Posts Tagged ‘ska’

Back Up Jackson …Makes Another Record!

Back Up Jackson

Ska reached prominence in the early to mid 90s and has since become a genre of the past, but the guys in Back Up Jackson have something to say about that. 

Counting Coins – Don’t Look Down

Counting Coins

Music that prompts mosh pits is normally seen as destructive – an adolescent rebellion to authority. When you find a band that throws a bit of culture into that unruly mix, a sense of pride tends to slither in, plus a more powerful “stick it to the man” feeling. The music of Counting Coins is […]

The Talks – Commoners, Peers, Drunks and Thieves


There are few things more fun than ska. It actually makes you move like pop often claims to do, but it’s got the edge of rock ‘n’ roll and sometimes the chill of reggae. It’s a versatile type of music never leaving you bored. Even better is when a band plays up these differences and […]

Heavyball – Black Eye Friday


There are few things in this world more fun than ska music. Now, there’s always pop with a ska influence. There’s ska rock or indie ska, but pure ska with popping horns is without a doubt the best. Heavyball is the prime example of ska that is alive and well. Guess what? They’ve got a […]