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LCD Soundsystem

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    Can You Love the Music You Love After a Breakup?

    So, my girlfriend and I just broke up. Coincidentally, or maybe because April is just a shitty month, the inverse happened to Camille Standen, who wrote a piece for Noisey about how her shattered relationship ruined all the songs she used to love. I can relate, but I wouldn't say my favorite songs ... More >>

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    April 15, 2013

    Vial of Sound - Crescent Ballroom - 4/13/2013

    Vial of Sound @ Crescent Ballroom, 4/13/2013 Obviously, I was not at Coachella. But I don't get what the big deal about it is, so I didn't care. Besides, something great happens when a bunch of local talent comes together. Sure, music scenes have their pitfalls, their petty grudges, the recycled re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    An Open Letter to My Neighbors: My Party Was Not a Rave

    Dear neighbors, I hate you. Your haircuts suck and your yard is ugly. To make matters worse, you called my landlord and then the cops on me because I was having a party you described as a "rave."

  • Music

    December 6, 2012
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    November 29, 2012
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    October 22, 2012

    Local Wizards' The Signal Blends Every Internet-Spawned Genre You Can Think Of (And It Rules)

    The weird-bearded wait is over: the new album by Tempe based-gaze project Local Wizards has arrived in sweet digital stream and neat-looking CD digi-pak format. Performed, recorded, and released entirely by 19-year-old Kendall Humbert, The Signal is a collection of amorphous dream-pop, understated ... More >>

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    October 6, 2012

    The Hood Internet, Bar Smith, 10/5/12

    Hood Internet @ Bar Smith| 10/5/12Generally speaking, the later someone stays out, the more fun they have soaking up the local nightlife. This isn't always the case, though -- if you stay out all night and pass out on a stranger's floor, you probably aren't having the best of times. Staying out a li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Top Five Must-See Shows This Weekend

    Curious about what's going on around town this weekend? Need some suggestions where to rock, dance, or krump in the Valley of the Sun? Don't fret: These are our Five Shows to See This Weekend.

  • Music

    September 6, 2012
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    June 14, 2012
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    September 14, 2011

    Pickster One on RoQ'y TyRaid, Peachcake, and Boys and Frogs

    Awal​Welcome to the latest installment of our weekly feature, Sound Off, where Jason P. Woodbury is joined by a different guest each week to listen to and discuss three tracks from local Phoenix artists. If you would like your songs to be considered for future Sound Off columns, please email m ... More >>

  • Music

    June 9, 2011
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    April 4, 2011

    LCD Soundsystem Goes Out With a Bang at Final Show at MSG

    PitchforkAfter a ton of shenanigans regarding StubHub scalpers and seemingly unexplainable technical TicketMaster difficulties, LCD Soundsystem finally performed their grand farewell show at Madison Square Garden, according to Spinner.Pitchfork made dreams come true by bringing the unforgettable con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Stars Performed For Qaddafi's Family

    ​Usher, Mariah Carey and Beyonce are among some of the artists that have been performing for the family of Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi, according to Rolling Stone.Qaddafi's sons Muatassim and Seif al-Islam al-Qaddafi hired the afformentioned artists for their consecutive New Year's parties. M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2011

    LCD Soundsystem's Final Show Spurs Ticket Outrage

    ​We've all heard of concert tickets that sold out in record time. Last year Garth Brooks sold more than 140,000 tickets in a day to a benefit show. Lady Antebellum sold out an arena in Georgia in seven minutes last year as well. Most recently, Coachella sold all of its 75,000 tickets in five days. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Paul Simon Releases Tracklist, Info on Upcoming Album 'So Beautiful Or So What'

    ​Folk master Paul Simon has just released details about his upcoming album, according to Consequence of Sound.So Beautiful Or So What will be a 10-track LP, and it's scheduled to be released on April 12.Simon has put out a music video for the first track, entitled "Getting Ready For Christmas Day. ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010
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    December 30, 2010
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    December 29, 2010

    Best of 2010 Lists from Other Phoenix Music Writers

    ​This week's issue of New Times has Best of 2010 lists from a slew of contributors to our music section as well as Nothing Not New columnist Jay Bennett and a few other staffers. We compiled 13 writers' lists of the top 25 albums of the year into our own little Pazz & Jop-style top 25 list wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Pitchfork's Top 10 Albums of 2010 Explained

    Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig​The wonderful people over at Pitchfork just released their 10 best albums of 2010 today. In what should have came as no surprise, Kanye West took the top spot. His latest album had been given a notorious perfect 10 a month ago and, if Rolling Stone and Spin have anyth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Foals - Spanish Sahara

    ​Song: Foals, "Spanish Sahara"Context: NME's top song of the year is, as the Brits say, a load of donkey bollocks. They're trying to do that LCD Soundsystem thing where a seven-minute song has five minutes of build-up to two minutes of brilliance but they're not near pulling it off. There are 14 s ... More >>

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    November 18, 2010
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    November 4, 2010

    Weezy: Free At Last!

    ​Weezy is finally a free man, according to Pitchfork.Lil Wayne, whose real name is Wayne Carter, was imprisoned at New York City's Riker's Island for having a loaded gun on his tour bus in Manhattan in 2009. He pleaded guilty when he was charged.He was only required to serve eight months of his ye ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010

    10 Most Bizarre Videos of the Year (So Far)

    ​Floating heads shooting lasers, machete wielding mad men, exploding gingers and Lady Gaga.You're probably asking yourself what all of these things have in common. If you said, 'things you see while dropping acid,' you aren't that far off. Actually, those scenes are just some of the oddball image ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    What's Selling: Stinkweeds Records

    ​You can always count on Kimber Lanning and the good people at Stinkweeds Records to be ultra supportive of local bands. So are the customers who shop there.it's always a nice treat to see homegrown kids chart on a record store's top ten list of what's selling for the week. This time, the latest r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    13 Must-Hear Songs from the First Half of 2010

    Dum Dum Girls​Today marks the halfway point of Nothing Not New. That means I've listen to nearly 140 records in their entirety in the first six months of 2010. Just another 140 or so to go before I can retreat to the familiarity of my record collection.To recognize the occasion, the Up on the Sun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    What's Spinning: Radio Phoenix

    Their 2009 winners are stil #1 for Radio Phoenix.​While Radio Phoenix keeps up on what's new, and fresh, and hip, they don't get so caught up on it that they can't appreciate things that are a couple weeks, or months, or years old. This isn't to say that retro hits will be charting, but if a good ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2010

    Cake at Marquee Theatre: The Magic is Really Prolonged

    Luke Holwerda​When "alternative rock" radio debuted in the early '90s -- displacing stations spinning hard rock, classic rock, hair metal, or '80s college rock -- it seemed to be a format designed to evolve. At least to a middle-school me, who imagined it to be fresh, vital, and destined to change ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    What's Selling: Stinkweeds Records

    ​While many highly anticipated records have finally dropped in the last few weeks, everyone from Spin to NPR to our very own Nothing Not New column has had something to say about the latest release from Blitzen Trapper. Phoenicians have not been oblivious, as Destroyer of the Void charted number o ... More >>

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    June 1, 2010

    Nothing Not New: Podcast #6

    Peter M. Storch​Hope you all had a good Memorial Day weekend. Now that you're back on the clock, use company time to give a listen to the sixth Nothing Not New podcast. In this installment, music editor Martin Cizmar and I play 11 songs from recent new releases and discuss the industrial roots of ... More >>

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    May 24, 2010

    David Bowie Recording His 25th Studio Record... As Announced by AARP?

    Did you ever think you would read an article about Jareth the Goblin King in an AARP magazine?​Perhaps I cast unfair judgement and assume incorrectly about the readers of music blogs. I often assume that they're smarter than a huge chunk of the average population, and also that they're under the a ... More >>

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    May 18, 2010

    LCD Soundsystem: This Is Happening

    ​What more can be said about May's slate of new releases that hasn't already been said? I have been proclaiming this month as the year's best for new releases, and LCD Soundsystem only solidify that with their newest effort, This Is Happening. The lead single from the album "Drunk Girls" was a war ... More >>

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    May 13, 2010

    LCD Soundsystem

    This Is Happening

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    May 13, 2010

    "Dad Rock," Glee Takeovers, and Caribou in This Week's Issue

    Hooves.​This week's music feature is about the local rock 'n' roll band Hooves. They've got a new EP coming out (check out one of our favorite tracks here) and you may be surprised at some of the antics that accompany their "dad rock" sound. We also take an examination of Glee and argue why it, d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Spin's Best & Worst Moments of Coachella

    ​So if you weren't fortunate enough to make it to Coachella this year -- I along with several of my fellow disappointed New Times staffers fall into that category -- and you're not too broken up about it to find out how it actually went, Spin offers up the high and lowlights of the fest, both from ... More >>

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    March 30, 2010

    The District American Kitchen and Wine Bar : Happy Hour Report Card

    The Spot: The District American Kitchen and Wine Bar 320 N. Third St. Phoenix, AZ 85004 ​ 602-817-5400 www.districtrestaurant.com The Hours: 3 till 7 p.m. and reverse happy hour is 10 p.m. till close Monday through Friday. The Details: $3.75 sangria, $3 microbrew pints, and deals on smal ... More >>

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    February 16, 2010

    Sasquatch Announces 2010 Lineup

    The 2010 lineup for the Sasquatch! Music Festival has been announced, and it is, my friends, rather impressive (finally)​​It's been a long time coming, but the Sasquatch! Music Festival -- held annually at Washington's Gorge Amphitheater over Memorial Day weekend -- has come of age. Too long the ... More >>

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    February 9, 2010

    Bonnaroo 2010 Lineup Announced: Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon, Weezer, Stevie Wonder and More

    ​Tennessee's Bonnaroo music festival has announced a full line-up for this June. No real surprises here: Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon, Stevie Wonder, Jay-Z, Weezer, and the Flaming Lips are the top of the pile.The Dead Weather, Phoenix, John Fogerty, Jimmy Cliff, Tenacious D, Zac Brown Band, ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    December 17, 2009

    2010's Most Anticipated Albums

    2010 brings with it the hope of a new, much better decade chock full of impressive albums​Some of you may or may not have noticed that the 2000s, or aughts for the cool kids, was a pretty crappy decade. That sentiment is becoming more and more prevalent as we inch toward a brand new decade, and B ... More >>

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    September 2, 2009

    Destiny's Child Reunion Rumor, Muslims Now Welcome at Black Eyed Peas Show, Photos of Bad Veins at Modified

    Electric Mustache: Photos: Bad Veins at Modified Arts 8/31/2009 Idolator: "Guitar Hero" Manufacturers Pandering To Gen X Outrage, Or Something Idolator: Destiny's Child Reunion Rumor Falls Flat On Its Face NME: Black Eyed Peas' Malaysia Muslim gig ban reversed NME: LCD Soundsystem: 'We're making the ... More >>

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    July 20, 2009

    Jordin Sparks Hammered In Reviews, Chester Bennington Talks About Drugs, Pearl Jam On The Radio

    So Much Silence: Alvin Band: Temple Pressure (video, mp3) Idolator: Highlights from various Jordin Sparks reviews NME: LCD Soundsystem set for new release of '45:33' Idolator: Will Lil Wayne's "Rebirth" Ever See The Light Of Day? Rolling Stone: Pearl Jam's New "Backspacer" Single "The Fixer" Hits Ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Wale at Bar Smith Wednesday, Supergrass Teams With Radiohead Producer, Denny's "Rockstar Menu" Adds New Bands

    So Much Silence: Wale at Bar Smith Wednesday NME: Supergrass members form band with Radiohead producer Spin: Yusuf Islam to Coldplay: I Forgive You Rolling Stone: Gym Class Heroes, Good Charlotte Join Denny's "Rockstar" Menu Pitchfork: White Stripes' Crazy 2007 Canadian Tour Gets a Documentary Film ... More >>

  • Music

    January 3, 2008

    Celebrity Playlist

    Looking at the music of 2007 from a different direction

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    March 29, 2007

    LCD Soundsytem

    Sound of Silver
    (DFA/Capitol Records)

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    January 4, 2007

    2006 — The Year the Superstar DJ Died

    Dinosaurs rule the dance floors no more

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    October 20, 2005

    O.C. Can You Say

    When indie goes prime-time, what's left?

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    March 3, 2005
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    June 17, 2004

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    Louden Up Now
    (Touch and Go)

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