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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

Jah On Slide Release Never Knocked Out – Review

The sound on Jah On Slide’s „Never Knocked Out“ is dominated by a fantastic lead guitar, raw organ licks, loads of fun choir singing and shouting, warm and lush horn riffs. Lots of melodic and rhythmic styles are being used in the songs.

Ed Rome - Snapshot

Ed Rome Releases Snapshot – Review

Ed Rome knows all the tricks on how to make a tune sound just right the old-school way, and is still able to inject some individual twists into it, some chord progression you wouldn’t expect, or a break in which the usually muted guitars get more space; or a change of beat.

Summer Holidays

We wish you a wonderful summer with peace, fun and great music. Just saying that the site will not be …

Getting In The Mood For – Riverside Stomp 2014

When you go to a ska festival, you probably know some of the bands in the line-up. But you don’t know ALL the bands that well. Or you know the names, but are not too sure what their nicest tunes are. Right? In other words, a little reminder doesn’t hurt.

Wicked Sounds 2014: The Snails – Songs From The Hydrogen Jukebox

So you are wondering why all around the ska world people start talking about The Snails as the next hot thing? Just listen to “Songs From The Hydrogen Jukebox” and you know why. Yes, their original retro mix of old Jamaican styles, American Rock’n’Roll and Soul Music puts the band from Philadelphia in the USA near The Slackers.