LCD Soundsystem

Is LCD Soundsystem Really Starting Beef with Ireland’s Conservative Party?

It looks like Ireland's Fine Gael party might be beefing with LCD Soundsystem. Last night, Leo Varadkar—the current Taoiseach of Ireland (something like a prime…
Rob Arcand / October 1, 2017

Watch LCD Soundsystem’s Performance and Interview on French TV

LCD Soundsystem recently appeared on French TV show Quotidien to perform "Tonite" from their new album, . James Murphy also sat down for an interview, which is dubbed…
James Rettig, Stereogum / September 17, 2017

LCD Soundsystem’s American Dream Debuts at No. 1

LCD Soundsystem have earned their first number one record with American Dream, Billboard reports. The band has earned 85,000 album equivalent units in the week…
Rob Arcand / September 10, 2017

LCD Soundsystem Aiming for First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart

LCD Soundsystem is heading for its first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, according to industry forecasters. Sources suggest that the new effort, American Dream, may bow…
Keith Caulfield, Billboard / September 6, 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

Review: LCD Soundsystem’s Dark American Dream Is an Ideal Comeback Album

You were there, even if you weren’t. When LCD Soundsystem called it quits in 2011 with a pair of sold-out Madison Square Garden concerts, it…
Jeremy Gordon / September 1, 2017

Stream LCD Soundsystem’s New Album American Dream

It's been a long and tortuous buildup, but LCD Soundsystem is finally back with their new album American Dream. Their first since 2010's This Is…
Rob Arcand / August 31, 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

Father John Misty Really, Really Seems to Like the New LCD Soundsystem Songs

Josh Tillman (aka Father John Misty) and James Murphy (of LCD Soundsystem) have a lot in common: both are smart, opinionated, self-aware, sometimes acerbic, frequently…
Andy Cush / August 29, 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

LCD Soundsystem – “tonite”

LCD Soundsystem have shared a new song from their upcoming album American Dream, which is out September 1. This one's called "tonite," and is the third…
Geena Kloeppel / August 16, 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

I’m Still Waiting to Get Something Great From the LCD Soundsystem Reunion

I didn't have any sore feelings when LCD Soundsystem announced their reformation at the beginning of 2016. Sure, they'd broken up with the pomp and circumstance…
Jeremy Gordon / July 17, 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’s Gavin Russom Comes Out as Transgender

LCD Soundsystem's Gavin Russom has come out as transgender. In interviews with Pitchfork and Grindr, Russom shared the news that, despite wanting to come out…
Rob Arcand / July 6, 2017
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