Prime instigators—and now survivors—of the ska revival movement of the new-wave era circa 1980, the English Beat and Fishbone share an affinity for tight-as-Scrooge McDuck musicianship, fiercely careening incarnations of the vintage Jamaican rhythm, and raucous spirit. Together on this so-called Spring Skaward tour, the itself-revived English Beat (pictured), still led by Dave Wakeling, is reportedly sporting new material due to be recorded this summer, while Fishbone, featuring original members Angelo Moore and Norwood Fisher, has just... More >>>