The Dialogue are focused on pressing forward without the burden of a trend, without the saccharine dripping from the inputs, and without anything but an earnest art.
Growing up in Baltimore, The Dialogue spent their formative years as Boy Crazy, an instrumental guitar pop outfit that found a comfy niche in the suburban pop-punk scene. Several reincarnations and experimental projects later, guitarist Brian Pollack, drummer Jordan Goodman and bassist Justin Goodman found direct inspiration in bands like Muse, Arctic Monkeys and Radiohead. But, being now veterans of makin' and breakin' pop music, they wanted to create a hybrid that could serve as a middle line - digestible enough for the fans of The All American Rejects or Jacks Mannequin, but complex and genuine enough for the fans of Kings of Leon or Death Cab for Cutie. There was just one problem: they did not have a singer.
They had met several times as peers in Baltimore music. Drew Shaffer was playing around town as a singer-songwriter, and The Dialogue needed a vocalist. It took an audition and a vocal lesson for the band to be convinced, but the pieces fell into place in perfect romance. Drew lends his hand lyrically and on guitar, but it's his emotional connection to the music that creates the feel and tone of The Dialogues distinguished indie/pop/rock: "I'm not always good at communicating my thoughts or feelings across. I feel like my songs are my voice. They are my way of getting all these things that are unclear out. My way of making sense of the world."
The band's debut record is a seven song EP, titled All I Thought Impossible. It's the first major milestone of what the band hopes and insists will be the first of many. "It's a tangible dream," Justin says. "Everything is in our power, we just need to reach out and grab it ". The band plans to tour during the summer months, going full force and making this music - The Dialogue - the crucial priority. Justin explained it best when he said "We want to write great music, have people understand where we come from and have longevity in this fickle business."