Last week, Sadie Dupuis, frontwoman for Speedy Ortiz, made good on previous solo singles and announced her debut album as Sad13, Slugger.
Sadie has been fronting Speedy Ortiz for five years and through three albums and four EPs, including last year's excellent Foil Deer.
Earlier this year, Sadie debuted the name Sad13 in a collaborative single with rapper Lizzo, which the two worked on through Google Docs before even meeting each other. It was a great single and perfectly melded the worlds of indie and hip hop.
I guess Sadie felt inspired by the solo work. Based on the first single, "Get a Yes," the record sounds as though it will be a far cry from the guitar-driven sound of her band.
Slugger is set to be released November 11.
Also announced recently:
Action Bronson - “Descendant of the Stars” (out now)
American Football - American Football (October 21)
Carly Rae Jepsen - E•MO•TION: B-Sides (August 26)
Cold Cave - The Idea of Love (September 9)
CRX - New Skin (October 28)
Delicate Steve - “Winners” (out now)
Empire of the Sun - Two Vines (October 28)
Flume - Skin Companion EP (November 25)
Hodgy Beats - Dukkha (out now)
Jimmy Eat World - Integrity Blues (October 21)
Junior Boys - Kiss Me All Night (out now)
Machinedrum - Human Energy (September 30)
Martha Wainwright - Goodnight City (November)
Matt Kivel - Fires on the Plain (October 7)
No Age - “Separation”/“Serf to Serf” (September)
Porches - Water (out now)
Public Image Ltd. - Album Reissue (October 28)
Public Image Ltd. - Metal Box Reissue (October 28)
R.E.M. - Out of Time Reissue (November 18)
Ryan Adams - TBA (November 4)
Sleigh Bells - Jessica Rabbit (November 11)
Spirit Club - Slouch (October 21)