LCD Soundsystem

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 James Murphy and Lars Ulrich Discuss How to Effectively Clean Public Toilets

The latest guest on Lars Ulrich's Beats 1 show is LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy. A discussion between the two is scheduled to air in two…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 30, 2017

LCD Soundsystem Announce New 2018 Tour Dates

LCD Soundsystem have added more dates to their current tour. The band, which is touring North and South America in support of their acclaimed comeback album American Dream,…
Monique Melendez / November 13, 2017

Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton – “American Dream” (LCD Soundsystem Cover)

Emily Haines, of indie outfit Metric and sprawling super-group Broken Social Scene, released Choir of the Mind last month with her solo project Emily Haines & The Soft…
Liz Cantrell / October 20, 2017

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
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