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Interview with BLACKWOOD KINGS
Interview with BLACKWOOD KINGS
Blackwood Kings are one of the newer bands to emerge from Vancouver Island's ska and reggae scene, but these boys are bringing a whole new groove to the island. Their sound is hard to pin, but something totally all their own. We got a chance to talk wi
posted: Jul 16, 2014
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Album Review: The Drastics - Waiting
Album Review: The Drastics - Waiting
The Drastics are an amazing band to see live! While as a live band they usually count on improvisation to really nail the live experience, this album stands up to their live performance, if not makes it stronger. 
posted: Jul 16, 2014
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Album Review: 10ft Ganja Plant - Shake up the Place
Album Review: 10ft Ganja Plant - Shake up the Place
10 Ft. Ganja Plant Have already earned the reputation for making some of today's best reggae beats as well as having stellar production, and this album carries on that tradition.
posted: Jul 16, 2014
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One Track Mind
One Track Mind
When the call for submissions to SkaBlog registered with me, I immediately thought of all the memories of my first band, One Track Mind, who D’Arcy Briggs (now organizer with the Victoria BC Ska Society) played trombone for with gusto and pizzazz
posted: Jun 9, 2014
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Album Review: The Beatdown - Walkin\' Proud
Album Review: The Beatdown - Walkin' Proud
The Beatdown Walkin' Proud CD - LP Stomp Records - STMP099   The Beatdown have become masters of their craft! Their 2010 debut album saw the group carry on the work put down with One Night Band and carried into into garage rock terri...
posted: May 13, 2014
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Album Review: Sticky Fingers - Caress Your Soul
Album Review: Sticky Fingers - Caress Your Soul
This sounds like the clash between the end of the two-tone era with the sharp sounds of The Jam, The Clash, and the reggae influence from groups like Katchafire and 10FT Ganja Plant. The production is pretty smooth and really makes the album an above a
posted: May 12, 2014
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Album of the Month: December, 2013
Album of the Month: December, 2013
We've been gone for some time, but we're back and ready with a review of a great ska record!
posted: Dec 27, 2013
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Album of the Month: July, 2013
Album of the Month: July, 2013
Each month we pick one record to hold the title of "Album of the Month." This month we take a look at Early Reggae by The Revivers.
posted: Jul 24, 2013
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Recap of Victoria\'s 14th Annual Ska Festival
Recap of Victoria's 14th Annual Ska Festival
It is with a smile that we close the book on the 14th chapter of the Victoria Ska Festival. This entry is a look back on what made this year so special, and what we hope to build on in the future.
posted: Jul 18, 2013
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Ska Fest 2013 Playlists
Ska Fest 2013 Playlists
With another year of amazing shows and musicians, so too is it another year of summer playlists to play in the car, at work, and wherever you go. We've put together a list of our playlists for our 2013 festival.
posted: Jul 5, 2013
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