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Aug 22, 2014

On August 25, dark singer/songwriter Cold Specks will release her sophomore album Neuroplasticity. More

Jul 18, 2013

Moby engages in a watery romance in the new video for “A Case For Shame,” a cut from his forthcoming album Innocents, due out October 1 via Mute. More

Nov 01, 2012

Check out this super creepy video for I Predict a Graceful Expulsion cut, “Hector.” More


2012 Artist Survey: Cold Specks

Al Spx Reflects on the Last Year

Feb 12, 2013

For Under the Radar‘s 10th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2012. Pick up the Best of 2012 issue to read many of the responses. We are also posting additional web-exclusive artist survey interviews to the website. Here are responses from Cold Specks. More


Sep 19, 2017

After two albums, Cold Specks, the stage name used by Canadian singer/songwriter Ladan Hussein, still felt like a talent in search of a sound. Fool’s Paradise doesn’t do much to alter this situation, but it does allow Hussein to showcase the reason her embryonic style remains worth sticking with. More

Sep 03, 2014

What singer/songwriter Al Spx refers to as her “doom soul” is a sound that, had early gospel and blues styles come together in a contemporary setting, colliding freely and comfortably (with little spiritual chafing), might resemble the songs of Neuroplasticity. More

Aug 30, 2012

The golden, honeyed tones of Cold Specksstage name of Canadian songstress Al Spxare hard to ignore. More