• 2020 on Fire

    2020 on Fire

    Sound Salvation takes on current events with a playlist addressing the current fight for racial and social justice in America and the battles playing out in the streets in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd.

  • The Specials

    The Specials

    Encore (Island Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

  • Super Hi-Fi

    Super Hi-Fi

    Blue and White (Very Special Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

  • Prince Buster, RIP

    Prince Buster, RIP

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

  • Flogging Molly

    Flogging Molly

    Returning for two sold-out shows in Orlando on their annual Green 17 Tour, Flogging Molly gave Carl Gauze a reason to chug another Guinness.

  • TSOL: The Early Years Live

    TSOL: The Early Years Live

    Matthew Moyer spends a quiet night in with TSOL.

  • Westbound Train

    Westbound Train

    Transitions (Hellcat). Review by Jen Cray.

  • 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.

  • The Toasters

    The Toasters

    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.

  • Junkie XL

    Radio JXL: A Broadcast From The Computer Hell Cabin (Koch). Review by Varkentine GSPJ.

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