• LCD Soundsystem, Idles, Young Fathers & More Set For Dublin Show

    LCD Soundsystem will headline a stacked bill at Malahide Castle next summer. The James Murphy-fronted six-piece return to the open air venue on 26th June 2024 for their first show since 2018, when they played their “second longest ever show”. Sealing the deal is a bill featuring Idles, Young Fathers and Shit Robot. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 9am, priced €69.90.

  • LCD Soundsystem @ Malahide Castle, Dublin

    In spite of the nation’s frequent protestations about our weather, you couldn’t really ask for a better day for an outdoor gig. It’s the Tuesday after bank holiday Monday. The crowds are spent from the long weekend. Surveying the grounds of Malahide Castle, punters are littered around soaking in as much of this wonderful Midsummer glow as they can before they lose their minds and soul. Tonight LCD Soundsystem are making a return to Dublin for what will be, in frontman James Murphy’s words, “the second longest show [they’ve] ever played”. When Murphy and Co. walk out, the sun is…

  • Yep, It’s Happening: LCD Soundsystem Set For Malahide Castle in June

    Confirming what was rumoured at the start of the week, it’s been confirmed that LCD Soundsystem will return to Dublin to play Malahide Castle next summer. Having played an acclaimed residency at Olympia Theatre in September, James Murphy and co. – who released their critically-acclaimed fourth studio album American Dream earlier this year – will play the outdoor venue on June 5. Other acts for the date are yet to be confirmed. Tickets are priced €69.50 and go on sale next Friday, November 3 at 9am. Now for Gorillaz and/or Liam Gallagher to be confirmed…

  • Gorillaz, LCD Soundsystem and Liam Gallagher set for Malahide Castle Next Year?

    Ah, the old internet rumour mill. What on earth was life like before you? According to reports on a couple of mammoth Irish digital content pedallers, LCD Soundsystem are primed to play Malahide Castle on Tuesday, June 5, Damon Albarn’s Gorillaz will play Saturday, June 9 and Liam Gallagher (whose debut solo album Christine Costello reviewed for us over here) will play an as-of-yet unspecified date in the month. According to a post by Enjoy Malahide (and let’s face it, who wouldn’t enjoy Malahide?) the shows are provisional and dependent upon successful planning permission. Assuming that’s granted, and these shows are, you know, actually…

  • LCD Soundsystem To Play Three Headline Shows at the Olympia

    Here’s some news to ease those Monday morning blues: LCD Soundsystem will headline three very special shows at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre across September 27-29. Marking the band’s first headline shows since reforming in 2015, they will be the James Murphy-fronted band’s only Irish appearances this year. Tickets – which go on sale this Friday at 9am – are priced €54.50. LCD Soundsystem will release their fourth studio album, American Dream, on September 1.

  • Watch: 12 Years of DFA

    The very first in a series of music by Red Bull Music Academy, 12 Years Of DFA: Too Old To Be New, Too New To Be looks back at the last decade and a bit of one of the most iconic record labels of our age, New York City’s DFA Records. Featuring appearances from the likes of The Rapture, Holy Ghost!, The Juan MacLean, Sinkane, Shit Robot, YACHT and – yes – LCD Soundsystem and James Murphy, the thirteen-minute mini-documentary is narrated by Marc Mahon and directed by Max Joseph. Watch 12 Years of DFA via Vimeo below.