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

The Day the Specials Kicked Their Doc Martens Boots Against the Door
10 Feb 2016 // 8:00 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 // 4:00 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.

//Blogs

The Specials - "A Message to You Rudy" (1979) (Singles Going Steady Classic)
20 Jun 2016 // 6:57 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 // 12:01 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
//Blogs

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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