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LCD Soundsystem

Brooklyn Steel / New York / Stage

LCD Soundsystem had already decided on a performance hiatus in 2018, two years before the pandemic. But in the spring of 2020, it stopped releasing new music. As James Murphy, the band’s vocalist, told Pitchfork, “In the middle of a global pandemic of people dying, and in the middle of Black Lives Matter, it just didn’t seem like, ‘You know what everybody needs right now? Another snarky LCD Soundsystem record.’” So it took fans by surprise when the band announced a 20-date residency at Brooklyn Steel, the venue where it played its first show in 2002. Without new music to play, the band will return to its four studio albums (the setlist, though, hasn’t been released). —J.D.

Brooklyn Steel 319 Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222, United States
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