26 Jun
Dirty Bird Records frontman & founder turns up the heat

We’re just a little over a month away from the fifth annual two-day HARD Summer music event at L.A.’s Historical State Park in Downtown L.A. Headliners include acts like dubstep supergroup Magnetic Man, the legendary James Murphy, Little Dragon, Miike Snow, Datsik, up-and-comer Lunice and perhaps most importantly the reunion of Bloc Party (whose highly […]


20 Jun
Art Correspondent Freddi C conquers Spain's ultimate artistic city

Whenever I visit a new city for the first time I’m always armed with my trusty Lonely Planet travel book. Come the second visit, having gotten all the classic sightseeing locations stricken off my must-see-in-my-lifetime list, I dump the guide books and make sure to Facebook people residing in that same city and get the […]


30 May
Win a chance to see the NYC screening & meet James Murphy

The moment we’ve all been waiting for: Shut Up & Play the Hits is in theaters… but only on July 18th!? C’mon, man! I guess we’ll take what we can get. In case you need a refresher, Shut Up & Play the Hits (previewed by us HERE) documents the final days of LCD Soundsystem’s career […]


23 Apr
New Art Correspondent Freddi C hits up MOCA for opening night

We previewed the Transmission LA: AV CLUB last week, and sent new Art Correspondent Freddi C with mic and camera in tow to check out the exhibit. This was her recap… As the sun set downtown at the Geffen Contemporary MOCA, the Veuve flowed under an enormous shiny Mercedes-Benz logo suspended to look like a giant […]


12 Jan
The film of James Murphy saying goodbye and moving on

As everyone knows, LCD Soundsystem puppetmaster James Murphy decided to shut the band down last year, and announced a concert at Madison Square Garden on April 2nd, 2011 to act as their swan song. It was an incredibly bold move — rarely does a band break up at the peak of their popularity. Well it […]


29 Jul
In tribute to a band that no longer is

In tribute to a “band that no longer is”, someone took the time to create a shot-by-shot recreation of LCD Soundsystem’s “All My Friends” video… done completely with LEGO figures. Sure it’s a pretty basic video to redo, and no it may not have the engineering prowess behind, say, a fully functioning V8 engine but […]


17 May
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We’ve been kind of hyped up on Free Energy for awhile now, enough so we interviewed them back in December before their album dropped. Well their debut Stuck On Nothing is finally out, and it was well worth the wait — shouldn’t surprise, given it was produced by LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy and released on […]


20 Apr
Bringing us back from the Coachella haze

Last week we previewed LCD Soundsystem’s “Drunk Girls” (then) upcoming video with a trailer, mostly because we were anxiously fiending for their set last Friday at Coachella. Well our faith was rewarded, and now we’re even more anxiously awaiting their upcoming This Is Happening LP (out May 18 on DFA) —let’s hope it’s not the […]