Results for: Ska

In Acronyms & Abbreviations

What does the abbreviation SKA mean in architecture?

SKA is a sketch made by the architect. It is also sometimes referred to as ASK. Sketches are usually assigned a number. ASK's or SKA's become part of the contract documents. T ( Full Answer )
In Music Genres

What does Ska Mean?

Originating in the Caribbean island of Jamaica, Ska is an amazing musical genre. It combines elements found in Jazz, Soul, Motown, R&B and Calypso, but its distinctive offbeat ( Full Answer )
In Music Genres

What ska song has a keyboard in it?

The Aquabats have a keyboardist. Reel Big Fish rarely uses some keyboards in songs. Most Two tone music has keyboards as well.
In Definitions

What is the definition of the word ska?

a modern style of vocalized Jamaican popular music, which emerged in the 1950s as a blend of African-Jamaican folk music, calypso, and American rhythm and blues, notable for i ( Full Answer )
In Punk Rock Music

What are some good ska bands?

Reel Big Fish, Less Than Jake, 8 Kalacas, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Mustard Plug, Sublime, The Aquabats, The Supervillians, Rebelution, Streetlight Manifesto, The Toasters, Drop Kic ( Full Answer )
In Music Genres

How do you form a Ska band?

First find people who either play the following instruments already or would be willing to learn: electric guitar bass guitar drum saxophone trombone trumpet Pos ( Full Answer )
In Music

Which SKA band did Martin Johnson come from?

In high school, singer/guitarist Martin Johnson (now in the band Boys Like Girls) was in a ska band called the Touchtones with classmate Dan Gillan. He is a 2004 Andover High ( Full Answer )
In Music Genres

Is sublime ska?

Sublime could very well be considered ska. It could also be considered reggae, though, but the two are quite similar.
In Literature & Language

What is the most populated country with ska music?

In the 60's, it was Jamaica with traditional Ska music, then it became popular in the 70's and 80's in England with the second wave or Two Tone, then it hit America in the 90' ( Full Answer )
In Music Genres

How does the chequered flag relate to ska?

i believe ska was one of the first genres in which bands consisted of both black and white musicians, playing music together. the checkerboard of black and white symbolizes th ( Full Answer )
In Music Genres

Why are ska kids called rude?

Juvenile Delinquents in Jamaica in the late 1950's and early 60's (when ska music was beginning) were called rude boys. When ska music became popular in the England in the 197 ( Full Answer )
In Music Genres

What instruments were used in ska?

There is generally a guitarist or two, who accent offbeats, and a bassist and drummer as in most bands. Ska is unique because of its incorporation of horns into what may other ( Full Answer )
In Music Genres

What is the purpose of ska music?

awww come on now..I'ts like saying whats the purpose of music.... just another genre of music that's all...XD
In Literature & Language

Where are Ska and Calypso music performed?

they are performed in the streets of jamacia originally but now you can find it any where. I do know that there is a group that travels round the world playing thoose steel dr ( Full Answer )
In Music

What is the difference between ska and rocksteady?

It's difficult to answer your question regarding what you were listening to without more information. What is "a lot faster"? It's possible you were hearing ska but you could ( Full Answer )
In Uncategorized

Are the Skandalz the best ska band in Hampshire?

there are many good ska covers bands in Hampshire but The Skandalz are the best Original ska bands. Check out their album Opportunities Knocked which has a great mix of ska, p ( Full Answer )
In Music Genres

Where does ska music come from?

Jamaica in the 1950's it developed from reggae and rock steady a sub-genre is ska punk x
In Music Genres

What is the genre of the album Ska Mania?

If you are talking about this CD: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Ska-Mania-Various-Artists/dp/tracks/B0000075ME/ref=dp_tracks_all_1#disc_1 It is mainly two-tone (British 2nd wa ( Full Answer )
In Green Day

Is Green Day ska?

Not exactly. Green Day has said before that they're not ska, but some of their influences are (example: Operation Ivy). On tour, they have horns, which are very commonly in sk ( Full Answer )
In Uncategorized

When did ska begin?

Ska originated in the late 1950's in Jamaica, combining elements such as reggae, rocksteady, punk, and jazz.
In Uncategorized

Who performed ska?

There have been 3 waves of ska: 1. Jamaica in the 1960s 2. UK in the late 1970s and 1980s 3. USA in the 1990s Famous first wave bands include Toots & The Maytals, Prince Bus ( Full Answer )
In Translations

What does the native americam word ska mean?

The Lakota word ska means white. Example: siteha-ska white tail deer. Other native American languages may have entirely different meanings for the same word.
In English Spelling and Pronunciation

How do you spell ska?

That is the correct spelling of the Jamaican musical genre "ska" (considered a precursor to reggae).
In Reggae Music

Who are famous ska musicians?

A couple of ska bands I listen to (and are pretty darn famous) are: . Reel Big Fish - They have more than a "hit single." Their hits include "Sell Out," and "Where Have You ( Full Answer )
In Astronomy

What impact will the SKA have on astronomy?

The square kilometer array is designed to detect radio waves that are weaker than anything that can be currently detected. Also, it should have a better resolution. It is yet ( Full Answer )
In Uncategorized

Are the specials a 2-tone ska band?

No they're a rock band. They sound like this ROCK ROCK ROCK ROCK ROCK ROCK ROCK ROCK!
In Swedish to English

What does ska vi dra mean?

The meaning may depend on context, however I believe that 'ska vi dra?' means 'shall we leave/go?' The word 'dra' in this sentence means 'to leave for another place'. Example ( Full Answer )
In Music

What kind of music is Ska P known for?

Ska P is a combination ska and punk punk,called ska-punk for short.The group is from Spain.They are an anti-establishment music group,but are not known for jamming.They have w ( Full Answer )
In Music

What are some famous ska music artists?

According to Hub Pages some famous Ska musicians include "Less Than Jake", "Big D and the Kids Table", "Sublime", "Mustard Plug", and "Streetlight Manifesto."
In Actors & Actresses

What actors and actresses appeared in Rozporek i Ska - 1918?

The cast of Rozporek i Ska - 1918 includes: Edmund Gasinski as Jan Rozporek Mary Mrozinska as Gizela Tadeusz Skarzynski as Karol Bojarski Wanda Szymborska as Rozporkowa Konrad ( Full Answer )
In Uncategorized

What is Ska?

SKA is a style of fast popular music that has a strong offbeat. Itoriginated in Jamaica in the 1960s.