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Hellrazor – “Wut” (First Listen)

Before he was the drummer in Speedy Ortiz, Michael Falcone made dozens of demo tapes on a 4-track, recording alone without a clue that one day he would be a member of one of the biggest young rock bands in the world. That’s a dramatic assumption, but there’s a certain romance to envisioning musicians as […]

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Speedy Ortiz – “Basketball (Demo)”

Carpark Records is about to celebrate its 16th anniversary with the release of a basketball-themed 12″ picture disc compilation called Sweet Sixteen. The record includes new songs from people like Memory Tapes, Dog Bite, and Montag, as well as locked grooves from the likes of Dan Deacon, Toro Y Moi, and Speedy Ortiz frontwoman Sadie […]

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Speedy Ortiz – “Puffer”

Boston guitar-tanglers Speedy Ortiz will release their much-anticipated sophomore album Foil Deer later this month, and they’ve already gotten us pretty excited with the early songs “Raising The Skate” and “The Graduates.” We can now get even more excited. “Puffer,” the next song, is a gnarled groove with a deceptively strong melody. It’s got that […]