Tag Archives: Liars

Top albums of 2012: 1

Overview | Part 2 | Part 3 | Mentions | Longlist | Spotify link Liars – WIXIW Liars’ greatest suit is their immense control over creating atmospheres with original combinations of sounds. On WIXIW, their focus is on moods rather than traditional song forms, as they give dark … Continue reading

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Pitchfork Festival Paris: Purity Ring, Liars, Grizzly Bear

I made it to a day of Pitchfork Festival Paris last weekend. P4k is an oddly shaped festival – its two stages face each other from opposite ends of the same room, the long Grand Halle de la Villette. As one … Continue reading

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The Playlist, pt. 25

Listen on Spotify 194. Field Music – ‘Start the Day Right’ The Sunderland brothers’ fifth album, Plumb, seems to wake up with the opening gentle strings and percussion. As much as they evoke the first waking moments of a day, … Continue reading

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The Playlist: 3.0 days song challenge (3)

Listen on: Spotify / we7* Day 3.1: a song that you listen to when you’re happy 123. The National – ‘All the Wine’ “I’m a perfect piece of ass… I’m a festival, I’m a parade.” It’s difficult not to find … Continue reading

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Albums of 2010: 10-1

10. Owen Pallett – Heartland By no means the only concept album in the top 10, Pallett’s first release since dropping the Final Fantasy name is a series of monologues by Lewis, an ultra-violent farmer subservient to a creator: Pallett … Continue reading

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