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Monday 18th January 2021

Songwriting Competition

New from The Specialized Project Introducing MUNDO GUMBO An all-star band of Specialized regulars working together to make a new Read More…

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Monday 18th January 2021

Nu Ska 2 Coming Soon

NU SKA, a new series of albums celebrating the best original music of the world ska scene. This new album Read More…

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Friday 08th January 2021

Songs available and taken for VIVA the Freedom Songs

The connection between music and politics, particularly political expression in song, has been seen in many cultures. Protest writing predates Read More…

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Monday 04th January 2021

Update regarding Blockbuster deliveries

Updated February 4th 2021 We’re pleased to report that Blockbuster will be with us soon. Our latest tribute has faced Read More…

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Monday 28th December 2020

VIVA! the Freedom Songs

Our theme for our 10th anniversary is VIVA! The Freedom Songs. A four disc boxset CD documenting histories most Iconic Read More…

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Previous news posts

Specialized in 2020

Every year typically has a few defining moments, but the past months have contained so many world-changing, challenging events that Read More…

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Specialized 500 Challenge

On the weekend of 26/27th June 2021 we invite you to pull on your walking boots and join us for Read More…

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Blockbuster Is Ready

We chose Glam Rock for this year’s theme for a number of reasons but partly because we hoped it would Read More…

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Save The Specialized Project

For the past nine years we have supported many charities and helped young people that really need it. Now we’re Read More…

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How to appear on our Music Releases

About our music releases We currently produce three different CD series. All three are reoccurring and welcome new bands or Read More…

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Together In Isolation – Live Streaming Is Here To Stay

The COVID-19 pandemic has had some unexpected consequences, one of them being the sudden growth of live streaming as a Read More…

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How to be a part of our live events

Since our first tour in 2011 The Specialized Project has promoted live music and assisted fundraising across the globe. If Read More…

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The Specialized Big IsoFest

TO VIEW THE STREAMS YOU’LL NEED TO WATCH OUR FACEBOOK PAGE CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PAGE Starting at 11am Read More…

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Detroit Riddim Crew at The Big One

Detroit Riddim Crew will be joining us at The Big One Festival DRC is a collection of musicians who have Read More…

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Gone Today Hair Tomorrow

Big Andy Laidlaw of Scottish ska band Big Fat Panda is growing his hair into 2020 with the goal to Read More…

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The Scotch Bonnets at The Big One 9

The Scotch Bonnets will be travelling over from America for a one off set at The Big One Festival on Read More…

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The Home Recording Project

For many, music is a lifeline that keeps them tethered to the world, and without it, so many of us Read More…

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Nu Ska, The Best of Today’s International Ska

Specialized Presents a new series of compilation albums NU SKA, a new series of albums celebrating the best original music Read More…

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Introducing BLOCKBUSTER a Tribute to Glam Rock

Glam rock added a splash of colour and sparked a different kind of cultural evolution – Thrilling music dressed up Read More…

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OUT NOW Check One 2 the Spirit of 79

The latest instalment from our award winning tribute series Twenty years ago a new, fresh sound exploded out of the Read More…

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Specialized Present…The Untouchables at The Big One 9

THE UNTOUCHABLES – USA ska/soul legends head to THE BIG ONE 9 IN 2020! 6/7/8 NOVEMBER 2020 PARKDEAN SANDFORD DORSET Read More…

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Big One 8 Review

“Superb music.International flavour.Friends. Unity.Helping others.The only choice.” – Phil “BIG love, fabulous people, great music, many laughs, few tears, pennies Read More…

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Tonic Music – A Ska Choir – Let them sing

For more than 25 years, Carl suffered from substance abuse issues, stemming from his experiences growing up during the Troubles Read More…

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Specialized Yorkshire 3 Peak Challenge

There are certain things that epitomise what Specialized is all about. The Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge was one of them. Read More…

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2019 Total

It is with great excitement that we can announce this years total for funds raised through the 2019 project. The Read More…

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Hire our Events Team

We can provide public address hire equipment and smaller sound systems for any occasion, in any location. We offer a Read More…

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Specialized Hero Julie

Here at Specialized, the one thing that makes it all tick is our wonderful community of supporters all over the Read More…

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Teenage Cancer Trust cover Specials classics for charity album

HITS by iconic Coventry band The Specials have been given a makeover for one of the music industry’s favorite charities. Read More…

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