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Cold Specks going on tour, filmed a Take Away Show (dates and videos)

Cold Specks

Cold Specks (aka Al Spx), whose debut LP, I Predict A Graceful Expulsion, is still in the running for the Mercury Prize is touring internationally this fall and into winter. She’s in the process of revealing US dates for the tour and one of those dates happens in NYC on November 8 at Mercury Lounge. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (9/21) at noon with an AmEx presale starting Wednesday (9/19) at noon.

Cold Specks will release the new single for her album track, “Hector,” on October 15. She recently revealed a La Blogotheque Take Away Show, which she filmed in New York. You can watch the videos from that session, along with a list of all currently known dates, below.

Cold Specks – “Elephant Head/Heavy Hands” Take Away Show

Cold Specks | Elephant Head / Heavy Hands | A Take Away Show from La Blogotheque on Vimeo.

Cold Specks – “Blank Maps” Take Away Show

Cold Specks | A Take Away Show | Blank Maps from La Blogotheque on Vimeo.

Cold Specks — 2012 Tour Dates
22 Sept 2012 – Reeperbahnfestival, Hamburg, Germany
26 Sept 2012 – Plaze, Zurich, Switzerland (tix
27 Sept 2012 – Palace, St Gallen, Switzerland
28 Sept 2012 – Spazio 211, Turin, Italy
30 Sept 2012 – Botanique, Brussels, Belgium
01 Oct 2012 – Rotown, Rotterdam, Holland
02 Oct 2012 – Paradiso, Amsterdam, Holland
04 Oct 2012 – Atlas, Aarhus, Denmark
05 Oct 2012 – Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark
07 Oct 2012 – Les Heures in – D Festival, Liege, Belgium
08 Oct 2012 – Le Point Ephemere, Paris, France
10 Oct 2012 – Union Chapel, London
12 Oct 2012 – John Peel Festival of New Music presents Cold Specks Sound and Vision, Norwich
14 Oct 2012 – Deaf Institute, Manchester
16 Oct 2012 – Open House Festival, Black Box, Belfast
17 Oct 2012 – Sugar Club, Dublin, Ireland
20 Oct 2012 – Halifax Pop Explosion, Halifax, Canada
08 Nov 2012 – Mercury Lounge, New York, NY
09 Nov 2012 – First Unitarian Church Philadelphia, PA
10 Nov 2012 – Jammin’ Java Vienna, VA
11 Nov 2012 – The Earl Atlanta, GA
13 Nov 2012 – Dan’s Silverleaf Denton, TX
14 Nov 2012 – The Mohawk Austin, TX
17 Nov 2012 – Harold M. Williams Auditorium Los Angeles, CA
18 Nov 2012 – Bottom of The Hill San Francisco, CA
20 Nov 2012 – Doug Fir Lounge Portland, OR
21 Nov 2012 – St. James Hall Vancouver, BC
23 -24 Nov 2012 – Calgary Folk Festival – Festival Hall Calgary, AB
26 Nov 2012 – Park Theatre Nov 2012 – Winnipeg, MB
28 Nov 2012 – Cedar Cultural Center Minneapolis, MN
29 Nov 2012 – Schubas Chicago, IL
14 Jan 2013 – Gleis 22, Munster, Germany
15 Jan 2013 – Studio 672, Cologne, Germany
16 Jan 2013 – Ampere, Munich, Germany
18 Jan 2013 – Kantine Berghain, Berlin, Germany

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