Welcome to “This is Ska,” a vibrant two-hour weekly showcase of ska and rocksteady music from every era and subgenre, representing artists from around the world. Whether you’re a seasoned ska enthusiast or new to the genre, “This is Ska” is here to immerse you in the infectious rhythms and joyful melodies that define ska.

With a rapidly growing fanbase in the US, UK, Canada, France, Spain, Mexico, Belgium, New Zealand, the Philippines, and beyond, “This is Ska” is your passport to the global ska community. Your host, Middagh Goodwin, brings over 30 years of experience in the live music business, offering a wealth of knowledge and a deep passion for ska.

Throughout his career, Goodwin has booked ska acts from every era, including legendary groups like The Skatalites, Bad Manners, English Beat, The Slackers, and Sonic Boom Six. In addition to well-known names, Goodwin takes pride in introducing listeners to talented ska artists you may not have discovered yet but will undoubtedly love.

Not only does Goodwin share his expertise on air, but he also channels his passion for ska into his independent label, Beat Happy Music. With two CDs, a collection of cassettes, and numerous 7″ releases under his belt, Goodwin actively contributes to the ska scene and supports emerging artists.

Stay connected with “This is Ska” by following us on social media @thisisskaradio. Join our vibrant community of ska lovers, where you can find updates, artist features, and engage in discussions about the genre you adore.

Tune in to “This is Ska” on Voodoo Radio to experience the rich tapestry of ska and rocksteady music. From the classic sounds that pioneered the genre to the contemporary bands pushing its boundaries, we bring you the best of ska from around the globe.