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Lollapalooza 2016 Lineup Announced

Lollapalooza celebrates 25 years this summer with a four-day weekend. From July 28 – July 31, Chicago’s Grant Park will be transformed into a massive festival grounds, with Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers and LCD Soundsystem headlining. Other performers include Haim, Lana Del Ray, Ghost, Silversun Pickups, Wavves, Lettuce, and Frank Turner. “I’ve immersed myself in this experience for 25 years now, but it’s in a constant state of evolution, living and breathing. As long as we always try to find the eye of the hurricane, the epicenter of the…

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Record Store Day 2014 : Best Releases

Wipe off the dust from the record player as April creeps into its third week, commencing the seventh annual Record Store Day—a tradition that started in New York and has since ballooned into an international bonanza that celebrates independent music stores with heaps of exclusive record releases and deals. Now, in its biggest year yet, Record Store Day is confirmed to host more than 600 vinyl and CD releases in 2014. Here’s a list of five must have exclusive releases to snatch at the store during this year’s festivities on…

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Top 10 Indie Rock Christmas Songs

Christmas is one of the best holidays for DIY projects.  Everything from crafted reindeer to tin-foil wrapping paper to make-shift last minute gifts get brought out during this time of year.  So why shouldn’t the bands of today that are praised for starting out DIY also join in? Indie bands write some of the best Christmas songs because they typically twist the meaning of the holiday spirit in ways other groups haven’t thought of. Also, they are always guaranteed to do something really weird with an arrangement of a cover…

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LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy Designs Actual Soundsystem

Former frontman for LCD Soundsystem James Murphy has put together a new huge sound system. Murphy put together the huge new rig – called the Despacio – with John Klett, a veteran New York sound guru who helped build his former DFA studio. The rig will make its premier at the Manchester International Festival which will take place on July 18th-20th. Please follow and like us:

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LCD Soundsystem Reunion Not In Sight

Last year during James Murphy’s interview with The New York Times, it seemed that there was still a possibility of a reunion down the line for LCD Soundsystem to get back together to record another song. However, based on Murphy’s post on LCD Soundsystem’s official Facebook page two nights ago, it seems unlikely that they will be collaborating together as a band anytime soon. Check out Murphy’s post after the jump. Please follow and like us:

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White Stripes, Green Day, LCD Soundsystem Among Rolling Stone’s “New Immortals” List

  Back in the early 2000’s Rolling Stone compiled a list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time whom they dubbed “The Immortals”.  A new “Immortal” list was created on the magazine’s web-site consisting of 14  current (and recently defunct) acts.  Green Day, LCD Soundsystem and The White Stripes were included along with the other artists such as Kanye West, Wilco and the Roots.  Check out the full list here. Please follow and like us:

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