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Dickie Landry - Hang The Rich 12"
Dickie Landry - Hang The Rich 12"
Dickie Landry - Hang The Rich 12"
Dickie Landry - Hang The Rich 12"
Dickie Landry - Hang The Rich 12"
Dickie Landry - Hang The Rich 12"

Dickie Landry - Hang The Rich 12"

$14.98

Dickie Landry has blown many minds around the world in his lengthy career as a jazz and avant-garde saxophonist of the highest regard. He was a founding member of the Phillip Glass Ensemble and (according to Wikipedia lore) introduced Paul Simon to zydeco, one of the indigenous sounds of his native southern Louisiana. Rarely, though, does Dickie’s saxophone make you want to get up and dance like a crazy person.



Such is the effect of “Hang The Rich,” a nugget of slinky, ecstatic punk-funk that was until recently completely lost to the sands of time. Recorded in 1986 (or thereabouts) in New Orleans, it’s the kind of song that compels you to move any which way you can, drunk on indignation.

The track came to DFA via LCD Soundsystem's Korey Richey, who knows Dickie from back home in Louisiana.

After a lengthy search, we located the original tapes in a storage locker somewhere in the Southeast and finally were able to get a clean, quality transfer done here at DFA HQ.

From there, we only had one person in mind for a more DJ-friendly edit: Glasgow’s JD Twitch, one half of Optimo and a selector of similarly puckish spirit. Twitch’s ability to place older, skronkier sounds in a modern dance floor context are unmatched, and his edit hard and jagged before opening up into those beautiful rapturous moments that make the original so goddamn special.

Written and produced by Dickie Landry
Engineered by Shelton Skerrett
Additional engineering by Korey Richey
Soprano saxophones and Roland Jupiter 4 by Dickie Landry
Vocals by Evelyn Erhard
Percussion by Billy Ware
Drums by Ricky Sebastian
Mastered and cut at 45RPM by Bob Weston
Pressed at MPO
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Infinity Machine - 001, 002, 003 Cassette Bundle
Infinity Machine - 001, 002, 003 Cassette Bundle
Infinity Machine - 001, 002, 003 Cassette Bundle
Infinity Machine - 001, 002, 003 Cassette Bundle
Infinity Machine - 001, 002, 003 Cassette Bundle
Infinity Machine - 001, 002, 003 Cassette Bundle
Infinity Machine - 001, 002, 003 Cassette Bundle
Infinity Machine - 001, 002, 003 Cassette Bundle

Infinity Machine - 001, 002, 003 Cassette Bundle

$35.98

EACH CASSETTE IS LIMITED TO 150 COPIES WORLDWIDE.

THIS IS A BUNDLE OF ALL THREE INFINITY MACHINE CASSETTES.

INDIVIDUAL CASSETTES CAN BE PURCHASED HERE.

Infinity Machine is a duo comprised of Juan MacLean - as in the Juan MacLean, longtime DFA traveler - and Gee Dee, also known as Greg Droggitis, a producer and DJ based in Brooklyn and 1/3 of the Earth Beat DJ troupe.

The project name stems from a series of gatherings the two began hosting in various private spaces around New York City shortly after lockdown, though that description is a bit innocuous for the journeys traveled by its attendees.

These events, billed as “psychedelic dance ceremonies” lasting 8 or 9 hours, began with a sound meditation to vibrational and acoustic instruments before eventually segueing into a “dance” soundtracked by a DJ set from Juan and Greg. Something clicked - that ceremonial tea! - and so Juan and Greg began playing and recording in their studio using the same approach: improvisation with equal attention placed on traditional acoustic (flute, guitar, gong) and more contemporary electronic (Yamaha DX-7) sounds.

After awhile, there was literally three albums worth of material, each of them a voyage into the warm space between new age, ambient, drone and psychedelia. None of those genres quite fully describe what’s across 001, 002, and 003 - available from DFA digitally and on a very limited run of cassettes (150 each!) - but if you’ve read this far then you’re either the right kind of curious or just forgot what you were doing.

INFINITY MACHINE - 001 TRACK LIST:

Side A

Welcome To The Ceremony
Sleep In The Stars
COEX System

Side B

Golden Teachers
Contemplating The Void

INFINITY MACHINE - 002 TRACK LIST:

Side A

Calling The Spirits
Flesh Of The Gods
Positive Energy
The Lost Flute

Side B

When I’m Gone
Gather The Tribe

INFINITY MACHINE - 003 TRACK LIST:

Side A

Free From The Bad Paths
Mother Earth
Hummingbird Spirit
The Black Flute
Luminous Body

Side B

Desert Sky
Demons Will Fear Me
Red River, Blue Mountain
Magicians Of The Gods

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Infinity Machine - 001 Cassette
Infinity Machine - 001 Cassette
Infinity Machine - 001 Cassette
Infinity Machine - 001 Cassette
Infinity Machine - 001 Cassette
Infinity Machine - 001 Cassette

Infinity Machine - 001 Cassette

$13.98

LIMITED TO 150 COPIES WORLDWIDE.

THIS PRODUCT IS JUST THE 001 CASSETTE. VIEW ALL INFINITY MACHINE RELEASES HERE.

Infinity Machine is a duo comprised of Juan MacLean - as in the Juan MacLean, longtime DFA traveler - and Gee Dee, also known as Greg Droggitis, a producer and DJ based in Brooklyn and 1/3 of the Earth Beat DJ troupe.

The project name stems from a series of gatherings the two began hosting in various private spaces around New York City shortly after lockdown, though that description is a bit innocuous for the journeys traveled by its attendees.

These events, billed as “psychedelic dance ceremonies” lasting 8 or 9 hours, began with a sound meditation to vibrational and acoustic instruments before eventually segueing into a “dance” soundtracked by a DJ set from Juan and Greg. Something clicked - that ceremonial tea! - and so Juan and Greg began playing and recording in their studio using the same approach: improvisation with equal attention placed on traditional acoustic (flute, guitar, gong) and more contemporary electronic (Yamaha DX-7) sounds.

After awhile, there was literally three albums worth of material, each of them a voyage into the warm space between new age, ambient, drone and psychedelia. None of those genres quite fully describe what’s across 001, 002, and 003 - available from DFA digitally and on a very limited run of cassettes (150 each!) - but if you’ve read this far then you’re either the right kind of curious or just forgot what you were doing.

INFINITY MACHINE - 001 TRACK LIST:

Side A

Welcome To The Ceremony
Sleep In The Stars
COEX System

Side B

Golden Teachers
Contemplating The Void

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Infinity Machine - 002 Cassette
Infinity Machine - 002 Cassette
Infinity Machine - 002 Cassette
Infinity Machine - 002 Cassette
Infinity Machine - 002 Cassette
Infinity Machine - 002 Cassette

Infinity Machine - 002 Cassette

$13.98

LIMITED TO 150 COPIES WORLDWIDE.

THIS PRODUCT IS JUST THE 002 CASSETTE. VIEW ALL INFINITY MACHINE RELEASES HERE.

Infinity Machine is a duo comprised of Juan MacLean - as in the Juan MacLean, longtime DFA traveler - and Gee Dee, also known as Greg Droggitis, a producer and DJ based in Brooklyn and 1/3 of the Earth Beat DJ troupe.

The project name stems from a series of gatherings the two began hosting in various private spaces around New York City shortly after lockdown, though that description is a bit innocuous for the journeys traveled by its attendees.

These events, billed as “psychedelic dance ceremonies” lasting 8 or 9 hours, began with a sound meditation to vibrational and acoustic instruments before eventually segueing into a “dance” soundtracked by a DJ set from Juan and Greg. Something clicked - that ceremonial tea! - and so Juan and Greg began playing and recording in their studio using the same approach: improvisation with equal attention placed on traditional acoustic (flute, guitar, gong) and more contemporary electronic (Yamaha DX-7) sounds.

After awhile, there was literally three albums worth of material, each of them a voyage into the warm space between new age, ambient, drone and psychedelia. None of those genres quite fully describe what’s across 001, 002, and 003 - available from DFA digitally and on a very limited run of cassettes (150 each!) - but if you’ve read this far then you’re either the right kind of curious or just forgot what you were doing.

INFINITY MACHINE - 002 TRACK LIST:

Side A

Calling The Spirits
Flesh Of The Gods
Positive Energy
The Lost Flute

Side B

When I’m Gone
Gather The Tribe
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Infinity Machine - 003 Cassette
Infinity Machine - 003 Cassette
Infinity Machine - 003 Cassette
Infinity Machine - 003 Cassette
Infinity Machine - 003 Cassette
Infinity Machine - 003 Cassette

Infinity Machine - 003 Cassette

$13.98

 THIS IS JUST A SINGLE CASSETTE IN THE SERIES.

VIEW ALL INFINITY MACHINE RELEASES HERE.

Infinity Machine is a duo comprised of Juan MacLean - as in the Juan MacLean, longtime DFA traveler - and Gee Dee, also known as Greg Droggitis, a producer and DJ based in Brooklyn and 1/3 of the Earth Beat DJ troupe.

The project name stems from a series of gatherings the two began hosting in various private spaces around New York City shortly after lockdown, though that description is a bit innocuous for the journeys traveled by its attendees.

These events, billed as “psychedelic dance ceremonies” lasting 8 or 9 hours, began with a sound meditation to vibrational and acoustic instruments before eventually segueing into a “dance” soundtracked by a DJ set from Juan and Greg. Something clicked - that ceremonial tea! - and so Juan and Greg began playing and recording in their studio using the same approach: improvisation with equal attention placed on traditional acoustic (flute, guitar, gong) and more contemporary electronic (Yamaha DX-7) sounds.

After awhile, there was literally three albums worth of material, each of them a voyage into the warm space between new age, ambient, drone and psychedelia. None of those genres quite fully describe what’s across 001, 002, and 003 - available from DFA digitally and on a very limited run of cassettes (150 each!) - but if you’ve read this far then you’re either the right kind of curious or just forgot what you were doing.

INFINITY MACHINE - 003 TRACK LIST:

Side A

Free From The Bad Paths
Mother Earth
Hummingbird Spirit
The Black Flute
Luminous Body

Side B

Desert Sky
Demons Will Fear Me
Red River, Blue Mountain
Magicians Of The Gods
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PRE-ORDER: Naum Gabo - F. Lux LP
PRE-ORDER: Naum Gabo - F. Lux LP
PRE-ORDER: Naum Gabo - F. Lux LP
PRE-ORDER: Naum Gabo - F. Lux LP

PRE-ORDER: Naum Gabo - F. Lux LP

$24.98

"A merciless triumph" - The Wire

You must surrender. Because if you’ve followed Naum Gabo over the past 15 years - across various 12-inches, styles, and notable labels - and you’re listening to “F. Lux,” their first proper album, then you’re probably wondering how you wound up here, all the way down, barely able to see through the brain-clogging atmosphere and towering low-end.


“F. Lux” is deep, enthralling listen, alternating between moments of pounding, world-ending techno (“Schinokapsala” and “This 1¨º∆”) and sharply imagined, surrealist scenes painted with metallic machines ("Aora" and "Haerstag"). There is light to be found in the darkness, but the only way out is through.


Naum Gabo are Glasgow’s Jonnie Wilkes (also known as one-half of DJ duo Optimo) and James Savage (prolific mastering engineer). F. Lux was written and produced entirely by them at their Glasgow Hottrax Studios and mastered by James Savage. The album's front cover artwork is a painting by cherished Scottish painter, Andrew Cranston. The vinyl was pressed at MPO in France using lacquers cut by Bob Weston in Chicago.

1. Aora
2. Tols
3. Schinokapsala
4. Hebust Cometh
5. Haerstag
6. This 1¨º∆
7. Nothing In My Hand
8. Parasymptofelia

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Jayson Green & The Jerk - Local Jerk / I Need Love 12"
Jayson Green & The Jerk - Local Jerk / I Need Love 12"
Jayson Green & The Jerk - Local Jerk / I Need Love 12"
Jayson Green & The Jerk - Local Jerk / I Need Love 12"
Jayson Green & The Jerk - Local Jerk / I Need Love 12"
Jayson Green & The Jerk - Local Jerk / I Need Love 12"

Jayson Green & The Jerk - Local Jerk / I Need Love 12"

$15.98

The DFA debut from longtime family member Jayson Green also marks the return of the classic DFA twelve-inch. Maybe it actually stands for Dying Formats Always?

Jay’s sung in a lot of bands. Like, a lot. Panthers, Violent Bullshit, Cheeseburger, and the legendary hardcore band Orchid. There are probably more. He’s always been smart and hilarious, never quite cynical though always quick to point out the absurd.

Now in a bandleader role, he’s delivered us a classic a-side in “Local Jerk,” which sounds like a party because it was actually recorded during one: tight disco drums, big claps, a neck-rolling baseline, horns, and group vocals. You can literally hear the bottles clinking.

The head trip is the b-side, “I Need Love,” which is a most terrifying, ridiculous piece of nightlife satire.

CREDITS

Produced by W. Andrew Raposo and James Murphy
Mixed by James Murphy for the DFA
Mixing Assisted by Korey Richey
Mastered and Cut by Robert “Sparklebear” Weston at Chicago Mastering Service
Pressed at Furnace Recording Pressing in Alexandria, VA

"Local Jerk"
Gang Vocals by Emma Kadar-Penner, Stevie Levy, Mary Meyer, Nancy Whang, and Monika Heidemann
Additional Production, Drums and Bass Guitar by Nick Millhiser
Additional Bass Guitar and Rhythm Guitar by W. Andrew Raposo
Lead Guitar by James Murphy
Percussion by Caito Sanchez
Saxophone and Flute by Matt Parker
Trumpet by Carter Yasutake
Spiritually Consulted by Al Doyle

"I Need Love"
Vocals by Jayson Green
Drum Programming and Bass Guitar by W. Andrew Raposo
Additional Drum Programming, Sequencers, Synths and Piano by David Mason
Guitars by Byron Kalet
Saxophone by Matt Parker

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LCD Soundsystem - The Long Goodbye (LCD Soundsystem Live At Madison Square Garden) 5xLP
LCD Soundsystem - The Long Goodbye (LCD Soundsystem Live At Madison Square Garden) 5xLP
LCD Soundsystem - The Long Goodbye (LCD Soundsystem Live At Madison Square Garden) 5xLP
LCD Soundsystem - The Long Goodbye (LCD Soundsystem Live At Madison Square Garden) 5xLP
LCD Soundsystem - The Long Goodbye (LCD Soundsystem Live At Madison Square Garden) 5xLP

LCD Soundsystem - The Long Goodbye (LCD Soundsystem Live At Madison Square Garden) 5xLP

$128.99

"The Long Goodbye..." is the complete, unabridged recording of LCD Soundsystem’s April 2, 2011 “farewell” show at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Spanning 3 hours of music across 28 songs, this remains the band's lengthiest, most career-spanning show to date, with the core live band of James Murphy, Pat Mahoney, Nancy Whang, Al Doyle, Gavilán Rayna Russom and Tyler Pope joined by a choir, string and horn sections — plus special guest performances including Win Butler and Regine Chassagne of Arcade Fire, Reggie Watts, the Juan MacLean, Shit Robot, Planningtorock, and Shannon Funchess of LIGHT ASYLUM.

To celebrate the event's 10th anniversary, we've partnered with Parlophone / Warner Music to repress this release in its original 5xLP configuration as well as a brand new 3xCD edition (because why not).


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LCD Soundsystem - 2023 Tri Boro Tour T-Shirt (Ivory)
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LCD Soundsystem - 2023 Tri Boro Tour T-Shirt (Ivory)
LCD Soundsystem - 2023 Tri Boro Tour T-Shirt (Ivory)

LCD Soundsystem - 2023 Tri Boro Tour T-Shirt (Ivory)

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Leftovers from this year's run. All dates from this run listed on the back.

Printed on Comfort Colors 1717 Ivory blanks.

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LCD Soundsystem - 2023 Tri Boro Tour Disco Dude Crewneck Sweatshirt
LCD Soundsystem - 2023 Tri Boro Tour Disco Dude Crewneck Sweatshirt
LCD Soundsystem - 2023 Tri Boro Tour Disco Dude Crewneck Sweatshirt
LCD Soundsystem - 2023 Tri Boro Tour Disco Dude Crewneck Sweatshirt

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Printed on royal Champion Powerblend® S600 blanks.
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The Rapture - Echoes LP
The Rapture - Echoes LP
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The Rapture - Echoes LP

The Rapture - Echoes LP

$32.98

The album that, in many ways, started it all. Repressed for the first time since its release in 2003.

Produced by James Murphy and Tim Goldsworthy for the DFA.

Pressed at Citizen Vinyl in Asheville, NC from lacquers cut by Bob Weston at Chicago Mastering Service.

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Shit Robot - 5 Songs EP
Shit Robot - 5 Songs EP
Shit Robot - 5 Songs EP
Shit Robot - 5 Songs EP
Shit Robot - 5 Songs EP
Shit Robot - 5 Songs EP

Shit Robot - 5 Songs EP

$19.98

Marcus Lambkin aka Shit Robot is, in many ways, as pure DFA as anyone else. He’s been here since before the beginning, a centrifugal force pulling everyone together, an anchor of no-nonsense style and humor that is as core to our being as the fucking lightning bolt.

We’ve put out a lot of Shit Robot records. They’re all great. But it’s been a minute since the last one. (Life happens.)

Earlier this year, the drought ended when Marcus sent some demos he’d been toiling away on in the attic. We loved them immediately. They were raw and rudimentary tracks that felt completely unbothered with where they might fit in and what year it was. They were sharp and smart, the sound of the party where we wanted to be. 

He went to Al Doyle’s place in London to finish them off, and then James mixed everything here at DFA. Bob mastered it, naturally. Somewhere along the way, Suzi Horn from Prinzhorn Dance School and Mutado Pintado from Warmduscher added two incredible vocals as only they could.

It’s 5 Songs, both the name of it and the thing itself. Nominative determinism. 5 complete belters.

CREDITS
Marcus Lambkin: synths, drums, and vocals
Al Doyle: additional synthesizers
Kenny Space: electric bass
Recorded at the No Hassle Castle in Riet by Marcus Lambkin and RAE in London by Al Doyle
Additional recording at DFA Studios in Brooklyn by Korey Richey
Mixed by James Murphy for the DFA
Mastered by Robert "Sparklebear" Weston
Photography and hair by Mary Lambkin
A DFA Design product

Pressed at Citizen Vinyl in Asheville, NC

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Stuart Bogie - Morningside LP
Stuart Bogie - Morningside LP
Stuart Bogie - Morningside LP
Stuart Bogie - Morningside LP
Stuart Bogie - Morningside LP

Stuart Bogie - Morningside LP

$32.98

You’ve heard Stuart Bogie before because he’s played saxophone, clarinet, and flute on a lot of records. TV On The Radio, Foals, Sharon Van Etten, Beth Orton, Run the Jewels, Antibalas, the list goes on and on and on.

We connected with Stuart during the early clutches of COVID through Korey Richey, DFA Studios engineer and LCD Soundsystem band member. 

Stuart had been cooped up in the apartment that he shared with his partner, Karyn, and their family. It was Karyn who suggested a restless Stuart start playing clarinet on Instagram Live every morning, a ritual he kept for 150 straight days. Along the way, he solicited drones and other sounds from his friends as accompaniment.

Korey asked James if he had anything lying around that might fit. Uncharacteristically, James said yes. There was this long, plaintive drone of treated piano made sometime in the 90s that he’d just found. And another similarly droning but slightly darker organ piece made for an installation in the mid-2000s. Stuart played over both in separate sessions, improvising these beautiful, delicate clarinet runs for the sheltered, live-streaming few.

We listened back to the recordings in the office and couldn’t shake how great they were. They felt like a decompression valve, relief from the persistent, creeping apocalypse. They deserved a more meaningful existence than that of a shitty MP3. 

So, Stuart came into DFA and recorded them properly. This time Korey ran him through a stack of delay units that stretched and smeared that clarinet into each drone until they were one bewildering whole. Each recording clocked in at roughly twenty minutes - perfect side-long lengths. It all fell into place so naturally.

“Morningside” is the name of the album. Two tracks on two sides. Produced by Korey and James, mixed by James, mastered and cut by Bob. It’s out October 27. You can listen to a few snippets of each side and pre-order the vinyl below. (Since it’s only two “songs,” we aren’t releasing anything officially beforehand.)

A final, but important note: the cover features a detail of a photograph called “The Burial Vault” by the excellent photographer Gregory Crewdson, taken from his recent series “Eveningside.” (The full photograph is featured on a printed insert inside the record package.) A few months earlier, Gregory was finishing what would become “Eveningside” and asked James (a friend) if he might, y’know, have anything lying around. A video was being made about the work and music was needed. James sent these recordings, which evidently sort of stopped Gregory in his tracks. And just like that another piece of the puzzle fell into place. The connection was so natural that Stuart also finally found the title he’d been searching for (until that point, we’d been calling the record simply “Clarinet and Delay.”)

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CREDITS
Produced by James Murphy for the DFA & Korey Richey
Mixed by James Murphy
Mastered by Bob Weston at Chicago Mastering Service
Clarinet recorded by Korey Richey at DFA Studios, Brooklyn, NY on November 6, 2022

“Morningside” treated piano recorded at DFA Recording, Manhattan, 2009 originally for an installation at Palais De Tokyo, Paris, in October 2009. Engineered by Matt Thornley and James Murphy.

“Eveningside” feedback and organ recorded sometime in 1993 at Plantain Recording House, Brooklyn, originally for a video art installation. Engineered by James Murphy.

Album art direction by Sam Duke
Cover and insert photograph by Gregory Crewdson, The Burial Vault,
2021-2022, Digital pigment print, image size: 34.5 x 46 in. © Gregory Crewdson

Pressed at Citizen Vinyl in Asheville, NC.

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LIGHT ASYLUM - LIGHT ASYLUM LP
LIGHT ASYLUM - LIGHT ASYLUM LP
LIGHT ASYLUM - LIGHT ASYLUM LP
LIGHT ASYLUM - LIGHT ASYLUM LP
LIGHT ASYLUM - LIGHT ASYLUM LP

LIGHT ASYLUM - LIGHT ASYLUM LP

$35.98

  • Lacquer cut by Bob Weston
  • Pressed with love by real humans at Citizen Vinyl in Asheville, NC
  • Single LP in a gatefold jacket, printed insert, and 24" x 36" fold out poster

In 2012, LIGHT ASYLUM - part of the larger DFA family tree, featuring the superhuman vocalist Shannon Funchess, who sang on stage with LCD at MSG the year prior, and her then collaborator Bruno Coviello - released their self-titled debut album. It remains widely streaming, but for whatever reason has flown under the radar since those in between days. The notable exception is Discogs, where vinyl copies have been selling for like $200. When revisiting the record a few years ago, wondering as we always did how a track like “A Certain Person” never became a Very Big Song, given that it would make even the coldest, crabbiest heart burst into flames, we were confronted with this imbalance and felt compelled to act.

That LIGHT ASYLUM found a sort of rarefied status makes sense. It’s the kind of record cherished by Those Who Know: perfectly crafted, spiritually commanding synth-pop with a voice that sounds like some kind of goth oracle from beyond. It’s simply too good to remain out of print.

This version was pressed at Citizen Vinyl in Asheville, NC from lacquers cut by Bob Weston at Chicago Mastering Service. The package includes all of the original art - gatefold jacket, printed insert, 24” x 36” fold-out poster - with a slightly tweaked cover: where there were once three different shots of Shannon, now there is only one, definitive version.

 

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LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening 2xLP
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LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening 2xLP
LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening 2xLP
LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening 2xLP

LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening 2xLP

$37.98

Of the many arresting moments that fill LCD Soundsystem's This Is Happening, perhaps the most unexpected comes less than halfway through album opener "Dance Yrself Clean." The seemingly unassuming, low-key rumble of a song morphs from its mumbled beginnings into an outsized flash of synth ballast and wailing vocals. The sudden shift is like the flicking on of a light, the perfect example of frontman-songwriter-mastermind James Murphy's effortless balance of restraint and release, organic rock and electro pop, and muted cool and vibrant emotion. This study in contrasts pervades LCD Soundsystem's third, and possibly final, release--an album where Murphy refracts images of heartbreak and longing through the scattered light of a disco ball. 

The cautious observations and honest reveals that follow are literally and figuratively quieter moments than that initial blare. On "All I Want," against a wall of whirling guitar, Murphy recognizes a relationship that can't be saved, and instead asks for "your pity" and "your bitter tears." "Get Along" shuffles over pulsing keys and bubbling percussion as Murphy tries to bridge physical and emotional distance, singing, "You might forget, forget the sound of a voice / Still, you shouldn't forget the things we laughed about." Conversely, the sparsely decorated, sauntering "Somebody's Calling Me" is almost hopeful in comparison: "Somebody's calling me" Murphy half whispers, "to be my girl." 

There are stretches of lyrical levity here, too. "You Wanted a Hit," which sits atop shiny synths, a driving bass-line and layers of handclaps, laments record label demands on what turns out to be one of the album's hookiest tracks. "Pow Pow" veers toward past "talkies" like "Losing My Edge," and features keyboardist Nancy Whang shouting in unison with Murphy. 

With This Is Happening, Murphy has created a work of both nuanced introspection and distanced observation. DFA is proud to offer the vinyl version of this much lauded release, which also includes contributions from drummer Pat Mahoney and sound collagist Gavin Russom.

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LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem LP
LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem LP
LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem LP
LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem LP
LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem LP

LCD Soundsystem - LCD Soundsystem LP

$29.98

The debut LP from LCD Soundsystem.

1xLP in a reverse board sleeve.

Track Listing:

  1. Daft Punk Is Playing At My House
  2. Too Much Love
  3. Tribulations
  4. Movement
  5. Never As Tired As When I'm Waking Up
  6. On Repeat
  7. Thrills
  8. Disco Infiltrator
  9. Great Release
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