cold specks

Cold Specks Returns With “Fool’s Paradise,” Announces New Album

Earlier this summer, the Toronto singer-songwriter known as Cold Specks (a.k.a. Ladan Hussein) quietly released "Wild Card," her first new song since 2014's Neuroplasticity. Today, she's returned with album and…
Anna Gaca / July 24, 2017

Swans’ New Double-Album Will Feature St. Vincent

Swans' 2012 double-wide release The Seer was nothing short of "a planet-eating Galactus of an album," but New York-based experimental rock posse isn't the type…
Chris Martins / March 21, 2014

Polaris Prize 2012 Short List: SPIN’s Guide to the 10 Key Acts

After announcing its long list last month, Canada's Polaris Prize jurors have whittled the pool down to ten native acts whose recent albums deserve short-list…
Devon Maloney / July 17, 2012

Cold Specks, ‘I Predict a Graceful Expulsion’ (Arts + Crafts)

Someone like Adele, musically stuck at that awkward age between 19 and 21.
Keith Harris / May 23, 2012