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Wednesday, Jul 4 2012

Even when turning down the dissonance, Brooklyn three-piece Liars just keep getting weirder. Once known for iterations on Gang of Four-style dance-punk (typified by their 2001 debut They Threw Us in a Trench and Stuck a Monument on Top), Liars have played with discordant and sometimes genuinely creepy experiments in the intervening decade. Their new full-length, WIXIW (pronounced "wish you"), steers their primal, almost tribal meditations in yet another unexpected direction: an electronic chill reminiscent of Radiohead's Kid A.

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