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Mandy Coon, Billy Reid, Antonio Azzuolo, Daryl K and Preen at NY Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2012

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James Murphy was one of the first working Mandy Coon’s crowd as they were seated, appearing as a proud, nervous dad-to-be while the rest of us were zenning out to his intro music, which sounded like an undulating, futuristic heartbeat, building to its apex just as the show started.

14 Sep 2011 | 3 comments | More

Planningtorock: In Maximising the Other Self, the Voice Comes Alive

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Planningtorock conjures such ferocious power and wonder in the songs and visuals on her latest album, W, that it seems almost sacrilege to reveal the “secular” name of the artist behind the work. While working as either songwriter, performer, video artist or producer, Janine Rostron constantly pushes the boundaries of gender to transform herself…

23 Jun 2011 | 1 comment | More

Electro Goodness at Hard Summer Music Festival, August 6th, 2011 in Los Angeles

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Summer life is easy! The lineup couldn’t be any more stunning at the fourth annual Hard Summer Music Festival, which in 2010, the LA Times coined as “the safest place on earth”, now to take place on August 6th, 2011 for one night only in the downtown Los Angeles State Historic Park.

19 Apr 2011 | More

LCD Soundsystem – ‘This is Happening’

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The slow build of opener “Dance Yrself Clean,” with its steady tapping and synth-heavy, cathartic finish, is the perfect intro for an album filled with equal parts jubilant release and bittersweet, meditative revelation.

21 May 2010 | 3 comments | More

LCD Soundsystem Titles New Album, Reveals Cover

LCD Soundsystem has finally bestowed a title upon and revealed cover artwork for its eagerly anticipated May 18 release – This is Happening.

30 Mar 2010 | More

LCD Soundsystem Confirms May Release for New Album

LCD Soundsystem, otherwise known as James Murphy to his family and one of the foremost purveyors of mind-melting, holy-dunk-space-junk dance music, has just confirmed a May 18, 2010 release date for its as-yet-untitled third album on DFA/Virgin.

4 Mar 2010 | More

JAMES MURPHY of LCD SOUNDSYSTEM and DFA RECORDS : Sentimentalist Magazine Online Exclusive

(Hang onto your seats kids, this interview’s a scorcher!  Kudos to Jeremy for getting all this down in black and …Read the Rest

17 Jul 2007 | 1 comment | More

LCD Soundsystem – “Sound of Silver” : Sentimentalist Magazine Review

  We’re all North American Scum, but James Murphy’s pigeonholed himself up in his tight DJ booth of a New …Read the Rest

20 Mar 2007 | More