July 5, 2012
Great American Music Hall
Better than: illegal fireworks, and twice as loud.
In an alternate dimension, Liars are THE groundskeepers of the pop music landscape, a dimension where critics and fans woke up from the narcosis of misdirected criticism and general lack ... More >>
Most artists like to call themselves unpredictable, but few fit the description so fully as a little three-piece named Liars. First dipping into dance-punk with their 2001 debut They Threw Us All In A Trench And Stuck A Monument On Top, the L.A.-via-Berlin-via-NYC-via-L.A. trio has since experimente ... More >>
Liars, Fol Chen
April 27, 2010
Better than: Mischievous art-punks who put out an album of grating noise accompanied by rambling about witch trials and then take themselves seriously.
Liars give creepy a good name. King Creep Angus Andrew -- who sings and is about a hundred feet tall -- ... More >>
Known for switching dramatically in style, rhythm and texture, Liars is in town to play from their new, challenging album Sisterworld. The tense and anxious fifth album, Sisterworld tackles life in Los Angeles with bleak beauty juxtaposed against heavy tempos.
Liars plays at Slim's tonight with ... More >>
LiarsWhen Liars moved back to Los Angeles, the group found inspiration in the ugly side of Hollywood. As Doug Wallen wrote in his profile of the band this issue, Liars' latest record, Sisterworld, "considers how people craft identities for themselves in the fringes of society. Walking through L.A ... More >>
This is the time of year lots of folks get self-reflective, thinking about all the shit they shoulda fixed, tallying up all the ways next year's gonna be different. So it's the perfect season for a new tune about "someone realizing their own inadequacies" from the sound-shifting Liars. The band h ... More >>