The Skints photographed by Tom Barnes
The Skints are a reggae/dub/ska/reggae rock band from London, United Kingdom. They formed as school friends in 2005 at Woodbridge High School (London). The band hail from the Leyton/Walthamstow and South Woodford/Woodford areas of northeast London. They spent their first year and a half changing band members whilst perfecting their sound. They settled on the current line–up in May 2007. The Skints first 'publicity' came from playing at a pub in Walthamstow, to be heard by Radio One Executive Producer Rhys Hughes, when three of their members were only 16. Two days later, Other Radio One DJ's such as Colin Murray were soon playing Skints' tracks on their shows regularly.
The Skints

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