LCD Soundsystem, who released two new songs ‘Call The Police’ and ‘American Dream’ this week, performed both new tracks live on SNL.

An evening hosted by Star Trek actor Chris Pine, the New York-based band marked their first appearance since a residency at new venue Brooklyn Steel.

It has been nearly seven years since This Is Happening, the last full length record from Brooklyn’s wonderfully endearing ‘dance-punk’ pioneers and Murphy, who said the new material will be ‘done soon’.

With the new album set to be released and mastered by Shellac’s Bob Weston, Murphy provided an update on the album: “seriously almost done with the LP. 1 more vocal and 2 more mixes to go. as eager as folks have been for me to get this done, it’s got nothing on how much I want to be finished myself”.

Read the full Q&A here, but for now… here we go:

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