Monday, May 7, 2012

Artist: Rude City Riot, Album: Nothin' But Time, Song: Imposter Man

"Hit 'em with the pan, the imposter man.  Ain't no excuse.  Dump 'em in the van, the imposter man.  Before it get loose."  Rude City Riot are a ska band from Vancouver, British Columbia.  They are Dustin Lionheart III, Scott Atkins, Luis Garzon, Jonny McCormack, Kevin Tang, Sean Kight, Steffen Peter and Peter Bowles.  The band released their debut EP in 2008 with local label, SkaSpot Records.  SkaSpot is run by a man named Dan Cowan, who has been around the Canadian music scene for decades with bands like Toronto (see blog 9/22/10), Chilliwack, Doucette, The Irish Rovers (see blog 12/1/11) as well as The Villains (see blog 5/13/11).  The EP garnered some regional acclaim and a couple of the tunes were re-recorded and included on their debut full length in 2011 entitled, Nothin' But Time.  This time, the album was released on the Stomp label out of Montreal (  Rude City Riot's sound is a mix of punk and ska.  Imposter Man, is a polished ska tune from their 2011 release.  You can check out the video at  The band has toured North America in support of their music and has recently completed a Canadian tour with The Planet Smashers and The Real McKenzies (see blog 4/21/11).  You can follow them at  You can purchase the album, Nothin' But Time, on Itunes.  Thanks for reading and enjoy!