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The Warrington Ska Punk Podcast – MPF 2022 Special!

The Warrington Ska Punk Podcast
The Warrington Ska Punk Podcast
The Warrington Ska Punk Podcast - MPF 2022 Special!
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Last weekend was Manchester Punk Festival 2022!! And it was so so so so so so so good! Even though some of the bands weren’t ska punk?! I know, right?

The Warrington Ska Punk Christmas Podcast!

The Warrington Ska Punk Podcast
The Warrington Ska Punk Podcast
The Warrington Ska Punk Christmas Podcast!
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It’s nearly CHRISTMAS!!! And that means its time for terrible Christmas covers, novelty songs, mince pies and lots of chocolate!

Today, I’m joined by the coolest kids in the world: Joen (10), Neriah (8) and Isaac (5) – also known as JUSTJOEN, Nevernia and Is It Isaac? – to tell me why they like Christmas, hate Christmas, and think that Grim Christmas are an awful music entity.

Album Reviews

Shackleford III Review

Nuneaton's finest return with a solid spinner of grown-up pop-punk

The first time I saw Shackleford live, two things came to mind. First, I thought “These guys probably are probably the stupidest, most hilarious band I’ve ever seen live”. And secondly, I thought “Wow, how do they sound so good?”.

After several years touring on the back of their two EPs – the imaginatively named I and II – they’ve pulled their socks up and put together a full album.

Live Reviews

The Undercover Hippy live at the New Cross Inn

...with Ferocious Lopez and Smiley & The Underclass

A lucky happenstance found me in sunny London town this week, so I took the opportunity to visit the New Cross Inn for the first time.

For those of you who don’t know, the New Cross Inn is the spiritual home of much of the UK ska scene, with basically every band ever having played there nineteen times, it hosts the incredible Level Up Fest and, of course, its operated by the lovely Paul Smith and is the oft-home of the Be Sharp Promotions gang.

The Warrington Ska Punk Podcast #8

The Warrington Ska Punk Podcast
The Warrington Ska Punk Podcast
The Warrington Ska Punk Podcast #8
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It was a delight to have the wonderful ANDY B ON THE SHOW! He is hot off the release of his new Andy B & The World album “The First One”!

The Warrington Ska Punk Podcast #7

The Warrington Ska Punk Podcast
The Warrington Ska Punk Podcast
The Warrington Ska Punk Podcast #7
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That’s right, you heard it here first, it’s ANOTHER WARRINGTON SKA PUNK PODCAST!! We got Dave Emmerson of Visions Press back on the show. Mostly because we couldn’t get anyone better…

We discuss Wizards, Dave’s Christmas presents, the barely-even-a-genre that is “Noise”, and about five minutes of both of us going “URRRRGGGGHH”. Plus Dave’s zine, that was basically my idea.