When I travelled to Boston to report a story about Speedy Ortiz, the band and I ate lunch at Allston Diner. The band told me that part of the music video for "The Graduates," an excellent track off their new full-length, was filmed inside the restaurant. After taking our order, the waitress said, "I keep finding googly eyes everywhere," and when we left the restaurant, I saw a single googly eye floating in a puddle of melted snow on the street. At the time, I was confused. Now that the video's out, I get it. Their new album, Foil Deer, was officially released today via Carpark.
Speedy Ortiz Trips Balls Around Allston In “The Graduates”
The band stars in the clip for one of Foil Deer’s best songs.
April 21, 2015