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rockaholic93 05-19-2008 07:29 PM

I'm looking for stuff similar to Streetlight Manifesto. Any suggestions would help alot!

Alfred 05-19-2008 07:52 PM

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones perhaps. Streetlight is unique in their genre.

sleepy jack 05-19-2008 07:56 PM

Well obviously you should check out Catch 22. Big D and the Kids Table can be amusing, I Voted For Kodos are nice guys but since they lost their entire horn section they sound more like a ska-influenced pop-punk band. You'd probably like Aquabats. Most third wave ska bands are terribly repetitive and bland so it's kind of hard to come up with suggestions.

Alfred 05-19-2008 08:13 PM

Reel Big Fish is pretty sweet too.

Speler 05-19-2008 09:45 PM

I'd have to recommend Attaboy Skip (<3), early Less Than Jake, The Mad Caddies, MU330 and the Mighty Mighty Bosstones to a Streetlight fan, though I prefer more traditional ska.

jackhammer 05-20-2008 02:01 AM

I agree with Ethan, a lot of third wave ska is more like pop music if you want to shake it up a bit try :

Capdown (early)
The Flaming Tsunamis
The Fad

or go mellow and remove a lot of that pop punk crap:

The Toasters
New York Jazz Ska Ensemble Band
Toyko Ska Paradise Orchestra
Ska-P
Ska Cubano.

Grud 05-25-2008 08:26 AM

Howards alias
 
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Originally Posted by rockaholic93 (Post 481614)
I'm looking for stuff similar to Streetlight Manifesto. Any suggestions would help alot!

You should listen to the first album by Howards Alias(the chamelion script)

The second album is not so good but is titled "The answer is never".

The band are on domino recordings.

Cougar90 05-25-2008 11:51 AM

i guess and obvious one is reel big fish , considering streetlight supported them on their last tour

man that was one awesome night.

Cougar90

Muzak 05-25-2008 05:45 PM

The Suicide Machines
Madness
The Specials

Cougar90 05-25-2008 05:58 PM

ye the specials and madness aregreat if your looking for the classic original ska bands. not so much streetlight -like tho

Cougar90


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