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MOCARA – TWIST MY MIND (2015) Album Review
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MoCara, a band from Leatherhead in Surrey, are a reggae rock influenced ska band. They’ve got their own unique experimental sound and their new LP “Twist My Mind” reflects the energy of their live performances. Songs such as the titled track “Twist My Mind” have a ska feel with a reggae groove.   Tracklist: 1.Beg, Steal & Borrow 2.Twist My Mind 3.Face Up 4.Not A Bottle 5.Blow Your Whistle 6.Money 7.Make Me Move 8.Read & Believe 9.Take Your Time 10.Islands...

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Monday, 02 November 2015
SONIC BOOM SIX NEW VIDEO FOR ‘No Man, No Right’
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The Ska/Reggae/Jungle infused mad gang Sonic Boom Six is back with a new video for “No Man, No Right”, that will be released on October 30th. They will be on a mini tour in November and so if they pop near you, you should for sure go and check them out, that is an order!! November 3rd @ Bristol Exchange with support from The Tuts 4th @ Nottingham Rock City 5th @ Leeds Key Club 6th @ London Boston Music Room...

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Monday, 26 October 2015
ILL GOTTEN GAINS – SELT TITLED [2015] Album Review
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Released in 2015 and containing 10 tracks, ILL GOTTEN GAINS present to us their newest work. A self titled album full of striking songs, furious lead and backing vocals, and an instrumental that show us their influences of Ska-Punk, and old school Hardcore. This is a great album, with strong songs that will transmit you a lot of energy to go out moshing wherever you are. It takes only 26 minutes to listen to this entire album of pure raw...

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Wednesday, 21 October 2015
3 Chords Festival 2015, Penzance, Cornwall 28/29 & 30th August
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Popes of Chillitown – “To the Moon” Review
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When I first sat down to do a review of this Ska /Dub taunting album entitled “To The Moon” from the Londoners  Popes Of Chillitown, after having listened to the album the previous days non stop, one thought kept popping on my mind, this his how you should do an album, in such a way that people will listen to it and actually be induced into a journey and left with the distinct feeling that you have to go and see these “stories” played live...

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Monday, 10 August 2015
Fiesta Moon Landing: Album Review
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Forget everything you know and just throw some Funk, Reggae, Ska into a boombox and you’ll have this Band’s Special Formula. Be ready to start dancing, there’s no point trying to be lazy, Killamonjambo will make you move your feet. I’m warning you!!! Get ready for the Fiesta. Fiesta Moon Landing! From beginning to the end is all about good vibes and chillin’. It’s hard to review an album with such “feel good” vibe. Let’s start with the negative bits,...

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Sunday, 07 September 2014
Los Kaites start crowdfunding campaign.
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The Costa Rican based Los Kaites started a Crowdfunding campaign in order to get them on a tour to Mexico in December, and perhaps even a tour to Europe. If you want to help them achieve their campaign, there will be some perks. The perks the Los Kaites guys are offering any of the funders range from, downloads of their new EP “Buenos Tiempos” to a gig at your living room, (if you live in Costa Rica), but if the...

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Tuesday, 26 August 2014
Carmina Burana celebrating 20 years of Ska, Punk & Hardcore
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The punk rockers from Rosario, Argentina Carmina Burana will be celebrating their 20 years career on the 23th of August. They will be playing songs from their last decade of music, that will include special guest appearances from previous band members of this local punk...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014