Tag: The Specials

Quick Spins: Pixies in Canada, Morrissey speaks, Dinosaur Jr does The Cure

Quick Spins: Pixies in Canada, Morrissey speaks, Dinosaur Jr does The Cure

Pixies play Canada While fans await U.S. dates for the band’s Doolittle anniversary trek, the Pixies today announced their first North American concert in four […]

The Specials plot ‘final’ dates of 30th anniversary reunion tour of U.K.

The Specials plot ‘final’ dates of 30th anniversary reunion tour of U.K.

Reunited 2 Tone ska legends The Specials have announced a second U.K. tour this fall as part of the band’s 30th anniversary celebration — a […]

Ian McCulloch, Martin Gore lend vocals to third Nouvelle Vague album

Ian McCulloch, Martin Gore lend vocals to third Nouvelle Vague album

Having already released two albums of bossa nova-styled New Wave and postpunk covers, French collective Nouvelle Vague has given its upcoming third record a decidedly […]

Video: The Specials reunion makes live debut on ‘Later with Jools Holland’

Video: The Specials reunion makes live debut on ‘Later with Jools Holland’

After a series of half-baked attempts over the years — Special Beat, anyone? — the near-complete reunion of 2 Tone ska legends The Specials finally […]