Isn’t it about to become spooky: How Dr. Ring Ding seems to be everywhere these days? You can’t escape the …
9 hours of live music, 4 more hours of dj sets afterwards. the 10th edition of Riverside Stomp, the open …
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.
More than 10 years after the filming of a concert in Canada that united many of the Jamaican Ska greats including Prince Buster and The Skatalites with the late Lloyd Brevette, Lloyd Knibb and Roland Alphonso, the film is gearing up for its first tour through European cinemas.
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,
Next to our annual public voting, Reggae Steady Ska has been busy in the last weeks conducting a jury voting …
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.
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.
Many of you will know the exceptional Dutch sax player as a long-serving member of Rude Rich & The High Notes. Yet his musical horizon stretches far beyond these fine masters of Trad Ska.
If you don’t know them yet, The Clerks might well be the best Authentic Ska band you have never heard before.
We’re really honoured to have this 11-man big band from Budapest play at the next Freedom Sounds festival – Pannonia Allstars Ska Orchestra.
We are really excited to reveal that BIM SKALA BIM will play at Freedom Sounds 2014 – and a little proud, too, because it was our interview with front man Dan Vitale that led to plans for a European tour.
On 25 October 2013 Tony Brevett died from cancer after being admitted to hospital in Miami in August. If you …
The Simmertones – Traditional Ska from the UK.
Boston dub reggae specialists 10 Ft. Ganja Plant release “Skycatcher”, the tenth album in twelve years – not a bad performance record for a band
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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It might come as a surprise after all Ruts DC went through: But in 2013, they are still a touring band. Four dates in Germany are about to going down (see the list further down); for a list of all the current dates we recommend you go to theruts.co.uk/
The Trojans are back in 2013 with the superb album “Smash It!” Check again to read an interview with the band’s singer and musical farmer Gaz Mayall, don