La Dispute at Slim’s: heady post-hardcore for a devoted crowd

Saturday night at Slim's was an all-ages show: La Dispute, Pianos Become the Teeth and Mansions, the kind of show which for someone like me (I grew up in a suburb of San Francisco with very trusting parents) creates an all-too-familiar scenario. There's a distinct "brand" of show that exists in this type of environment; bands that insist on it, actually. There has been much exploration within the in-betweens of punk, hardcore and ambient rock since the early '90s, but the early 2000s saw a somewhat forgotten movement of bands emerge in these crossover (often dubbed "post-") genres, such as [...]

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