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This week we are joined by Duck, lead singer of Joystick. Duck tells us about how he got into ska music, where he got his nickname, Joystick’s history and the meaning of their song 7675. Duck also tells us about the new album, I Can’t Take it Anymore. We have a group discussion about what bands we would like to see have action figures. Lastly, we give you ska news and our ska picks of the Week.
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-Bruce Lee band
On March 25 The Bruce Lee band dropped a new song Division in the Heartland. You can download it on the band camp page for Asian man records. All the money from the track goes to stop Asian hate. New album drops May 28.
-The Third Rates
On March 19th The Third Rates announced they are crowd sourcing their new album, See What Sticks on vinyl. For ordering the album you get three bonus tracks and a digital copy of the album.
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