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Brooklyn Rocksteady Documentary: Watch it!

The Hard Times are happy to have been out there when rocksteady, reggae, and dirty reggae really got happening in Brooklyn and contributing what we could to all the gigs, Dirty Reggae Parties, underground / overground.  Director Sam Gursky has … Continue reading

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KING HAMMOND HITS NEW YORK WITH THE HARD TIMES: DEC 1ST AND 3RD

The Hard Times are proud to welcome Grammy-award winning British ska/reggae musician King Hammond (aka Nick Welsh) to town for two rare New York City gigs–backed by The Hard Times– next Thursday,December 1, 2011 at The Shrine in Harlem and Saturday, … Continue reading

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Recording Update

Just a quick mention that we’re almost done tracking another round of tunes. We did a few tunes worth of drum and bass before the year was out. In almost 2 afternoons, we took care of keys and guitars. This … Continue reading

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“Two Bucks For Bob” EP Available NOW!

We’re psyched to finally start making some of our tunes available to the reggae-loving public. Whatevski Records has just released our first digital EP: Two Bucks for Bob, as part of their new channel, Whatevski R&D.   Like all bands, we … Continue reading

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New Bassie, New Plans, New Shows, New EP

Last night’s show at Porkey’s was rewarding in many ways. One, I think the emotions were high and we played probably one of our best, 100% solid sets ever, in our last show with Juan. Two, and this added to … Continue reading

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Tough Times Indeed

As we prepare to bid farewell to our bass player, songwriter, and friend, Juan Cardenas on the bass, we found ourselves back in the auditioning room. I forgot how grueling this process was. We’ve been fortunate enough to have had … Continue reading

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Under Construction…

New site on the way. Sit tight while we figure out how to do things besides make music.

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