Sadie Dupuis – “Meat Of Contract” (Speedy Ortiz Demo)

Sadie Dupuis – “Meat Of Contract” (Speedy Ortiz Demo)

Evergreen is an upcoming benefit compilation whose proceeds will go towards Hour Children, an organization that aims “to help incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women and their children successfully rejoin the community, reunify with their families, and build healthy, independent, and secure lives.” Artists featured on the release include Hand Habits, Sammus, Fraternal Twin, Sitcom, La Neve (the side project of Downtown Boys’ Joey DeFrancesco), and more, including Speedy Ortiz’s Sadie Dupuis. She’s contributed a demo of an unreleased Speedy song called “Meat Of Contract,” and even in the context of this stripped-down rough sketch, you can tell how the wiry and tense intentions of the project differ from her solo work as Sad13. This one dates from 2011, back when Speedy was still a solo project. The band themselves recently finished recording the follow-up to 2015’s Foil Deer in Omaha with Mike Mogis. Listen to the “Meat Of Contract” demo below.

01 Dream Wave – “Harsh Hands”
02 DUMP HIM – “Brooklyn (Demo)”
03 La Neve – “Won’t Let It Go”
04 First Pet – “Quiet Friday Nite”
05 Hand Habits – “Bandicoot”
06 Lizzie No – “100 Rooms”
07 Gift Wrap – “Half Of Nothing”
08 Groupie – “Echoes”
09 Jock Club – “Flip The Script”
10 VZn – “Lookin’ At Me Crazy”
11 Golf Lexapro – “Legitimacy Awaits”
12 Free Cake For Every Creature – “Big Business Monkey” (Daniel Johnston Cover)
13 Sammus – “Tight (Snippet)”
14 Sadie Dupuis – “Meat Of Contract” (Speedy Ortiz Demo)
15 All Talk – “Light Of Day”
16 Fraternal Twin – “White Sulfur” (Songs: Ohia Cover)
17 Sitcom – “Red Sedan (Demo)
18 Tingy Thick – “Gimme The Funky Details”

Evergreen: A Benefit Compilation For Hour Children is out 7/10 via Fluorescent Thought. Pre-order it here. A release show will take place on the same day at The Silent Barn in Brooklyn featuring La Neve, Sitcom, VzN, and Groupie — more details here.

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