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First Wave Radio Podcast - SkaRoots

Traditional Ska, Ska inspired and all things Ska

The End?

Oct 9, 2017

Thank you to all the listeners.  10 years and 152 Episodes. 

The time has come, in an age of mass digital distribution and monthly subscriptions, for a new generation of Ska/Reggae Audiophiles to seek out the music they truly love.

I will keep these episodes available until possibly the new year.

Thank you for all your...


Aug 1, 2017

First Wave Radio #152 - Full Up

Book of Rules - The Heptones
Get in the Groove - The Heptones
Be A Man - Leroy Sibbles
Mama Say - The Heptones
Won't Fly in Jah Face - Leroy Sibbles and Buju Banton
Play On Mr Music - The Upsetter Revue ft. The Heptones, Junior Murvin, The Congos
Meaning Of Life - The Heptones
Message...


Jul 1, 2017

First Wave Radio #151 - Sabbatical 3 Pino Noir

This episode is dedicated to Pino, for listening to his heart and keeping it realistic.  He is always selling stuff but not selling out.  This is a non-ska/reggae episode to re-discover some music to nourish my soul.

So Long - Marta Ren & The Groovelvets
Are You A Hypnotist...


Jun 1, 2017

First Wave Radio #150 - Personal Jesus

next episode will be a non ska/reggae episode brought to you by Stylist Man Poor.

Personal Jesus - Les Singes Verts
Storm Clouds feat. Ras Roni - The Strides
Lets Dance - Black Market
Death Or Glory - Black Market
Greed & Power - The Funaddicts
Tomorrow's Just Another Day - The...


May 1, 2017

First Wave Radio #149 - The Frightniques

Build My World - The Uniques
Trying Hard to Find a Home - The Uniques
What Have I Done - the FRIGHTNRS
All My Tears - the FRIGHTNRS
Blinded by Love - The Uniques
Give Me A Love - The Uniques
Purple - the FRIGHTNRS
Till Then - the FRIGHTNRS
I'm Lost - The Uniques
Trouble In Here -...