100% Ska Podcast – Ep. 210 – The Mayor De Blasio Loves Ska Celebration Episode

Your weekly dose of a ska DJ trying to emulate your favorite old college radio show. Always 100% ska, always 100% vinyl, and always getting buzzed on Jamaican rum while recording!

Earlier this week, during an “get to know your candidate” interview, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio affirmed his love for ska (along with reggae and punk, including The Clash).

As a celebration of this momentous declaration, I thought I would play all NYC-based ska bands (and a few regional bands that made their name in the city) in this episode, to get Mayor de Blasio updated on a bunch of current local bands and bands he may have missed!

This week’s playlist

The Toasters – New York Fever
NY Citizens – Shut Up and Listen
Mephiskapheles – Mephiskapheles
Urban Blight – U Must B
The Scofflaws – Rudy’s Back
The Pandemics – Killing Time
High School Football Heroes – Beat of a Rhythmless Drum
Agent 99 – Murder for Rent
Murphys Law – Ska Song
Bigger Thomas – Chaos
New York Ska Jazz Ensamble – Arachnid
Beat Brigade – Armageddon Beat
King Django – New York Neighbors
Roland Alphonso w/ The Terrorists – Tear Up
The Slackers – Runaway
The Far East – Can We Make It Up
The Stubborn All-Stars – Saturday Night
Brooklyn Attractors – Distraction

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