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James Murphy talks new LCD LP (& cover art), Bowie & more on ‘The Best Show’ (listen)

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JLCD Soundsystem honcho James Murphy was the guest on Tom Scharpling‘s The Best Show on Tuesday night (8/8) for a nearly three-hour, freewheeling conversation….

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for July 19, 2017

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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.

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Pitchfork Festival Friday pics (LCD Soundsystem, Danny Brown, more)

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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.

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XPN MusicNotes: James Murphy explains how David Bowie challenged him to reform LCD Soundsystem

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XPN MusicNotes: James Murphy explains how David Bowie challenged him to reform LCD Soundsystem

LCD Soundsystem | photo by Jeremy Zimmerman | jeremy-zim.com

“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 ...

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Gavin Russom of LCD Soundsystem comes out as transgender

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“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.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for July 5, 2017

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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.

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LCD Soundsystem @ Brooklyn Steel night 6 of June residency (setlist, pics, video)

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LCD Soundsystem continued to mix things up, just a tad, on their penultimate show of their June residency at Brooklyn Steel, throwing in early b-side “Yr City’s a Sucker” for the first time this year…

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I Want More CAN: An Indie Rock Hit Parade Special

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I Want More CAN: An Indie Rock Hit Parade Special

Can | Photo courtesy of the artist

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.

Plenty has already been written about Can and their unconventional approach to music. The band has been the subject of tribute concerts, archival reissues and art installations, and a multi-volume biography from music journalist Rob Young ...

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Just Announced: LCD Soundystem playing two shows at The Fillmore

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Just Announced: LCD Soundystem playing two shows at The Fillmore
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 ...

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Pitchfork Festival 2017 set times

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

There are only two times that two artists go on at the same time as each other.

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LCD Soundsystem talk scalpers, new Brooklyn Steel shows, those reissues and more

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“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

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