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Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock Starring in Film Soundtracked by James Murphy

Ad-Rock James Murphy
Daniel Zuchnik/Mireya Acierto, Getty Images

Beastie Boys member Ad-Rock will have a featured role in director Noah Baumbach's upcoming film 'While We're Young,' which will boast a soundtrack by James Murphy.

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LCD Soundsystem Releasing Complete Farewell Concert As Hefty Five-Record Set

Ian Gavan, Getty Images
Ian Gavan, Getty Images

Remember the big deal LCD Soundsystem made a few years ago when they played their massive farewell concert at Madison Square Garden? It was even made into a movie, 'Shut Up and Play the Hits.'

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The Crystal Ark, ‘The Crystal Ark’ – Album Review

The Crystal Ark
Rebecca Smyne, Press Photo

There's a good chance you already love one-half of the twin creative force behind the Crystal Ark. Gavin Russom was a member of a little band called LCD Soundsystem, which popularized a particular Nu-Disco-meets-New Order sound endemic to New York-based boutique label DFA. As you may know, LCD has split up. Russom, accordingly, has found a new creative partner, telenovela director and artist Viva Ruiz. The result might be the best dance-pop album of the year. 

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LCD Soundsystem Rip-Off Used in KFC Dip’ems Commercial?

KFC Dip'ems Commercial
YouTube

KFC recently unveiled a new commercial for Dip’ems, “freshly prepared tenders dipped in irresistible sauces.” The catchy, upbeat tune playing in the background bears a striking resemblance to ‘Dance Yrself Clean’ by LCD Soundsystem -- but a closer listen reveals that it is most likely a rip-off as opposed to the original.

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News Bits: LCD Soundsystem Prep Photo Book, Jonny Greenwood Raises Chickens + More

LCD Soundsystem
Mark Metcalfe, Getty Images

-- We thought we were really going to miss LCD Soundsystem, but since they announced their split, they haven't really gone away. First there was that rad concert film, 'Shut Up and Play the Hits,' and now, the defunct NYC dance-rock greats are getting their own photo book.

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LCD Soundsystem’s ‘Shut Up and Play the Hits’ Documentary Coming Out on Blu-Ray and DVD

'Shut Up and Play the Hits'
Andrew Trendell

LCD Soundsystem's farewell documentary, 'Shut Up and Play the Hits,' was screened in theaters last month for just one night only, but fans who missed the very limited engagement are in luck. Plans to release the film on Oct. 9 as a three-disc Blu-ray and DVD collection have been announced. 

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James Murphy Discusses ‘Shut Up and Play the Hits,’ EDM Craze

Bing Presents The "Shut Up And Play The Hits" Official Cast Premiere Party At The Bing Bar -2012 Park City

The documentary chronicling LCD Soundsystem's last show as a band in 2011 has been receiving critical acclaim during the movie festival season this year. 'Shut Up and Play the Hits' will premiere in movie theaters across the country for one night only on July 18. Band leader James Murphy shared his thoughts on the film before its release.

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LCD Soundsystem Frontman James Murphy Recalls Sitcom Writing Days on ‘Fallon’

James Murphy
NBC.com

He's out promoting the imminent release of the documentary that captured his former band's final gig, but when LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy visited 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' last night (July 11), the discussion of music took up only a small portion of the interview.

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James Murphy Describes His Brooklyn Store, Hints at LCD Soundsystem Reunion

James Murphy
Chung Sung-Jun, Getty Images

James Murphy has been keeping a relatively low profile since disbanding LCD Soundsystem in 2011, but Brooklyn residents will soon be able to shop at his new store, House of Good -- and we might even be hearing new songs from the band.

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LCD Soundsystem Release ‘Dance Yrself Clean’ Clip From Upcoming Documentary

LCD Soundsystem
Mark Metcalfe, Getty Images

LCD Soundsystem have developed quite the following since their formation in 2001. Fans were distraught to discover that the dance rockers were hanging up their instruments a decade later. They played a farewell show at the legendary Madison Square Garden in New York City on April 2, 2011, and a film crew was on hand to document LCD Soundsystem's final days for the film, 'Shut Up and Play the Hits.' A clip from the documentary can now be seen.

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