studio update 2

11/14/2010 § 1 Comment

Drums are tracked for session 1. I had a really good time approaching every song differently and experimenting with different tones. We did some pretty weird stuff but the results are great. I got to track with a 1976 Ludwig yesterday, apologies for the excessive amount of photos.

The rest of the guys have 2 songs to finish up, but we’re actually ahead of schedule, which is great. We’ll have some time to mess around with overdubs and percussion.

Andrew had his 31st birthday yesterday. Send him some love on the Thursday sites. What a great dude.

Love you all, more to come.




last weekend.

12/15/2009 § 7 Comments

was wonderful.

we were fortunate enough to see some really great friends that we have not seen in quite some time. (Native, Thursday, Dave, Jess, Mark, there are many many more.)

seeing the Thursday dudes on their stop in grand rapids was a blast. it really made me miss being on tour with such kind and inspiring people. i can’t say enough good things about those guys as musicians and as people. truly a band who does it for the right reasons. bravo fellas.

saturday evening we headed to indiana and played with our best friends Native. love you guys! really. Dan. you rock.

very happy to say that the rest of the ladis/native winter tour is booked! thank you to everyone who helped make this happen. you guys are far too good to us.

La Dispute/Native Winter Tour 09/10

Dec 28, 2009 – Milwaukee, WI @ Miramar Theatre w/ Native, Former Thieves & many more
Dec 29, 2009 – Waterloo, IA @ Amvets Post 19 w/ Native
Dec 30, 2009 – Kansas City, MO @ Salt Walter Taffy House w/ Native
Dec 31, 2009 – St Louis, MO @ The Lemp Neighborhood Art Center w/ Native
Jan 1, 2010 – Mountain Home, AR @ The Brickyard w/ Native & Feeding the Foxes
Jan 2, 2010 – Ft. Worth, TX @ 1919 Hemphill w/ Native & Jubilee & Cloud Mouth
Jan 3, 2010 – Austin, TX @ Emo’s w/ Native & BrotherGhost & Candidate
Jan 4, 2010 – Hattiesburg, MS @ 1126 House w/ Native
Jan 5, 2010 – Tallahassee, FL @ Coolifornia w/ Native
Jan 6, 2010 – Melbourne, FL @ 1008 1/2 House w/ Native
Jan 7, 2010 – Marietta, GA @ Swayze’s Venue w/ Native
Jan 8, 2010 – Rome, GA @ The Greenhouse w/ Native
Jan 9, 2010 – Louisville, KY @ St John’s Church w/ Native & Where We Live
Jan 10, 2010 – Normal, IL @ Jake’s House w/ Native & Jake Cary & My Heart To Joy

***additional information for the tour is available here or on our myspace.

Grand Rapids! we promise promise promise that when we return, a show will be announced. we really appreciate your patience while we come up with a game plan:)

stay tuned for more information regarding gifts and giving. and music. 10 days till Christmas? whoa.

here’s some photo’s from saturday (thanks Dave!) and beyond. love you all.

now go listen to Everybody Here Wants You by the late Jeff Buckley. promise it’s worth it. right jordan? right brad.

-bradley ryan

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