Dave Wakeling of the English Beat dropped by The Current's studio for a live chat with Bill DeVille. Wakeling described how he first discovered ska in the soccer stadiums of England, and he likens the changes in his band's lineup to putting together a good soccer team as he grows the sound of the English Beat as a global franchise. Wakeling also plays an impromptu acoustic version of 'Save it for Later'.
12 Rods, the Minneapolis band who built a cult following from 1992-2004, recently reunited and are now to be the subject of a documentary film. Filmmaker James Francis Flynn is seeking Kickstarter backing for a proposed 12 Rods movie called Accidents Waiting to Happen. In between their explosive entrance into the cultural milieu with their […]