Tag: Skacore

February 8, 2022

May 7, 2021

Reese Roper (Five Iron Frenzy) and Joe Yerke (Insyderz) Launch Pickle & Bootshoppe Podcast

Reese Roper and Joe Yerke are up to their old games again. They obliterating our ear drums with a new podcast that will chase friends away and make enemies of family members. This “Pickle & Boot Shoppe Podcast” is the things nightmares are made of. Listen through your favorite podcasting/digital network now. Make Millennials shed snowflake tears with this icy cold, middle aged attempt to grasp at fading youth. Well, you know I do appreciate the music of both their respective bands so I can’t knock this too hard even if they are jaded, sarcastic old guys that reek of grotesque cynicism.… Continued →

April 27, 2021

April 26, 2021

April 2, 2020

Seeking "Cover Songs" by Christian Artists for New Playlist on Spotify

I am sending this post out there into the webiverse to gather songs for a new spotify playlist I just created. It is (tentatively) being called “The Best Christian Cover Songs” and is a play off Christians who cover popular (and not so popular) songs. Please list artist name covering a song and song title below this post in the comments section so I can take your suggestions and add them. What you see now on Spotify is just me recalling stuff off the top of my head.… Continued →

August 8, 2019

Song Of The Day: The Insyderz - Sinner's Songbook

Today’s song of the day comes in the form of some punk-ska from our friends in Michigan based band – The Insyderz. I was a fan of this band dating back to 1997 when I heard their debut full length, “Motor City Ska”. The band released 3 full lengths, 2 worship/praise albums, and this final (?) full length in 2012. The song that meant the most to me and had me spinning it again was “Sinner’s Songbook”.… Continued →

November 20, 2018

April 27, 2018

Must Build Jacuzzi "Last Place" Now Available Via IVM

Today is release day for an album I am really excited to share. This ska-pop-punk-core (whatever you want to call them because they defy all definitions) from the state of Illinois called Must Build Jacuzzi have put together an insane collection of songs assembled in an album known as “Last Place”. Today is release day for this album that all of us are truly proud of thrilled to put in front of all you avid underground music fans.… Continued →

April 26, 2018

Ethan Luck Launches New Campaign for Ska / Reggae Album

Ethan Luck is a veteran. This seasoned musician and songwriter has been playing on albums for more pretty much all of his entire adult life. He has worked with nearly everyone from Pax (before the ‘217’), Project 86, The Dingees, Value Pac, OC Supertones, Demon Hunter, Relient K, recently as touring musician with Kings of Leon and of course his solo work. This new album will continue some of the more “punk” aspects of his last few solo releases and aim the focus directly at Ska and Reggae sounds, incorporating them in his punk rock aesthetic.… Continued →

April 19, 2018

April 8, 2018

Must Build Jacuzzi "Last Place" Pre Orders Launched via IVM

Some of the best news of the week is that the long awaited ska(core)pop-punk album from the Illinois based band – Must Build Jacuzzi, is finally here. “Last Place” is available for pre-order over at this link via bandcamp (includes instant download of the new song ‘3rd Out of 3 Ain’t Bad’) in Digital, CD, and Tape formats. Or you can order from the IVM Storenvy page and pick up some other merch while you’re at it (storenvy purchases do not include digital downloads).… Continued →

March 12, 2017

The O.C. Supertones Announce Final Show and "Supertones Strike Back" 20th Anniversary Celebration

It’s bittersweet news I announce today. Well loved Orange County, CA. ska/punk band The O.C. Supertones have indeed announced their last show ever and 20th anniversary celebration of the classic album “Supertones Strike Back” taking place at Shoreline Church in San Clemente, CA. June 3rd with Pax 217 opening the show. Tickets go on sale March 17th at OCSUPERTONES.com for $20ea. There is also an awesome “Ultimate Fan Experience” ticket available for $200 that includes a whole bunch of fun activities and goodies that you can read more about below (on sale now).… Continued →

December 2, 2016

November 29, 2016

Dogwood Comes Out of Retirement to Play Epic Shows With Mxpx and Five Iron Frenzy in January 2017

You’re reading that right and NO, you are not stuck in some strange past dimension. January 2017 is going to go off with two shows from everyone’s favorite melodic punk band Dogwood along with epic sets by Mxpx and Five Iron Frenzy. Shows take place on January 13th at The Observatory in San Diego CA. and January 14th at Ventura Theater in Ventura, CA. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10am PST, more info at Mxpx.comContinued →

November 23, 2016

Five Iron Frenzy "Upbeats and Beatdowns" Get the Vinyl Treatment

The festivities of Five Iron Frenzy day (yesterday) has brought us news of the band’s now classic album “Upbeats and Beatdowns” getting the vinyl treatment. “Upbeats and Beatdowns” was this band’s eclectic debut record, released 20 years ago on 5 Minute Walk Records. This awesome vinyl pressing will be handled by SMLXL Vinyl and shipped out in March 2017. Pre-order now right here. I’m holding out hope for the rest of their discography on vinyl and can’t wait to own it all!… Continued →