Tag: Ska

Sublime with Rome and Dirty Heads

Sublime with Rome and Dirty Heads

Event Reviews

The small beach town of Cocoa, Florida, was recently a sold-out stop on the Sublime with Rome and Dirty Heads Summer 2023 tour — and the most fun Elise Norman has had all summer.

Out of Many

Music Reviews

50 Years of Reggae Music (VP Records ). Review by Scott Adams.

The English Beat

Event Reviews

The English Beat , a division of the Two Tone Army, invades Firestone Live in Orlando, but it’s opening band Fishbone that emerges victorious.

The Beat goes on for ska icon Dave Wakeling

Interviews

The English Beat refuses to die with the ’80s. Ink 19’s Robert M. Sutton chats with The Beat’s Dave Wakeling about the early days of the 2-Tone ska revival in England and the challenge of taking the past back into the future.

Studio One Reissues Series

Features

Trying to put the sprawling creative mess that is Jamaican music into order is a daunting task… until you realize that a lot of it sprang from Studio One. Scott Adams recaps several reissues from C.S. “Coxsone” Dodd’s pivotal recording studio.

The Dead Pets

Music Reviews

Too Little Too Late / Revenge of the Village Idiots (Village Idiot Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

Where Have All The Rude Boys Gone?

Target Or Flag

It takes Ted Leo and the Pharmacists performance at the Sarasota Film Festival to get Bob Pomeroy thinking about ska again. Trust us, it makes sense. A few days later he finds the rude boys skanking with the Toasters in St. Petersburg.

The Briggs

Music Reviews

Leaving the Ways (Side One Dummy Records). Review by Jen Cray.

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Dark Water

Dark Water

Screen Reviews

J-Horror classic Dark Water (2002) makes the skin crawl with an unease that lasts long after the film is over. Phil Bailey reviews the new Arrow Video release.

The Shootist

The Shootist

Screen Reviews

John Wayne’s final movie sees the cowboy actor go out on a high note, in The Shootist, one of his best performances.

HEALTH

HEALTH

Event Reviews

HEALTH continue their mission to make everyone love each other, bringing their RAT-BASED WARFARE TOUR to the Mile High City, where Steven Cruse gets to be a very lucky middle-aged industrial fanboy.