Tag Archives: LCD Soundsystem

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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Monday Morning News Fix

Grammy Awards 2011, The Winners: Arcade Fire wins Album of the Year while The Black Keys win Best Alternative Album. Rolling Stone has the rundown and list of winners HERE. David Letterman’s Top 10 Grammy Surprises: David Letterman delivered the “Top 10 Biggest Surprises at the Grammys” during the 53rd annual Grammy Awards ceremony onRead more…

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Monday Morning News Fix

R.I.P. Thin Lizzy’s Gary Moore: The renowned rock guitarist Gary Moore has died in a hotel room while on holiday in Spain. Moore, 58, was a former member of the legendary Irish group Thin Lizzy. Thin Lizzy manager Adam Parsons told the BBC he was found early on Sunday. (via Brooklyn Vegan) Sasquatch! lineup revealed: Just announced (well,Read more…

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Monday Morning News Fix

After originally stating that This Is Happening would be LCD Soundsystem’s last album, James Murphy has lately been making it seem like the band’s status going into the future is more up in the air than he originally led people to believe. I guess we can only hope. In the meantime, the band recently recordedRead more…

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Saturday Afternoon Artist: LCD Soundsystem

Since the 2002 single “Losing My Edge,” LCD Soundsystem has made its distinct clatter onto the scene. Somehow merging obvious computer tones with live pop instrumentation — vocals, keys, percussion, bass and drums. LCD Soundsystem is another name for adventurous New York City producer James Murphy. Not your average rockstar, James is awkward and geeky,Read more…

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Correspondence from Austin City Limits: Day 2

One of the great things about Austin City Limits, I guess, is the ridiculous abundance of signal flags that people seem to have no problem toting around all day. I’ve been to plenty of festivals, and am familiar with the long poles adorned with distinctive flags or markers so that friends can find friends easier,Read more…

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Thursday News Wonderland

Several independent music legends have been announced to showcasing their writing talents in next week’s issue of Five Dials, a free online literary journal. The issue will feature a poem from Ryan Adams, James Murphy from LCD Soundsystem will write a piece about his song “Losing My Edge,” and Kele Okereke from Bloc Party willRead more…

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