Liars & Fol Chen @ Bowery Ballroom in NYC – pics
photos by Erez Avissar
EXPRESS: What challenges do you face in bringing such intricate music to a rowdy, live situation?
ANDREW: In the past, I felt like the live and the recorded aspect are really different, and you have the opportunity to reinterpret or basically destroy songs that were so carefully put together on the record. Recently, I’ve felt a bit more protective of those particular sounds we made on the record. We’ve brought on two additional musicians to play with us so some of these things won’t get lost. It’s nearly impossible, but attempting it is a new challenge.
Liars‘ current tour has them playing NYC twice. The first took place last night at Bowery Ballroom where Chazz Slumber says, it was “a perfect set list [that] covered the entire catalog. Angus is officially indie rocks best front man.”. Tonight they hit Philly. Then Boston, and Sunday it’s the 2nd NYC show, this time at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Tickets are still on sale.
Fol Chen opens all dates on the tour (including last night at Bowery), and also plays an in-store at Sound Fix on Sunday. Check our our interview with Liars from SXSW. More pictures from Bowery Ballroom below…