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Video: LCD Soundsystem - "Backlash" Press Conference

James Murphy answered an assortment of random questions at a press conference for Sound of Silver today. Here is a video clip (Part 4) where he talks about the backlash against DFA, haters, living in NYC and The Police. Check the links below to see other clips where he talks about random topics like Amy Winehouse, Britney Spears and Ultimate Fighting.

Part 1 - Backlash, marketing, desecrating rock, recent NYC shows
Part 2 - Amy Winehouse, Ultimate Fighting, role model, The Fall
Part 3 - Testing music, wearing your own band's shirt, alter-ego, Desperate Housewives
Part 4 - Signs of backlash, early adopters of hate, Williamsburg or Manhattan, the name LCD Soundsystem, The Police
Part 5 - Britney Spears remix, good press, cat loves MBV, "North American Scum"
Part 6 - Blogging for the Guardian, album leak, Oxfam, Top 40, Unplugged

LCD Soundsystem "Someone Great" - Live Video from Bowery Ballroom (March 31, 2007)
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LCD Soundsystem
Press Conference
The Wombats

"Someone Great" is rocking my world right now. Many bands try to emulate Eno/Bowie in the mid-70s and fail, but LCD does it amazingly here.

John Zeiss


Amy L.

what was the press conference for?


To address "backlash," but basically it was just like a big group interview

Dave Park

Should have let the album do the talking, I lasted about 30s on the first clip. I wonder if his big fat neck/head gets in the way of performing?


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