Speedy Ortiz: "Raising the Skate"

Credit: Daniel Topete

"I'm not bossy, I'm the boss," commands frontwoman Sadie Dupuis on the first cut off New England pop-punk outfit Speedy Ortiz's upcoming Foil Deer. While she's not the first alpha female to echo the sentiment, her confrontational enunciation and ironic cooing over the track's grungy, dizzying guitars are Dupuis' own distinct brand of chaos. ​