) Miskales – Mis Amigos (Single) Lee Scratch Perry backed by the 18th Parallel – Words from the Upsetter (Single) Gain Stages and Jade Tremba – Sunflower Seeds (Single) Night Owls – Let’s Stay Together (VERSIONS) The Jinkies – Answer Me (THE JINKIES) Young Costello – Party All The Time (Single) Guess What – Tic Toc (

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DJ Ryan Midnight hosts the weekly all-vinyl podcast 100% Ska, playing a selection of cuts across the genre's spectrum and history. You'll hear an emphasis on current ska bands carrying the checkered banner including plenty of new releases, along with 2-Tone era and 3rd Wave classics and rarities, original Jamaican 60s and everything in between. Some episodes will feature interviews with bands, with the rare episode segueing into Ryan's non-ska guilty pleasures. When not hosting the podcast, Ryan Midnight can be found livestreaming ska sets, spinning locally in NYC, supporting live musicians, and producing the Subway to Skaville series.