speedy-ortiz

As seen on BrooklynVegan, Northampton, MA's Speedy Ortiz have inked a deal with Carpark Records (Cloud Nothings, Toro y Moi, TEEN). The label will release their debut album, titled Major Arcana, on July 9 (congratulations, guys!). You can check out the LP's cover art and tracklisting at the bottom of this post. The group will also be welcoming a new 7" - "Ka-Prow!" b/w "Hexxy" - next week via Inflated Records. Like their forthcoming debut, the single was recorded at Easthampton's Sonelab by Justin Pizzoferrato (Dinosaur Jr., Chelsea Light Moving). Preorder a copy of the 7", and check out the music video for "Ka-Prow!" below.

Speedy Ortiz are currently on tour throughout the U.S.. They'll hit Chicago this Wednesday (4/24) for a performance at Subterranean with Geronimo!, Kangaroo, and Henry Joseph. Advance tickets are still available.

All Speedy Ortiz tour dates, their video for "Ka-Prow!," and Major Arcana's cover art // tracklisting are below...

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Speedy Ortiz - "Ka-Prow!"

Major Arcana

Speedy Ortiz -- Major Arcana
01. Pioneer Spine
02. Tiger Tank
03. Hitch
04. Casper (1995)
05. No Below
06. Gary
07. Fun
08. Cash Cab
09. Plough
10. MVKI

Speedy Ortiz -- 2013 Tour Dates
Apr 23, 2013 DETROIT, MI - The Garden Bowl
Apr 24, 2013 CHICAGO, IL - Subterranean
Apr 25, 2013 CINCINNATI, OH - The Chameleon
Apr 26, 2013 PITTSBURGH, PA - 222 Ormsby
Apr 27, 2013 NEW YORK, NY - WBAR-B-Q
Apr 27, 2013 BROOKLYN, NY - Shea Stadium
Apr 28, 2013 EASTHAMPTON, MA - Pioneer Valley Zinefest/Ladyfest
May 08, 2013 MIDDLETOWN, CT - Westco Cafe
May 11, 2013 WINOOSKI, VT - Waking Windows Festival
May 16, 2013 ALLSTON, MA - Great Scott
May 17, 2013 BROOKLYN, NY - Silent Barn
May 31, 2013 NEW YORK, NY - Cake Shop
Jun 06, 2013 PETERBOROUGH, NH - Thing In The Spring
Jun 15, 2013 BROOKLYN, NY - Big Snow Buffalo Lodge