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Dog Park - Meat Locker Sleep Walker

Let me just say that the fact that this gentleman is not signed is dumfounding. It makes no sense, whatsoever. Dog Park, on this record… 464 more words


On a Dream ticket: Interview with the Juan MacLean

THIS may be jumping the gun a bit, but when everyone’s making end of 2014 lists, we reckon The Juan MacLean’s A Place Called Space should be up there as one of the tracks of the year. 859 more words


LCD Soundsystem

LCD Soundsystem (2005)

LCD Soundsystem succeeds and stands out from the crowd because its mastermind, James Murphy, knows his music. He took the entire history of dance, electronic and rhythmic music and fused it to a neurotic, self-aware personal narrative of fame, middle age and music fandom. 385 more words

Listening To History

Record Bulletin, 2/5: James Murphy and Percussions

Beep Beep Boop or Beep Boop Beep?

Been doing plenty of listening (sort of), but haven’t found a whole lot worth exploring. Also doesn’t help that a lot of my favorite resources for new music have been dry—but that’s what happens early in the year. 182 more words


I love the bitter record store clerk

James Murphy, of the late great LCD Soundsystem, talks in the clip above about what he calls “taste engines.” He says that the one thing taste engines don’t have (and it is to their detriment) is the “superior, defeatist attitude” of the Record Store Clerk.  216 more words

Liner Notes

[[[ TRACK OF TODAY ]]] - LCD Soundsystem - You Wanted A Hit

LCD Soundsystem have always been a personal favorite of mine, for a variety of reasons. I love the way James Murphy blends electronic sounds with indie pop in an effortless fashion, making danceable music with meaning in an ‘EDM’ world. 135 more words


Former Yankee Pitcher Ted Lilly Accused Of Fraud

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Former Major League Baseball player Ted Lilly, who briefly pitched for the New York Yankees, has been charged in California with three felonies related to insurance fraud. 151 more words