34 episodes

A podcast by ska fans, for ska fans. Each episode we discuss something related to the ska scene and decide which albums belong in the ska canon.

Hornpod: A Ska Podcast JJ Loy and Matt Wixson

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    • 5.0 • 31 Ratings

A podcast by ska fans, for ska fans. Each episode we discuss something related to the ska scene and decide which albums belong in the ska canon.

    Supernova Stories 04 - Adam "Flymo" Birch

    Supernova Stories 04 - Adam "Flymo" Birch

    In anticipation of Supernova Intl Ska Fest 2021, JJ and Matt chat with the artists and fans who are putting on the festival.

    In the final episode of this miniseries, we're joined by trumpeter Adam "Flymo" Birch who has played alongside Laurel Aitken, Derrick Morgan, The Toasters and The Specials.  Flymo tells us about overcoming addiction and reconnecting with ska at a Supernova festival.  

    • 21 min
    Supernova Stories 03 - Rude Girl Revue

    Supernova Stories 03 - Rude Girl Revue

    In anticipation of Supernova Intl Ska Fest 2021, JJ and Matt chat with the artists and fans who are putting on the festival.

    This time, we've got one of the most anticipated acts of the upcoming Supernova 2021-  an all-star, all-female, all-ska supergroup called Rude Girl Revue.  Debuting at Supernova 2021 with 16 women on stage, they promise to make history and melt your face.

    We're joined by Marcia and Katie from the soul-ska band Bowcat, Jenny Whiskey from Hub City Stompers and Tara from the Checkered Cast podcast! 

    • 38 min
    Supernova Stories 02 - Tim Receveur

    Supernova Stories 02 - Tim Receveur

    In anticipation of Supernova Intl Ska Fest 2021, JJ and Matt chat with the artists and fans who are putting on the festival.

    On this episode, we're joined by one of the founders of Supernova Ska Festival, Tim Receveur, who has seen it grow from very modest beginnings into perhaps the largest gathering in the ska scene.  Tim tells us about the challenges of organizing this event during the pandemic and the rewards of actually pulling it off.

    • 27 min
    Supernova Stories 01 - Greg Lee

    Supernova Stories 01 - Greg Lee

    In anticipation of Supernova Intl Ska Fest 2021, JJ and Matt chat with the artists and fans who are putting on the festival.  

    On the first episode, we're joined by Hepcat frontman, Greg Lee to discuss their unexpected journey to Supernova this year. 

    • 33 min
    021 - Traditional Ska Punk

    021 - Traditional Ska Punk

    JJ and Matt welcome Marc Wasserman back to the show to discuss the notion of traditional-ska-punk. Is it real? Can we even agree on what it is? Does it belong in the canon?  We answer these questions... and more!

    • 1 hr 22 min
    020 - Mashin Up The Nation

    020 - Mashin Up The Nation

    JJ and Matt enlist the expertise of fellow ska scholar, Marc Wasserman to shed light on a seldom-discussed era of ska history- the 1980s.  Marc tells stories from his new book Skaboom! An American Ska & Reggae Oral History, and contributes to a lively Ska Canon discussion.

    • 1 hr 31 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

Dr. Richness ,

favorite new podcast

Excellent work fellas. This is the real deal..all killer, no filler!

Gary Woodruff ,

Amazing Ska Pod Cast

JJ and Matt have put together a great format for this podcast. It really hits all the right notes and entertains and informs.

Dennis Castro 13 ,

The tops!

New to ska? Old to ska? Listen to this podcast to put a smile on your face. Thanks JJ and Matt!

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