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The experimental fusion of Liars

When Liars first emerged a decade ago, their post-punk thrashing, no-wave abrasion, and feral howls felt dangerous — the sound of a zombie apocalypse before it was trendy.
Wishing well
By ANNIE ZALESKI  |  July 20, 2012
WIXIW - Liars

Liars | WIXIW

The sixth full-length from Brooklyn band Liars is an album in the sense that it's been recorded, has a release date, and is worth a review. But with so much improperly used space and so few tangible ideas, the result doesn't feel like an actual album as
Mute (2012)
By REYAN ALI  |  June 08, 2012

Sore losers and workplace woes

My boyfriend is great and our relationship is great, but there is one complication. He has a brother who is two years older and they are very close. In general, his brother is a great guy but they are very much into competitiveness ...
Dr. Lovemonkey answers your questions
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  October 15, 2010

Autolux | Transit Transit

As much fun as it is to be iconoclastic, it's tough for the art-rockers of today to escape the bones of the past when trying to break new ground.
TBD Records (2010)
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  July 30, 2010

SXSW 2010 (Thursday): [Photos] Liars at Club DeVille

Photos of Liars at SXSW 2010
Liars at Club DeVille, live at Club DeVille, March 18, 2010
By K BONAMI  |  March 19, 2010

These New Puritans | Hidden

Hidden is a real UK horror show, mixing grim, industrial beats with mannered, regal horns and a persistent aura of foggy uneasiness. These New Puritans reveal a penchant for æsthetic violence and revolutionary action that, though rarely convincing, mat
Domino (2010)
By MICHAEL PATRICK BRADY  |  March 12, 2010


Liars | Sisterworld

Regardless of whether Liars have broken ground connecting the amateur groping of punk rock to the exotic modalities of modern (12-tone) classical and Eastern European music, Sisterworld feels utterly wrenched with bourgeois boredom.
Mute (2010)
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  March 05, 2010
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The Big Hurt: Pop eroticism, faux sincerity, and sperm motility

I am a man who loves a good corporate doofus, and this week's glistening-prize-hog-doofus quote goes to TOM WELCH , Wal-Mart's senior music buyer, who manages to make Foreigner sound even squarer than Foreigner.
Music News in Brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  August 07, 2009


On the eve of Liars’ current US tour, frontman Angus Andrew — an Aussie expat — threw out his back and was, by all accounts, immobile.
Liars at Paradise, February 8, 2008
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  February 12, 2008