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Album Of The Year 2019 – Jury Voting Results

Tim Receveur

of Supernova Ska Festival

1. The Loving Paupers – Lines. This one has been on a constant loop since it came out. Deep grooves and the best new vocals in ska and reggae in the last few years.

2. The Dualers – Palm Trees. One British publication said the sound is what would happen if Bob Marley and Sam Cooke merged sounds. It’s a wonderful collection of songs that incorporate the early Jamaican ska rhythms.

3. Emily Capell – Combat Frock. Not to be a downer, but last was such a horrible year for the planet and this album makes 2019 just a little better. Wonderful lyrics, great hooks, and a ton of fun.

We also had Eastern Standard Time, The Bandulus, The Planet Smashers, and Catbite on our list.

About Supernova Ska Fest

The 2020 Supernova international Ska Festival will take place on June 13-14 at Ooozlefinch Brewery on historic Fort Monroe located on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay and features a hell of a line-up. Info: http://www.supernovaska.com

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With his Ska band The Braces (1984-1991, 2000-2006) Joachim Uerschels released three albums for Unicorn, Pork Pie and Mad Butcher Records. He lives in Cologne, Germany as a writer and musician. In 2016, he published his solo debut album "Songbook Vol. II" as Joe ScholesJoe Scholes

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