WXPN Philly Includes Lia in 2020 Best of Philly: Pandemic Edition

From the Philly class of 2020, I think singer-songwriter Lia Menaker is most deserving of the next available gig at Twin Peaks’ Bang Bang Bar. Gliding to pensive beats and onminous keyboard textures, this compelling vocalist...

I Am Kyrøs EP Reviewed on Higher Plain Music

Not the R&B you were expecting

Sounds Like:

Experimental soul goth

The Review:

Lia Menaker’s voice is utterly spellbinding. Lia is able to power through her lower register with buckets of soul and feather a vibrato to give her a gothic operatic edge. It is key to why her new EP ‘I Am Kyrøs’ works so well. Her voice is the central pillar around which...

Philadelphia Globe Review: "I Am Kyrøs" EP

When Lia Menaker first announced her new EP, she was performing under a different name: Kyrøs. The word has a couple different meanings; Greek for “time,” “lord,” or “the right moment.” The EP was originally titled Stranger, but...

Feature on Lia by Vents Magazine

Hi Lia, welcome to VENTS! How have you been?

Thanks for having me! I’ve been good…I mean – you know, things are a little overwhelming and emotional for a lot of people right now...

Long After Dark Interviews Lia

Kairos is an Ancient Greek word indicating that a moment is the right time for action. Philadelphia artist Lia Menaker could not have chosen a more appropriate time to release her debut under the name Kyrøs. Her EP I Am Kyrøs was written before many of the events that have called for change in 2020, but Menaker’s prescient music is very much in the here and now...

Newport Beach Indy Features Lia and the "I Am Kyrøs" EP

Singer-songwriter Lia Menaker is getting better with age.

The NB Indy last encountered Menaker in the fall of 2017 when the East Coast native embarked on a two-month solo tour in support of her debut record release that...

Album Review: Words from the unofficial Yoda

Lia is a magnificent singer, songwriter and producer from the land of Philadelphia where it is always sunny or so I have been told. Her live streams include a mix of originals and covers as well as brilliant loops and a masterful use of different effects. She has also been doing themed streams lately which have been most enjoyable to attend. She fosters a...