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Cold Specks, Neuroplasticity (Mute Records, 2014)

She decribes her music as ‘Doom Soul’, which will hopefully catch on. It reminds me of QOTSA, for some reason, particularly on ‘Exit Plan’. The album’s good overall, if a bit samey. 53 more words


My Top 30 Albums of 2014 :: 15-11

15. They Want My Soul :: Spoon

My thoughts (from my review in August – an excerpt from a longer review):
They Want My Soul… 496 more words


Top 10 #8

I enjoyed Cold Specks debut album ‘I Predict a Graceful Expulsion’ and thought she had an amazing voice but the album was too quiet, she would be much better louder.  73 more words


Honourable mentions 2014

The procedure here is to start pulling all of the new albums out of our collection at the start of the month.  Then take a look at other pubished lists to make sure we haven’t forgotten about an album – some albums get printed in the previous year but don’t get released for a few months.  222 more words


Photos: Cold Specks, AroarA @ Lee's Palace

Photos by: Kevin Leung -

Montreal-based soul singer-songwriter Cold Specks, who released her second album, Neuroplasticity, on August 25th via Mute Records/Arts & Crafts, performed at Lee’s Palace in Toronto last night with Montreal-based indie pop band AroarA, who’s members include Andrew Whiteman (Broken Social Scene founding member, Apostle of Hustle guitarist) and Ariel Engle, and who released their debut album, … 249 more words