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Joachim

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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Pauline Black Of The Selecter – The 60 Minute Interview Part 2 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.

Pauline Black Of The Selecter – The 60 Minute Interview Part 1 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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Top 20 Ska Albums September 2013

Today I wanted to have a quick look at which records Ska fans are really buying. Since I don’t know of any official charts, I just went for the bestsellers among the mp3 Ska albums at amazon.com.

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Tour Dates Announced: The Busters Introducing Dr. Ring Ding As Full Member

This joint venture can be a big push for the German ska scene. Richie Alexander, a.k.a. Dr. Ring Ding, the internationally renowned jack-of-all-trades, becomes an official member of Germany’s most prominent Ska band, The Busters.

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Bim Skala Bim Album Chet’s Last Call Is On

Last week we published an interview with Dan Vitale of Bim Skala Bim. In the article a new album with fresh songs by the legendary US bands were mentioned. Now the presale for the album “Chet’s Last Call” has started. If you help spread the word you will be rewarded. Read on.

2013 Ska Reggae Albums Winner

A pic from A lucky winner

A pic from A lucky winner. In the course of our highly dramatic “Album Of The Year 2012” polls that were held at REGGAE STEADY SKA in early 2013, we received quite a lot of fantastic albums from labels throughout the world.

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Support California by Dave Hillyard

“California” is an album already recorded by Slackers saxophonist Dave Hillyard with the help of Brian Dixon (former guitarist and producer of The Aggrolites) plus lots of Ska and Reggae musicians from Hepcat, The Slackers, The Aggrolites, The Rocksteady 7 and many more.

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Red Soul Community Release Album I Never Learn

The Spanish Rocksteady and Early Reggae sensation Red Soul Community are going to drop their third album „I Never Learn“ (Grover Records, CD and LP).

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The London International Ska Festival 2013

The London International Ska Festival 2013 come with Rico Rodriguez performing his classic album “Man From Wareika”plus sets from Ken Boothe to B.B. Seaton

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