Following up on last week’s announcement of their sophomore album, Foil Deer, Speedy Ortiz is now proud to share the first single from the record. “Raising The Skate” can be streamed via The Fader and is available as a free instant-gratification download with all pre-orders of the album via iTunes. Alternatively, Insound is offering a tote bag and album bundle option with all pre-orders of Foil Deer.
The band is also announcing an extensive North American tour including a Red Bull Sound Select play in Toronto and performances at the Shaky Knees and Forecastle festivals. Full tour routing is listed below.
02/12/15 Toronto, ON @ The Garrison (Red Bull Sound Select) *&
04/22/15 Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair *&
04/24/15 Hamden, CT @ The Space *&
04/25/15 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom *&
04/26/15 Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s *&
04/28/15 Pittsburgh, PA @ Cattivo *!
04/29/15 Cleveland Heights, OH @ Grog Shop *!
04/30/15 Chicago, IL @ The Empty Bottle *!
5/1/15 Madison, WI @ The Frequency *!
5/2/15 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry *!
5/3/15 Iowa City, IA @ Gabe’s Oasis *!
5/4/15 Champaign, IL @ Highdive *!
5/6/15 Washington, DC @ Black Cat *!
5/7/15 Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter *
5/8/15 Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle Back Room *
5/9/15 Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Festival
5/11/15 Tampa, FL @ The Crowbar *
5/13/15 New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa *
5/14/15 Houston, TX @ Walter’s Downtown $
5/15/15 Austin, TX @ Red 7 $
5/16/15 Dallas, TX @ Club Dada $
5/21/15 Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo $
5/22/15 Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room $
5/23/15 Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst Atrium $
5/25/15 Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios $%
5/26/15 Vancouver, BC @ The Cobalt $
5/27/15 Seattle, WA @ Barboza $
5/29/15 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court $^
5/30/15 Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge $^
5/31/15 Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room $^
6/1/15 Columbia, MO @ Rose Music Hall $^
6/2/15 St. Louis, MO @ Firebird $^
6/4/15 Detroit, MI @ UFO Factory $^
6/5/15 Toronto, ON @ The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern $^
6/6/15 Montreal, QC @ Bar Le “Ritz” P.D.B. $^
7/17/15 Louisville, KY @ Forecastle Festival
* w/ KRILL
! w/ Two Inch Astronaut
$ w/ Alex G
% w/ Broken Water
^ w/ Palehound