Selected Press

2015

KCRW – Today’s Top Tune features ‘One Way Out’ 23 March 2015

WGN TV – Performance in the Music Lounge 26 February 2015

KEXP – Music That Matters podcast features ‘Fokus’ 20 February 2015

WBEZ – Performance on Morning Shift 19 February 2015

San Francisco Chronicle – “Diving Below Pop’s Surface” Interview / Show Preview 8 February 2015

Uncut – Album Review February 2015

lui Magazine – “Liam Hayes, confessions d’un chanteur solitaire” Interview January 2015

Les Inrocks – ‘Slurrup’ Album Review (4/5) January 2015

Chicago Sun-Times – “Liam Hayes Scales Back His Sound After Years of Orchestrated Pop” 29 January 2015

93XRT – Show Preview 28 January 2015

KCRW – ‘Slurrup’ featured in Best New Music 28 January 2015

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – CD Review / Show Preview 27 January 2015

Paste – “Liam Hayes Strips Down on Slurrup” 20 January 2015

Pitchfork – ‘Slurrup’ Album Review (7.3/10) 20 January 2015

Q – Interview with Liam (streaming audio) 15 January 2015

Flavorwire – ‘Fokus’ video premiere 12 January 2015

NY Times – ‘Slurrup’ album premiere 6 January 2015

Chicago Mixtape – ‘Fokus’ featured on Mixtape 207 ‘Pink Mist’ January 2015

Uncut – ‘Instant Karma!’ Feature January 2015

Uncut – Cover name check January 2015

Mojo (4 star review), January 2015

2014

Entertainment Weekly – Liam Hayes Curated Playlist 19 December 2014

NME – 20 Tracks You Need To Hear This Week 10 December 2014

Magic Magazine – Album Review December 2014

Uncut – Best Albums of 2014 1 December 2014

Q – Liam Hayes Guest Column – 26 November 2014

Mojo – Fokus Exclusive Premiere 26 November 2014

Uncut – Editor’s Diary – 9 September 2014

Uncut – Editor’s Playlist – 5 September 2014

Do 414 – Interview with Liam – 11 April 2014

Minneapolis Star Tribune Vita.MN – Show Preview – 23 February 2014

2013

Uncut – A Glimpse Into The Mind of Charles Swan III soundtrack review – April 2013

Spin – ‘So Much Music’ Exclusive 21 March 2013

Rolling Stone – A Glimpse Into The Mind of Charles Swan III soundtrack premiere – 31 January 2013

Vents Magazine – Liam Hayes Interview 25 January 2013

Under the Gun Review  – A Glimpse Into The Mind of Charles Swan III Movie Review – 11 January 2013

2012

Entertainment Weekly – FIRST LOOK – A Glimpse Into The Mind of Charles Swan III – 30 August 2012
Pitchfork – 5-10-15-20, July 2012
Indiewire – Plush’s Liam Hayes Scoring Roman Coppola’s ‘A Glimpse Into The Mind Of Charles Swan III’ – August 2012

2011

Magnet – From The Desk Of Amor De Días’ Alasdair Maclean, June 2011

2010

Chicago Reader – Photo Pit, June 2010
Chicago Reader – Post No Bills, June 2010
TimeOut Chicago – Big In Japan, May 2010

2009

Mojo – Reader’s Top 10, Dec 2009
Esquire – 5 Reasons, Nov 2009
Irish Times, Oct 2009
Q the Music (4 star review), Oct 2009
Q the Music – Essential Tracks, Oct 2009
The Mirror (4 star review), Sep 2009
Uncut (4 star review), Aug 2009
Mojo (4 star review), Aug 2009
Uncut (Wild Mercury Sound Review) July 2009

2008

Irish Times, Dec 2008
Rolling Stone (4.5 star review, Germany)
Uncut (5 star review), Sep 2008
Guardian.co.uk (5 star review), Aug 2008

2004

TimeOut London: Music Preview, Jan 2004

2002

TimeOut New York: Fed album review, 2002
Rolling Stone: Albums of the Year, 2002
Uncut: Dandy in the Underworld, 2002

2001

Mojo: Plush profile, Feb 2001

1998

The Guardian/London: More, Please, 11 Sep 1998

1995

NME: Single of the Week, 21 Jan 1995

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