• The Beat goes on for ska icon Dave Wakeling

    The Beat goes on for ska icon Dave Wakeling

    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.

  • The Guild League

    The Guild League

    Speak Up (Matinee). Review by Aaron Shaul.

  • Studio One Reissues Series

    Studio One Reissues Series

    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.

  • Buck-O-Nine

    Buck-O-Nine

    Sustain (Asian Man Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • The Dead Pets

    The Dead Pets

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

  • Give ’em the Boot IV

    Give ’em the Boot IV

    Give ’em the Boot IV (Hellcat Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Where Have All The Rude Boys Gone?

    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.

Recently on Ink 19...