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Stream LCD Soundsystem’s New Live Album Electric Lady Sessions

LCD Soundsystem's new live album, Electric Lady Sessions, is out now via Columbia Records and DFA. Recorded at the titular Electric Lady Studios in New York City,…
Will Gottsegen / February 8, 2019

LCD Soundsystem’s Live Show Is Not About a Comeback Narrative

It turns out having LCD Soundsystem back isn't so bad, but the beginning of their 2017 didn't inspire all that much confidence. Their first comeback shows at…
Brian Josephs / December 12, 2017

Watch LCD Soundsystem Perform “Tonite” on Jimmy Kimmel Live

LCD Soundsystem took the stage in Brooklyn on an East Coast edition of Jimmy Kimmel Live! to perform "Tonite" from their September album American Dream. Murphy gave…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 17, 2017

James Murphy Originally Wanted Leonard Cohen for the New LCD Soundsystem Album

James Murphy revealed that he originally wanted to enlist Leonard Cohen for the new LCD Soundsystem album American Dream. In an interview with Crack Magazine,…
Rob Arcand / September 4, 2017

LCD Soundsystem – “pulse (v.1)”

LCD Soundsystem have released another new song, "pulse (v.1)," but it's not one of the 10 new tracks on their upcoming album American Dream. The 13-plus-minute song…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 31, 2017

James Murphy on a Future LCD Soundsystem Break Up: “No One Is Going To Say a Fucking Word About It Ahead of Time”

LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy was interviewed at length in New York Magazine. He discussed the band's upcoming comeback album American Dream, what he did during the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 21, 2017

Hear James Murphy Discuss LCD Soundsystem’s New Album on The Best Show

LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy was the guest on last night's episode of Tom Scharpling's The Best Show. The pair went deep on the Cure's discography and…
Andy Cush / August 9, 2017

David Bowie Helped Get LCD Soundsystem Back Together

LCD Soundsystem's frontman James Murphy has already spoken about his "email friendship" with David Bowie during the late singer's final years, and revealed that he was asked to…
Brian Josephs / July 11, 2017

LCD Soundsystem Vinyl Reissues to Be Released [UPDATE]

Vinyl reissues of several LCD Soundsystem releases is on the way. Their self-titled debut, 45:33, This Is Happening, and the live in-studio project London Sessions are coming back via Rhino.
Brian Josephs / June 12, 2017

LCD Soundsystem’s New Album Is Coming Soon, According to James Murphy

LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy has posted a Facebook message about the progress of the band's as-of-yet untitled new album. Murphy writes that the band is…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 30, 2017

James Murphy’s ‘Subway Symphony’ Installed in New York’s Lowline Underground Park

For the past five years, New York developers have been trying to build the Lower East Side's Lowline, slated to be the world's first underground park.
Brian Josephs / July 7, 2016

Tiga: From Montreal to ‘Planet E’

Mid-February marked the first time Tiga had to cancel a show in two decades. When we speak over the phone, it's apparent he’s sick — his voice subdued,…
Evan Siegel / March 15, 2016

James Murphy Confirms That a New LCD Soundsystem Album is Coming

LCD Soundsystem will officially release a new album this year, James Murphy confirmed in a lengthy open letter posted to the group's website. After explaining how the…
James Grebey / January 5, 2016

Get Intoxicated! James Murphy to Open NYC Wine Bar

We hear that James Murphy and his band have sold their turntables and bought decanters. Nearly a half-decade after hanging up his white tee and…
Andrew Unterberger / May 12, 2015

James Murphy to Score Noah Baumbach Film Co-Starring Ad-Rock

After their winning collaboration for 2010's Greenberg, Noah Baumbach and James Murphy combine once again. The LCD Soundsystem mastermind will score the director's next film, While We're Young,…
Olivia Forman / July 22, 2014
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