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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
Album Of The Year 2013 public voting

Album Of The Year 2013 – Public Voting Results

That was it, the public voting for The Album Of The Year 2013 poll is over. Exciting times on the page. It got a little hectic in between. Thanks to everyone who participated. And huge thanks to everyone who took the chance to discover new music,


Top Albums From 2013 – Would You Like To Have Them?

Thanks a ton to all labels and bands that keep sending us their new music throughout every year. We couldn’t stay informed on what’s going on in the United Nations of Ska without you. 

Reggae Steady Ska Album Of The Year 2013

Album Of The Year 2013 – Vote Now

2013 has been another fantastic year for our music. We have seen old favourites come back, countless new names rise up. Reggae Steady Ska reported about many of them.

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Top 10 Ska Albums October 2013

After the big success of last month’s Top 20 Ska Albums post (with more than 700 people reacting on Facebook and …

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Tony Brevett Of The Melodians Dead

On 25 October 2013 Tony Brevett died from cancer after being admitted to hospital in Miami in August. If you …

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Pauline Black Of The Selecter – The 60 Minute Interview Part 4 Of 4

In October 2013 Pauline Black is not only having lots of shows with PIL in the UK. The first lady of 2Tone is also celebrating a BIG birthday. Which makes it a perfect time to publish an interview she was nice enough to do with me (Joachim) late this summer via phone.

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