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Let’s Go Bowling

The ska-revival octet Let’s Go Bowling comprised vocalist Darren Fletcher, guitarist Lincoln Barr, bassist Marc Michel, saxophonists Adam Lee and Gilbert Lopez, trumpeter Patrick Bush, trombonist Phil Miskulin and percussionist Mike DeLeon. Debuting in 1991 with Music to Dish By, the music group did not discharge their follow-up LP Mr. …

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Magadog

Magadog was one of the primary rings to emerge from the Florida ska-revival community, a significant ska hotbed throughout a lot of the 1990s. Made up of keyboardist/vocalist Jim Pedigo, guitarist Jeff Kinsman, trombonist/vocalist Ed Trombakian, bassist Dave Akright, trumpeter Christian Woodall and drummer Ed Lowery, the group shaped in …

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Undercover S.K.A.

Undercover S.K.A. presented vocalist/guitarist Bob Glynn, bassist Pat Smith, keyboardist Brian Schindele, trumpeter Will Rose, trombonist Dave Rudolph and drummer Eddy Sassin. The ska-revival group bowed in 1996 with We’ve Arrive for Your Girl, followed later on that same yr by Socially Unconscious; they came back in 1998 with THE …

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Edna’s Goldfish

The Long Island-based ska-pop septet Edna’s Goldfish comprised vocalist Brian Diaz, guitarist Vinnie McAuliffe, bassist Dave Ringel, trumpeters Dave Galea and Gary Henderson, trombonist Matt Holmgren and drummer Mike Warner. Their debut LP, BEFORE YOU DECIDE TO Knew Better, made an appearance in early 1998; Components of Transition adopted a …

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Shaggy

Emerging in the first ’90s, Shaggy was the largest crossover success in dancehall reggae. Not merely did he end up being the genre’s most commercially potent musician within the worldwide marketplace, he was also a lot more than just a usual flash within the pan, handling to sustain a profession …

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Isaac Green

One among the few bands named honoring an associate whose duties included bit more than dancing, singing occasional backup vocals and making sound files, Isaac Green as well as the Skalars were one of the leaders from the St. Louis ska-revival picture from the 1990s. Founded circa 1992 by Green, …

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The Insteps

THE BRAND NEW York City-based ska-revival band the Insteps comprised singers Noah Roy and Peter Loshak, guitarist Dave Hahn, trombonist Dave Nelson, saxophonist Keith Crockett, trumpeter Justin Decamp, keyboardist Dave Rock, bassist Sheldon Gregg and drummer Eddie Ocampo. Their debut LP Eleven Techniques to Power made an appearance in 1996.

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The Blue Moon Boys

The Blue Moon Guys, featuring lead vocalist Nic Roulette, harken back again to the hipster sounds from the 1950s. While rooted within the rockabilly custom, the Indiana-based quartet includes elements of golf swing, R&B and punk rock and roll to make a exclusive, hard-driving, audio. Chicago/Milwaukee-based newspaper The Onion composed …

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Like Squirrel Nut Zippers as well as the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, Big Poor Voodoo Daddy revived big-band music for the ’90s and beyond. BBVD focused for the swinging times of the ’40s and ’50s, borrowing a number of the Rat Pack lingo as well as the zoot matches that cloaked …

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The Adjusters

Merging the classic ’60s soul appear from the Motown and Stax brands with traditional ska and root base reggae, the Adjusters had been produced in Chicago by vocalist Daraka Kenric and bassist Clay Harper, who have been soon became a member of by guitarist Jason Packer, saxophonist Karl Shaefer, trombonist …

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