James Murphy

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The best albums of 2017, No 6: LCD Soundsystem – American Dream
Plot twist! James Murphy and co returned with an exquisite ode to love, musical heroes and middle-age

Nosheen Iqbal

15, Dec, 2017 @6:00 AM

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The best albums of 2017: the full list
St Vincent tops our countdown of this year’s most outstanding sounds, from complex rap to moody rock, alt-R&B, inventive grime and more

05, Dec, 2017 @6:00 AM

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LCD Soundsystem review – dream band back from the dead
Six years after their ‘farewell’ show, James Murphy’s dance-punk magpies have returned, bigger and bolder than ever

Kitty Empire

24, Sep, 2017 @8:00 AM

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LCD Soundsystem review – euphoric dancefloor pop reignited
Six years after a farewell tour, frontman James Murphy gets back under the glitterball to revive his special brand of thunderous, emotional dance music

Jude Rogers

17, Sep, 2017 @2:59 PM

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LCD Soundsystem: American Dream review – virtuosic comeback full of harmonies and humblebrags | Album of the week
Packed with aural allusions to Bowie and Eno, LCD Soundsystem’s comeback is a virtuosic tribute to their heroes – and themselves

Rachel Aroesti

31, Aug, 2017 @2:35 PM

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LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy: ‘I was a joke. My wife said I was going to die’
Their success was at its peak when Murphy decided to end the band in 2010. Now, the self-confessed control freak is back with a stunning new album. It’s not a cynical career move, he says – David Bowie told him to do it

Alexis Petridis Portrait: Alicia Canter for the Guardian

31, Aug, 2017 @2:24 PM

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LCD Soundsystem review – a work-in-progress test drive that still thrills
Ahead of their lengthy summer festival schedule, LCD Soundsystem suffered a few hiccups but showed why they can still move the devout to tears

Bryan Armen Graham

28, Mar, 2016 @3:37 PM

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New David Bowie album, inspired by Kendrick Lamar, features LCD's James Murphy
In a new interview, producer Tony Visconti says the ‘goal was to avoid rock’n’roll’ when writing Blackstar, while one band member says some lyrics reference Islamic State

Guardian music

24, Nov, 2015 @9:52 AM

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Food on the dance floor: why DJs are swapping decks for dinner service
A group of DJs are living a double life of sorts, which gives the phrase tastemaker new meaning, and partygoers are eating it up

John Thorp

10, Jul, 2015 @8:00 AM

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LCD Soundsystem frontman wants to make New York subway beeps into 'symphony'
The former LCD Soundsystem frontman wants to replace the off-key bleeps on subway turnstiles make with soothing musical notes – but the MTA is a tough sell

Lauren Gambino in New York

18, Jun, 2015 @2:23 PM

The 10 best tennis moments in culture
With Wimbledon fast approaching, we share some of tennis’s most memorable depictions in culture

Tim Lewis

12, Jun, 2015 @11:00 AM

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Readers recommend: songs that build | Peter Kimpton
... up momentum, energy, intensity, layers, volume or sheer emotion. From a whisper to a scream, suggest music that grows in unusual or powerful ways

Peter Kimpton

28, May, 2015 @7:20 PM

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