“Tonite” is the danciest, most traditionally LCD-esque song we’ve heard yet from American Dream, with stabby synths right out of a late-’80s EBM Belgium, and infectious call-and-response verses. Watch the video.
This week’s edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU features brand new music from The War on Drugs, The National, Ariel Pink, Nine Inch Nails, Waxahatchee, Big Thief, This is the Kit, and more.
Pitchfork Festival kicked off its 2017 edition on Friday (7/14) with a headlining set from LCD Soundsystem, as well as sets from Arca, Dirty Projectors, Kamaiyah, Danny Brown, Frankie Cosmos, Thurston Moore, Vince Staples, Hiss Golden Messenger, Dawn Richard, Priests, and Madame Gandhi. The festival continues throughout the weekend, and some sets are streaming live.
“I talked to David Bowie. I thought I couldn’t talk to him, but he was so gracious and so friendly. I had an email friendship with David Bowie, which is one of the weirder, more amazing things.”- James Murphy-LCD Soundsystem
After a seven-year hiatus LCD Soundsystem is making music and touring again. But that might not have happened if it hadn’t been for David Bowie’s advice to James Murphy to get “uncomfortable.”
James Murphy was a guest on BBC Radio 6 Music with Lauren Laverne and he talked about his relationship ...
“There may be people who are fans of either LCD or of my own music who really don’t have any experience with these things. It’s so easy to develop prejudices when you’ve never encountered a person in whatever group you’re prejudiced against. I hope there’s an opportunity to be of service and share my experience [in a way that’s] true to the music,” she told Pitchfork.
On today’s edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio, we’re peppering our playlist of new music (from the likes of Arcade Fire, Panda Bear, War on Drugs, St. Vincent, Liars and more) with a few Grateful Dead covers as a tip of the hat to Dead & Co’s recent shows in NYC and Chicago.
On this week’s Indie Rock Hit Parade, we highlight the music and legacy of the celebrated German experimental band Can. To coincide with the release of a new, career-spanning singles box set, our show features some of Can’s best-known and pioneering works alongside a few contemporary bands who keep their spirit alive.
Get ready to rock and prepare yourself to dance. LCD Soundsystem are coming to town, and have announced two shows in Philly: December 5th and 6th at the Fillmore Philly. Tickets to the shows go on sale this Friday, June 23rd.
James Murphy and the LCD crew recently released two new songs, “Call The Police,” and “American Dream.” Their new album, American Dream, comes out on Columbia Records, and it is their first since 2010’s This Is Happening. Below, something old, something new and the tour dates. Information on the Philly shows can be found at the XPN Concert ...
“they’re just some gigs. they’re in our home town, so we can totally walk there. they’re no more special than any other gigs. nothing unusual will be happening, other than what always happens at our gigs, which is us playing a bunch of songs as well as we can. we’re going to be playing a LOT in the near future, so they’re certainly not worth getting on a plane for, in our opinion.” – James Murphy