Madness & The Interrupters

Episode 122

This week, Aaron highlights music from a ska-punk band from Los Angeles and Brent spotlights a London group that helped lead the late-’70s ska revival in the UK.

Formed after vocalist Aimee Allen met the three Bivonas brothers backstage at a show, Aaron looks at three songs from The Interrupters.

With a band name and a hit song that pays homage to their idol, Prince Buster, Brent picks out three songs from the North London band Madness.

This Week’s Playlist

  1. One Step Beyond – Madness – One Step Beyond … (1979)
  2. Gave You Everything – The Interrupters – Fight the Good Fight (2018)
  3. Embarrassment – Madness – Absolutely (1980)
  4. She’s Kerosene – The Interrupters – Fight the Good Fight (2018)
  5. It Must Be Love – Madness – Madness (1983)
  6. Anything Was Better – The Interrupters – In the Wild (2022)

Show Notes

Other Links

Band Websites

Madness
The Interrupters

Listen to the Playlist


Videos Mentioned

(05:46) Sears Our House – YouTube
(06:56) Madness song in US commercial for Maxwell House – YouTube
(17:13) Madness – One Step Beyond (Official 4k Video) – YouTube
(25:19) Soundproof: The Interrupters – YouTube
(45:49) The Interrupters – “Family (feat. Tim Armstrong)” – YouTube
(46:51) The Interrupters: This Is My Family! – YouTube
(49:15) Labi Siffre / Eminem Mashup – YouTube
(52:30) The Tall Guy – Madness Scene – YouTube
(53:34) Madness Performing At 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony – YouTube
(57:28) Aimee Allen – Revolution (Remastered) (Theme from “Birds of Prey”) – YouTube
(58:28) The Interrupters – In The Mirror – YouTube
(01:01:48) Dirty Heads – Rage feat. Travis Barker & Aimee Interrupter (Official Music Video) – YouTube
Bands Mentioned
  • Madness
  • The Interrupters
  • The Specials
  • Madness
  • The Selecter
  • Rancid
  • Mighty Mighty Bosstones
  • Less than Jake
  • Reel Big Fish
  • Goldfinger
  • No Doubt
  • Sublime
  • Five Iron Frenzy
  • The OC Supertones
  • The Insiderz
  • Squad Five-O
  • The Ws
  • The Telacasters
  • Sugar Ray
  • Tim Armstrong
  • The Transplants
  • The Beat
  • The Bodysnatchers
  • Leonard Cohen
  • Mark Ronson
  • Randy Jackson
  • Unwritten Law
  • The Dirty Heads
  • Tom Morello
  • Travis Barker

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