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So far Beck and a rotating cast have tackled Skip Spence, Leonard Cohen, and the Velvet Underground. When St. Vincent Tweeted about collaborating with Mr. Hansen, Os Mutantes, and Liars on an…   Read Story »
We saw a bunch of bands this past week. Not every set was memorable, but there were more than enough highlights to make the stiff necks and barking feet worth it. Here's Wednesday, Thursday,…   Read Story »
On some nights you can fool yourself into forgetting that industry weeks like SXSW have shifted from being about discovery to being full-on music festivals. Yesterday was not one of those days. Aside…   Read Story »
Annie Clark doesn't mention the album they tackled, but the St. Vincent mastermind did Tweet that she teamed up with Tropicalia stalwarts Os Mutantes and Liars for one of Beck's Record Club…   Read Story »
A couple days ago we heard Devendra Banhart inhabit Liars' excellent "The Overachievers," reversing the frequency of the opposites attract/urban cynic vs. L.A. hippie love song for the deluxe edition…   Read Story »
One of my favorite Sisterworld songs is the sweetly sarcastic urban cynic vs. L.A. hippie love song "The Overachievers." What better way to invert the frequency (and bio-cars, woodsy walks, etc.)…   Read Story »
There's a certain paranoia lurking beneath the laconic vocalisms Angus layers at the outset of "Scissor," the opening track to Liars typically excellent new LP Sisterworld. Andrew uses that…   Read Story »
According to a blog post by LA Times writer Jia-Rui Cook, the guys recently held a "wrap party" after a three-week Los Angeles recording session. Said soiree reportedly took place 1/30 at Nigel…   Read Story »
In the midst of this "chillwave" moment, the jagged claustrophobia of Liars' anticipated (and ambitious) fifth album Sisterworld (3/9, Mute) -- outcasts and loners mixing it up in a post-punk riot of…   Read Story »
This year in music was great and we'rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No offense, 30 Seconds To Mars. While the Gummys' virtual poll booth…   Read Story »