Created by Andy Jeter, a ska fan turned educator, SKAspot is the web’s most comprehensive portal devoted to ska music. SKAspot provides links to bands from around the world, listings of popular ska podcasts, videos, additional ska resources and a social network to help ska fans and bands connect. Additionally, SKAspot is home of the “Ska Toolbar”, a free Internet browser for Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. The toolbar collocates relevant ska resources, has a built in radio station and a customized search engine that searches specifically for ska related websites. In 2007, SKAspot partnered with additional ska websites to foster online ska unity.
This Ning based social networking site provides a digital space for ska enthusiasts, bands, venues and promoters to congregate. This site allows individual users, bands, promoters, venues and podcasters to create their own customizable profiles and interact with other users. Ska Summit has built in blog, photo sharing, video sharing and music sharing capabilities. Additionally, Ska Summit features a Ska FAQ and information on local Ska scenes.
This collaborative wiki features articles that directly relate to ska music. Topics include history, musicians, albums and more. Skapedia is a free resource that anyone with an account can edit. Click the link above to visit a random page from the wiki.
This is the preeminent ska podcast. It features ska music from the early 1960s up to the present and spotlights both popular and lesser-known bands. Each episode revolves around a specific theme and is accompanied by a track listing.
Ska enthusiast JJ Loy writes this current and regularly updated blog. He explores topics relevant to ska and collocates ska resources from around the world. JJ also produces and hosts a series of ska themed podcasts that can be readily located on his blog.