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La Dispute


Fourth studio album from the experimental post-rock quintet from Grand Rapids, Michigan

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  1. 9.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    They show themselves to be one of the tightest units in music, writing groove after memorable groove. Guitars, bass, and drums meld seamlessly, with no component vying for attention above the others
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  2. 8.0 |   The 405

    Hope is there throughout, hidden in the motifs of healing stones and gems
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  3. 8.0 |   DIY

    Jordan Dreyer has become a master storyteller on this album
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  4. 8.0 |   Punk News

    The record dips and swells (see "Fulton Street I") to reflect the oscillations of life and from these tracks here, it's hard to call LD and The Wave nothing short of timeless.
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  5. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Michigan post-hardcore band La Dispute are titans of their scene, but on Panorama they also prove to be lyricists of the highest calibre
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  6. 7.6 |   Pitchfork

    The Grand Rapids post-hardcore band ruminates on the small stuff—death, grief, life, love
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  7. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    To mature within the confines of emo music — a genre that favours youthful intuition — is no easy feat. But those who have remained fans of La Dispute as a band, rather than their singular bodies of work, will be pleased to find that growing up doesn't always mean abandoning your past
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  8. 7.0 |   No Ripcord

    Often sounds thrilling, but not in the way you immediately thin
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  9. 6.0 |   The Music

    Packs the right punches but seems to lack anything significantly new or enticing
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