Though it may not enjoy the alt-rock radio dominance it had in the mid-1990s, ska ain’t dead. In fact, it’s enjoying quite the renaissance in south Los Angeles, where a community of Latin American musicians and fans are bringing global sounds and a DIY ethic and aesthetic back into the music. We met scene figurehead Clemente Ruiz to get an inside perspective on how a new generation is making ska the sound of their culture.
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