Real Hair

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Real Hair
Speedy Ortiz Real Hair EP cover.jpg
EP by
ReleasedFebruary 11, 2014
GenreIndie rock, noise pop, alternative rock
Length13:17
LabelCarpark Records
ProducerPaul Q. Kolderie
Speedy Ortiz chronology
Major Arcana
(2013)
Real Hair
(2014)
Foil Deer
(2015)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic75/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[2]
Consequence of SoundB[3]
NME8/10[4]
Pitchfork Media7.6/10[5]
PopMatters7/10 stars[6]

Real Hair is the second EP by American indie rock band Speedy Ortiz, released on February 11, 2014 by Carpark Records. The EP draws "inspiration from contemporary Top 40 and R&B radio in addition to their regular arsenal of guitar rock".[7]

The artwork for the album features a childhood photo of fellow Massachusetts band Pile's bassist Matt Connery.[citation needed]

Ahead of its official release, the album premiered on Pitchfork Media's Advance streaming service.[8]

Personnel[edit]

Sadie Dupuis - Guitar, Voice
Matt Robidoux - Guitar
Darl Ferm - Bass Guitar
Mike Falcone - Drums, Voice
Paul Q. Kolderie - Recorder, Mixer

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Speedy Ortiz.

No.TitleLength
1."American Horror"3:32
2."Oxygal"3:19
3."Everything's Bigger"2:37
4."Shine Theory"3:49
Total length:13:17

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Critic Reviews for Real Hair [EP] by Speedy Ortiz". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  2. ^ Phares, Heather (11 February 2014). "Real Hair - Speedy Ortiz". AllMusic. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  3. ^ Geffen, Sasha. "Speedy Ortiz - Real Hair EP - Album Reviews - Consequence of Sound". consequenceofsound.net. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  4. ^ Snapes, Laura. "Speedy Ortiz – 'Real Hair EP'". NME. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  5. ^ Thompson, Paul (12 February 2014). "Speedy Ortiz: Real Hair EP". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  6. ^ Fiander, Matthew. Speedy Ortiz: Real Hair. Popmatters. 10 February 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  7. ^ Carpark Records - Speedy Ortiz - Real Hair Carpark Records Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  8. ^ [1]Pitchfork Media Retrieved 6 February 2014.