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Old 04-10-2012, 08:29 PM
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La Dispute or Touche Amore

I love both bands obviously but in my eyes La Dispute are a more mature band and they portray emotion much more effectively in their music. Touche Amore is much more easily digestible, which I dig, but I think Jordan Dreyer is more genuine in his lyrics than is Jeremy Bolm.

Honestly I have to give a big -1 to Touche just because of this song. Stop screaming over a piano, ya doofus. It's not necessary.
Otherwise, they're golden.

*also in my opinion the two bands don't sound that much alike, but they are the two most popular "new wave of screamo" acts and are, consequently, always compared in such a fashion*

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Old 04-10-2012, 08:53 PM
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They honestly don't really sound that similar and I don't really get why people like comparing them so much. I think Pianos Become the Teeth vs. La Dispute is a better comparison, or even Defeater.

For me La Dispute sound too emotional and I really have to be in this depressive mood like I wanna ruin my day in order to listen to them. If I'm not in the mood then they can be pretty annoying to be honest. My favorite song by them is How I Feel which is probably their most straightforward hardcore song.

Touche Amore I could listen to for hours on end.
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Old 04-10-2012, 08:56 PM
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Touche 100000x over. La Dispute is good, but Touche is unfuckwithable.

and fuck off logan, that song rules.
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Old 04-10-2012, 09:30 PM
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I'd like La Dispute more if it wasn't for the vocals. They're just too depressing and whiny sounding. Touche Amore appeals much more to me.
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Old 04-10-2012, 09:34 PM
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Probably Touche. I like the lyrics and musicianship in LD more but as Shattered said they're very depressing.
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Old 04-10-2012, 09:55 PM
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Touche Amore definitely. Both put on an amazing live show, but Parting The Sea Between Brightness And Me is un-fucking-believable.
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Old 04-10-2012, 10:01 PM
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And Condolences is fucking incredible. Funny story about that one.

Touche scheduled an on-campus show last November, so in the weeks leading up to it, I listened to PTSBBAM, and Condolences stuck out to me the most. I memorized all the words (which aren't many), and found myself practically screaming it in my room when I played it. And dat piano... stuck in my head like none other for three weeks prior to the show.

Well the show finally came around and I was up on the concrete ledge where the pianist was. I was just staring at his piano and suddenly he started playing the intro to Condolences. That moment has stuck in my mind ever since. Great fucking time.

One of the photos I took moments before they started playing it:

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Old 04-11-2012, 01:31 AM
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Would personally choose La Dispute over Touche Amore.
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Old 04-11-2012, 02:28 AM
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Neither. Le Temps Detruit Tout all the way.

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Old 04-11-2012, 05:06 AM
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Touche Amore easily. I don't really think La Dispute is anything special, way too somber for my tastes.
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