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Cold Specks

HECTOR LIVE & POLARIS MUSIC PRIZE

NEW VIDEO FOR “HECTOR” FROM THE HOXTON HALL SERIES

SHORT LISTED FOR POLARIS MUSIC PRIZE

UPCOMING SHOWS IN

BROOKLYN, SEATTLE, LOS ANGELES

Debut album, I Predict A Graceful Expulsion out NOW

“Haunting doom-laden soul”

-Vogue

When she begins singing, you understand the fuss…

-Pitchfork

“I can tell you without a doubt that Al Spx is going to be a superstar before year’s end.”

-YVYNYL

Positively spellbinding and downright possessed

-NME

 

Cold Specks has just released her latest Hoxton Hall Session video“Hector”. The second of this four-part series filmed at the fame venue in London, “Hector” can now be viewed on the Cold Specks website along with the first video for “Winter Solstice.” The final two videos will be revealed shortly.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ropZ1apYo6U

Also announced today, Cold Specks has been short-listed for the Polaris Music prize, along-side Grimes, B,C D and many more of Canada’s most talented musicians. Past winners include Arcade Fire, Caribou, F*cked Up, and Final Fantasy. The awards take place September 24th in Toronto.

Cold Specks will be playing a string of North American dates this August, including August 1st in New York, August 16th in LA and August 15th show in Seattle.

COLD SPECKS TOUR DATES:
July 27th & July 28th – Calgary Folk Festival –Calgary, AB

July 29th – Hillside Festival – Guelph, ON

August 1st- Glasslands- Brooklyn, NY

August 3rd- August 5th – SappyFest- Sackville, AB

August 7th – Le Divan Orange – Montreal, QC

August 8th – The Great Hall – Toronto, ONT

August 15th – Barboza – Seattle, WA

August 16th – The Echo – Los Angeles, CA

Cold Specks, lead by singer-guitarist Al Spx, hails from Etobicoke, Canada although she now calls London home.  Channeling James Joyce’s Ulysses she donned the name Cold Specks from Joyce’s gripping script Born all in the dark wormy earth, cold specks of fire, evil, lights shining in the darkness.”

Describing her sound as ‘Doom Soul’, Cold Specks’ music is steeped in the musical traditions of the Deep South. No wonder then that Al cites the Lomax Field Recordings and James Carr as influences along with Bill Callahan and Tom Waits. With a voice that evokes the ‘spirit feel’ of Mahalia Jackson and the visceral tones of Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Cold Specks’ sparse arrangements and chain gang rhythms stop you dead in your tracks.

LISTEN to Cold Specks covering Swan’s “Reeling The Liars In”

COLD SPECKS PERFORMANCE ON Later With Jools Holland

COLD SPECKS VIDEO FOR “BLANK MAPS”

COLD SPECKS VIDEO FOR “WINTER SOLSTICE”

COLD SPECKS: FACEBOOK | TWITTER | WEBSITE

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