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BOSS RIOT “Lace Up Straight” LP / CD out NOW! Summery female fronted 2-Tone ska from Texas!

Formed in Dallas, Texas in 2015 around a mutual love of vintage Jamaican music, the Boss Riot sound pays tribute to early reggae, ska, rock steady, and soul while continuing to push the creative envelope of the genres. The band stays rooted in a vintage sound yet delivers a modern twist, bringing to mind the pop sensibilities of the English Beat, The Untouchables or The Selecter. Lead by the the powerful pipes of Vicki Tovar, her colorful hair and stage intensity channels the spirits of Dusty Springfield and Nancy Sinatra. Boss Riot is comprised of veterans from the 90’s ska scene, including current members of Rude King and the founding member of Detroit’s pioneering band The Exceptions, whose recordings graced releases on Jump Up, Asian Man, and Moon Ska throughout the third wave. “Lace Up Straight” is the band’s 14 track debut album, following hot on the heals of Ska Brewing/Jump Up collections “Drink The Ska” and “Pressure Hop” which introduced Boss Riot to over 7000+ fans worldwide. Limited edition green vinyl (50 copies!) and hand assembled slimline CD limited to 100 copies.

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Jump Up 25th Anniversary CD DEAL: 5 CDs for $25 / 15 CDs for $50 postage paid in USA

Only 10 deals available! Lots of AMAZING CDs, many were stocked up prior to SuperNova Ska Festival. Still tons of great titles to chose from – lots of imports. No duplicates titles allowed. After you make purchase send your  choices (with 3 alternatives in case we run our of something) to jumpuprecords@gmail.com – act now many titles we have only 1-2 copies! Check out this HUGE CD LIST! Continue reading Jump Up 25th Anniversary CD DEAL: 5 CDs for $25 / 15 CDs for $50 postage paid in USA

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RSD 2018: DRINK THE SKA – a 17 band all-USA collection – collaboration with Ska Brewing!

At last year’s Ska Brewing anniversary party in Durango CO – Ska Brewing and Jump Up sat down and decided to  unleash an all-vinyl collection for Record Store Day 2018! It was a nail-biter, but in the end we squeaked a quick 15o copies out to supply release shows in Colorado and Chicago – more will be on the way soon! We realize that some vinyl fans can’t wait, so a small amount are now available via our website! Seventeen bands with all kinds of ska styles represented. Forthcoming tracks from JUMP UP albums appear from THE FUSS, BOSS RIOT, BIG SKA BAND, THE PRIZEFIGHTERS – plus CHRIS MURRAY (with CapsLock), BOOMTOWN UNITED, BREACHERS, BANDULUS, MONTY NEYSMITH & THE BISHOPS, DENDRITES, BLUE HORNETS, GREEN ROOM ROCKERS, BOWCAT, BUSTER’S GHOST, THE CROMBIES, 2 TONE LIZARD KINGS and THE TOASTERS!