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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 »
Liars' Tom Biller-produced fifth album, the first recorded Stateside since They Were Wrong, looks at "alternate spaces people create in order to maintain identity in a city like LA ... where outcasts…   Read Story »
A couple weeks ago we gave you Rafter's remix of Asthmatic Kitty electro-pop labelmates Fol Chen's "No Wedding Cake." The Highland Park, CA sextet's AK debut Part I: John Shade, Your Fortune's Made…   Read Story »
This weekend San Francisco hosted the first-ever Outside Lands Festival. We're still nursing hangovers from a long summer of fests, so in our stead we sent Heather of I Am Fuel You Are Friends to…   Read Story »
Alan Vega and Martin Rev, aka dark lo-fi electro-duo Suicide, were amazing in their heyday, especially when you consider they formed in 1971, pre-dating and influencing a shit-load of post-punk,…   Read Story »