Articles tagged james murphy

Laying LCD Soundsystem to Rest

...wish that we could talk about it but there, that's the problem.

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LCD Soundsystem: Who Cares About an Edge, Anyway?

Among all the fervent eulogizing of the late LCD Soundsystem, a backlash has kicked up some funereal dirt. So, where to lay the band to rest -- with the hippest of the hip, or the bright-but-empty space with most of the other Madison Square Garden clientele?

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LCD Soundsystem: 28 March 2011 - Terminal 5, New York

First of the last for Brooklyn's seminal hipster band.

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LCD Soundsystem + Shit Robot: 30 March 2011 - New York

Wednesday’s show at Terminal 5 already seemed like the penultimate ending to an incredible tenure.

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LCD Soundsystem: This Is Happening

Serving up a comprehensively postmodern survey of pop culture with wit, panache and an enviable dose of hooks, LCD Soundsystem take its place on 2010's shortlist of year-defining albums.

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Various Artists: Greenberg: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

In taking a break from his attention-demanding main gig, Murphy proves himself a capable and affecting songwriter, often armed with nothing more than an acoustic guitar and his voice.

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The CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival invades New York City this week. Here's the latest from PopMatters' writers on the beat.

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James Murphy & Pat Mahoney: Fabriclive.36

The LCD Soundsystem boys curate another strong entry in the Fabriclive mix series, focused unsurprisingly on ... disco!

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8 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Fun Is an OK Thing: An Interview With LCD Soundsystem

James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem and DFA Records talks corporate sponsorship, German pronunciation, and why the kids who don't dance aren't alright.

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LCD Soundsystem: Sound of Silver

With Sounds of Silver, LCD Soundsystem pass inspection, with perhaps just a touch of tarnish on their disco ball, a patina of "great, but what's next?" ever so slightly dulling their 2005 sparkle.

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LCD Soundsystem: Forty-Five: Thirty-Three

Joggin' James Murphy's Nike-commissioned electro-funk epic is the perfect soundtrack for running... and most other activities, too.

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10 Feb 2005 // 10:00 PM

LCD Soundsystem: self-titled

LCD has had mad buzz for three years without actually releasing an album. Which means, of course, that the knives were out for this record among the scenesters.

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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