Tag Archives: Liars

Wednesday Music News

Humming computer drawn lines mimic the synth and steady vocals in Liars‘ video for “The Exact Color of Doubt” off their 2012 album WIXIW. 3-d faces appear distorted and shimmering, floating in a black background throughout the song, while the lyrics confess “I’ll always be your friend” - it’s a beautiful video for a songRead more...

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Thursday Music News

James Blake announced the release of his highly-anticipated new album today. Overgrown, the follow-up to his critically-acclaimed self-titled debut, is due out April 8 on Republic, and Blake will be kicking off a North American tour with an appearance at Coachella the following week. Blake’s new single, “Retrograde,” will be out this Monday, but BBCRead more...

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You Can Power Live at KEXP Volume Nine!

I still get chills when I think back to the 2011 KEXP in-studio when 4AD veterans Brendan Perry (Dead Can Dance) and Robin Guthrie (Cocteau Twins) performed Tim Buckley’s “Song to the Siren.”  I can only assume I did something really unselfish in a previous life in order to wind up right there in the roomRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Morgan

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more...

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Monday Music News

The inaugural episode of Animal Collective’s radio program aired last night, and those who tuned in were treated to not one, but three new AnCo-related tracks. The Baltimore band premiered “Today’s Supernatural”, the first single from their forthcoming album Centipede Hz, but also featured in the Panda Bear-curated mix were two new Panda Bear instrumentals,Read more...

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Live Video: Liars

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) definedRead more...

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Song of the Day: Liars - No. 1 Against The Rush

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s selection, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “No. 1 Against The Rush”Read more...

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Show Review: Liars with Cadence Weapon & Grave Babies @ Neumos 7/8

Sunday night at Neumos was a very diverse party. Three fantastic bands played three very, very different sets, creating a good time in three different respects. Seattle band Grave Babies opened, followed by Montreal-based rapper Cadence Weapon. Finally, New York experimental electronic act Liars closed out the night with an excellent collection of material fromRead more...

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What’s Your Summer Jam? KEXP DJs and Staff Share Theirs

Seattle can now claim a hold on summer as we reach post-80 degree weather this week! (Sorry, rest of the country, but we’ve earned this!) No matter where you are, though, or whether you’re sitting out on the beach, picnicking in a park, heading out on a long roadtrip or just chilling at home, you’reRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Liars and Cadence Weapon at Neumos this Sunday

The promotional video for Liar‘s most recent album WIXIW features a number of people attempting to pronounce the title of the album, all of them unsuccessfully. The palindrome, which according to a recent Pitchfork interview with frontman Angus Andrew is pronounced “wish you,” represents the band’s recent excursion into electronic and what he hopes willRead more...

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