Live Video: Liars

photo by Dave Lichterman

The Brooklyn-based trio Liars have been one of music’s most unpredictable acts for some time now, but on their seventh album, WIXIW (pronounced “wish you”), Liars have proven that being unpredictable doesn’t necessarily mean you’re inaccessible. Their most electronic-based album yet, WIXIW is generally a far cry from the loud, grating guitars that (occasionally) defined their previous album, Sisterworld. However, the one characteristic of Sisterworld (and their previous work) that does carry into the new album is the band’s ability to generate intense intimacy from a seemingly artificially created atmosphere, and with WIXIW‘s heavy use of electronics, the band has rallied around this strength. To get a taste of Liars’ meticulously crafted soundscapes, watch video of their visit to the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters from earlier this month:

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