A - Brown Rice (Long Grain Mix)
B1 - Brown Rice (7" version)
B2 - Pain-Killing Time
The Waltons was an incredibly talented band from Isle of Wight. I don't know if they every released anything but this and the 7" version but they did make lots of rehearsal and studio demos and live recordings which you can download from the band's own site HERE.
This is being posted by request. This is not my own rip or picture. This was sent to me years ago and I don't remember who sent it so thank you submitter - whoever you are!
3 Little Home
4 She's Not Worth It
5 Suicide Machines
I cannot re-post this one because the band has made it available for sale in much better quality than I am able to offer it. All tracks appear on the compilation "On the Eve of Destruction" which you can buy HERE.
Beat Soup - Start From Scratch (1997)
1 Who Knows?
2 Drain Dream
3 Something to Be
4 Long Time
5 Nature Boy
6 Coup de Ska
7 Die a Little
10 Time Ain't Money
11 Message to Zion
12 Conspiracy of Purpose
13 Little Monsters
Beat Soup - Miriam Your Toast is Burning (2001)
1 Bad Head
2 My Pleasure
3 The King is Dead
5 Being There
6 Miriam Your Toast is Burning
8 The Fifty Seven
9 Every Day
10 Off the Handle
12 Licking Stick
(Plus I threw in some acoustic demos and three unreleased songs)
"Section 58 was a piece of legislation regarding live music licensing and the song was written in defense of local music venue The Touchdown which was at risk of losing its license because of complaints about noise.
Kevin McGuire and Stevie Ryan - vocals
Gavin Bell - broomshank bass
Terry Ashley - percussive chairs
Dave Willingham - keys
Neil Forcer - guitar
special guests Mick Donnelly - tenor sax
and Trevor Ashley - alto kettle
Video made by Dave Emerson and Hartlepool 6th Form College students:
Amanda V Brown
On the record sleeve it lists guitar player as "Nonkes" and sax player as "Flicks Monolouge".
My copy is signed by the band members and someone wrote: "Stevie R has now gone away."
I guess that explains why he wasn't in any of their other recordings.
I don't know how many releases they had after this but they did do a lot of studio recordings. This may be the only ska song though.
The Hi-Hats were from Somerville / Boston, Massachusetts. They released one album in 1996 called Ska Got Soul. I do have the album and I'll post it if anybody wants it. Aside from that, this is their only release.
1 Apathy & Entropy
2 Weight of the World
3 Too Hip
5 She's My
I never did find a copy of this tape but I had a friend dub me a cassette copy back in the days.
Apparently this is the only image of it anywhere online.
The Pilfers was started by Coolie Ranx who is known for his involvement with The Toasters (from Wikipedia):
"Ranx was born in London on 9 March 1965 and was raised in New York City. His mother is from Jamaica and his father is from Nigeria. He was discovered in 1990 when the lead singer and guitarist of The Toasters, Rob "Bucket" Hingley, heard Ranx's dancehall reggae EP. Joining the Toasters in the early 1990s, he toured and recorded two albums with the band, including Dub 56, which features two songs he wrote.
After leaving the Toasters, Ranx co-founded a band called Pilfers. In
Pilfers, he shared vocal duties with Vinny Nobile. Pilfers played a
combination of third wave ska music, punk rock, and reggae that they
called "raggacore". After self-releasing their first album, the band
signed to Mojo Records, who released the band's second album, Chawalaleng. He made frequent guest appearances on the albums of other third wave ska bands, such as Spring Heeled Jack USA, Metro Stylee and Mojo labelmates Reel Big Fish."
The Pilfers released three albums: "The Pilfers" (1998), "Chawalaleng" (1999), and "From Far" (2015).
1 Jolly Jolly Jolly
2 Shit's Up in the Air
4 Roller Coaster