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WTB Ska

Anyone got some good stuff they wanna throw out there? Im really jammin to some Streetlight Manifesto and Mustard Plug i picked up, but im gonna need some new jams soon and this sounds way to good to let get old fast. gimme some new skankin material plox
Ska! Yaaaaaaa!

…There’s a silver lining, though: All Day at least lives up the curse of a developing ska band. While a soul-ska amalgam is nothing revolutionary by any means — particularly for The Pietasters who were doing it a decade ago — All Day straddles the line between soul and ska, wavering between funky Motown-esque numbers, downbeat soul-shouter ska tunes and tracks that dip their toes in both styles. All Day doesn’t have the feel of an album trying to point out the obvious links between the two genres, or even an attempt to solidify a hybrid of the two. It’s an effort that proves, once and for all, that ska and soul are closer together on the musical tree than most people think.
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