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
Always under construction. Take note some of these may be out of date by several years. Please send in any updates or new links in these categories. Because of the large number of bands, I can not list them all individually, their links will be listed on the Albums Updates page, and included with the song name on the now playing page.
Links to Ska podcasts, other streaming sites and live ska shows on broadcast radio
Real Punk Radio
Features many scheduled shows of different musical styles. Also has a live chatbox that may have DJs, musicians and other listeners talking about music and news. Be sure to tune in for Pressure Drop Soundcast Wednesday nights (10PM Pacific Time).
Operated by Andy Jeter. Features live streaming ska radio, ska news, many feeds for ska related social media, upcoming concerts and more.
Great weekly hosted show from CITR Vancouver CA. Features lots of ska, guest interviews and concert updates. Podcasts available for recent shows.
Weekly ska radio program from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The show that brought bands like Sublime and No Doubt to the world. Subscribe to the facebook page to be notified of new shows.
23 Minutes Of Ska
A new ska podcast comes out each Thursday. Features songs, news and artist interviews.
Weekly podcasts with ska news, tour dates and new album news.
Directory of thousands of other stations available online
Links to ska friendly labels and music stores fronts.
Jump Up Records:
Set up by DJ Chuck Wren in 1993, JUMP UP is a Chicago based independent record label and mail order distribution company specialized in modern bands who play original Jamaican ska, reggae, rock steady, and calypso.
Ska and rocksteady label from Portland, Or. Run by Dj. Simmerdown (AKA Mathew Griffin), 16+ year host of Rude Boy's Revenge and Coffee Hour on KPSU.
They love ska in all its colourful guises, be it old school, laid back Jamaican style ska, bouncy 2-tone ska vibes, upbeat modern ska/pop or thunderous ska/punk!
Asian Man Records:
Started by Mike Park (Skankin' Pickle, The Chinkees, The Bruce Lee Band and solo work) in 1996, he still runs his label from his mother's garage to keep prices low.
Started by Robert "Bucket" Hingley from The Toasters in 2002 after the demise of Moon Ska Records, they have a great catalog of releases.
Version City Studios
Run by King Django, who also is in charge of Stubborn Records. They features a large catalog of excellent releases, including dub's and remixes, that Django mixed & mastered himself in his New Jersey studio.
Records By Mail
While not specially a ska site, Ive gotten many ska, rocksteady and reggae albums here. Massive selection will leave you browsing for hours.
Links to Ska news and discussion
A very useful site with SKA news, Podcasts, cd reviews and more. I have been visiting it since it was opened for the SKA Summit 2003 held in Vegas.
Ska Blah Blah
A ska news,blog and podcast site ran by the current host of Ska’s The Limit (on of the longest running ska radio show).
A great site. Lots of up to the minute ska news, collection of several podcasts, message boards, free downloads, interviews & more.
Joachim Uerschels's Ska stories and songs since 1980
An excellent ska/music/blog/news site ran by Joachim Uerschels, a ska fan and musician for over 30 years.
Marco On The Bass
Launched in 2008 by Bigger Thomas bass player Marco, his excellent blog now has over 500 entries and is updated frequently.
The Pier Magazine
A great news & music site covering mostly reggae rock bands with some ska, acoustic, dub and soul thrown in. The have free mp3 downloads from many bands, ranging from live tracks, selected album tracks and entire cd's.
Reddit r/ska subreddit
More that just atheists taking pictures of cats, there are discussions of about everything imaginable, including ska.
Rocking Steady !
Home of the Rocking Steady E-Zine (downloadable ska magazine) packed with news and interviews.
One of the more active ska groups on Facebook
Archived: These sites are likely gone, but your welcome to try them.
Currently off-line but keep checking, it may be back soon.
On line streaming SKA station. Frequent updates, local news and recently brought back on line with updated web site.
May return in the Summer
3 hour live hosted broadcast on KGRG, Auburn, WA. Features live in studio performances, exclusive tracks and more. Podcasts of their past shows available for download on their Facebook page.
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Sky.FM features about 30 different channels including ska & roots reggae streams.
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Liveska is a dedicated site that is focused on the idea of having quality sound and video on the internet.
Rude Boy's Revenge & Coffee Hour
Currently on hold, we hope to see this program return in 2013.
An excellent weekly hosted program from Portland State University. The host, DJ. Simmerdown, has hosted this show for 17 years now. They sometime feature guests and live in studio performances. Downloads for previous shows available on the web site, when the archive is working.
A long running weekly ska radio program on Radio K from the University of Minnesota. After a short break it has returned with new hosts.
World SKA radio (Inactive)
No updates since 2009, but they have a library at 30 or more shows, with themes for each one.
Pressure Drop Soundcast (Inactive)
No new shows since 2009,one of the DJ's is now on Real Punk Radio, but has a a large (120+) episodes of past live hosted podcasts, They featured band interviews, guest DJ's and lots of SKA.