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Studio One Ska is the ULTIMATE ska compilation

Advantages: Amazing songs, great packaging
Disadvantages: NONE

You might have seen this CD before and been miffed at the measly 17 tracks on offer, especially compared to the 50 track box sets that Trojan offer for less money, and so left it on the shelf. However, this CD is simply the best ska compilation I've ever ...

john_harrison 21.09.2009 · Read full review
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Cover versions from Spunge

Advantages: catchy new takes on classic songs
Disadvantages: nothing new

Spunge, the Tewksbury ska-punk quintet, have not put forth a proper studio album for a long time. Four years it has been now. To try and placate their fans they released this CD two years ago, a CD full of cover versions and live versions. When I've see ...

Pyrokeet 15.03.2006 · Read full review
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birlliant

Advantages: fun, up tempo, amazing covers.
Disadvantages: only 2 new songs

I am a huge fan of spunge, they are the only British ska punk band worth listening to. They are also a cut above most bands from the states. This album is full of spunginess, every song gets you jumping. The album consists of 6 amazing covers (centrefold, ...

cbox 14.05.2005 · Read full review
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a Farse? ... not at all

Advantages: Rare style, Punchy and energetic
Disadvantages: Bit too hardcore for some

Farse are a cult five-piece ska-core collective from the Midlands. For those of you not familiar with this genre, allow me to expand on it for you. It fuses the elements of ska (e.g. Madness, Operation Ivy) with hardcore, which is a derivative of punk ...

BZ2886 10.06.2008 · Read full review
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Dancehall '69: The best skinhead reggae comp out there!

Advantages: Loads of tracks, amazing and obscure selection, great notes, EVERYTHING!
Disadvantages: None

This album, compiled by Michael De Koningh, is the best compilation of Skinhead Reggae, period (for those who want to know, skinhead reggae is - very basically - early reggae from around '68-71). It contains some monster rarities (which are still fanta ...

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