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L'Altra

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L'Altra are a duo made up of Lindsay Anderson and Joseph Desler Costa. Formed in Chicago and now based in Brooklyn, their sound is a blend of guitar, keys and a bit of electronic elements. Here, Joseph gives some background on the band.


1. When/where did the band meet?

--- Lindsay and I met the 1st day of college and began talking about putting a band together. We spent a lot of time just sitting around listening to music before the band became a reality in Chicago in the year 2000.


2. What was the inspiration behind starting the band?

--- There was so much music happening in Chicago in the late nineties and 2000's that it was impossible not to get swept up in the fever to make it. We began playing in our bedroom and I think that contributed to our softer sound. We also deliberately did not want to be come a math rock kind of group. Our focus has always been expressing what we feel and our obsession with this kind of 'romantic' idea... We always w…