Pin it Name: James and Kelsea Gaynor and their roommate, Bridget Murphy Location: Harlem — New York City, NY Size: 2 bedroom, 2 bath Years lived in: 1 year; Rented It’s hard to believe that newlyweds Kelsea—owner of East Olivia Creative Company—and James only recently moved into their Harlem apartment after relocating from Los Angeles. Show More Summary
James Murphy’s reformed punk-rock alliance LCD Soundsystem and Diplo’s electronic trio Major Lazer will lead the lineup at every London hipster’s favorite festival, Lovebox. LCD Soundsystem’s disbandment in 2011, stamped with a farewell...Show More Summary
Photo by Leigh Ann Hines That’s how it starts: They go back to the stage. As one of the most acclaimed live acts of the last decade, LCD Soundsystem will, naturally, kick off their long-predicted comeback with a headlining slot at Coachella,...Show More Summary
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What's so good? James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem has taken to Facebook for a lengthy open letter about LCD Soundystem's reunion tour -- as well as their plans to release a new album in 2015. The rumors started swirling a few months ago, but were quickly squashed. Show More Summary
Late in 2015, the music-media complex was whipped into a frenzy when rumors began to swirl about a possible LCD Soundsystem reunion. The band, fronted by James Murphy, had permanently signed off from its post as indie’s resident sad-sack...Show More Summary
LCD Soundsystem will be reuniting for a tour in 2016 and headlining at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in April. The mastermind behind the band, James Murphy, also announced a new album to be released before the end of the year. Show More Summary
When I first heard that LCD Soundsystem was getting back together to headline this year’s Coachella music festival, I was among the many fans who felt conflicted, even a little disappointed. To begin with, there was the issue that multiple...Show More Summary
Many fans will just be grateful that one of their favorite bands is making new music. But others, especially the arbiters of cool who spent a ton of money to get into that MSG show in 2011 and still talk about how they were there, might be less happy. [ more › ]
LCD Soundsystem will release a new record and embark on an extensive tour this year, mastermind James Murphy wrote in a lengthy letter on the band's website that shifted tonally between defensiveness, contrition and exuberance. "This isn't a victory lap or anything, which wouldn't be of much interest to us," wrote Murphy, who...
Okay, fine, James Murphy: we get it. You’re reuniting to play Coachella. You’re putting out vague notes about tour dates. And now you’ve released a big letter that talks …Read More
Leave it to James Murphy to turn giving fans everything they want into a dick move After swearing five years ago that LCD Soundsystem was over — and selling fans very expensive tickets to a final run of concerts documented in the film Shut Up And Play the Hits — the band is back. Show More Summary
"This Isn’t A Victory Lap."
LCD Soundsystem might be headlining Coachella, but that’s the not the band’s only plan for 2016. In a lengthy note on the band’s website, the group’s frontman, James Murphy, says LCD will tour beyond Coachella and plans to release a new record in 2016. Show More Summary
“We’re not just playing Coachella. We’re playing all over. We’re not just having some reunion tour. We’re releasing a record (sometime this year—still working on it, actually).”That’s from LCD Soundsystem braintrust James Murphy, in a note distributed via the band’s website, detailing his band’s... Continue reading
“We’re not just playing Coachella,” Mr. Murphy writes, addressing fans who might feel a sense of “betrayal" by the band's false ending nearly five years ago.
"we’re not just playing coachella. we’re playing all over. we’re not just having some reunion tour. we’re releasing a record"
Following the news that LCD Soundsystem will indeed headline Coachella, coming out of retirement after just five years, fans have expressed mixed feelings. Some are elated to have them back, while others feel the motives behind the band's reunion (including reports that they're doing it for the money) are disingenuous.... More »
Key quote from James Murphy’s lengthy post detailing LCD Soundsystem’s return: i by no means think that everyone who liked our band feels bad right now. a lot of people who liked our band are very happy, and we’ve been pretty blown away by the almost overwhelmingly positive response. Show More Summary