Throw Out Your Gold Teeth
Life is unreal, so go see some shows, dammit!
Plenty of folks who go out to music performances in this town might be characterized as speaking with their wings and the way that they smile. These aural angels make the scene what it is; without them, life really would be unreal.
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The English Beat • ska
Here's a brief on a band with three names, but unlike Eliot's bunch, these dudes are not a coterie of cats. At home across the pond, they're known as the Beat. In the land down under, kindly refer to them as the British Beat. Here in 'Merica, we call them the English Beat. But no matter what you call them, this estimable ensemble that still includes founder and guitarist Dave Wakeling—but not vocalist Ranking Roger—was partially responsible for the upsurge in popularity that two-tone ska saw on both sides of the Atlantic during the '80s and '90s. …