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LCD Soundsystem's Nancy Whang Makes DIY Music AND DIY Handbags

Opening Ceremony | Posted 04.18.2016 | Entertainment
Opening Ceremony

BYOB by KARA is a (build your own bag) pattern series designed by the NYC-based handbag label. In each feature, designer Sarah Law sits down with crea...


Mike Ciriaco | Posted 03.29.2017 | Queer Voices
Mike Ciriaco

Coachella kicks off in two weeks, so if you are one of the lucky bastards who scored a pass (or scored a sugar daddy who scored you a pass) be sure to check out this week's Monday Mouth-Off.

De Lux On New Albums, Feeling Cool, and Old School Disco Stuff

Alex Jeffries | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment
Alex Jeffries

De Lux makes it possible to dance, think, dance, wonder, and dance some more.

LISTEN: James Murphy's Fight To Have Music In NYC Subway Turnstiles

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

James Murphy, the former LCD Soundsystem frontman, has been fighting losing battle for 14 years with the City of New York to install music in the city...

Short Film On LCD Soundsystem Founder Reveals New Info

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.08.2013 | Entertainment

In a new documentary short film on DFA Records, James Murphy, Jonathan Galkin and a bevy of artists take you inside the famously quirky and tight-knit...

Superstar Chefs! Dumplings! Fermented Fish! The LuckyRice Festival Returns to NYC

Tony Sachs | Posted 06.24.2013 | New York
Tony Sachs

The fourth annual LuckyRice Festival, which will be in New York City from April 29-May 5. The 10 scheduled events feature cuisines and dishes that run the gamut, from rice and ramen to Siamese (northern Thai) and the awesome sounding "This Stinks! Fermented Food Favorites From Asia.

Kia Makarechi

James Murphy: 'Large Masses Of People Are Usually Stupid By Nature' | Kia Makarechi | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment

In case the fact that he broke up one of the most beloved indie acts of our time for no apparent reason didn't tip you off, you should know that James...

Kia Makarechi

James Murphy Addresses Big Production Rumors | Kia Makarechi | Posted 10.08.2012 | Entertainment

In recent weeks, rumors have surfaced that former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy will be producing albums for both the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Arca...

LCD Soundsystem Documentary: HuffPost DC Top 5 For July 18

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 07.18.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 1. "Shut Up And Play The Hits" At AFI Silver Spring Last April James Murphy decided to end LCD Soundsystem at the top...

Why 90% of Bands Have an Identity Crisis

Chris Zane | Posted 07.31.2012 | Entertainment
Chris Zane

A funny thing happens when people gain any type of notoriety. Suddenly everything is scrutinized and over-analyzed in a way that never was at the start of an artist's career. It's an unavoidable law of life... or is it?

James Murphy Wants To Make Turnstiles A Musical Experience

Posted 04.10.2012 | New York

Love New York, but beeping subway turnstiles bringing you down? James Murphy, formerly of LCD Soundsystem, would like to change that. Murphy recent...

LCD Soundsystem Isn't Over

Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

You thought LCD Soundsystem was over? You were fooled. The band's final shows at Madison Square Garden may have been last April, but their final act w...

Listen To LCD Soundsystem And Hot Chip, Together At Last

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.22.2011 | Home

Members from the recently-disbanded LCD Soundsystem may be doing the totally thinkable and collaborating with the British electro-wizards of Hot Chip,...

LCD Soundsystem Front Man Reveals His Inner Foodie

Posted 11.20.2011 | Home

If you listen closely to LCD Soundsystem's discography, you get glimmers that point to frontman James Murphy's love of food. When he's talking about a...

WATCH: Arcade Fire Joins LCD Soundsystem On Stage At Final Show

Posted 06.04.2011 | New York

Well, it's all over. After they put on 4 extra goodbye shows at Terminal 5, LCD Soundsystem played their final farewell at Madison Square Garden Sat...

For Your Viewing And Listening Pleasure: 10 Inspired Book And Album Pairings | Posted 06.01.2011 | Home

Combining your appreciation of different media can be tricky: You probably shouldn’t be watching a movie on your iPhone as you stroll through an art...

WATCH: LCD Soundsystem Kicks Off Goodbye Shows

Posted 05.29.2011 | New York

This is it, James Murphy heads -- the final LCD Soundsystem shows have begun. Because the band is quitting at its peak, the clamor for the final shows...

On the Culture Front: Cut Copy Premieres New Song and The Pogues Bid Farewell to New York

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Kompanek

The Pogues bid farewell to New York on St. Patrick's Day (though sadly didn't play "Fairytale of New York") with a rousing sold out show at Terminal 5.

WATCH: Muppets Rock Out, Make Out, And Blackout To LCD Soundsystem

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The beginning of Javier Douglas's unofficial video for LCD Soundsystem's "Dance Yrself Clean" is something of a revelation--James Murphy sounds a heck...

Emma Roberts And Dave Franco Make Out In Cults 'Supervideo'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In the newly minted MTV series 'Supervideos,' directors and actors team up to create music videos. The first video in the series was set to the almost...

On The Road With Free Energy And The Postelles: San Francisco

Theo Spielberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Theo Spielberg

A 1973 Fender Precision Bass in this condition is worth north of $6,000, but this one is on sale for $999.99, original case included. This is highway robbery, and The Postelles are about to make their getaway.

On The Road With Free Energy And The Postelles: Portland

Theo Spielberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Theo Spielberg

The tour goes at its own pace in many ways. Not only are the bands subject to fickle crowds, but to the rigors of the road as well.

Top 21 Albums & Tracks of 2010 -- What Are Yours?

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

2010-12-21-blackkeys.jpgHere are my top 21 fave raves of 2010. In no particular order.

Isn't It Enough to Just Make Music Anymore?

Chris Zane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Zane

It saddens me to realize that the current "trend" may be one in which being an artist, writing songs, singing, and performing ranks rather low on the scale of importance when it comes to popular music; if at all.

Dog Ears Music: Volume Eighty-Seven

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's column features music by Marvin Etzioni, Jorge Ben, Marc Ribot, Oumou Sangare, LCD Soundsystem, and Old Crow Medicine Show.