Friday June 5, 2020

Albums of the week

3rd September, 2017

LCD Soundsystem American Dream (DFA/Columbia)

Despite apparently ending LCD Soundsystem in 2011, it seems James Murphy just couldn’t leave it there. The sabbatical appears to have done his creativity good, though, as the Brooklyn band’s comeback album, their first since 2010’s This Is Happening, is a cracker. A noted pop scholar, Murphy remains smarter than your average 80s revivalist; from the comfort of recognisable musical touchstones, he presents his American Dream in...

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