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The Specials brought their legendary sound to Brooklyn Steel (review, setlist, video)

It is hard to articulate just how quickly the audience's energy went from 50% - 100%, but when The Specials teased the slow, swinging intro to "Nite Club," the anticipation in the room was truly palpable...

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Jeff Rosenstock
Jeff Rosenstock (photo by Andy Johnson)
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a Q&A with Jeff Rosenstock, song stream, and a chance to win tix to Market Hotel

Jeff give us his take on ska, which he miiiiiight be tired of being asked about.

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The Toasters - New York Fever
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NYC ska icons The Toasters turn 35, touring, playing the Knit

New York City ska legends The Toasters celebrate a whopping 35 year anniversary this year. To celebrate, the band's current iteration is embarking on a massive 38-date world tour that includes a stop at Knitting Factory on September 24...

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“Satan Stole My Weed!” – new Mephiskapheles video + Devil’s Night show w/ Pietasters & Murphy’s Law

Said he was stopping by to chill.

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Boston Ska legends Bim Skala Bim playing rare Brooklyn show on East Coast tour

This will be the band's first NYC show in almost 15 years.

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Deadly Dragon Sound
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NYC record store Deadly Dragon Sound is closing this weekend (but looking for new location)

Record Store Day will be the Lower East Side reggae/ska/dancehall/etc store's last day.

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The Slackers streaming 3 songs off new album, touring, playing two NYC shows (one with The-Dap Kings) (dates)

Ska veterans The Slackers will release their first album of new original music since 2010's The Great Rock-Steady Swindle this week (they put out a covers album in 20...

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ska roundup: The English Beat, The Selecter, Toasters & more

The Selecter @ Coachella 2013 (more by Dana Yavin)

The English Beat, which is basically frontman Dave Wakeling and a bunch of hired hands at this point, will play The Bell House on October 19, and a Long Island show on October 25 at The Paramount...

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pics from the Pietasters boat show, more dates & The Business & The Slackers too

Ska band The Pietasters played a Rocks Off Concert Cruise on July 29th with DJ 100DBs. A set of pictures and videos are in this post.

The Pietasters will return to the area for a weekend of East Coast dates in October...

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ska roundup (Slackers, Toasters, Pietasters & Bad Manners) — upcoming shows & tours

Lots of veteran ska bands hitting the road this spring and summer...

Congratulations to The Slackers, who will celebrate their 20th anniversary with a show in their hometown at Bowery Ballroom on June 17th...

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