Newest Albums Added
Peg & The Rejected
Phx Punk Ska Bowling
Lynval Golding And Contra Coup
The Big News
Show Me Island
More New Albums Additions
Here you can find a sampling of the videos I like best, made by me, Ska Bob, of our local Seattle area bands and a few National Acts.
For the entire list of videos look at my youtube page.
Note: Feb 2016 - Many video links not working at this time after website update. You can find them on my youtube page.
The Aggrolites: Dirty Reggae from LA
Bad Manners: Great live 2tone from the UK, over 30 years strong.
Be Like Max - Ska / Punk from Vegas
Real Art Tacoma Nov 2015
Bumpin' Uglies: Reggae/Rock from Annapolis, MD
Chris Murray: from a one man band, to 3 person combo or as front man for King Apparatus everyone should know this guy.
Dubcar: According to their webpage, a vehicle for the delivery of dub
The Diablotones: A Seattle band very active in the 90's. If you have never seen them they have a punkhard core sound maybe near The Voodoo Glow Skulls (who they have opened for many times). Reformed in about 2006 and still going strong in their new life.
Easy Big Fella: An all time great ska band from Seattle, toured internationally in the 90's & former Moon ska label artist.
The Easy In- Great new band from California
At Mirkwood in Arlington, WA. June 20 2015
Get Down Moses : Although they did have a brief stint with a small horn section, this garage reggae rock group has a few members from the Georgetown Orbits.
The Georgetown Orbits: Your Seattle-Jamaican connection. Anyone growing tired of todays mostly pop-ska-punk sound will find this traditional band great to come out and dance the ska with.
Gigantor - Seattle area band fronted by Lynval Golding of The Specials, backed by members of past excellent Seattle bands like Tiny Hat Orchestra and Stiff Upper Lip.
The Holophonics - From Denton, TX. Best know for their all ska cover albums they have excellent original material as well.
The Israelites: Holding down traditional ska and skinhead reggae with positive messages for over 20 years. Now based in Portland OR.
Ideal Green: Island reggae sound
It Get Worse - actually they are not bad
Keyser Soza: A smooth sounding ska & reggae group from Reno NV.
Lurk Nasty: A young band from Puyallup,WA.
The Longshots: Great up and coming band from Eugene, OR who just put out their first EP.
The Mike Pinto Band: Reggae/rock/ska
Monkey: From CA, billed as the hardest working band on the West Coast have just released an excellent album.
Moon: Great Seattle band keeping the 2Tone sound alive
Mrs. Skannotto: From Rochester, NY
Natalie Wouldn't: Introduced sometimes as your local Seattle SKA band, they take roots from Easy Big Fella among other places.
Nigal Mustafa: The ska version of Weezer meets Saturday Night Fever
Northwest Sons: A great reggae/rock group from here in Seattle. They just released their first full studio album and it's great. Sit back, turn it up and enjoy your favorite method of relaxation. Dropping it old style tonight with an acoustic set.
Original Middle Age Ska Enjoy Club: Excellent newer band from the Portland, Oregon area. Holding it down with the traditional style.
Passafire: All the way up from Georgia this is another excellent reggae/rock group.
The Reputations: New Seattle band bringing traditional skinhead reggae to the house.
Reggae On The Rocks: Great reggae band, covering rock songs. From Vancouver, BC.
Rude Tuna: From Seattle area, they have a great sound and these videos can't capture all the energy at their show.
Trutones: Out of Bellingham WA ( an hour or two North of Seattle) they started playing around 2005, took a break in 2008 , reformed then broke up again.
Tomorrows Bad Seeds: Up from California on tour this reggae/rock band has a great style mixing this fast with the slow from song to song to keep it changed up.
The Seattlites: Traditional big ska band
Skalami: Formed in Idaho in 1998, broken up around 2002, back skankin in 2009.
Skautomatic Weppons: Ska from Oak Harbor, WA
Skaffee Cup: From Seattle, recently broke up due to members going away to college.
The Skatalites: The one and only, almost 50 years strong.
The Skatomatics: From great Canada land
The Sentiments: Excellent traditional ska & rocksteady band from Portland, OR. Featuring a very experienced cast of musicians from past Northwest bands, including DJ Simmerdown (Host-Rude Boys Revenge & Coffee Hour on KPSU) on drums.
Suburban Legends: One of the most entertaining bands to watch, great danceable 3rd wave from California.
The Toasters: Long time New York SKA Legends
Studio 7 Seattle, WA Feb 7th 2011 - On their 30th Anniversary tour
The Skablins: High energy danceable band from Arlington, WA. For fans of bands like Catch 22, Streetlight, Less Than Jake.
The Skarate Kids: New ska/punk band from Arlington, WA. Featuring several members from other local bands.
The Suppressors: From Fresno, CA, after some time off reformed with a new lineup and sounding great.
Valley Green: Reggae/Rock from Covington, WA