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BANDS/GROUPES (not in any particular order)
kingkonqueror

Halifax NS gorilla reggae/dancehall/ska!

NYC's own
triptheoff

Montreal punky-reggae


AWESOME trad-ska from Amsterdam!!!
Datsons

Montreal MOD trio (now: The High Dials)

Japan - punk

party ska - Germany
Lederhosen Lucil - one of the wittiest entertainers you may ever see!
Quebec Pop with Ska flavour Bizness (France Nutty Ska)
H2O (hey, it's H2O...) Melodic hardcore from NYC Duotang (power pop from Canada!)
The Riffs (UK Ska) The Kingpins (Adelaide Australia Ska)
The English Beat (UK Ska legends) Citizen Fish (UK punk)
Mustard Plug (Michigan Ska) General Rudie (Montreal ska-jazz)
Constable Brennan 
(crazy Toronto garagie drunken-ness)
Alaska (Trois-Rivieres QC Ska)
The PORKERS (Australian Ska) The Afterbeat (Winnipeg MB Canada)
The Slackers (- awesome NY ska) Los Skankers (San Jose, Costa Rica)

Scottish Ska

(Los Angeles USA) - One-Man Ska Band!!!!

The Ska Tipz (Japan) also on NOCO Records (France) The Pylons from Toronto
The Aggrolites BC Canada State of the Nation (UK - Indie Rock)
One Drop BC, Canada  

LABELS

Canada's home of SKA
Featuring The Planet Smashers, General Rudie...
stomprecords
...and Fred Skarface's site and label (in France)... where you can get the Euro-version of "Let's Go To Work" noco
JUMPSTART! Records (USA)
on which was released our 7" "Lootin' Shootin' and Wailin'
Our good friends in Swizterland! LEECH Records
Japan (tour buddies Nicotine's label)
Plan of Action European Release on German label
BaNd GeEk ReCoRdS
Do The Dog (UK Ska label) Brutus Records Piacenza, Italy
 
(London UK based - show promoters and record label)

ZINES

An Australian webzine by Tracey - who has a lot of other ska-related hobbies, and puts an unbelievable amount of heart into it. Say Hi from me... Click on the Creeper 

 

Aussie-run and often updated site, chock full of cool info 
(I especially like the radio playlists that include the Kingpins...)
skanews
Toronto's Webzine
includes reviews & photos of Kingpins shows
This was the first overseas zine that ever contacted us about doing an interview. It's a ska-mod-scooter zine from Italy! Give my greetings to DJ Matt...

Coming soon: a review of Plan of Action on...

Interview with Lorraine (August 2001)

A Japanese online magazine called Scarred for Life - "Rock 'n Roll Entertainment" Germany
Do The Dog (UK Ska Zine)  

RESOURCES

Ska Search Engine... find it here...

World of Ska - Band listings
Canadian-run ska resource (also do hosting)
skapages.com
Show listings, band links, list of venues...
www.punkhardcore.com
ska.evilsearch www.canehdian.com
Canada's entertainment source featuring the best of music,
movies and television. Includes news, reviews,
profiles and a comprehensive directory.
A FLEMISH ska site in Belgium (but there are also nice pictures!). It mentions us because Klaas booked a show for us in Kontich, BE. He only books bands he likes... Thanks Klaas!  
Ska Punk and Other Junk GREAT Resource page for New England Scene

a ska calendar and info page from Switzerland
Mostly local listings and bands, etc.
 

PLANET SKA - rocksteady, reggae, ska, dub, dancehall, soul, punk 
http://www.planetska.com

Syracuse, NY scene info (bands, clubs, etc.) very useful for touring bands
Cette page pleine d'infos sur la scène à Syracuse est pratique surtout pour les groupes qui tournent!
Midwest USA info (bands, clubs, etc.) very useful for touring bands. Cette page pleine d'infos sur la scène du "Midwest" américan -  pratique pour les groupes qui tournent!
This is a Dutch site I "happened" upon while investigating possible opening acts. This is a great site, really nicely laid out. I may even copy it! Geared towards garage. A MUST for lovers of vinyl and underground music. A fantastic resource! http://www.grunnenrocks.nl/  http://www.Canadian-Music.com
  KickInTheHead.com: The Ultimate Canadian Band List
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"The Ultimate Canadian Band List"
    Saint john NB scene site giraffe cycle
 
(London UK based - show promoters and record label)
The Kingpins' page at Risingmusic is HERE

SUPPORTIVE RADIO (Thanks!/Merci!)

Frantic Ska (see resources section)... not just a zine... 
also have a radio show "Skatterbrains
on CFRU in Guelph, ON live Thursdays 4-5PM (EST)
 
THIS IS ROCK 'N' ROLL RADIO 
(MOD'S MUSIC)
Sunday nights from 9 to midnight Eastern USA time
(with repeats all day Wednesday), on the web at
wxxe.org Syracuse Community Radio
Listen to OSB One Step Beyond (Long Island New York) Live on the net Sunday Nights at midnight EST. Don't forget to come in the chatroom too, if you listen Live. Or streaming last 3 shows - anytime. Also a ska-site with reviews, etc.
WMBR (Radio at MIT)
WMBR 88.1FM Cambridge, Mass Generoso's "Bovine Ska Reality" Tuesday nights at midnight EST when Generoso brings the best of old school ska and rock steady. The insight and information about songs and artists he plays are excellent, especially when you think that the average song was recorded about 30-40 years ago
One of my MSN Messenger Buddies from Australia.
 
Skankin' Down Under
Feel free to check out their site and say "G'day" to Bob for me!

If it's Saturday, 3:00 PM (Pacific Time), you can listen to Too Rude Turntable LIVE on KCLA 99.3 FM.!!!
or DOWNLOAD an MP3 of our most recent show!

You can always listen to us on 99.3 FM in West Los Angeles, Santa Monica and the surRounding area through Adelphia Cables DMX (cable radio) system.

Wide World of Ska
on WBWC in Cleveland area, Ohio
Sundays at 4:00 PM Eastern Time

Montreal COOL-FM 
(venez faire vos demandes spéciales ici!!!)

CFAK - (Univ. Sherb.) Sherbrooke, Quebec
You can listen to "Skarlatine" on the web through the link on this site 
Écoutez "Skarlatine" en direct via le lien sur cette page...

The Not So Sensible Ska Show
From Melbourne, Australia on 106.7 PBS FM or via the internet

CFNY (Edge 102) in Toronto
Particularly the Indie Hour and thanks to Dave and John
New 2003 Thanks to George Stroumboulopoulos for his interview with Nicotine on their last tour!
CHOM-FM in Montreal
Thanks (ski-days, beach parties and for your support)
 

CLUBS / VENUES / SALLES DE CONCERTS

WOW... Strasbourg, France
Café du Palais Sherbrooke, Quebec
Party...!!!
Awesome... Paris, France
Toronto's legendary Horseshoe Tavern

 

Les 4 Écluses in Dunkerque, France
(concert confirmed April 12th, 2002)
 

OTHER/AUTRES 

justconcerts

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You can request our new video for "Consequence" at MUCH Music 

Recording - Low budget - No Bullshit
CUTTHECRAP (Montreal)

Victoria SKAFEST (Victoria BC)

SPOUTNIK books our shows in France

"Ska Child" - scene author (écrivain)

Gorilla Cartoons (Montreal animations, etc.)
(these guys did the Planet Smashers "Super Orgy Porno Party" video
and now do "500 Pound Planet"... good stuff!)

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