Liars — Northside Festival at Brooklyn's Newtown Barge Park on June 26, 2010

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Northside Festival at Brooklyn's Newtown Barge Park on June 26, 2010

News

Sep 27, 2017

Liars (the project of Angus Andrew) released a new albumTFCF, back in August via Mute. Previously the band shared the album's "Cred Woes," "Coins In My Caged Fist," and "The Grand Delusional," as well as a video for "Cred Woes." Now Liars have shared a video for "Staring At Zero." More

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Sep 06, 2017

If you support Under the Radar's Patreon page at the minimum contribution of at least $1.00 a month you get access to our Patreon-only feed featuring exclusive content only available to Patreon supporters. Now our friends at Mute have also donated a vinyl copy of the new album by LiarsTFCF, to give away to one lucky Under the Radar Patreon supporter. More

Aug 03, 2017

Liars (the project of Angus Andrew) are releasing a new albumTFCF, on August 25 via Mute. Previously the band shared "Cred Woes." Now they have shared two more songs from the album, "Coins In My Caged Fist" and "The Grand Delusional." Listen to both below, followed by their upcoming tour dates. More

Jun 29, 2017

Back in May Liars shared five teaser videos that announced that a new album was on the way. Now they have officially announced the album, TFCF, and shared its first single, "Cred Woes."  More

Liars Announce New Album via Strange Teaser Videos

New Album Due Sometime in 2017 via Mute

May 18, 2017

Liars have shared five teaser videos that announce that a new album is on the way. Each teaser video is titled by a single letter; put together it spells "Theme." More

Listen: New Order - “Singularity (Liars Remix)”

Music Complete is out now on Mute

Mar 17, 2016

Following their performance of "Singularity" on the Late Show With Stephen Colbert, New Order has released a new remix of the song from labelmates Liars. Liars describe the track as "imagining New Order as teenagers in 2016." The new single, available on 12" and download, features remixes from Erol Alkan, Liars, Tom Rowlands of The Chemical Brothers and JS Zeiter. Listen to the Liars remix below. More

Dec 05, 2014

Releasing their latest album Mess earlier this year, Liars have premiered a brand new music video featuring an extended take of the record's included track "Mask Maker." More

Listen: Liars – “Poison Bender”

I’m No Gold is Out Now On Mute

Nov 05, 2014

“Poison Bender” is the noisy new track from Los Angeles’ yarn-covered wild men, Liars. The track appears on the band’s freshly released EP, I’m No Gold, out now on Mute.  More

Oct 02, 2014

Liars' new video for "I'm No Gold," from their recent album Messis one of those rare achievements in music video that captures the exact image a song paints in your mind and gives it life.  More

Listen: Under the Radar’s Weekly Playlist Featuring SBTRKT, Jessie Ware, Twin Peaks, BANKS, and More

Plus New Tracks from How to Dress Well, A Sunny Day in Glasgow Remixed by Ice Choir, TOPS, Halls Covering Cat Power, Devendra Banhart Remixed by Liars, The Rentals, Gap Dream, The Weeknd, Ex Cops, Ballet School, and Others

Jul 25, 2014

Welcome to Under the Radar's weekly playlist, where we compile the best and most exciting tracks to debut online in the last week (give or take). In this mix we've got new songs by SBTRKT (featuring Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig), Jessie Ware, Twin Peaks, BANKS, How to Dress Well, A Sunny Day in Glasgow remixed by Ice Choir, TOPS, Halls covering Cat Power, Devendra Banhart remixed by Liars, The Rentals, Gap Dream, The Weeknd, Ex Cops, Ballet School, Esben and the Witch, Owl John, Electric Youth, and more. More

Jul 24, 2014

Liars have gotten their hands on “Golden Girls” a cut from Devandra Banhart’s 2013 album, Mala. More

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Includes Albums by The War on Drugs, Sharon Van Etten, Angel Olsen, Temples, Liars, Mac DeMarco, Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Charli XCX, and More

Jul 15, 2014

Take out a two-year print subscription to Under the Radar and receive a free CD in the mail. Current choices include recent albums by The War on Drugs, Sharon Van Etten, Angel Olsen, Temples, Liars, Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Charli XCX, Mac DeMarco, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Kevin Drew (of Broken Social Scene), Connan Mockasin, and more. More

Jun 24, 2014

Releasing their new album Mess earlier this spring, L.A.'s Liars have debuted a brand new music video for their single "Pro Anti Anti." More

Apr 23, 2014

Liars have good news and bad news.

Stream New Albums by Future Islands and Liars

Singles and Mess Both Due Out Next Tuesday

Mar 17, 2014

This week NPR's First Listen series is streaming the new albums from Future Islands (Singles) and Liars (Mess), both due out next Tuesday, March 25th. More

Liars Announce Record Store Day 2014 Release

“Mess On A Mission” 12" Out April 19

Mar 12, 2014

Liars have announced details of a limited edition, string-embedded 12" release of “Mess on a Mission” to coincide with Record Store Day 2014. More

Liars Announce Tour Dates

Mess Due Out March 25 on Mute

Mar 06, 2014

Liars are taking the show on the road.  More

Listen: Moby – “Almost Home” (Liars Remix)

Innocents Is Out Now Via Mute

Jan 22, 2014

Perhaps one of the highlights of Innocents, the new album from Moby, was “Almost Home,” a track featuring Damien Jurado. Now labelmates Liars have made it their own. More

Listen: Liars - “Mess On A Mission”

New Album Mess Out March 25

Jan 13, 2014

On March 25 Liars will follow their 2012 album WIXIW with their newly announced LP Mess. More

Liars Announce New Album

As-of-Yet-Untitled Effort Out March 2014

Nov 20, 2013

Liars have announced that they will release a brand new album this coming March.  More

Listen: Liars – “I Saw You From the Lifeboat” MP3 Stream

Two New Tracks and A Slew Of tour Dates

May 16, 2013

Heading out on the road has made Liars feel generous.  More

Apr 03, 2013

Continuing their run of excellently crafted music videos, Liars have come forth with their latest for "The Exact Color of Doubt." More

Watch: Liars - “WIXIW” Video

I Believe I Can Fly

Feb 07, 2013

It's been over half a year since Liars released their sixth studio album WIXIW, so it comes as a bit of surprise that the New York three-piece would suddenly feel the need to premiere a music video for the record's standout title track. More

Check Out Photos of FYF Fest 2012 - Day Two -Beirut, Yeasayer, Wild Nothing

Plus Atlas Sound, Liars, Father John Misty, Dinosaur Jr. and more!

Sep 04, 2012

On Sunday September 2, the nineth annual FYF Fest went down at Los Angeles’ State Historic Park in Downtown L.A. We sent photographer Robert Redfield down to cover the action. Check out his shots of Atlas Sound,BeirutCursive, DesparecidosDinosaur Jr.Father John MistyGlass CandyLiarsWild Nothing, and Yeasayer hereMore

Sep 04, 2012

All summer long Cartoon Network's Adult Swim has been releasing songs for free as part of a weekly series called the Singles Program. More

Watch: Liars - “Brats” Video

Definitely Rabbit Season

Jul 30, 2012

After allowing themselves to be the victims of serial killerLiars have come back with an equally disturbing new music video for their WIXIW highlight "Brats." More

May 29, 2012

NPR has got their hands on the new album from LiarsMore

Under the Radar Announces Full Details for June/July Issue Featuring Yeasayer on the Cover

Issue also Includes Beach House, Liars, Hot Chip, Sigur Rós, Hot Chip, Father John Misty, Aubrey Plaza, and more

May 26, 2012

Under the Radar’s June/July 2012 Issue features Yeasayer on the cover as well as interviews with Beach House, ChromaticsPeaking LightsM. WardEdward Sharpe & The Magnetic ZerosLower DensSoulsavers featuring Dave GahanFather John Misty vs. Aubrey PlazaSigur RósHot Chip, and others.  More

Liars Announce North American Tour

Supporting New Album WIXIW

May 09, 2012

Liars have announced they will embark on a North American tour starting this June in support of their forthcoming new album WIXIW. More

Apr 20, 2012

Things get dark really fast in the music video for Liars' "No. 1 Against The Rush," the first single off the band's upcoming new record WIXIW. More

Liars Reveal Title Of New Album

Listen to New Song "No. 1 Against the Rush"

Apr 02, 2012

Liars have revealed that their forthcoming sixth album, out June 5 via Mute, will be called WIXIW. More

Liars Announce New Album Release Date

As-of-yet-untitled work out June 5

Mar 26, 2012

Liars have announced that the follow-up to their 2010 album Sisterworld will see release on June 5 via Mute. More

Liars to Release a New Album this June

Band Posts Mysterious Trailer to Tumblr

Mar 01, 2012

Liars have a new album on the way—their first since 2010’s Sisterworld. That much we do know... More

Liars Curate Sonic City Festival October 28-30

Lineup Includes Washed Out, Chris & Cosey and More

Oct 26, 2011

Brooklyn band Liars are set to curate this years Sonic City Festival in De Kreun, Kortrijk, Belgium. More

Primal Scream to Play “Screamadelica” at Poland’s Off Festival

Glasser, Ariel Pink, Destroyer Junior Boys, Liars, and Warpaint Also to Perform

Apr 07, 2011

Looking for a musical get away this summer? Scheduled August 5-7 Katowice Poland’s Off Festival (which we can attest is an fun event), recently released their line-up.  More

Under the Radar Announces Wasted on the Youth Issue

Musicians and Actors on Their Childhood Memories

Jul 29, 2010

Under the Radar's Summer 2010 issue is a special issue we're calling the Wasted on the Youth Issue. The basic idea of the issue was to talk to musicians and actors about various facets of their childhood/teenage years, from their first favorite bands/concerts to childhood memories to movies/TV shows of their youth, etc. We were interested in talking to musicians and actors about some of their earliest memories and their childhood passions. Many of the articles include childhood or teenage photos of the musicians interviewed. We have the full details on the issue that includes these artists: The National, The Antlers, Fred Armisen, Camera Obscura, Judah Friedlander, Fucked Up vs. Devo, Here We Go Magic, Jim James, Jónsi, Kele, The Kids in the Hall, Liars, Local Natives, Menomena, Chloë Grace Moretz, Elisabeth Moss, Portishead, Robert Rodriguez, School of Seven Bells, Tegan and Sara, Russell Tovey, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Edgar Wright, and many more! More

Jun 29, 2010

Liars played the Northside Festival at Brooklyn's Newtown Barge Park this past Saturday the 26th. Photographer Philip Dante Meick was there to cover the action. See a full gallery of photos here

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Liars Go On Tour

It's the Truth!

Apr 21, 2010

Busy getting stranded at sea and joining Beck's record club, Liars have still found time to tour. We have the dates More

Mar 25, 2010

Beck's record club, "an "informal meeting of various musicians to record an album in a day" is now entering its fourth round. This time, Liars joins Beck, St. Vincent, and members of Os Mutantes to cover classic INXS album Kick. More

Liars “Scissor” Video

Getting Stranded at Sea Never Sounded so Good

Feb 18, 2010

Wired and Liars' official site are hosting the video for "Scissor," the lead single from their fifth LP Sisterworld, due March 8th on Mute. Check it out here. More

Liars’ Sisterworld Gets Remixed

Notable Versions by Thom Yorke, Atlas Sound, and Devendra Banhart

Feb 04, 2010

On March 9, Liars (currently based in Los Angeles) will release a 2-CD version of their new album, Sisterworld. The track list for second disc has been announced and it includes remixes and re-imaginings by a host of notables, including Thom Yorke, Atlas Sound, Blonde Redhead, and Devendra Banhart. We have the track list and tour dates. More

Jan 08, 2010

As we reported last year, Liars' fifth LP, Sisterworld, is out March 9th via Mute. The noise rock trifecta will also put out a special edition, featuring a bonus disc of "remixes and reinterpretations" from several rock heavy-hitters. More

Listen: Liars’ “Scissor”

Sisterworld Gets Tracklist, Release Date

Dec 08, 2009

Last month we found out that the fifth LP from the noisy rock experimenters Liars finds them visiting the wonderful world of Sisterworld. Well, now we know much more about the American trio's new creation. It's coming out March 9th on Mute and now you can download a riotous track called "Scissor," via the Sisterworld website. More

Liars Travel to “Sisterworld”

New Album out Early 2010

Nov 05, 2009

Liars’ fifth full-length is slated for an early 2010 release. As described by the press release, the album—titled Sisterworld—takes its inspiration, “from fringe characters lured to LA and the resulting subcultures and alternate spaces that they generate.” More


Interviews

Mar 12, 2014

Despite the fact that Liars first came to notoriety as representatives of New York's early 2000s dance-punk scene, they've never really made music fit for the dance floor. Too eccentric, too chaotic, too misanthropictheir albums have placed them firmly on the margins, forming an idiosyncratic catalog of sounds that are constantly changing in tone and texture while largely remaining the same in spirit. More


Reviews

TCFC

TCFC

Mute

Aug 21, 2017

Liars make pitch-black art-rock that morphs and shifts from album to album, but always retains a core of bitter, urgent darkness. Even 2007's somewhat conventional indie-rock self-titled album and 2012's pretty, Kid A-biting WIXIW feel like examinations of the grimy corners of the soul.  More

Mess

Mess

Mute

Mar 24, 2014

God bless Liars. While virtually everyone in the avant rock class of the Aughts (that loosely started with Yeah Yeah Yeahs and ended with HEALTH) either cleaned up their acts and graduated or just dropped out, Liars are streaking the graduation ceremony with booze on their breaths and middle fingers in the air. And yet the kind of envelope-pushing on Mess is nothing if not mature, simultaneously punk as fuck and utterly refined. More

WIXIW

WIXIW

Mute

Jun 05, 2012

WIXIW opens with a big synthesizer string pad, an electro kick drum, some chopped-up snare, and Angus Andrew's melodic meanderings, soon joined by some faint IDM handclap rhythms. More

Sisterworld Reinterpretations

Sisterworld Reinterpretations

Mute

Apr 22, 2010

This is not a Liars album. This is a sloppy gangbang of artists re-doing songs from Liars' stellar new album, Sisterworld. There are a couple of bright spots, but the collection just doesn't jive. I certainly adore most of the artists on the roster here and I doubt this is an attempt on Liars' part to make a buck; it just feels unnecessary. More