What’s Happening This Weekend? A Guide To Shows Around The Bay, Dec 2 – Dec 4

Magik*Magik plays tonight at Swedish American Music Hall with Frail Ophelias and Rose Droll. Friday, December 2 DonCat, We Arsons, Dogcatcher @ Milk Bar The two-night year-ender-bender in celebration of DonCat's LP release of Easy Cowboy starts tonight! Expect an all local crew of bands for this #EasyCowboy event. Sad13, Vagabon, Lisa Prank @ The Hemlock Tavern Sad13 is Sadie Dupuis' (frontwoman of Speedy Ortiz) entirely solo project. All production and composition is her own, and she lets things get weird (in a very good way) with the guitar effects. Also on the bill and worthy of a shout-out is [...]

Sad13, Vagabon, Lisa Prank set to smash the patriarchy at Hemlock Tavern

(photo: Shervin Lainez) It's been a big year for Sadie Dupuis. The Speedy Ortiz frontwoman and outspoken feminist moved from Massachusetts to Philadelphia early in 2016, where she began to craft her debut solo effort under the moniker Sad13. Slugger, out now on Carpark Records, finds Dupuis ironing out more personal themes that push beyond the playful wordplay of her previous collaborations. Slugger is a solo album in the truest sense. She writes and sings all of the lyrics and vocals (with the exception of a guest verse from Sammus), plays nearly every instrument (providing innovative guitar effects), and is [...]

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Q&A: Sadie from Speedy Ortiz is living the female emo kid’s dream

I have been a fan of Speedy Ortiz since the first time I heard "No Below," got it stuck in my head, and listened to the album for a week. What really made me love the band was reading Sadie Dupuis's perspective. Not only on how the band came about but about being female, demisexual, and queer in the music scene. Her perspective was so important to me, because I had never read or met anyone with a experiences so similar to my own. Sadie was obsessed with same bands as I was when I was young too, following everything [...]

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