Tag Archives: LCD Soundsystem

Thursday News Roundup

On Facebook, art be damned… or banned, at least. Yesterday, MSN reported that the iconic Nirvana album cover for their breakthrough, Nevermind, was removed from Facebook for violating the website’s terms, which state that “Facebook does not allow photos that attack an individual or group, or that contain nudity, drug use, violence or other violationsRead more…

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Happy 4th of July from KEXP!

Whether or not you support current or past political policies and agendas, there’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that we are all extremely privileged to live in the United States. So, KEXP would like you, our listeners, to join us for a small token of celebration for this great, if sometimes flawed, country we liveRead more…

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Sonic Roundup 6/15

LCD Soundsystem recently picked up a Webby Award for “Artist of the Year,” presumably for the thrilling live stream of their three-hour farewell gig at Madison Square Garden. Watch (and chuckle at) James Murphy’s five-word acceptance speech below.

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LCD’s Final Show to be Released on DVD

Another LCD Soundsystem headline? Deal with it! James Murphy’s project may be retired, but apparently the brand is only beginning, as following the previously announced Record Store Day Franz Ferdinand cover comes the news that the band’s final performance is going to be released on DVDs that you can buy with money you would haveRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

If you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you may not have known that LCD Soundsystem played their final gig Saturday night at a sold-out Madison Square Garden. The three and a half-hour extravaganza included guest spots by Arcade Fire, Reggie Watts, Shit Robot, and The Juan MacLean, and covers ofRead more…

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LCD Soundsystem Wants Your Cloud Footage

As has already been reported, LCD Soundsystem is playing their final show this Saturday at Madison Square Garden. Director Lance Bangs is in charge of visuals for the show, and he recently put up a call for footage of clouds, shot from airplane windows. If he likes your footage, it could end up in theRead more…

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LCD Soundsystem Selling Even More Tickets for Farewell Show

This Saturday, April 2nd, dance-rockers LCD Soundsystem play their final show anywhere forever at New York’s Madison Square Garden. After a ticketing fiasco that ended with a large number of tickets being sold to scalpers and a lengthy James Murphy-penned tirade on LCD’s site, it seemed like the event was a done deal – butRead more…

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Watch: The Muppets perform LCD Soundsystem

DIY director/producer Javier Douglas has created an unofficial video for LCD Soundsystem‘s This is Happening opener “Dance Yrself Clean,” in which Kermit teams up with Animal, Miss Piggy, “Sesame Street” favorite Cookie Monster to play the song for a surprised and delighted crowd in the British town of Brighton. Priceless moments include: the crowd cheeringRead more…

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Coming Soon: Record Store Day 2011

If you’re a fan of music, then you’ve heard of Record Store Day, the annual sale that celebrates independent record stores by offering markdowns of most prices, and exclusive or rare vinyl. Time to mark your calendars, because this year’s Record Store Day is slated for Saturday, April 16th, and the event’s UK website hasRead more…

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This is Happening: LCD Soundsystem Appears on Colbert Report

James Murphy is on the last leg of his journey as LCD Soundsystem, calling his performance on last night’s Colbert Report the band’s last on television. This is leading up to the band’s series of farewell shows announced at New York’s Terminal 5, building up to one climactic bash at Madison Square Garden. After aRead more…

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