Wrote a long essay about Speedy Ortiz’s fantastic new record, Foil Deer for NPR Music’s First Listen series.
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Speedy Ortiz, ‘Raising The Skate’
Wrote a quick bit about Speedy Ortiz’s fantastic new call to arms anthem, “Raising The Skate,” for NPR Music’s Songs We Love series. Check it here.
Speedy Ortiz: Hilariously Self-Deprecating And Brutally Honest
There’s plenty to unpack in the wry, confessional lyrics of the Speedy Ortiz — the solo-moniker-turned rock band of singer and guitarist Sadie Dupuis. With lines like “Spent the summer on crutches and everybody teased / except for this one friend I almost forgot” (“No Below”), Dupuis lets us in, revealing her distinctively sharp point of view — equal parts hilariously self-deprecating and brutally honest.
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