Monday, December 28, 2015

The Duff Guide to Ska's 2015 Year in Review, Part 2!

From the "This Are Two Tone" promotional poster.
(By Steve Shafer)

While I finish up writing short reviews of some of the 2015 ska releases (that I'm aware of) that deserve a mention here, you can check out some of other Duff Guide to Ska reviews and ruminations which you might have missed over the past year:

Adventures in Record Collecting: The Beat's "Psychedelic Rockers"

Richard Balls: "Be Stiff: The Stiff Records Story"

Checkerboard Phil and the 20th Anniversary of Checkerboard Kids

"I Don't Have a Say in the War Games That They Play" (Can't Protect and Won't Survive: 2 Tone's and New Wave's Cold War Dread)

Julien Temple's Madness Film: "The Liberty of Norton Folgate"

Life's Little Victories: Record Collecting #6 (UB40's Present Arms)

Oreskaband at The Gramercy Theater

Public Image Ltd. at The Playstation Theater

Radio Riddler and UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro, and Mickey Campbell at Webster Hall

Shots in the Dark: Desmond Dekker's Black and Dekker

Tsuyoshi Kawakami of Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra

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Read Part 1 of this series here. Stay tuned for more reviews of ska releases from 2015...

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