Cold Specks releases new video
24-year-old singer-songwriter Al Spx, better known as Cold Specks, debuted her ‘Winter Solstice’ video from her upcoming first full-length LP I Predict a Graceful Expulsion. The video focuses on Spx’s upbringing, as one of seven children, expected to attend law-school.
You can check out the reflective video below, via Rolling Stone, and grab I Predict a Graceful Expulsion 22 May.
So last week, I write this feature for the first time and this week we hear that vinyl sales are up a whopping 41%. Now, I’m not suggesting for one minute that there was a correlation between my five suggestions last week and this rise but if any labels out there want to get in touch and send me some lovely vinyl to say thank you I won’t complain! [read more]
In a move that will surprise nobody, Cold Specks has signed with Mute records, who will release her (Al Spx) album this May. [read more]
With 'Honey Bunny' cleaning up last week's competition, it's onto pastures green and new with the beautiful 'doom soul' of Cold Specks, and the indefinable beauty of Kyla La Grange. Shake things up with the novelty eighties swagger of Mustang and mathy synths of Holy Ghost! And we may just have an event. Rounding things up with Django Django, and I think that you can sit back and enjoy one of the finest line-ups we've been able to make a weekly feature about in a long while. [read more]
Cold Specks is the current alter-ego of Al Spx, a 23-year-old Canadian from Etobicoke now residing in London. If the number of glowing reviews of the above track (and this will be no exception) are anything to go by she soon won't need such a lengthy introduction. [read more]