The Bluebeats – Dance With Me – Review

June 1, 1997

As promised, these six middle-aged guys from New York capture a “fresh take on authentic Jamaican Rock Steady, Ska, and early Reggae – all with a twist of soul.”

100% Latin Ska – Review

July 1, 1995

All in Spanish, all ska. Cool, eh? Lots of horns, bongos, a bit of cocktail lounge, a bit of guitar rock.

Arsenals – Stomp – Review

June 1, 1995

ad production, worse songs, and few hooks. There are plenty of unsigned ska bands who could “stomp” these guys into the ground.

The Pietasters – OoLooLoo – Review

June 1, 1995

I was disappointed with this new offering from these ska masters. Resident ska experts Stacey and Opie agree with me: Something is missing from OoLooLoo.

Skarmageddon – Review

September 1, 1994

All based loosely on the “ump-ah, ump-ah” guitar, has horns and often reeds, and bass lines are bouncy, but the deviations here are numerous.