Skafish to be a guest on NPR Radio’s Midwest Beat to discuss debut album relissue

Skafish Radio alert from Tom Lounges via the NWI Times • The long awaited re-issuing of the original SKAFISH album is upon us. East Chicago music icon, Jim Skafish, the leader, writer and namesake of what many consider Chicago’s first true punk band, has been Read More …

Mark Your Calendars: 1st Album Worldwide Release Date

I am thrilled to announce that Friday, November 29th, 2019 will be the international release date for the remastered 2019 reissue of the 1980 Skafish debut album with the bonus track Sink or Swim. It is being released digitally and on CD. Right now, you Read More …

Hey What’s This – they say it’s your birthday

Today is the birthday of the Skafish album What’s This? 1976-1979! Eight years ago on April 1, 2008, it became the first release on my label, 829 Records. Featuring recordings from August 1976 through November 1979, this record, in part, documents the early period of Read More …

Help re-master the 1st Skafish album without spending a dime

As you may already know, I have been posting about getting the rights back to the first Skafish album and lately, talking about the re-mastering project. Someone recently asked me what they could do to help get the first Skafish album re-mastered if they couldn’t Read More …

Limited Edition What’s This? T-Shirt, Includes Free Album Download

I wanted to let you know first that we are now offering the WHAT’S THIS FREAKIN’ $%&!? T-Shirt for sale exclusively through our Bandcamp store. This limited edition item, specifically designed to promote the What’s This? 1976-1979 album, has only been used for promotional purposes Read More …