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Be With Your Friends Again: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The LCD Soundsystem Reunion

Throughout LCD Soundsystem's initial run, from their very first single up to their final bow, the band became an avatar for the struggle to stay…
Chris DeVille | June 8, 2016 - 12:40 pm

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I Was There When LCD Soundsystem Reunited

When LCD Soundsystem announced they were reuniting, it looked as if the whole thing would start with Coachella, and continue on through a series of…
Ryan Leas | March 28, 2016 - 9:45 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Our weekly track countdown is still a toddler when it comes to Stereogum franchises, but it's already teeming with vets. And a couple of repeat…
Stereogum | October 11, 2013 - 1:04 pm

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Watch LCD Soundsystem’s Nancy Whang Introduce NYC Underground Park The Lowline Featuring James Murphy’s Subway Symphony

Last year, when LCD Soundsystem was still inactive and he was still investing his time in a number of unlikely projects, James Murphy tried to…
Tom Breihan | July 7, 2016 - 10:31 am

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I Was There When LCD Soundsystem Reunited

When LCD Soundsystem announced they were reuniting, it looked as if the whole thing would start with Coachella, and continue on through a series of…
Ryan Leas | March 28, 2016 - 9:45 am

LCD Soundsystem Sign To Columbia

This is happening! LCD Soundsystem have a tour coming up and an album in the works, and now the band have inked a deal with…
Peter Helman | February 13, 2016 - 12:53 pm

LCD Soundsystem – “Christmas Will Break Your Heart”

Are LCD Soundsystem reuniting next year? We still don't know the definitive answer to that question, but we do have the first new LCD Soundsystem…
James Rettig | December 24, 2015 - 6:50 pm

David Bowie’s Blackstar Was Inspired By Kendrick Lamar, Features James Murphy And Possible Reference To ISIS

Last week, David Bowie debuted his 10-minute-long single "Blackstar" with an appropriately epic video. Rolling Stone spoke with some of his collaborators about his new…
James Rettig | November 23, 2015 - 4:08 pm

Watch Arcade Fire Record With James Murphy In The Reflektor Tapes Preview

We've seen a couple trailers so far for Arcade Fire's documentary The Reflektor Tapes. Arcade Fire Tube points out that the latest teaser features in-studio…
Chris DeVille | September 3, 2015 - 12:13 pm

James Murphy Undeterred By MTA’s Subway Symphony Rejection

James Murphy has been working on his pet project of changing the sound of the New York City subway turnstiles to something nicer for a…
Peter Helman | June 23, 2015 - 2:06 pm

James Murphy Partners With Heineken On Unrealistic Subway Symphony Project

For a very, very long time, James Murphy has been trying to change the harsh sound that New York City subway turnstiles make when you…
James Rettig | June 15, 2015 - 1:27 pm

James Murphy And His Wife Are About To Open A Wine Bar, Have A Baby

LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy is opening a wine bar in Brooklyn called Four Horsemen. Presumably, he left "of the apocalypse" out of the bar's title…
Caitlin White | May 12, 2015 - 2:49 pm

New Artist-Led, Non-Profit Venue National Sawdust Coming To Williamsburg

The Williamsburg waterfront is getting a new music venue later this year, but this one doesn't seem like it's attempting to fill the void left…
James Rettig | May 9, 2015 - 2:38 pm

Shit Robot – “Where It’s At” (Feat. Reggie Watts)

The producer and DFA Records mainstay Marcus Lambkin, who records under the delightful moniker Shit Roobt, makes a ferociously low-tech and propulsive form of old-school…
Tom Breihan | April 28, 2015 - 10:06 am

Hear James Murphy’s Cover Of David Bowie’s “Golden Years” For While We’re Young

While We're Young is Noah Baumbach's upcoming film about two 40-somethings feeling old and edgeless in Brooklyn. James Murphy scored the film, naturally, and we've…
Patrick Hosken | March 19, 2015 - 5:00 pm

James Murphy – “We Used To Dance”

Noah Baumbach's upcoming film While We're Young, due out 3/27, is about a couple of married, middle-aged creative types (Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts) whose…
Peter Helman | March 17, 2015 - 7:37 pm
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