“Ska Lives Vol. 2” follows close on the heels of our widely successful first album “Ska Lives Vol. 1”, which featured many well respected Ska bands including The Insyderz, Christafari, A Billion Ernies, and Five Iron Frenzy as well as up and coming bands such as Send Out Scuds, October Light, Blood and Water, and Dime Store Heist, and gained recognition from Absolute Punk and the German Kirchencore music blog. “Ska Lives Vol. 1” also received radio airplay when it was featured on the Broken Record Hour on BrokenFM. Ska Lives artists The Insyderz, Blood and Water, and PayPer Chainz were interviewed shortly afterwards. “Ska Lives Vol. 1” was also voted Indie Vision Music’s most popular compilation of all time, and has been downloaded an estimated number of 4,000+ times since October 1st (IVM switched hosts, so we lost track of the exact number), and has been streamed via Soundcloud 4,483 times! This means that “Ska Lives Vol. 1” has been heard over 8,483 time worldwide!
“Ska Lives Vol. 2” promises to be even more successful, featuring an all star lineup including of, once again, the likes of The Insyderz, October Light, Blood and Water, Send Out Scuds, etc. as well as many other great bands including Make Up Your Mind, Good Weather Forecast, Upstanding Youth, The Nova Ray, and The O.C. Supertones!
Once again, “Ska Lives Vol. 2” will be featured on the Broken Record Hour on BrokenFM on 6/27/30 (3 days before its release)! You can tune into BrokenFM via their website http://www.broken.fm/, iTunes radio, or by clicking on the music player at the top of the screen on http://www.indievisionmusic.com/.
“Ska Lives Vol. 2” will be released as a free download through Indie Vision Music on 6/30/11! Please help us spread the word!
Here is the official list of bands confirmed to be on “Ska Lives Vol. 2”.
1. The O.C. Supertones
2. Dime Store Heist
3. Send Out Scuds
4. Blood and Water
5. Make Up Your Mind
6. PayPer Chainz
7. King Size Zero
8. Upstanding Youth
9. Just Like Josiah
10. October Light
11. The Insyderz
12. Sounds of Salvation
13. The Dingees
14. Good Weather Forecast
15. The Nova Ray
16. No Lost Cause
17. Against The Odds
18. Storming Stages and Stereos
19. Rejoice In The King
20. Tiki Joe and The Bamboo Band
21. Fight to Remember
22. Gunday Monday
23. The Waffle Stompers
24. The Resignators
(We have been in negotiations with several other bands as well, so there may be a few last minute additions. The album could have up to 30 artists.)
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