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  Ska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ska's popularity has waxed and waned since its original inception, and has had revivals of note in England in the 1980s and another wave of popularity in the 1990s.
The music of ska is known for the placement of the accented guitar and piano rhythms on the upbeats.
Supplementing the lilting Jamaican rhythms of ska with punk rock's uncompromising lyrics and brutal guitar chords resulted in a hybrid that satisfied a thirst for a moshing groove, plenty of melody via the horns, and thoughtful, irreverent, or politically charged lyrics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ska   (1739 words)

 Ska punk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ska punk or skacore is a musical genre derived as a fusion of Jamaican ska and British and American punk rock.
The Aquabats - Originally a ska punk ensemble, The Aquabats have more recently grown into a party-punk sound.
The Living End - is mainly a punkabilly band but recorded a song on their debut album with the then trumpet and trombone players of Area-7.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ska_punk   (293 words)

 The Ska Revival > Two-Tone • Third Wave • Punk Ska - ReggaeFusion.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Furthermore, the Ska Revivalists were among the only bands of the era to feature racially integrated lineups, which was a bold political statement for the time.
Indeed, ska revival was more implicitly political than any of their British punk and new wave contemporaries.
Throughout the early '80s, ska revival bands, particularly Madness, were very popular in the U.K. The groups didn't make much headway in the States until 1982 and 1983, when MTV aired videos by all of the important (and many of the lesser) bands.
www.reggaefusion.com /Evolution/Ska_Revival/Index.html   (876 words)

 Is there such a Thing as Skunk? AS in Ska + Punk - Q&A   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Punks held a very keen respect for the ska/reggae community, seeing as they were the only other political radicals with similar yet pleasantly, and comfortably different views.
Ska music is usually the second step of becoming an alleged "skunk", with punk being the more mainstream and recognized music genre.
The punk part the name implies is more the lifestyle selection of the specimen, and the ska is the alleged music of choice.
www.faqs.org /qa/qa-2317.html   (489 words)

 SKA AND PUNK: Bulletproof Brotherhood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Moreover, ska, and related reggae, thrives in an underground with dozens upon dozens of bands across America, and may be the most widespread imported style next to rock itself in Mexico and South America.
Ska's first lifetime was from 1961 to about 1965 or '66, but it influenced today's scene less than the music's remarkable rebirth years later.
By the end of the decade, however, punk masters like The Clash had made reggae the sound of outsider integrity for alienated whites and spurred the rise of the so-called "2 Tone" bands.
www.salon.com /02dec1995/reviews/skapunk.html   (418 words)

 SKA AND PUNK: Bulletproof Brotherhood continues   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Berkeley, California quartet is fronted by the guitarists and singers Lars Frederiksen and Tim Armstrong, who write the songs with bassist Matt Freeman and benefit from the kicking drums of Brett Reed.
Certainly one of the finest marks of reggae and ska in rock is that they often indicate a firmly idealistic impulse.
Ska is only a very strong part of Rancid's style, and it may not be enough on its own to sustain a young group nowadays.
www.salon.com /02dec1995/reviews/skapunk2.html   (491 words)

 Punklist Ska Punk Bands and Groups
Just Add Water :: Punk Rawkers - Just Add Water is an extremely talented and energetic live ska/punk rawk band from Minnesota doing a killer mix of great originals and covers.
- They are 8 crazy boy of punk ska which furrows the French scene in the search of this formidable experiment that are the concerts.
Stickyback Spastics - Five piece UK ska punk outfit, who know how to play catchy riffs and write sing-a-long classics alike...
www.punklist.com /Bands_and_Groups/Ska_Punk/index.shtml   (199 words)

 In Music We Trust - Punk Goes Ska
Punks have joined in with the skankin' beats of ska and adopted it into their music.
Ska guitar that quickly morphs into loud punk is a common finding on this song.
With so much going on in the punk and ska circles, this compilation does a great job of combining the two art forms.
www.inmusicwetrust.com /articles/01s21.html   (508 words)

 Band blends ska, punk sounds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Too much punk, and ska kids cry some lame nonsense about it being untraditional; too much ska, and the punk kids realize they're not listening to punk.
After hearing a few punk bands in a row, you could put a singing dog on stage and it would be a nice respite.
And with ska suddenly jolted into the mainstream, record labels are scurrying to sign any band with a horn.
www.usc.edu /student-affairs/dt/V132/N39/02-band.39d.html   (461 words)

 Ska-Punk Downloads - Download Ska-Punk Music - Download Ska-Punk MP3s
Combining equal parts of deep funk, high-energy punk, and frantic ska, the Los Angeles-based Fishbone was one of the most distinctive and eclectic alternative rock bands of the late '80s.
A great deal of the groundwork for the mid- to late-'90s explosion of ska and ska-metal was laid by the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, who were one of the first bands to cross high-energy ska with hardcore punk and heavy metal and also helped shift its tone toward testosterone-filled party music.
So many mid-'90s bands combined ska with punk rock, and so few of them did it in any memorable way, that it's a genuine pleasure to be able to report on one that makes it work perfectly.
www.mp3.com /ska-punk/genre/345/subgenre.html   (3883 words)

 Punk or Ska?
Skas grown so much and got much better over the years.
I understand what you mean by it being a problem that they only sing in spanish, i really love lyrics so i could never really love a band in the way, lets say, the way i love NOFX, unless i understand what they are on about.
Speaking of cool ska bands that don't sing in english, there are a couple of really good italian bands called Shandon (they have a few songs in english) and Meganoidi.
www.englishforums.com /English/PunkOrSka/brrcb/Post.htm#83654   (428 words)

 (Ska-Punk) Farse - Boxing Clever - Musician Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Farse had many influences as a band, ranging from ska (obviously), to the heavier genres of Emo and Metal including legendary bands such as Iron Maiden, and this shines through in this stunner of a second, and unfortunately last album, by them.
The classic ska riffs in songs such as ‘Hopskotch’ and ‘Eggs is Eggs’, followed up by the heavier hitting ones, making each song as diverse as the next.
Many of the thirteen songs seems to use the same thinking of light ska to start off with and then explode into heavy-mode then drop back down again and once more explode.
www.musicianforums.com /forums/showthread.php?t=228804   (419 words)

 Ska and Punk Page
The brought down the barrier between Ska and Punk, and created a whole new style taht could not be duplicated.
Ass-a-Tones sound was a cross between 2toned Ska and modern 3rd wave ska.
So went her music career when she finally appered in the Ben Stiller Show (circa.1993) and became more popular amoung the comedy community......Which brings us to today where Janeane is working on the highly anticipated Ass-a-Tone reunion album due out some time early 1999.
members.aol.com /Ska976/music.html   (433 words)

 Ska-Punk - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
Punk's existence began in 1976 when the Ramones emerged from CBGB's with a ramshackle image, fast rhythms, and a complete lack of musical prowess--a refreshing change from the often-overproduced (and overwrought) rock sounds so prevalent during the '70s.
The Ramones’ trip to England is said to have ignited the Sex Pistols into action; the Pistols took a more aggressive and nihilistic approach and spawned an equally fervent scene.
Since then, there's been no shortage of disaffected and creative youths, and therefore the popularity of alternative, punk, new wave, and so-called 'indie rock' hasn’t waned a bit.
music.download.com /2001-8615_32-0.html   (294 words)

 Asia Pacific Arts: Peace, unity and ska-punk music - Interview with Mike Park
Former vocalist and saxophonist of the punk rock band, Skankin' Pickle, and founder of the Asian Man record label, Mike Park brings a little ska somewhere it's never been before.
Mike Park is the former vocalist/saxophonist of the punk rock band, Skankin' Pickle and founder of the Asian Man record label.
The goals of Asian Man records are to produce quality, affordable music, and to be politically active in the ideas of peace and unity.
www.asiaarts.ucla.edu /article.asp?parentid=5992   (1502 words)

 Ska-punk - Skateboard UK
Nofx do songs that start punk, then go ska in the middle then back into punk again...
Ska Warz, or whatever they were called - named after an old Capdown song.
Ska-Core however, is ska, with rolled lyrics which is really good.
www.sk8uk.co.uk /forums/index.php?showtopic=263   (297 words)

 Ska and Punk Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
3rd wave is associated with extreme sports, like punk is. Ska is a fast paced type of music with a guitar that is one beat off and is palm muted.
The punk attitude spawned the new wave successes of Elvis Costello, Talking Heads, the Police and others in the '80s.
In today's music world punk is influencing various types of music like ska, alternative, and even hip-hop.
www.msu.edu /user/ezhutha1/skapunk.html   (261 words)

 Amazon.com: Ska Sucks: Music: Various Artists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
This is a disc I think all ska fans will enjoy, since there is a wide variety of styles represented, some more than others.
If you're already a big ska fan, I'd suggest not picking it up unless you like a lot of the bands on here.
One of the biggest advantages of this CD is the enormous amount of music that it contains (30 songs, 73+ minutes) Although it covers all types of ska, it is probably a little heavy on the ska-punk side, but if this is your thing (as it is mine), then it's fantastic.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00000663R?v=glance   (1069 words)

 Holy Ska and Punk
All Christian ska & punk bands (and all variations with a ska or punk base), fan sites, and related music sites are welcome to apply for entry into the ring.
Founded by the Holy Ska & Punk Ringmaster, this list serves as a forum for member Webmasters to provide mutual support and assistance.
It will also provide a wider forum for discussion and fellowship among like minded christian musicians, fans and supporters of ska and punk.
t.webring.com /hub?ring=holyska   (352 words)

 Rkstar Genres: Ska
    Ska as we know it today is often in reference to the third wave, aka ska-punk.
Most ska bands today include a horn section.
Read more about the Ska genre and bands associated with it at Allmusic.
www.rkstar.com /genres?skaa   (48 words)

 eBay - ska punk, Music Memorabilia, Women's Clothing items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
LESS THAN JAKE rare T-shirt Punk Ska Planet of the Apes
MADNESS ska PUNK rock T SHIRT British Oi
Vintage Vision Skull Skate Punk Ska Men's Shoes Size 10
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=ska+punk&newu=1&krd=1   (482 words)

 Amazon.com: Hey Brother, Can You Spare Some Ska, Vol. 3: Music: Various Artists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
This CD has old skasters and a variety of new bands on the ska scene.
Real ska fans only though, some may not appreciate some of the o.g.
Be a Ska Kid: by Tommy Autry, Ska Fan For Life
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000060F1?v=glance   (695 words)

 DCSka.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
As you may have heard, Laurel Aitken, the "Godfater of Ska" passed away at 8am on July 17, 2005 at the age of 78.
Legions of loyal fans eagerly await this next episode from their rock 'n' roll super heroes,  and The Aquabats are ready to deliver,  as they embark on a nation-wide traveling road show of unspeakable power this summer.
Also if you were once register on the old DC Ska board, you need to re-register.
www.dcska.com   (1357 words)

 (¯`·.¸(¯`·.¸syracuse ska scene ~ ...
Sat, Mar 18th -- MRS SKANNOTTO (Rochester ska), THE HOBOZ (Rochester ska), THE LEVAR BURTONES (Rochester ska), BITING MIDGE (Rochester punk-ska) at Milestones in Rochester.
Fri, Jun 2nd -- RAZBARI SUMTHING (Syracuse ska kings) at Taste of Syracuse in Clinton Square in downtown Syracuse.
It'll be a mix of ska and punk bands like last year, only even bigger & better this time.
www.syracuseska.com   (678 words)

 Texas Ska & Punk
This CD was engineered and produced by King Django at the Version City Studios.(AKA HIS BASEMENT) 20 bands total including Westboud Train, King Django, Cold Spot 8, Jack Ruby Jr.(Toasters), Skinnerbox, and many more.
This reggae, ska, rocksteady compilation is a great showcase of King Django and his studio skills.
So here's the deal-Name at least two bands that King Django has been or is part of currently.
www.geocities.com /rude_pete   (392 words)

 Bay Area Ska
There are TONS of cool ska concerts happening in the San Francisco Bay Area...
Then head over to the The Bay Area Ska shows page on Upcoming.Org, where you can subscribe to the feed, discuss upcoming events, and join the roll call.
The BAS discussion board is your ticket to bay area ska goodenss.
www.bayareaska.com   (522 words)

 Ska, Swing & Punk!
Don't know what ska is. Check out the the SKA FAQ.
This is my first ska band I ever heard about four or five years ago.
If you are in a band in the the Detroit-Metro area and looking for a great recording studio you should contact Golden Hyena Studio through E-mail.
www.msu.edu /~stewa134/ska.htm   (558 words)

 punk-ska - Musician Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Some have keyboards but IMO they make ska sound cheezy.
yeah, one of the whole points of ska is to make it your own.
unlike classic rock or punk, ska doesnt really have any written known guidelines or expected stuff for it to be ska.it just is ska.
musicianforums.com /forums/showthread.php?threadid=266087&styleid=17   (493 words)

It was said to be a new light in the neverending story of death, violence and upbeat feelings.
Ska T Boy Discs - Find CDs from smaller regional ska bands
A collection of reviews of lots of ska bands.
www.users.cloud9.net /~dab/ska.html   (185 words)

 PunkHardcore.com - Punk, Hardcore, Emo, Music, Tabs, Lyrics, News, MP3, Interviews
The official website for the 2006 Vans Warped Tour has been launched.
It was co-produced by Matt Goldman (Copeland, Cartel) and Killswitch Engage guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz and will be mixed by Chris Lord Alge (Green Day, Savage Garden, MxPx).
Punk Hardcore Dot Com T-Shirts are now back in stock!!!
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 Christian punk and ska   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
I was scanning the religious boards and your's caught my eye.
I can't speak to christian ska, but if you want to hear some very cool hasidic (orthodox Jewish) reggae check out...
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groups.msn.com /Christianpunkandska/home.htm   (187 words)

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