Posts tagged "lcdsoundsystem"

Q87.7: Rock. Alternative. New?

Q87.7: Rock. Alternative. New?
If you’ve found Chicago’s latest rock alternative it’s likely because you sneezed while trying to adjust the dial. 87.7 FM … Most older stereos only descend to 87.9. My car doesn’t get it. My tiny digital walkman does (if I hold it really high and there’s no air traffic). I like radio — AM or... Read more »

New Music Monday: Friends, "Mind Control"

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It has been pointed out that Friends — the hot new band (with less Schwimmer pratfalls than its televised counterpart) — could grow to fill the void of progressive and danceable music that was left when James Murphy ended LCD Soundsystem. And you can certainly hear the resemblance in this song. Samantha Urbani and her... Read more »

New Music Monday: |M|O|O|N|

New Music Monday: |M|O|O|N|
Looks like James Murphy — of the recently-retired LCD Soundsystem — has a nephew who is also an electronic musician. (I went with the cold-open to spare us all an obvious torch metaphor. ) Nephew’s band is called |M|O|O|N| (or M.O.O.N. in some places like Facebook). He released a four-song EP last November, a five-song EP... Read more »

The 2 Bears - Work

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A fold in my brain that has grown exponentially over the past decade has been the one that’s in love with electronic jamming. If you’ve listened to me rant for any length of time (thanks, and) you’ve no doubt heard the names LCD Soundsystem and Hot Chip fly by. I can probably give a special... Read more »

The Year 2011 in Music

I found this to be an extremely exciting year in music. Quite a variety of sounds have gotten to me. I’ll run through what’s still at the top of my head. . . 311 – Universal Pulse I can’t tell you how happy it makes me that my favorite teenage band can still rock when... Read more »
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