Los Angeles–based band Disalto takes its name to heart. Meaning “by leaps” in Italian, Disalto here signifies a
hard-working, no-nonsense five-piece that’s making music based on ruthless emotional honesty, driving
electric guitars, and propulsive rhythms, and has been winning over crowds in Los Angeles and on the West
Coast with an impressive momentum.
Disalto released it’s first E.P. in 2005 and introduced it’s first full length album, Accepting the Sequence in
2007. Now, in 2010, Disalto prepares to release it’s 2nd full length album entitled One Beacon in the Strand.
This ten song recording was produced by David Baker (Diffuser) and mixed by the accomplished Mike Major
(At the Drive-In, Coheed & Cambria, Sparta). One Beacon in the Strand exemplifies Disalto’s use of lush
soundscapes, climactic vocals, assaulting transitions, and textured melodies which in turn creates a sound of
Drawing from diverse influences that include A Perfect Circle, At the Drive-In, and Radiohead, Disalto
represents the convergence of raw emotion, polished songwriting and production, and captivating live shows
that has proven so successful for those bands. Disalto’s live show, in particular, demonstrates the band’s
hardworking, high-energy, emotive style. Pulling in large crowds and captivating them with an engaging set,
the band’s numerous and well-attended shows are further proof that Disalto’s brand of songwriting connects
with diverse and enthusiastic audiences. In March of 2008, Disalto played it’s first overseas show in Tel Aviv,
Israel, and in the summer of 2009 performed select dates on the Van’s Warped Tour.
Disalto is not just the band’s name or an apt metaphor for its burgeoning success; it’s also the band’s creative
philosophy. Never content to settle for what’s already been accomplished, Disalto is expanding on its solid
musical base and making a name for itself. exemplify.