Grand Rapids, MI rockers La Dispute stopped by Denton, TX to perform a quick toned-down 3-song set for the folks over at the Violitionist Sessions. The setlist includes two cuts off of Wildlife and a rare track off of the band’s offbeat Here, Hear. project. One of the most notable things about Wildlife was the fact that La Dispute didn’t use any artificial reverb during the recording sessions, here you can hear all of that taken one step further through the use of a one-take session with no layering of additional tracks. You could find all three videos after the …
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Baltimore is a weird place to see shows for me. I live in DC without a car, so getting there is really hard without the help of great friend (A big thanks to my friend McKenzie who let my friends Christina, Luka and I borrow her car. You’re the best.). Some venues in the city are really awesome (Charm City Art Space), some are kinda bad (*Cough* Ram’s Head Live), and others it’s really hit or miss. I recently went to the Ottobar to see La Dispute on their Wildlife Tour, and I’ve had some problems with that venue in …
La Dispute announced today the exact details of the Conversations release that will be available on their upcoming tour. The package has a lot of great inside looks into the band, including interviews with the band, early recordings, and pictures. Check after the break to see the exact details of the package as well as an image of it as well.
La Dispute have announced plans for a unique release entitled Conversations.
Revealed via their official blog, Conversations will be available on La Dispute’s Spring tour and feature interviews with Jordan Dreyer regarding the themes in Wildlife and movements from Chad Sterenberg’s “mixtapes.” You can read a message from the band describing the release below:
Here’s something new we will have with us for the upcoming tour. It’s been in the works for awhile now (as I recall, the idea for this was conceived before the Wildlife sessions were completed). I’m glad it’s seeing the light of day.
A brief …
La Dispute of Grand Rapids, Michigan announced their North American headlining tour today, and the lineup rules. Supporting the group will be Balance and Composure, All Get Out and Sainthood Reps. If you miss these tour dates, you’re messing up. Bad. This will be La Dispute’s first headlining tour after the release of their album Wildlife on No Sleep Records in October, and this tour has been a long time coming. I’ve been really excited for this announcement for a long time, and i’m so stoked to head out and see how La Dispute’s music translates live (I …
La Dispute Offer Entire Discography As Pay-What-You-Want Download For 24 Hours, Raise Awareness For Charity
La Dispute have always been a group known to give back when they can and this holiday season is no different.
Announced late last night on their official website, La Dispute are currently offering their entire discography as a pay-what-you-want download throughout Christmas day. All funds raised in this time will be donated to 826michigan, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students aged 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.
Those interested in learning more about the cause and why the group chose to support it can click …
La Dispute fans in the Europe/UK are sure to get very excited over this. The group have tacked on 12 more touring dates to their announced run with Former Thieves.
Take a look at the entire tour schedule by simply heading through the jump and let UTG know if you plan on attending one or more of these shows! The band’s latest album, Wildlife, is in stores now and you should definitely consider picking it up as well.
The band stated:
“Yet another part of the world we love spending time and cannot wait to return. Oh, and we’re …
No Sleep Records’ La Dispute have announced that they will heading out on an Australian tour in early 2012. The group will be touring in support of their latest release, Wildlife, which has received a ton of praise from our staff.
There has been no word of supporting acts but UTG will keep you posted.
Please click through the jump to view the official tour poster and dates for this entire run.
La Dispute only have a couple more dates on their current US run with Thrice and Moving Mountains and are already looking forward to the next adventure ahead. It has been revealed that midwest sensations will be touring the UK early next year. No word quite yet on who is coming on as direct support but UTG will keep you all updated.
La Dispute are touring on their latest release, Wildlife, through No Sleep Records and have been turning lots of heads with their energetic live performance.
Check out the first set of dates by clicking through and let …
Artist: La Dispute
Label: No Sleep Records
There are bands that take seconds to pin down and completely grasp what the lyricist is trying to proclaim, or know exactly how the music is going to progress, and then there are bands like La Dispute. These Grand Rapids natives aren’t a band that fit merely in the background of your everyday life; they are a band that takes numerous listens to fully delve into the introspective lyrical sonnets they create. They splashed on the scene with their debut album Somewhere At The Bottom Of The River Between …
One of the moments many of us have been waiting for has finally come; La Dispute is currently streaming their forthcoming album Wildlife in its entirety on their Facebook page almost two full weeks ahead of the October 4 release date.
The stream comes in the form of one lengthy fifty-eight minute track but be sure to go check it out here. Let us know your thoughts on the album in our comment section and make sure you go out and buy it on October 4.
Another song from La Dispute’s forthcoming album has made its’ way online and UTG has the stream!
“Safer In The Forest – Love Song For Poor Michigan” will ring true to any and everyone from the midwest. A gloomy, but entrancing melody leads the listener through a tale of growing up in a land that’s both beautiful and depressing simultaneously. It’s full of everything you’ve come to love about La Dispute, only with an extra dose of maturity on top.
Stream the track after the jump. Wildlife arrives October 4.