|the self-proclaimed King of Obscuro Punk, Steve Lieberman the Gangsta Rabbi. Lieberman is a bass revolutionary, eccentric flutist and exotic multi-instrumentalist who has played dark, dusty late night open-mic's, opened for Andrew WK at a large Long Island club, has had entire radio shows on college and community radio and has even played flute with Weezer at Madison Square Garden.
He is a prolific songwriter, commercially releasing 16 cd's since 2002 all listed in the All Music Guide with his 17th "DiKtator 17" coming soon. His creativity extends from bi-polar upcycles. Sales figures for his releases are approaching 20,000 as of October 2009 of which all proceeds were donated to Jewish and animal rights charities.
Lieberman's content throughout his career dealt with controversial subject matter as Jewish pride, struggles with bi-polar disorder, anti-racism. poitics and sex. A favorite of the outsiders because he speaks for them, he is not really understood by the mainsteam.
Musically, Steve Lieberman's music was described by WRXP New York City DJ Rich Russo as "Jethro Tull meets the Beastie Boys" when he played "I Wish That I Was Hot" on the Anything Anything radio show on 7/26/2009. Using no 6-string guitars, Lieberman plays all leads and chord on overdriven 4-string basses, fusing punk, metal, Jewish music, dance and prog-rock forming the Diaspora Punk genre