Born out of the same town in western Mass as Dinosaur Jr, Speedy Ortiz churn out similar 90’s indie guitar-rock. A brash debut, Major Arcana features crashing choruses, tense verses, soaring releases, and poetic lyricism. Tidy chaos? With some sweet ballads tossed in for variability.
RIYL: Dinosaur Jr, Sonic Youth, Grass is Green
FCC: 5 (but its great), 7,9