Tag Archives: ska

80s Soundtrack Week: Tuesday – “Party Party” GER CD

Today’s album came from much earlier in the decade and came from a completely different mindset. Instead of US teens living in the “alternative music” scene of the mid-80s, our next soundtrack was from a British holiday comedy about a … Continue reading

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“Duff Guide To 2-Tone” Spotlights 2nd Ska Wave Over 40 Years

Stephen Shafer has devoted all of his adult life to ska music. Having been exposed to the “Second Wave Ska” of the late 70s 2-Tone movement via its inclusion on the New Wave in of the time, playback of bands … Continue reading

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Record Review: Icehouse – DubHOUSE Live

Icehouse: DubHOUSE Live AUS CD [2014] Exodus/Great Southern Land Electric Blue/Could You Be Loved Hey, Little Girl/You Don’t Love Me [No, No, No] Icehouse Walk On The Wild Side/Heartbreak Kid Crazy No Promises Can’t Help Myself Walls Buffalo/Soldier/Street Cafe Sister … Continue reading

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Want List: The Beat DLX RMs – The Conclusion

After much analysis I’ve finally boiled down the assets and debits of the respective US and UK English Beat/Beat remasters. Keep in mind that the US set is an all or nothing $49.95 retail boxed set and that the UK … Continue reading

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