Gavin Russom

Local Muso Gavin Russom On ‘Saturday Night Live’

(5.6) The last time we crowed about native son Gavin Russom was back in February of 2011 (!) when he and his back-up band LCD Soundsystem were performing on The Colbert Report. The band was on their way to their absolutely final, we really really mean it . . . we’re even making a movie […]

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Bands From Here — Fangs, Bolts, and Arks

“Major” — as in major chords and major fun — is the latest album from Fang Island, another band to come out of RISD (they’re in Brooklyn now). The band, who describe their sound as “everyone high-fiving everyone,” are currently touring everywhere but here. The song “Dooney Rock” — an ecstatic riverdance/pogo freak-out (Big Country

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The Final Days Of LCD Soundsystem — One Night Only

[youtube]4tK7ERRrpzo[/youtube] “If it’s a funeral, let’s have the best funeral ever” is the tagline for ‘Shut Up and Play the Hits’ the chronicle of the final stop of the final tour of LCD Soundsystem; Madison Square Garden on April 2, 2011. This movie will run one night only — Wednesday, July 18 — and the

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Providence Native Gavin Russom On Colbert

Of course the bigger story is that Providence musician Gavin Russom (that’s him in the white hat on synth) has spent the last year touring the world playing in LCD Soundsystem. (For the recent southern hemisphere portion of the program, the opening act was Andrew W.K., another performer who dresses in white. Hm.) During the

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