Ska band The Red Stripes have released 2 tracks from their upcoming debut album [Hong Kong]. The two tracks are playing now on their revamped website at the link below:
The band added:
“The Red Stripes are Hong Kong’s premier Ska/ Mod band and have been playing to packed audiences all over Asia. Their brand of party Ska with flavours of the 2 Tone era features a full 11 piece band and hail originally from the UK, Canada and Australia. Over the past 5 years they have played festivals and shows around Asia including ‘Modswing’ Singapore, Semarang Ska Festival (with Mr. Symarip), Taiwan Festival of Ska and 2 Tone, Taipei and ‘Jam the UK’, Tokyo. In 2014 they played at the Clockenflap festival in Hong Kong with the son of the legend Prince Buster, Sultan Ali, and again in November 2017 on the main stage.. In 2016 they performed with original Ska creators The Skatalites to a sellout Hong Kong crowd. The band were invited to perform at Kuala Lumpur Ska Festival in 2016 with top names in Asian Ska. They recently performed with Neville Staple (The Specials) performing classic 2 Tone Ska as part of HKIRSF 2017.
After releasing their first 2 singles ‘OK La!’ and ‘Jamie Vardy’ to international airplay and critical acclaim they started work on their major debut album ‘In The Ska East’ during late 2016 and early 2017. The full album was recorded at Billboard Studios, Central, Hong Kong with legendary Ska vocalist, writer and producer Sean ‘Cavo’ Dinsmore’ from New York third wave Ska band The Toasters at the helm. Neville Staple (The Speciasl) has also performed guest vocals. To be released during spring 2017 the album will be mastered in New York and released through distributors around Asia and the world.”