LCD Soundsystem

LCD Soundsystem’s debut album captured the brittle energy of New York City

On its 15th anniversary, John Thorp looks back on LCD Soundsystem’s era-defining debut record

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News / 02.11.18

LCD Soundsystem announce live album Electric Lady Sessions, shares Heaven 17 cover

Listen to (We Don’t Need This) Fascist Groove Thang now

Gleeful classics and oddball peaks as Despacio comes to New York City

Nick Boyd reports on James Murphy and 2ManyDJs’ Queens residency – where luxe sound comes with premium wine

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Events / 06.04.18

James Murphy and Soulwax’s Despacio is heading to new London festival All Points East

The bespoke sound system has been announced for a three-day residency

News / 15.01.18

Stormzy, Kendrick Lamar and J Hus nominated for 2018 Brit Awards

Winners will be announced at London’s O2 Arena on 21 February

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News / 29.11.17

LCD Soundsystem, Helena Hauff and Gorillaz announced for Sónar 2018

The festival has announced its first wave of acts

News / 30.10.17

Björk and LCD Soundsystem announced for All Points East Festival

The new event will take over London’s Victoria Park next year

Mixes / 27.10.17

Tyler Pope

An infectious tapestry of breezy disco and muggy house from the LCD Soundsystem and !!! guitarist

Notes on the American Dream artwork by the man behind it

Rob Reynolds is the man behind LCD Soundsystem’s divisive new cover art. We caught up with him to find out more

LCD Soundsystem play loud and bright at Amsterdam’s Paradiso

Thomas Frost reports back on one of the first dates of LCD Soundsystem’s epic world tour

Long Reads / 04.09.17

How LCD Soundsystem’s Sound of Silver defined an era

After the release of American Dream, Robert Bates looks back at Sound Of Silver, itself ten years old this year, and declares it LCD’s masterpiece

News / 04.09.17

James Murphy wanted Leonard Cohen to appear on American Dream closer

James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem said that had he not died, Cohen would have been approached for a spoken word section at the end of Black Screen

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LCD Soundsystem: Dancing with Discontent

LCD Soundsystem are back with a new edge. Thomas Frost sits down with James Murphy as he uses his piercing introspection to talk love and death in America.

Five New Releases You Need to Hear This Week

Essential new music from Bicep, LCD Soundsystem, IAMDDB and more

News / 01.09.17

Is LCD Soundsystem’s black screen a coded tribute to David Bowie?

People have been pouring over the lyrics of the american dream closer, and there’s seemingly…

News / 31.08.17

LCD Soundsystem release new track pulse (v.1)

You can download it for free

LCD Soundsystem – American Dream

James Murphy was refreshingly plain-speaking as to why he was bringing LCD Soundsystem back from…

News / 16.08.17

LCD Soundsystem release video for new track Tonite

The track is from the forthcoming album American Dream

Don’t Call It A Comeback: LCD Soundsystem preview new music at Brooklyn residency show

Wall-to-wall hits played on home turf? Nick Boyd finds plenty to love as the resurrected NYC band take up residency at Brooklyn Steel

News / 19.06.17

LCD Soundsystem announce new album and world tour

LCD Soundsystem have shared details of their much anticipated fourth studio album. American Dream will…

News / 13.06.17

LCD Soundsystem “had no idea” about reissues

The band have said that the announcement didn’t come from them

News / 12.06.17

LCD Soundsystem reissue classic albums on vinyl

LCD Soundsystem, 45:33, This Is Happening and the London Sessions will all get a fresh…

News / 05.05.17

Listen to two new LCD Soundsystem tracks now

As promised, LCD Soundsystem have dropped two brand new songs, the first since their reunion…

News / 04.05.17

LCD Soundsystem to release new songs Call The Police and American Dream tonight

Set your alarms for midnight tonight

News / 04.05.17

LCD Soundsystem to perform on SNL, confirm they’ll play new music

The New Yorkers casually confirm they’ll use their Saturday Night Live slot to play new material

News / 07.04.17

LCD Soundsystem debut three new tracks, ask fans not to film gig

The band unveiled the songs ‘Tonight’, ‘Call Police’ and ‘American Dream’

News / 23.09.16

LCD Soundsystem’s Beach Vibes Festival Cancelled

Earlier this year, prodigal New Yorkers LCD Soundsystem were announced as curators of Mexico’s Beach…

We Love Green 2016

Louis Labron-Johnson battles through mud, mud and more mud to bring us his report of Parisian festival We Love Green

Sound 2016

There’s rarely a moment at Primavera where you’re not cringing slightly at the thought of something you’re missing

News / 19.05.16

DFA’s headquarters up for sale, take a look inside

The birth place of seminal records by The Juan McClean, LCD Soundsystem and The Rapture…

Events / 15.03.16

Lowlands 2016 adds new names to line-up

Lowlands add Anderson .Paak & the Free Nationals, Travis Scott and more to 250 performances…

Events / 16.02.16

Fabric to host stage at Lovebox, more names announced

East London’s Lovebox have announced more names for their 2016 weekender Having already announced two…

Events / 26.01.16

LCD Soundsystem and Major Lazer confirmed for Lovebox

The London festival have announced two huge names Each year Lovebox Festival takes over London’s…

News / 21.01.16

Primavera Sound announce 2016 line-up

LCD Soundsystem, Radiohead and more announced for Primavera Sound 2016 Primavera Sound Festival is set to return…

News / 06.01.16

James Murphy breaks silence on LCD Soundsystem

LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy has announced a full tour and a new album After…

News / 25.12.15

LCD Soundsystem just released a Christmas Song

This is not a drill. A Christmas song by LCD Soundsystem – who broke up…

News / 24.11.15

Bowie’s features James Murphy, inspired by Kendrick Lamar

Rolling Stone have interviewed the team behind the forthcoming album David Bowie’s forthcoming album, ★, or…

News / 20.07.15

James Murphy and 2ManyDJs to take Despacio to London’s Roundhouse

The custom built Despacio soundsystem is coming to London’s Roundhouse on 10 + 11 September….

Events / 16.06.15

Final line-up announced for David Byrne’s Meltdown

Meltdown Festival 2015 is curated by Talking Heads’ frontman David Byrne. David Byrne has selected…

Do you miss the future? Mark Fisher interviewed

No future: Mark Fisher expounds on our capitalist reality