Photo Credit: Steve Gullick
OUT AUGUST 25th, 2014
Cold Specks, aka Al Spx, will release a new single ?Bodies At Bay? through Mute on?September 2nd, 2014. The follow up to ?Absisto,? ?Bodies At Bay??is propelled by shifting rhythms and pulsating hooks and taken from the forthcoming album ?Neuroplasticity??? to be released on?August 25th, 2014. Listen to the single?here.
Cold Specks, recently previewed much of ?Neuroplasticity??during an intimate fan show at The Lexington in London: The Line Of Best Fit wrote,??Based on tonight?s performance, not only is [Cold Specks?] upcoming album likely to replicate and expand on their successes, but their command over their own material will only continue to strengthen.?) Cold Specks will perform at?Afropunk Festival?August 23rd, at Commodore Park in Brooklyn, NY.
Cold Specks, aka Al Spx, has returned, two years and a world map of tours after 2012?s?I Predict a Graceful Expulsion.?Hailed as a masterful and wholly original debut, the follow-up is radically expanded. The 26 year-old Canadian singer, under the sobriquet Al Spx, began work on Neuroplasticity?while holed-up in a cottage in Wick, Somerset, UK during the winter of 2012. ?The record was mapped out in the cottage. I was there for about three months,? she says, ?’A Formal Invitation’, ‘Old Knives’ and ‘Absisto’ were essentially written there. They are the more unusual songs on the record. I may have been reflecting on my surroundings. Have you ever been to Glastonbury? It’s a pretty fucked up place.?