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Raw energy, quirky songwriting

I was surprised that i liked this album as much as i do. These guys are pretty straightforward in their approach to music.

It is raw. It is clever.

The drums are precise. Catchy hooks, memorable lyrics. What more can you ask for? If i had to compare, i would say i hear a little old ATDI influence as well as a hint of cursive. Unique vocal lines as well--Killer stuff. Highly recommend.

Stirsticks Prediction is prob. the best on here, but taste this picture is great too.
Burning House off their other album is their best though--check that one out too.


Formed: 2001 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s

Despistado was formed in late 2001 by a bunch of Regina, Saskatchewan, natives who combated the bitter cold of their surroundings by lighting a fire of frenetic indie rock that claimed as much influence from Wire's angularity as it did Modest Mouse's quirkiness. Comprised of vocalist/guitarist Dagan Harding, bassist Joel Passmore, drummer Brenan Schwartz, and guitarist Leif Thorseth, the Canadian quartet signed to Jade Tree in early 2004, and a late-spring tour alongside Statistics led up to the...
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