"Sometimes when you’re feeling actually darked out you, maybe want to do the opposite; you don’t want to indulge too much in the darkness… it’s just the ebb and flow.” -- Aaron Chapman
"Our overall album art concept is simple ~ each individual album has different art that’s unique and only YOU have it. So if we’ve given out thousands of these things, then that means we’ve made over 1000 different art pieces, and those different people are the owners of that." - Sam Chown
"Selling art doesn't bother me. Making insipid, vacuous art bothers me. The cult of personality bothers me especially because I feel as though I have very little to offer. I'm a bad self-promoter, and I'm constantly reminded of how bad a trait that is for an artist to have." -- Jeremy Greenspan
La Dispute Band Interview : It’s Like Medicine. It’s Self-Discovery. (w/ Full Album Stream & Lyrical Analysis)
"For me, it has always been easier to discuss the heavy subjects in song... it gives me an opportunity to immerse myself in it when I don't otherwise normally do that." -- Jordan Dreyer
"A lot of my songwriting comes from a desire to open myself up to nature and the universe, experiences with love, my subconscious, childhood memories, imagination and various cocktails of each." -- Christopher Lynch
"The curiosity of growth, the growth of perception, and accepting the fact that no matter what, we're still changing, and still growing. Whether we're saying that literally or figuratively is up to the listener."
"I started listening to Ella Fitzgerald and Louie Armstrong and Billie Holiday and I fell in love with it... It's not the stuff that I grew up on because I didn't grow up in America, but I'm glad I got to discover it as an older person, because I think I really got to appreciate...
Chikita Violenta Band Interview : “How Do They Do It In The States?” Mexicans In An American Rock Scene
"Maybe some years back -- I don't know if some people took offense or what… [listeners] would say things like, 'Hey, you guys are Mexican. Why are you not singing in your native tongue?'"