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When we revisited the early-’00s NYC rock boom back in November, one of the rules we put in place was that 2005 marked some kind of ending for that movement. We included songs from 2005, but that stuff seemed like the last gasp of the scene. By that year, the whole retro-rock/post-punk revival had lost… More »

Maybe it’s because I spend the bulk of my time reading and writing about music or talking with people who do the same, but as much as I love TV and movies on their own merits, the second or third sentence I’ll say about any given piece of visual media usually deals with what sort… More »

It’s been a big week for DFA Records, what with Echoes celebrating its tenth anniversary and “All My Friends” getting thrown into the conversation of the Best Song Of The Millennium (and let’s be honest, it totally is). There’s also that new Shit Robot single featuring DFA pal Reggie Watts and Arcade Fire’s James Murphy-supervisedReflektorsaturation. More »

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Watch Hot Chip Cover LCD Soundsystem’s “All My Friends” With David Byrne, Nancy Whang

LCD Soundsystem's "All My Friends" is a great, great song -- arguably their best, although I'll happily stump for "Someone Great" any day -- and…
Peter Helman | August 5, 2015 - 9:13 pm
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Ezra Furman – “I Can Change” (LCD Soundsystem Cover)

LCD Soundsystem’s “I Can Change” is a great song because it makes you feel OK about being really fucking sad. It’s a love ballad turned…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 5, 2015 - 2:25 pm
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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
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James Murphy Will Drum For Reunited NYC Art-Punks Dungbeetle This Weekend

Before James Murphy was an ultra-hip DJ, he was a punk. This weekend he'll go back to those roots by sitting in on drums for…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2014 - 2:06 pm
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Watch Arcade Fire’s Horror Film Festi, Feat. James Murphy, The National, Peter Gabriel, Fleet Foxes

Back in 2011 Arcade Fire and a bunch of their friends made a 21-minute horror movie called Festi. Today they've posted that movie, which involve…
Chris DeVille | October 31, 2014 - 3:11 pm
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The 10 Most Expensive Record Store Day ’14 Flips On Ebay

If you haven’t opened your Record Store Day purchases yet, you may want to throw it up on eBay instead. Just two days after the…
James Rettig | April 21, 2014 - 3:24 pm
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LCD Soundsystem Announce 5-LP Vinyl Of Final Concert

It was probably about an hour into LCD Soundsystem's epic, nearly four-hour final show at Madison Square Garden that it occurred to me: If thi…
Miles Bowe | February 27, 2014 - 12:01 pm
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MS MR – “Dance Yrself Clean” (LCD Soundsystem Cover)

It's now been more than two ears since we lost LCD Soundsystem. And it's not like the world has been deprived of James Murphy's music…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2013 - 10:30 am
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LCD Soundsystem Soundtrack Samsung Galaxy Gear Commercial

Samsung has some sort of new smartphone wristwatch. It sort of reminds me of something Judy Jetson would be into. To advertise this little gadget…
Liz Pelly | October 13, 2013 - 7:56 am
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Deconstructing: LCD Soundsystem’s “All My Friends” And Trying To Define The Best Song Of The Millennium

About a week and a half ago, the sports-and-culture website Grantland crowned OutKast's "Hey Ya!" the "Best Song of the Millennium," an accolade awarded just…
Ryan Leas | September 11, 2013 - 1:16 pm
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Stream James Murphy’s Red Bull Music Academy DJ Set, Q&A

Last weekend, DFA Records celebrated its 12th Anniversary with a festival-type party at Brooklyn's razzle-dazzled Grand Prospect Hall featuring live performances, turntable sets, culminating with…
Amrit Singh | May 31, 2013 - 10:32 am
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Photos: DFA 12th Year Anniversary Show

On Saturday, Brooklyn’s gorgeous Grand Prospectus Hall hosted an anniversary party for the new millennial cool factory that is DFA. The label tweeted that they…
Amrit Singh | May 28, 2013 - 10:00 am

The 10 Best LCD Soundsystem Songs

It's kind of a stretch to connect James Murphy's most recent dismissal of an LCD Soundsystem reunion with the release of “Get Lucky", which happened…
Harley Brown | May 15, 2013 - 11:27 am
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2012 In Review: Filling The LCD Soundsystem Void

2012 was the first full year without LCD Soundsystem since James Murphy distilled the fleeting essence of cool into seven-some comically heartrending minutes a decade
Chris DeVille | December 26, 2012 - 12:32 pm
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James Murphy Talks About His New Foray Into Filmmaking

Having recently put to bed one of the most beloved and deeply influential bands of the past decade, former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy i…
T. Cole Rachel | September 11, 2012 - 4:56 pm
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Watch James Murphy On Fallon

Last night, James Murphy appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to talk LCD Soundsystem, his chance to write for Seinfeld, Shut Up And Play
Corban Goble | July 12, 2012 - 9:42 am
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“Losing My Edge” Turns 10

"I'm losing my edge. The kids are coming up from behind. I'm losing my edge." James Murphy shouts out fifty-five musicia…
Puja Patel | July 10, 2012 - 1:47 pm
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