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The Reggae Steady Ska Albums Released In 2017

Throughout 2017, we compiled a list of album releases by artists relevant to the Reggae Steady Ska community. These are all new albums, no re-releases, no compilations, no best of records.

Have a look and see the results of the Album Of The Year poll:

The Big Takeover – Silly Girl (January 13, 2017, USA ) self (at Amazon (affiliate link))
The Uppertones – Up Up Up! (2017, Italy ) self
8°6 Crew – Working Class Reggae (January 20, 2017) France(Grover
The Kubricks – The Heist (January 27, 2017) England self
Skassapunka – Rudes Against (February 1, 2017) Italy KOB Records
Los Fastidios – Sound Of Revolution (February 1, 2017) Italy KOB Records
Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra – Paradise Has No Border (March 8, 2017) Japan Sony Music
Stop Press – Rise (March 11, 2017) England, self
Pantasonics – Rayos y Centellas (March 17, 2017) Germany, self
Jamaram – Freedom Of Screech (March 24, 2017) Germany, Turan Records
The Drastics – Noir/Noir Dub (March 28, 2017) USA, self
Interskalactic – Interskalactic (March 31, 2017) Ireland, self
The Mighty Vipers – Elemental April 1, 2017 England ska self
Matt Sounds – Matt Sounds April 5, 2017 Japan Ska Jazz Overheat Music
King Zepha – This Is The North & We Do What We Want (April 6, 2017) England, self
Gentleman’s Dub Club – Dubtopia (April 7, 2017) England, Easy Star Records
Steady 45s – The Trouble in Paradise (April 13, 2017) USA, Grover Records
The Senior Allstars – The Elated (April 14, 2017) Germany, V.O.R.
Jim Murple Memorial – Stella Nova (April 28, 2017) France, self
Sleeping Rude Boy – Revenge Is The Sound Of My Laughter (May 1, 2017) England, self
Skapital Sound – Flamingo (May 7, 2017) Mexico, Stratego, Diva Music Group
The Steady Electric – Turn Rebellion Into Money (May 12, 2017) USA, self
The Vibes Belfast – Workin’ May 17, 2017 Ireland ska self
Monty Neysmith Meets The Bishops – Monty Neysmith Meets The Bishops (May 27, 2017) Jamaica, USA, Jump Up Records
Rags Rudi – Last Train To Python (June 1, 2017) England, self
NST and the Soul Sauce – Back When Tigers Smoked (June 13, 2017) , Eastern Standard Sounds
Danny Rebel & The KGB – Lovehaus (June 16, 2017) USA, self
Johnny Reggae Rub Foundation – No Bam Bam (June 16, 2017) Germany, Pork Pie Records
Brixton Sounds – Fiebre, Locura & Pasion (June 18, 2017) Mexico, Jump Up Records
Dancing Mood – On The Good Road (June 29, 2017) Argentina, Ultrapop
Mad Dog & the 20/20s – Things We Should Have Said … (July 7, 2017) USA, self
The New Limits – The New Limits (July 25, 2017) USA, Date Night Records
The Stiff Joints – The First Proper Album (July 26, 2017) England, self
King Hammond – The Beat Is Blue (July 27, 2017) England, Jump Up Records
Pama International – Love & Austerity (August 11, 2017) England, Happy People Records
Vieja Skina – El Regreso de la Luna Verde (August 16, 2017) Peru, self
Los Aggrotones – Brixton (September 1, 2017) Argentina, Interrogater Records
Wild Man Riddim Worldwide Frequency (September 15, 2017) Norway, Brixton Records
Lee Scratch Perry & Subatomic Sound System – Super Ape (Returns To Conquer) (September 15, 2017) Jamaica, Echo Beach
The Magnetics – Nel blu dipinto di blu (Volare) (September 22, 2017) Italy, Get Up Music
The Expanders  – Old Time Something Come Back Again Vol. II (September 29, 2017) USA, Easy Star Records
The Selecter – Daylight (October 6, 2017) England, DMF Records
Soweto – Turn On The Music Again (October 10, 2017) Spain, Liquidator Music
CeaANNE – Ukesteady (October 14, 2017) USA, Jump Up Records
Danny Rebel – Boombox Sessions Vol. II (October 14, 2017) USA, Jump Up Records
The Frightnrs – More To Say Versions October 20, 2017 USA, Daptone Records
The Dendrites – Damn Right (October 31, 2017) USA, Jump Up Records
Heavyball – When Can You Start (November 1, 2017) England ska soul Magnetic North Melodies
Mista Savona – Havana Meets Kingston (November 3, 2017) Cuba, Jamaica, Baco Records
Victor Rice Smoke (November 3, 2017) USA/Brazil, Easy Star Records
Death Of Guitar Pop – 69 Candy Street (November 10, 2017) England, Ska Club Essex
Ken Boothe Inna De Yard (November 10, 2017) Jamaica, Wagram Music / Chapter Two Records
Jaya The Cat – A Good Day For The Damned (November 17, 2017) USA, Netherlands, Bomber Music
Ska Beat City – Supernova (November 20, 2017) Argentina, Instinto Musica
The Autocratics – The Autocratics (November 22, 2017) Japan, Ska In The World
Buster Shuffle – I’ll take what I want (November 24, 2017) England, Burning Heart Records
Chainska Brassika – Harry J Business (November 24, 2017) England, self
Green Room Rockers Sweat Steady (November 28, 2017) USA, Jump Up Records
Eli Benjoma – Party House Stories (December 1, 2017) Germany Reggae Gallileo
The Busters – Straight Ahead (December 1, 2017) Germany, Ska Revolution
Newtown Rocksteady – East Of the Tasman (December 15, 2017) New Zealand, self

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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

9 Comments

  1. The Breachers – How Many Times…released 25 december 2017, i vote for this álbum.
    Saludos Joachim.

    1. Hi Rodrigo,

      how can I listen to the album. I can’t find it on spotify or elsewhere. Country Rocksteady seems to be exactly my thing.

      Cheers, all the best, Joachim

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