LCD Soundsystem

Live Review: LCD Soundsystem puts Margaret Court on blast and bring the party to Melbourne

July 27, 2017

I tell ya what, Margaret Court Arena is going to be going through it over the next few months or at least, until the Melbourne venue is renamed. With Sigur Rós‘ much-anticipated show at the arena taking place this evening, an event that has directly called Margaret Court out herself and has taken steps to actively support […]

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Live Review: Witnessing LCD Soundsystem’s return to Sydney was a truly humbling experience

July 26, 2017

Time helps build a cult of personality; a paradigm in which how you remember things can be altered dramatically from how they actually are. With more than six years since their last visit, plenty of time has passed since LCD Soundsystem had the chance to play to a Sydney crowd. And while the music industry […]

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Our top 10 acts of Splendour in the Grass 2017

July 26, 2017

Non-headliners ruled Splendour in the Grass this year, and if anything defined the festival for 2017 it was that interest is shifting towards locals who are giving it their all, swiftly outshining headliners for what has become the proving ground for many a homegrown musician over the years. As a festival, Splendour is one of […]

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A.B Original triumph, Tina Arena surprises and Sigur Rós transcend for Splendour in the Grass Day Three

July 24, 2017

Saving the best for last – even after that Powderfinger reunion – Splendour 2017 closed out with what very well may be its single best day in years. The quality on offer from start to finish was undeniable, upheld by both locals and internationals who were clearly set on not letting Bernard Fanning own the […]

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Live Review: LCD Soundsystem – Brooklyn Steel, New York (11.04.17)

April 13, 2017

LCD Soundsystem did a run of shows at the brand new venue Brooklyn Steel. The band showed they’re not losing their edge whatsoever. And, we all know. I was there. I have to preface this by saying LCD Soundsystem was my ‘white whale’. My friend invited me to see them at the Hordern all the […]

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LCD Soundsystem announce exclusive Australian headline shows for July

April 12, 2017

Deep breaths, everyone. Break the cowbells out, LCD Soundsystem have finally dropped details of their long awaited headline Australian shows this winter. We got excited when there appeared to be no ‘Exclusive’ note next to the band’s name on this year’s Splendour in the Grass line up and today, we can confirm that the band will […]

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Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem lead 2017 Splendour in the Grass announcement

March 28, 2017

It’s here. After much speculation and #fakenews, the 2017 Splendour in the Grass line up has been revealed, with Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem, The xx, ScHoolboy Q and more set to head to Byron Bay this winter. Splendour exclusives sit with Schoolboy Q and Future Islands, while returning 2016 artists Sigur Ros are also lined up to make a special appearance. The […]

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The Best On Ground at the 25th Anniversary of Lollapalooza!

August 6, 2016

The 2016 edition of Lollapalooza was the biggest Lolla of all time. This is indisputable, due to the fact it expanded from three to four days for the first time. This change was meant to celebrate 25 years since the first Lollapalooza. The increase in days and bands allowed for more opportunities for fans to […]

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Our picks for Lollapalooza 2016 (and which Aussies to watch out for)!

July 29, 2016

Lollapalooza is underway at Grant Park in beautiful Chicago this weekend, with a huge line up of performers locked in for the next three days and nights of inner city live music. We love being out there, soaking up the atmosphere and seeing what surprises pop up at the official festival after-shows, not to mention […]

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A look back at the best performances and moments of Primavera Sound 2016 in Barcelona

June 15, 2016

Over five days, at the start of the Northern Hemisphere Summer, Primavera Sound took over Barcelona in Spain with one of the world’s finest and most eclectic music festivals. Earlier this month, we outlined why every Australian should make the pilgrimage to the event – which was without question one of the best events I’ve […]

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12 Acts not to miss at Bonnaroo 2016

June 3, 2016

Bonnaroo is a festival like none other. On a farmland in the middle of Tennessee, hippies, deadheads, EDM kids and people of old and young gather in the center of the United States for four days of sweltering heat, non stop music and lifelong memories. 2016 marks the 15th edition of Bonnaroo and this year’s […]

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The AU Review’s 101 Greatest Songs of All Time: Part One – 101 to 76

May 17, 2016

What makes a good song great? What is it about that one song from the 80’s that still resonates with you now, in 2016? What was it about that artist’s debut single that still stacks up with material they’re releasing now, four or five albums deep? These are the sorts of questions we’ve been asking ourselves recently in […]

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Coachella 2016 – 16 Artists sure to make a mark on the Indio desert this year!

April 14, 2016

So, Coachella is coming up this weekend, marking the start of the festival season in the USA for many and for the rest of us, signalling the onset of some heavy FOMO as we access YouTube to watch the festival’s livestream longingly. Still, there are some perks to having the option of watching the festival from […]

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Methyl Ethel, Hiatus Kaiyote, RÜFÜS & Cloves joining the likes of Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem at Outside Lands!

April 6, 2016

San Francisco’s Outside Lands festival continues to be one we desperately want to be at, yet again delivering a line up of musicians we’re green with envy over. Taking place at the Golden Gate Park from August 5th – 7th this year, the festival brings together (unsurprisingly) Radiohead and LCD Soundsystem to headline the ninth year of Outside […]

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Tame Impala & Jagwar Ma feature alongside Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem and Grace Jones at this year’s FYF Fest!

March 30, 2016

Tame Impala are absolutely everywhere at the moment, adding an appearance atop the Saturday night bill of this year’s FYF Fest to their list of shows for 2016. The Perth boys are the only Australians aside from Jagwar Ma to feature on the American festival bill, which also boasts the likes of Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem and Grace Jones at the top of the […]

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Lollapalooza names its full line up for Chicago, headlined by Radiohead and the Red Hot Chili Peppers!

March 25, 2016

Lollapalooza has brought the noise once more with its 2016 line up, bringing a massive round of artists through to Grant Park in Chicago this July. For the festival’s flagship event, Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will be headlining the four day event. Over 170 artists have been announced, representing some of the best popular […]

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Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, PJ Harvey and more head up Primavera Sound in Barcelona this year!

January 22, 2016

A huge festival announcement dropped this week, with the artists set for Barcelona’s Primavera Sound being unveiled. Headlined by Radiohead (set to present their new album at the event), the festival will see the likes of the recently reformed LCD Soundsystem, PJ Harvey and Sigur Rós and more international names taking part. Continuing their world […]

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Conan O’Brien announces the 2016 Bonnaroo line up to be headlined by Pearl Jam, LCD Soundsystem and Dead and Company!

January 20, 2016

The artist announcement for this year’s Bonnaroo festival has been dropped in memorable style, with Conan O’Brien delivering the news on Tuesday night’s (US) edition of Conan. Headlined by Pearl Jam, LCD Soundsystem and new project Dead and Company (featuring John Mayer and members of the Grateful Dead), Bonnaroo returns to Manchester, Tennessee this June! […]

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LCD Soundsystem, Guns N’ Roses & Calvin Harris to headline Coachella 2016!

January 5, 2016

Everyone, let’s take a deep breath inward… and exhale. The Coachella 2016 line up has just dropped and once again, we want to go to there. With the news that LCD Soundsystem would be reuniting for the Californian festival and also that Guns N’ Roses would also be banding together for a Coachella romp, the […]

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LCD Soundsystem reunion and Guns n Roses reformation to headline two of the three nights of Coachella

December 31, 2015

Though the full lineup announcement isn’t due until next month, two of the three headliners have been leaked in the leadup to the New Year for the iconic Coachella Music Festival in California. And as they like to do, the festival is focusing on reformations and reunions to bring in the headlines and the punters […]

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LCD Soundsystem return and Future Islands cover Wham! in today’s Christmas tunes

December 25, 2015

Two new songs have sprung up for Christmas today, both from some very reliable names. First, LCD Soundsystem give us their first new material for years, adding fuel to the rumours of a reunion, crafting a hopeful Xmas tune that’s as poignant as one would expect from the title “Christmas Will Break Your Heart”. On […]

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Hot Chip go retro for new “Dancing In The Dark” music video!

October 20, 2015

Hot Chip have released their cover of Bruce Springsteen‘s pop anthem “Dancing In The Dark” after giving the 1984 song a run at recent festival performances in Europe and the US. As you might expect from the British group, the twist they’ve applied to The Boss’ original is high energy and just made for the type of […]

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