Tag: The Specials

NEWS: Special edition half-speed master of ‘More Specials’

NEWS: Special edition half-speed master of ‘More Specials’

Following the huge acclaim and success of last year’s half-speed master of ‘Specials’, on 20th November Chrysalis Records will release a half-speed master of The Specials’ second album, 1980’s ‘More Specials’… Formed in Coventry in the mid-1970s, The Specials (originally…

10 of the Best Protest Songs

What makes a great protest song? Decent lyrics and worthy sentiments alone aren’t enough – the music also needs to cut the mustard. Great protest songs have a defined purpose; they’re not limited to providing simple commentary or merely bleating on about how shit things are in general….


The Scenes are a Finnish rock band with an eclectic collection of songs tucked into their repertoire. A swift run down their Soundcloud drags the listener through the rowdy, yet cinematic clamour of ‘City Of White Blankets’, the meandering ‘Anorexia…

Tracks Of The Week 06.12.13

One of my favourite new bands of 2013, Radkey, have now released a follow up to their second EP, with a fantastic new video which features phenomenal footage of their recent UK tour (which I was pretty gutted to miss)….