Miami rumba/ska/punk outfit Askultura has launched a Kickstarter for the recording of their 3rd full-length album, a new vinyl split EP with legendary Italian street punk band, Cervelli Stanki. a remixed version of their 2014 LP I.N.F.E.R.N.O, and repairs on their bus.
Check out Askultura’s Kickstarter video here.
Fans who pledge will find a plethora of rewards offered here. The deadline to pledge is 11:59pm on Sunday, March 1. All reward packages come with a free download of the remixed I.N.F.E.R.N.O and a personal phone call from the band.
For the new recording, Askultura has enlisted the talents of some living legends of punk, ska and beyond including Pedrito Erazo, the singer of Gogol Bordello, Steve Jackson of The Pietasters, Ryan Eldred of Catch 22/El Dred, Mikey Classic of The Goddamn Gallows and many others.
The band says, “We don’t yet have a title for this new CD but these songs are mega premium! Insta-classic Askultura epics, tropical chants, acoustic sing-a-longs, fast punk rock, and real & traditional ska with titles like ‘Early Warning’, ‘Shower Beer’, ‘Tibetan Window Frames’, and ‘Mezzafettamobbstas’.
2014 was a busy year for the band who launched three full blown tours as well as a handful of regional and weekend jaunts. The band released an album titled I.N.F.E.R.N.O. during the World Cup, and shared stage estate with primo bands like (but not limited to) Mustard Plug, The Mad Caddies, Sibannäc, Sammy Kay & The Fast Four, Consumata, Los Skarroneros, Mephiskapheles, Unlikey Alibi, Malafacha, Radio Armada, Reel Big Fish, The Toasters, and The Slackers.
Askultura kicked off 2015 with another tour and plan to head back out on the road in March/April. Dates will be announced soon.
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