Liars in Berlin – Drum’s Not Dead

liars ticketsCreatively unfazed by the critical response to their unexpected experimental leap, Liars relocated once again to Berlin where Liars would eventually record their third full-length, Drum’s Not Dead (recorded in 2004, released February 2006). During the interim between the recording and release of their previous album, Liars had already begun the work on what would eventually become Drum’s Not Dead. Based on the ideas of Chris Cutler’s electrified drum kit Liars began experimenting with modified drum sounds. After much experimentation, Liars completed the album in an East German broadcast center that allowed them a multitude of different acoustic environments for recording. As the title suggests, the album is heavy on drums (often run through various effects pedals), backed mostly by atmospheric guitar work. Andrew also relies more heavily on falsetto than in past work, which gives the album a more ethereal, less gritty sound than is often associated with Liars. Along with the music, Drum’s Not Dead was released with a DVD that contains three full-length video companions to the album: Drum’s Not Bread by Julian Gross, The Helix Aspersa by Angus Andrew, and By Your Side by filmmaker Markus Wambsganss.

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