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The Mad Caddies have always had a diverse set of influences. Since forming in Solvang, California back in 1995, the band has channeled their love of classic reggae, dub, ska, dancehall, two-tone, and punk into something thats distinctly theirs. Over the past twenty years, the Mad Caddies have made music that slipped between genre lines, and with Punk Rocksteady, they offer a record of punk covers that shows the Mad Caddies are capable of taking all that piss and vinegar and turning it into something beautiful.Recorded at San Franciscos Motor Studios with Fat Mike serving as the records producer, as well as its spiritual guide, the Mad Caddies got to bring one of Mikes pet projects to life. This has been one of his dream projects for a long time, says guitarist Sascha Lazor. Its been a party conversation. Hey, you should do that. But after years of talk, the stars began to align. What followed was a two-month long process that saw the band, as well as Mike, collaborate on making a list of songs that were befitting of the Mad Caddiestreatment.We had a grand vision that we needed to have four-to-six sounds on here, says vocalist Chuck Robertson. We needed to have traditional ska, super horn-heavy dancehall songs, reggae, SoCal stuff, and we needed to have something new and weird that we could make our own. In order to make Punk Rocksteady diverse, the band labored over picking songs that could be interpreted in ways that would feel new and exciting, but still retained the spirit of the originals. With Punk Rocksteady, the Mad Caddies effectively reframe the past 40 years of punk history into something thats lighter but no less impactful. From pulling vintage soul music sounds out of The Misfits Some Kind Of Hate, or giving the Descendents deep cut Jean Is Dead a reggae strut, some of punks genre-defining bands are remade at the hands of the Mad Caddies. If the songs good, it can be played in any genre and do the song justice, says Robertson, and its true listening to P
  • Start:October 21, 2018
  • End:October 21, 2018
  • Recurring
  • Where:THE SIREN, 900 Main Street, Morro Bay, California, United States, 93442
  • Phone:N/A
  • Event Type: Concerts & Music
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