Tagged: DFA


Video: LCD Soundsystem, “Bye Bye Bayou”

Suicide frontman Alan Vega originally recorded “Bye Bye Bayou” in 1980. In this video for LCD Soundsystem’s cover, it looks like they traveled to that year, got a luded-out NYU film undergrad to shoot the … read more »

POSTED May 20, 2010 6:30PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , , ,

Live: Holy Ghost!’s First Show

This past Saturday DFA’s Holy Ghost! played their first live performance ever. A semi-secret show at Dame Dash’s Under 100, it was a sort of soft opening, though the space was jammed. FADER friend and … read more »

POSTED May 18, 2010 1:15PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Holy Ghost!, “Say My Name” MP3

Yesterday we posted up Holy Ghost!‘s remix of LCD Soundsystem’s “Drunk Girls” single, today we’ve got a new original HG track. The imminent release of their EP, Static on the Wire, from which “Say My … read more »

POSTED April 29, 2010 10:34AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,

Free Energy: Gold Sounds

Story by Adam Daniels Photography by Dorothy Hong Breaking up is always hard to do. With your main squeeze, definitely. But with your band? There goes your job and your best bros. Most people would … read more »

POSTED March 8, 2010 1:34PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

LCD Soundsystem, “Bye Bye Bayou” MP3

James Murphy covered a song by Suicide’s Alan Vega and it sounds like a disco swamp in a rainstorm. But then maybe we’re just influenced by the cover art—props to the makeup artist, that shade … read more »

POSTED October 22, 2009 12:05PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , ,

Oak’s Happy Hour Special

When we spoke to Jeff Madalena and and Louis Terline of Oak for our 10th anniversary issue last year, opening a bar was still just a glimmer on the horizon. Blackout is now officially open, … read more »

POSTED October 16, 2009 5:35PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , ,

Altair Nouveau of DFA’s Fall Mix

It has to be frustrating to make music in the present when so much of what you like is music from the past. We hear it so often, “I only like old stuff, nothing really … read more »

POSTED October 12, 2009 5:55PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

Free Energy, “Something in Common” MP3

Guesses on what the song’s anonymous she and DFA rock upstarts Free Energy have in common: shitty Philadelphia apartments with decent backyards, malt liquor, clothes with fringe, scratched AC/DC records. Free Energy is all in … read more »

POSTED September 25, 2009 11:11AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

Video: The Juan Maclean, “Happy House”

The concept for this video is so simple and perfectly understated, much like how The Juan Maclean’s disco equation of subtle and no-frills translates to elegance on the dancefloor: LED lights hitting diagonally on white-adorned … read more »

POSTED August 10, 2009 11:31AM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , , ,

Free Energy to Release 7", Tour

Free Energy = Best New Band Name 2009 read more »

POSTED July 13, 2009 2:05PM IN THE TRIPWIRE Comments (2) TAGS: , ,