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March 9, 2017

Melbourne Ska Orchestra Release New Single ‘Escher’

Escher , the new single from the Melbourne Ska Orchestra, shows the band in full hybrid flight, exploring new melodies and grooves. Nicky Bomba elaborates,” The song originally came together in a writing session with Punnu Wassu, an Indian harmonium player and teacher. I wanted to explore the idea of rhythms within rhythms so you…

December 30, 2016

MSO team up with superstar Rola for Japanese commercial

It’s a crazy arse, fun-filled world in the key of Ska! We were recently invited to record the music and partake in a Japanese commercial.   The Bill Murray in all of us wanted to have our own take on Lost in Translation so we scurried up a small team of Skanksters and hit the Nippon shores….

November 30, 2016

MSO wins Music Vic Award

Melbourne Ska Orchestra are thrilled to announce that ‘Sierra-Kilo-Alpha’ has won the 2016 Best Global/Reggae album at The Age Music Victoria Awards. Winning this award has greatly added to what has been a stellar year for MSO and we want to thank all the fans and members of the  Melbourne music community for your continued…

October 27, 2016

SIERRA-KILO-ALPHA Takes out the Best World Music ARIA Award!

The very nature of our new album, Sierra Kilo Alpha, was built on the strength of cultural diversity and is all about embracing the international diaspora that exists today. Maltese, Jamaican,Scottish, Australian, Trinidadian, Venezuelan, Greek,Indian, Dutch, English, Italian, Spanish and then some, make up the orchestra and our sole intention was to make an album…

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