Tag Archives: Liars

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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Live Around Town This Week

While the other side of the country faces a heat wave, the weather in Seattle is looking good this week, which is a great reason to go see some local shows! Tuesday features shows from the Detroit Cobras at Neumo’s and a quadruple billing of Love Battery, Chix Pack, Speedwobble, and Lost Puppy at FunRead more...

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Out This Week 6/4

It’s always hard to follow up a breakthrough records, but Japandroids have not only met any expectations that may have been placed on them, they’ve set themselves to break out to a bigger audience that no one, even the band themselves, may have ever expected them to reach. Although we’re only halfway through the year,Read more...

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Tuesday Music News

Fiona Apple has released the album artwork and tracklisting for her upcoming June 26 release The Idler Wheel is wiser than the Driver of the Screw, and Whipping Cords will serve you more than Ropes will ever do. The artwork is above. Check out the track list here. Dirty Projectors have posted new song “GunRead more...

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Monday Morning News Mash-Up

DJ Shadow is not only the precipice of a new album (due early in 2011), he’s about to take his beloved self on the road for the Live from the Shadowsphere tour. Fans in Seattle can squeal with glee as Shadow will be in town October 26th at The Showbox.

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Monday News Mash-Up

After purchasing the popular cloud-based music site Lala, technological juggernaut Apple, will be shut down effective May 31st. Rumors are abound that Apple will turn Lala’s technology into an Apple-labeled software for their bevy of electronic devices.

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Out This Week 3/9

When mega-artists team up for a collaborative project like the new two-piece band, Broken Bells, the outcome is sometimes so good, it’s scary. After two years, James Mercer, lead singer and guitarist of The Shins, and Brian “Danger Mouse” Burton, hot-shot producer and co-founder of Gnarls Barkley (also produced the Gorillaz and 2004′s infamous TheRead more...

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