The Specials
Features // 3 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
Media // 2 Articles

The Day the Specials Kicked Their Doc Martens Boots Against the Door
10 Feb 2016 // 9:00 PM

The ska revival kicked to life by the Specials blended previous subcultural styles in their own Cuisinart: Kingston, Jamaica, Mod, Skinhead and Jamaican rude-boy.

The Ska Will Go On
4 Oct 2009 // 5:00 PM

Ska never died... it merely sank back underground to the grimy clubs from whence it sprang, while the genre’s biggest stars took time to rest, regroup, and strategize their comebacks.


The Specials - "A Message to You Rudy" (1979) (Singles Going Steady Classic)
20 Jun 2016 // 7:57 AM

"A Message to You Rudy" is simply ska music at its purest -- and most enjoyable -- level.

Ska Icons the Specials Return to US Stages and Screens (videos)
16 Apr 2010 // 1:01 AM

Not one to get left behind in the late '70s/early '80s nostalgia rush, Britain's ska heroes the Specials are back touring and

//Mixed media

How Röyksopp's 'Melody A.M.' Brought Electronica Into the Mainstream

// Sound Affects

"With their debut, the Norwegian duo essentially provided the everyman's guide to electronic music.

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