LCD Soundsystem Biography
LCD Soundsystem is the Dance Electro-Rock project headed up by James Murphy, co-founder of New York's DFA Records and one half of the city's very relevant DFA production team.
Murphy's first release under the LCD Soundsystem moniker was the 2002 single "Losing My Edge"; "Give It Up" followed a year later; "Yeah" and "Movement" appeared in 2004 setting the stage for the release of the first album, an eponymous double CD which was released in June 2005, it reached #5 on the Billboard's Top Electronic Albums chart.
In March 2007 James Murphy serves up another stiff cocktail of Dance, Punk and alt-Rock with "Sound Of Silver"; the record shot to #1 on the U.S. Top Electronic Albums list and made it into The Billboard 200 Sales chart. The first single lifted off the album is the infectious "North American Scum". In the studio, LCD Soundsystem is just Murphy and his multifarious musical, vocal and production skills; but, onstage, LCD Soundsystem is a quintet of similarly Funk, Punk and art-obsessed friends, featuring Phil Mossman on guitar, Nancy Whang on keyboards, Tyler Pope on bass and Pat Mahoney on drums.