Friday, February 13, 2015

Ska News...

This T-shirt is available at Redbubble. It's from this scene from the show Portlandia. I'm sure you can expect to hear this clip on lots of upcoming ska releases for years to come. 


Members of Rude Boy George have started a new project called Heavensbee described as The xx meets Massive Attack with lots of reggae and dub influences.
This is what they sound like:
Trilby Records' Facebook will keep you updated.


Teenage Heart is an independent record label based out of Kansas City, MO. Founded in 2014 by filmmaker Johnny Starke and Modern Life Is War vocalist Jeffrey Eaton . Starting out as a distro for self released Reggae, Ska, and Punk records, 2015 found the label releasing it's first material on the Teenage Heart imprint.

The first release is the Kansas City band New Riddim  "Carolina/What Can I Dub?" 7"
New Riddim is also set to release a new album this year following up on 2012's "Kidnapped". Stay tuned to their official site.

The Teenage Heart Stateside Distro webstore carries exclusive, limited run, and self released vinyl records from current bands making the finest Reggae, Dub, Ska, Punk, Oi! that we can find! Stocking only limited quantities of each title the items available are always changing.

Teenage Heart


Reggae Steady Ska has a list of ska albums released in January 2012 HERE. These are albums and do not include singles and EPs.

A couple of singles and EPs released in January 2015 are the Less Than Jake "American Idle" 7". The song "American Idle" is on the album "See the Light" but the b-side is exclusive to this single - you can hear it HERE.

Boston rock/ska/reggae band The New Limits released their debut EP "Pressure Up"
available at Bandcamp  HERE.

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