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HALF PAST TWO – Holidays EP
2021 was a busy year for US ska/punk/rock band Half Past Two. They not only released their self-titled full length – their first new work for a couple of years – and a well received video lamenting the perils of a ‘Scratched CD’, but they also returned to live work after a long spell away from the spotlight. In addition, they also found time to record a covers EP, based around a “holiday” theme.
Watch the new video from Half Past Two
As the good weather in the northern hemisphere prepares to bid people goodbye, it’s a little late for ska band Half Past Two to be delivering a summer anthem. Nevertheless, the Californian ska/pop/reggae/punk band bring a feel good style to their new track ‘Scratched CD’.
REAL GONE GOES OUT: The Specials – Dreamland, Margate, Kent 28/8/2021
It’s a bank holiday weekend in Margate. The sun hasn’t shone properly for what feels like an age, but a huge crowd are still clinging on to a summer spirit and are clearly hoping The Specials will bring some extra good vibes to the seaside town on the first night of their ‘Protest Songs 1924-2012’ tour.
Bite Me Bambi cover The Go-Go’s on new single
Their name might not be the most familiar yet, but Orange County ska band Bite Me Bambi are about to become part of your summer soundtrack. They’ve been releasing digital singles since 2019, but their new release is one that’s sure to put them on the map.