- Staff Picks
- July 30, 2021
Live In Stuttgart 1975 (Mute). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
In order to locate the psychedelic rainbow treasure trove that is Joey Joesph, you will have to navigate and defeat countless auto-corrects.
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.
Ska pioneers, The Toasters, are still inspiring kids to skank 24 years into their career. Jen Cray attends a ska triple bill in Orlando and tells us how they manage to do it.
Cruel Britannia (Snapper). Review by Julio Diaz