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The Slackers

Band, *1991 US, Manhattan
Reggae and Rock
A.k.a. The Nods

The Slackers are a New York City band, formed in Manhattan in 1991. The band's sound is a mix of ska, rocksteady, reggae, dub, soul, garage rock, and jazz. The Slackers' notability is credited to their prolific career, tours of North America, Europe, and elsewhere, and signing to notable punk label Hellcat Records.There are several side projects of The Slackers, including David Hillyard & The Rocksteady Seven, Crazy Baldhead Sound System, Da Whole Thing, the SKAndalous All Stars, as well as an acoustic solo project by Vic Ruggiero.

Thomas John Scanlon
PortraitMarcus Geard
b US
Marc Lyn
PortraitDavid Hillyard
sax, ts
PortraitGlen Pine
tb, voc US
PortraitVictor Ruggiero
voc GB
PortraitAra Babajian
dr *1972 US
PortraitJay Nugent
g, perc *1972 JM
Luis Zuluaga
dr, perc US
Jeremy Mushlin
tr, voc US
Eric Singer
as, sax
Tobias Fields
cng, perc US
PortraitAllen Teboul
Popular Tracks   
I Shall Be Released on Peculiar by The Slackers
Wasted Days on Wasted Days by The Slackers
Married Girl on Redlight by The Slackers
Have The Time on The Question by The Slackers
Rude and Reckless on Redlight by The Slackers
Every Day is Sunday on Self Medication by The Slackers
International War Criminal on Peculiar by The Slackers
Watch This on Redlight by The Slackers
How It Feels on The Great Rocksteady Swindle by The Slackers
New York Berlin on New York Berlin / Tell Them No by The Slackers

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Band Membership

Title Artist Year Type
I Can't Hide / Sóc De L'OestThe Slackers / Lo Pardal Roquer2018Single
Wrongful SuspicionThe Slackers2018Single
The SlackersThe Slackers2016Album
The BossThe Slackers2016Single
I Can't Hide / Christine KeelerThe Slackers2016Single
The Producer Series Vol 2: Brian Dixon SessionsThe Slackers2015Single
The Producer Series Vol 1: Victor Axelrod SessionsThe Slackers2015Single
The Producer Series Vol 3: Agent Jay SessionsThe Slackers2015Single
My Bed Is A BoatThe Slackers2013Album
The RadioThe Slackers2012Album
Occupy!The Slackers / Crazy Baldhead2012Single
SarahThe Slackers2012Single
Ska Is Dead Vol. 1, #6The Slackers / Bomb The Music Industry!2011Single
Everyday Is Xmas / AttitudeThe Slackers2011Single
Ganbare!The Slackers2011Album
Stash Box (Fan Favorites, The First 20 Years)The Slackers2011Compil.
人にやさしくThe Slackers2011Single
The Great Rocksteady SwindleThe Slackers2010Album
New Year's DayThe Slackers2010Single
Lost And Found (Rarities, Redos, And Remixes 1998-2007)The Slackers2009Compil.
HanukkahThe Slackers2009Single
Self MedicationThe Slackers2008Album
Live & DirectThe Slackers2008Album
Big Tunes! -Hits & Misses From 1996 To 2006-The Slackers2007Compil.
A DocumentaryThe Slackers2007Album
The Boss Harmony SessionsThe Slackers2007Album
Yer Still BlueThe Slackers2007Single
Minha Menina / No More Cryin' - Ska VersionThe Slackers2007Single
PeculiarThe Slackers2006Album
Lil' JoeThe Slackers2006Single
An Afternoon In DubThe Slackers2005Album
Slack In JapanThe Slackers2005Album
You Must Be GoodThe Slackers2005Single
From New York To Luxembourg - Live @ The KUFA Vol. 1P.O. Box, Kunn & The Magic Muffins, Toxkäpp!, The Slackers2004Album
The Slackers + FriendsThe Slackers2004Album
The Slackers And Friends Upsettin' Ernesto'sThe Slackers2004Album
SplitThe Slackers / Pulley2004Album
International War CriminalThe Slackers2004Album
Close My EyesThe Slackers2003Album
The Slackers And FriendsThe Slackers2002Album
Live At Ernesto's!The Slackers2000Album
Wasted DaysThe Slackers2000Album
The QuestionThe Slackers1998Album
RedlightThe Slackers1997Album
Better Late Than NeverThe Slackers1996Album
2-Face / TonightThe Slackers1996Single
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