The Skapones Soundoff Podcasts
EPISODE 13 - I AM 2TONE

EPISODE 13 - I AM 2TONE

January 29, 2021

Todays episode sees Willo from The Skapones deliberating about the legacy of 2Tone,that delightful little label from the midlands and creator of the last true great youth movement on a massive scale. With added contributions from friends who reflect on their 2Tone affiliations  and lots of 2Tone related tunes. 

Yes, that noise in the background is a loud fridge lol... 

 

EPISODE 12 - ANOTHER WEEK ANOTHER PODCAST

EPISODE 12 - ANOTHER WEEK ANOTHER PODCAST

January 22, 2021

Join Willo from The Skapones as he chats shit with Hazza from the UK ska warriors The Rough Kutz, who are celebrating Almost 27 years on the UK scene. 

From working with members of The Specials, finding ska and punk and a certain view on tribute bands.

Cow riding anyone??

EPISODE 11 - WHAT IS THAT KNOB YOU’RE TWIDDLING?

EPISODE 11 - WHAT IS THAT KNOB YOU’RE TWIDDLING?

December 31, 2020

In a New Years Eve special, Former BBC/ITV crewman, Record producer, engineer, mixer, teacher, festival audio manager, radio show presenter, Specializer Paul Ayriss pops into Skapone HQ to discuss all things nomadic, Skapones, music, and brings his favourite tunes to boot....

 

...and what just was his relationship with Lorraine Kelly?

EPISODE 10 - THE KING AND I - CHAT & THAT WITH KING HAMMOND

EPISODE 10 - THE KING AND I - CHAT & THAT WITH KING HAMMOND

December 24, 2020

A Christmas Eve 2020 Special of The Skapones Soundoff podcast featuring UK reggae legend Nick Welsh AKA King Hammond. Nick joins Willo at Skapone HQ for some festive chatter and brings with him 4 of his current favourite tracks.

 

Behold the king of hammond on this beautious eve of chrimbo!

 

 

 

EPISODE 9 - DAVID ATTENBOROUGH DOESN’T PRESENT…TRAVELS WITH MY PANDA

EPISODE 9 - DAVID ATTENBOROUGH DOESN’T PRESENT…TRAVELS WITH MY PANDA

December 18, 2020

Welcome to Episode 9 of the Skapones Soundoff Podcast series! Joining Skapones man Willo is Andy Laidlaw, front man of Edinburgh ska band Big Fat Panda

Talking about Andy's time in some of the city's big ska bands, some punk and four of his favourite tunes.

Does he rave about Rave? Tune in!

EPISODE 8 - WHERE’S WEARSY?

EPISODE 8 - WHERE’S WEARSY?

December 11, 2020

More shenanigans, old men chat & tunes as episode 8 sees utility man Andy Wears in the firing line . 

Andy is joined by fellow Skapones chaps Willo & Kev Watson as he discusses his early days, his path to punk rock and is it true that he actually says those dreaded words...Robbie Williams?

Listen in and find out

EPISODE 7 - WHERE THERE’S A WILLO THERE’S A WAY”

EPISODE 7 - WHERE THERE’S A WILLO THERE’S A WAY”

December 4, 2020

More shambling rambling from The Skapones as guitarist Mark Wilson puts singer Willo in the hot seat this week. Willo brings his 4 favourite tunes of the moment and they discuss all things Skapones, Specials, some surprising record choices.

...and which band he'd never work with again....

Episode 6 - Did you just trump—et?

Episode 6 - Did you just trump—et?

November 27, 2020

More rambling and shambling from The Skapones as trumpety man Dave The Lips McNiff joins Willo and brings his fave tunes with him. 

A music man since the age of 7 - Was he really signed to the CBS label and in a band destined to be the next Wham!

You'll have to listen in!

 

EPISODE 5 - NOT ALICIA KEYS…STEVE ON KEYS!

EPISODE 5 - NOT ALICIA KEYS…STEVE ON KEYS!

November 20, 2020

More rambling shizzle from The Skapones with keyboard whizz and songwriter Steve Cummings who pops in to discuss stuff and show a few of his top fave tunes with Willo.

Did he really play backing for one of the rock n roll greats? Find out.... 

Episode 4 - Sax In The City

Episode 4 - Sax In The City

November 13, 2020

More inane chatter this week from Willo who is joined this week by fellow Skapones member Stephen Brown, the sax man!

Some of Stephs fave tunes and how he got into music.

Was Browny an alternative rock/goth DJ? listen and find out!

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