Lieder, an original band based out of northern New Jersey, displays an aggressive style of power pop, steeped in the tradition of American and British Rock & Roll. Originally formed in the spring of 2007, Lieder (which means “songs” in German) was personally given its name by rock legend Pete Townshend of The Who.
Being influenced by The Who itself, lead vocalist/guitarist Mike Kosturko produces an infectious brand of memorable songs with a potency and precision that compare more than favorably to any artist on the scene today.
Joe LaPara, a committed disciple of rhythmic progression, lays down meaty yet melodic bass lines, which holds the band's sound together.
While commanding a solid tempo, drummer Ron Pasanda adds a flourish of strategically placed fills, without disrupting the songs relevance.
While enjoying the recording process, playing live is what a band thrives on. Reveling in the immediate response of an audience to their energetic style of play, Lieder pushes them to match its own level of enthusiasm.
Bringing various influences together into an original blend, Lieder's music is a celebration of a genre that has seemed to dissipate over the years.
THE ART OF POWERPOP!
That Way About You
Wake Me When It's Over
1/21/2012 8:23:23 PM
HAPPY NEW YEAR to you as well Vincenzo.
Wishing you all the best in 2012!
12/31/2011 5:36:29 AM
Happy New Year LIEDER! Hope you have fantastic success in 2012!
9/28/2011 4:51:00 AM
Nice new track - look forward to the finished version though this one sounds pretty good!
6/30/2011 5:01:27 PM
Thanks for your kind words guys, it's much appreciated. Unfortunately, I haven't logged into IAC in quite some time because I thought my account had been cancelled. Glad to hear that we made the featured band of the week back on June 1st!
6/4/2011 6:48:48 PM
Dudes, (I assume), Digging your sound and energy. All the best,
6/2/2011 4:41:16 AM
Congrats on being The Featured Band of the Week for June 1st, 2011 !
Keep on Rockin' . peace & spread the Love....
12/20/2010 7:26:56 PM
Just stopping by to wish you the very best for the Holiday Season and a fantastic 2011!!
10/1/2009 2:22:45 AM
I love...'That way about you'. I am not sure why it does, but it reminds me of my late teens in the 60s and my first band. May be it's the clean crisp electric guitar sound. The world needs more of this!!! Well done.
12/22/2008 9:06:05 PM
10/28/2008 10:53:15 AM
why thank you for the invite gentlemen, those will be comp tics right. . lol. . . next time in NY which is coming up fairly soon, we'll look you up. It would be fun to party with ya a little bit. . oh. .and belive me my friends. . the honor is all mine. . .
to love is to endure,
peace to you and yours and much success to ya,
10/27/2008 10:11:56 AM
yup you boyz definately make the grade, congratulation!!!
10/27/2008 9:55:10 AM
Thank you for offering me a chance to review your music, i'm streaming you right now and if i find something respectable I will be happy to include you in my show.
love and light to you and yours,
2/8/2008 9:26:09 AM
Hey - cool new music. Can't wait for more!!!!!
2/6/2008 11:03:37 PM
like billy bragg meeting the replacments.....ain't bad
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