From the beginning -- the 2002 single 'Losing My Edge' -- LCD mastermind James Murphy wrestled with contradictions. A New York City DJ of some renown, he simultaneously flaunted his impeccable taste, name-checking such groups as Can, Suicide and Modern Lovers, while copping to the absurdity of doing so. Such self-consciousness defined LCD's three studio albums, and while Murphy's winking jams were tagged "dance music for aging hipsters," they wound up having a much broader appeal. By the end, this "band about bands" had grown big enough to play its farewell show at Madison Square Garden.
Download and listen to free music, Internet radio and MP3s; or watch free music videos, concerts and live performances. Use the music search function and read the blog to find information on new, established and indie rock recording artists. Get free music downloads on the MP3 blog and more on Spinner.
Please enter your information below to receive alerts
Spinner news in your mailbox. Top Articles, reviews, photos & more.