Canadian prairie-darlings DESPISTADO are gearing up for the June 22nd release of their urgent and driving The Emergency Response CD EP (JT1096). After bouncing relentlessly from club to club harnessing their sweltering live show while developing an unflagging notoriety as one of the top young Canadian bands to look out for, the band finally settled into the studio and came out with 6 tracks that are as spastic as they are potent – as much a mix of Wire’s artful passion as Modest Mouse’s steadfast quirk – angular, driving, and thoroughly commanding DESPISTADO are just out the gate and already hold court as the band to watch out for.
The band recently took some time out to perform upon the Canadian version of NPR, dubbed innocently enough as CBC, to produce an . They split their time in the studio recording five tracks and being interviewed about the influence Regina, Saskatchewan has had on their music.
Please consult the Despistado for current dates.