Speedy Ortiz

Sasquatch! 2016: SPIN Portraits of Rudimental, Frightened Rabbit, and More

Throughout Memorial Day weekend, SPIN was on site at the Sasquatch! Music Festival at the Toyota Music Den, where we invited many of the fest's best and brightest…
Drew Fortune / June 1, 2016

Sasquatch! 2016: Day 2 at Toyota Music Den with Frightened Rabbit, Baio, and More

A mighty wind ripped through the Gorge festival grounds on Sunday, sparking wildfires and forcing a shutdown of the main Sasquatch! stage. Nevertheless, fans arrived…
Drew Fortune / May 30, 2016

SPIN at Sasquatch 2016: Toyota Music Den Schedule

Situated in the hills of George, Washington at the Gorge Amphitheatre, the annual Sasquatch Music Festival is undoubtedly one of the most scenic festival experiences…
SPIN Staff / May 24, 2016

Speedy Ortiz Channel an ‘Overlord of Hell’ on New Song ‘Emma O’

Earlier this month, Speedy Ortiz announced their Foiled Again EP and shared lead single "Death Note." Now, the band has premiered new single "Emma O"
Rachel Brodsky / May 23, 2016

Speedy Ortiz Announce ‘Foiled Again’ EP, Share ‘Death Note’

Following up last year's Foil Deer, Speedy Ortiz have announced the Foiled Again EP (album art below), out on June 3 via Carpark Records.  The…
Rachel Brodsky / May 9, 2016

Speedy Ortiz Head to ‘Twin Peaks’ in Their ‘My Dead Girl’ Video

With help from some felt puppets (some might call them Muppets), Speedy Ortiz have crafted a pretty pitch-perfect tribute to the works of David Lynch…
Colin Joyce / December 1, 2015

Speedy Ortiz Cover the Cardigans’ ‘Hanging Around’

Speedy Ortiz recently played a four-show, hometown residency in Boston, (though one basement show was under a fake name,) and according to Sadie Dupuis, the group…
James Grebey / August 28, 2015

Philadelphia Collins Rock Out Like Animals on ‘Dogsbody’

Philadelphia Collins is a side project for all involved, but while their music is loose, it never feels tossed off. The post-punk duo, which comprises Speedy Ortiz's…
Tree Palmedo / June 30, 2015

Speedy Ortiz Have a Bloody Good Time in ‘Raising the Skate’ Video

Massachusetts indie-rock guitar-twisters Speedy Ortiz unveiled the video for "Raising the Skate" today, the first single — and knotty standout — from this year's Foil…
Dan Weiss / May 13, 2015

Speedy Ortiz Swallow Googly Eyes, Trip Out in ‘The Graduates’ Video

Speedy Ortiz have at last released their sophomore studio album, Foil Deer, and, coincidentally, a music video for their single "The Graduates." Directed by Matthew Caron, the…
Rachel Brodsky / April 21, 2015

Stream Speedy Ortiz’s New Album, ‘Foil Deer,’ One Week Early

Foil Deer, the hotly-anticipated follow-up to Speedy Ortiz's 2013 Major Arcana, is now streaming in full. We've already heard a handful of songs from Sadie…
James Grebey / April 13, 2015

Speedy Ortiz Break Out the Grooves in New Track ‘Puffer’

Speedy Ortiz have unveiled another cut from their forthcoming sophomore release, Foil Deer. Titled "Puffer," the feedback-riddled song features plenty of the band's signature offbeat percussion…
Rachel Brodsky / April 2, 2015

SXSW 2015: The Five Best Things We Saw on Day One

Despite the threat of impending rain, Austin's annual South by Southwest music conference kicked off on Tuesday night, with performances by such big-name acts as…
SPIN Staff / March 18, 2015

Speedy Ortiz Reject Pomp and Circumstance on ‘The Graduates’

Speedy Ortiz just released "The Graduates," the second song from their upcoming album Foil Deer. The new track is a complex, mostly low-key melody that simmers and…
James Grebey / March 3, 2015

Speedy Ortiz Share Sophomore Album’s First Single, ‘Raising the Skate’

Speedy Ortiz may have released a weird and fun comic strip about their upcoming album Foil Deer, but as of this morning, you can actually…
James Grebey / February 11, 2015

Speedy Ortiz Detail New Album ‘Foil Deer’ in Sci-Fi Comic Strip

Last month, Speedy Ortiz frontwoman Sadie Dupuis told SPIN about Foil Deer, the band's forthcoming follow-up to 2014's Real Hair EP and 2013's Major Arcana. Now,…
Rachel Brodsky / February 3, 2015

Forecastle 2015 Lineup: Modest Mouse, Sam Smith, My Morning Jacket, and More

Modest Mouse, My Morning Jacket, and Sam Smith are at the top of the just-announced Forecastle Festival lineup. The full list of performers at the…
James Grebey / January 27, 2015

Speedy Ortiz Quit Their Day Jobs for New Album ‘Foil Deer’

Speedy Ortiz's Sadie Dupuis has more free time these days than usual. Spending the last three years teaching at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst,…
Rachel Brodsky / January 21, 2015

Speedy Ortiz Get Creepy With Cartoons in ‘American Horror’ Video

Speedy Ortiz have shared a spooky video for "American Horror," a track from their Real Hair EP that landed in the top 10 of SPIN's 57 Best…
Olivia Forman / July 30, 2014

The Best Overlooked Albums of 2014 So Far

With release cycles spinning fast and furious, sometimes music just falls through the cracks. While these records might not have made a splash upon their…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2014
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