Monthly Archives: August 2013

Speedy Ortiz hits the accelerator | College-rock outfit enters the major leagues

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Before the start of his band’s current tour, Speedy Ortiz guitarist Matt Robidoux was vacationing with his family in Maine. One morning, they were flipping through the New York Times, and there was a photo of Robidoux, his shirt ripped open, borne aloft mid-guitar solo by the crowd at the Brooklyn venue Death By Audio. Below the photo, a pretty glowing review by Times music critic Jon Caramanica.

Creative Loafing | August 8, 2013