“Salt of the Earth” features the band’s signature horn-driven mix of ska, punk, funk, and everything else you might find in a delicious pot of musical chili.
Better late than never, right? Ever since The Bosstones announced the dates for this year’s Throwdown, we’ve been clamoring for any info on openers, which to us are one of the key perks of the annual tradition. This year’s lineup announcement came later than in years past, which could have been the result of anything from scheduling conflicts to the band actively wanting to make us sweat over the details.
Maybe it’s the overload of 90s nostalgia, maybe it’s the approach of Record Store Day, but we’ve noticed a sudden spike in reissues of some now classic ska albums from 20 years ago. Here are a few that we think you’ll want to add to your shopping list.