• Prince Buster, RIP

    Prince Buster, RIP

    Prince Buster, the legendary soundmaker, has died. Generoso Fierro recounts his monumental life and career.

  • The English Beat

    The English Beat

    Ska was pronounced dead over a decade ago, yet the tours go on and the crowds keep coming. For The English Beat‘s current refusal to fade, Dave Wakeling and crew brought along a couple surprise UK ska legends- Lynval Golding of The Specials, and The Selecter’s Pauline Black. Jen Cray saturated herself in the ska sounds of yesterday’s England.

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