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The Specials at The Olympia Theatre – Review

“You look amazing and some have you even made an effort,” is Terry Hall’s deadpan greeting to a very enthusiastic Dublin crowd after Ghost Town… 584 more words


The Specials at the Camden Roundhouse

Pobs: When I was 10 years old in 1980, I wanted to be bald and have a skinhead.  Now 34 years on in 2014, I’m hanging on to the hair I’ve got (just). 284 more words


75 Essential Albums - Day #36 The Specials

Here goes with day 36 of my countdown of 75 Albums that in my opinion should have a place in everyones music collection.  They are not in any particular order though the top 10 will be my personal take on the top 10 albums ever released.   633 more words


Hot Ska Friday

For those of you who weren’t there, the Greater Toronto Area in the early 00s was a great place to see punk shows, particularly in towns like Newmarket and Aurora. 345 more words

The Fun Boy Three

As a person who leans so far to the left I’m practically falling over, last night’s US elections were kind of a disappointment. The funny thing is, progressive ballot initiatives were voted in all over the place; from minimum wage hikes to rejection of personhood laws. 690 more words

Sounds: The Specials // Ghost Town

Disclaimer: This song was posted on Left Bank back in August.

Being that Halloween was on Friday, this whole weekend is also devoted to the celebration of the holiday. 36 more words