Monday, March 3 2014
Speedy Ortiz frontwoman Sadie Dupuis talks her band's new EP, the blog hype bottleneck, why Boston treats its bands right, and nerding out about music with Stephen Malkmus.
Thursday, January 2 2014
From genre-busting electronic music to new highs for the polygot that is "Americana"... from R&B to metal... from hip-hop to rockin' and poppin' indie... 2013 was a great year for new music.
Tuesday, December 17 2013
This was an incredibly fruitful year for new and emerging artists pointing their respective genre towards new directions and possibilities. From dance to R&B and country to indie, 2013 was a year for pushing boundaries.
Monday, December 2 2013
It's a generalization, but the year in indie rock saw a turn away from harmony-focused, gentle rock and back toward something a bit noisier, a bit more idiosyncratic, a little harder to ignore.
Monday, February 10 2014
On the heels of break-out album Major Arcana, this EP tells the story of a band in constant, subtle evolution.
Thursday, July 11 2013
Speedy Ortiz capture an energy that's been lacking in a lot of recent indie rock (see the lucha libre and basement show antics of the video) but to call them "retro" would be missing an essential part of what makes them so exciting.