LCD Soundsystem Makes More Out of More

“Sometimes friends are jerks,” sang James Murphy Saturday night at the Orpheum, eliciting an audible gasp from the audience. They'd been singing along with “Dance Yrself Clean” word for word, and were tripped up by the lyric swap--one of only a few changes LCD Soundsystem made between their Voodoo set Friday and their Orpheum show. Many of the near-sell-out crowd had paid top dollar to attend both, but no one seemed to mind too much.

King Britt Brings Sister Gertrude to Three Keys

Sister Gertrude Morgan’s music, like her painting, was an exercise in planning on the fly. From the looks and sounds of things, the New Orleans street preacher worked out what she’d paint or sing in one moment only milliseconds before she did it. In her paintings, every additional Bride of Christ was an of her faith in action, and on 1970's Let’s Make a Record, you can hear someone proselytizing on the fly.

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