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LCD Soundsystem Switches On, Again

Every once in awhile a band comes to town and completely conquers the stage, leaving a wake of ecstatic fans behind. LCD Soundsystem is one such case, as they performed at San Francisco’s Outside Lands, August 5th, 2016 to an anxiously awaiting crowd, once again taking their place at the top of the electro-funk pantheon, delivering an explosive dance party via 14 perfectly chosen tracks. 835 more words

Concert Review

Murphy is playing at my house

Criar uma playlist é sempre um processo engraçado, de tal modo que há uns tempos fiz uma com músicas que me acompanharam durante o desenvolvimento da tese… 165 more words

Music

LCD Soundsystem

I was just listening to “I Can Change” so loudly in the shower that I couldn’t hear my mother pounding on the door (she was trying to tell me to turn it off because my brother wanted to nap), and she thought I had slipped and died. 19 more words

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NYC - 5/7/16 - Four Horsemen

I’m trying very hard to cross everything off of my Brooklyn to-do list before the L shutdown.  I’m so glad that I finally made it to Four Horsemen and all of the great things I had heard from many friends were completely accurate.   82 more words

New York

LCD Soundsystem - All My Friends

“I kind of vowed not to make personal music,” Murphy told the AV Club of the group’s earliest years. “You’re in a rock band singing about your life, your feelings. 229 more words

LCD Soundsystem - Throw

‘LCD Soundsystem were skilled and thoughtful interpreters of others’ work, usually on B-sides, limited releases or the live stage; you don’t need to search hard to find a shoegazey take on Siouxsie and the Banshees’ Slowdive, a committed but oddly Americanised version of Joy Division’s No Love Lost, and recent tributes to Bowie and Prince at Coachella with “Heroes” and Controversy, respectively. 137 more words

the triumph of death

I couldn’t bother manufacturing outrage over LCD Soundsystem’s “reunion” because I never bought into the mythology of Murphy calling it quits in the first place. Why should it mean something to end any artist, let alone this one, on their own terms? 396 more words

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