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This week Gabe Pressure is back with a vengeance! After two long months he’s loose and ready to tighten up that noose on ya’ll with some big rocksteady, ska, and reggae tunes. Choice international selections about love, life, and forward thinking.

Also in this episode Gabe talks to Jennifer Davis from St. Petersberg Ska Jazz Review about their music, life as a musician in Russia, and touring as an American with a Russian Ska Jazz band in Europe.

Keep on movin’ with the Pressure Drop Soundcast!


1 The Ethiopians -
2 The Bashments – The Argument
3 Unlikely Alibi – Walk Out
4. Channel One – Let Her Run
5 The Oldians – The Missing Girl
6 K-Mob – How Hearts Fail
7 Intensified – Sweeter Love
8 Alton Ellis – Remember That Sunday
9 The One Droppers – Come Back Darling

St. Petersberg Ska Jazz Review Interview and tuneswww.myspace.com/skajazzreview
10 Baby I’m Glad You’re Mine
11 St. Thomas
12 Mr. Big Stuff
13 Skokiaan
14 Last Warning
15 Old Devil Moon

17 The Valuables – Feel That Rhythm
18 Deals Gone Bad Remix – Ruff and hnooty feat Dr. Ring Ding
19 Mr. T-Bone – Take Me
20 Ken Guru & The High Jumpers – Looking For A Girl
21 Rude Rich and The Highnotes – Ten Times Sweeter Than You
22 Flight 404 – Arkesini Road
23 Westbound Train – Lift My Voice Up Loud
24 Hepcat – Keep On
25 Go Jimmy Go – Na-Na
26 Sneak Preview! King Django with The Forthrights – Anywhere I Roam
27 Deals Gone Bad – Movin’ On


In this episode we are joined by singer Greg Lee from the legendary ska, reggae, rocksteady group called Hepcat.They conquered the music like no other and set the crowds on fire with thier smooth vocal harmonies and sweet authentic sound. We talk to Greg about his singing, writing, origins of songs, Hepcat history, and Hepcat mystery in this musical mound of steady rock easy grooves!

Get on the move and follow along, you just might hear your favorite song.

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This week we got a special mix of dirty reggae, soul, and rocksteady by way of the Aggrolites and tunes from their new album IV! Guitarist Brian Dixon from The Aggrolites joins us to to talk about the new album, what their up to, and what they got in store. Get ready to move, groove and shake your body line, as we sample these new tasty biscuits in aggro time!


1. A.G.G.R.O
2. Dirty Reggae
3. Work It
4. Reggae Wonderland
5. Runnin’ Strong
6. The Sufferer
7. Fire Cracker
8. Ever Want To Try
9. Musically On Top
10. Precious and Few
11. Tears That Fall
12. It’s Gonna Be Okay
13. Gotta Find Someone Better
14. It’s Time To Go

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In this episode we have have two special guests, Adam and Dan from the band Pressure Cooker out of Boston, MA. We discuss their new album, the band’s history, future, and musical ingredients. Come taste what we’re cookin’.

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Pressure Cooker Tunes:

1. Burning Fence

2 What She Wants

3 Miss Understanding

4 You’re The One

5 Bella Luna

6 7 Years

8 Last To Know

9 Hold On

10 Darkest Hour

11 Future’s History

12 Secondhand Soldier

Visit www.pressurecooker.net for more musical goodness

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Soul, Reggae, and Rockteady tunes! Plus an interview with Colin Giles and in studio performance.

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Andrew Barker hosting this episode chop full a mix of reggae, soul, and whatever else I want to play. Also included is an interview with the legendary Dennis Alcapone. He covers his career and involvement in the Highrise campaign. So stop reading and start listening... Ya heard!




Track List:
1. That's The Way Love Is- Slim Smith & The Uniques
2. Gone- The Delegators
3. Dreaming Of You- The Coral
4. Psycho- The Sonics
5. Be Mine Tonight- Deal's Gone Bad
6. Angry Lady- Dave Hillyard & The Rocksteady 7
7. Alpha & Omega- Dennis Alcapone
8. Ital Girl- Dennis Alcapone
9. Version Rise -Dennis Alcapone
10. No More Guns, Love Is Easy- Dennis Alcapone
11. Seventh Day Dub- King Django
12. Why I Am a Rastaman- Culture
13. Bad Reaction- Culver City Dub Collective
14. Mini-Skirt- The Sleepwalkers
15. I Can't Stop- The Notations
16. Too Late To Turn Back Now- Alton Ellis
17. Pedophilia- The Slackers
18. Waiting For My Man- Vic Ruggiero
19. Suburbia- Tremoflex9000
20. Lonely Nights- Vic Ruggiero (Ft. Lisa Mueller)
21. Bad Whiskey & Cocaine- David "Honeyboy" Edwards
22. Alright Again- Black Cat Zoot
23. Friday Night- No1 Station
24. Hum- Channel One
25. Footsoldier- The Steady Boys
26. It's Gonna Be O.K.- The Aggrolites


Special guest Curtis Meacham from the band Monkey joins in and tells us about the new album Lost At Sea, we play new tunes and talk up a storm!

Times are hard and people are feeling the pressure. The slumping economy has created tons of problems whether it be job losses, trouble paying the bills, or rising crime and violence. So this week that is our theme, problems in hard times. We got a stack of tunes along those lines and a heap more that are sure to heal that down and out mood. We also interviewed Sean Flowerdew of Pama Intnl and Rockers Revolt. We talk about the Highrise Campaign, gun and knife violence in the UK, and whats new with the band. Listen in and let the good times begin! 1 Desmond Dekker - Problems 2 Laurel Aitken - Landlords and tenants 3 The Ethiopians - Everything Crash 4 Lone Ranger - Can't Stand It 5 Toots and The Maytals - Pressure Drop 6 The Pepper Pots - Starvation 7 Justin Hinds - Save A Bread 8 Green Room Rockers - Broke 9 Pama Intl - It Ain't Funny (feat Dave & Ansel Collins) Sean Flowerdew Interview www.rockersrevolt.com 10 No More Guns - Dennis Alcapone 11 Highrise - Michie One 12 Brenton Brutality - Wrongtom 13 Billy Brag - To Have & Have Not 14 Mungos Hi-Fi - Highrise Dubstep 15 Pama Intl - Wonder Wonder 16 Jimmy Screech - Do They Ever Wonder 17 The Impalers - Pocket Money 18 The Slackers - Everyday Is Sunday 19 Go Jimmy Go - Set Me Free 20 Tim Armstrong - Inner City Violence 21 The Clash - Bankrobber (live in JA 1982) 22 Weatherman - Work Hunting 23 Stubborn Allstars - Tired Of Struggling 24 Colin Giles - Cool Your Jets 25 Doreen Schaffer - Behave Yourself 26 Liam O'Kane - Politeness Is Free 27 Deals Gone Bad - Gettin' Better (from the Remix EP) Reminder: Soon Pressure Drop Soundcast will only be available at www.musicaloccupation.com Change your bookmarks now and update to the new feed.

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