(Jake Walters)


Sound of Silver

Genre: Electronic; Producer (group): Capitol

”Daft Punk Is Playing at My House” is no longer playing at my house. Yes, my ass shook along as that unlikely hit grooved LCD’s 2005 eponymous full-length debut all the way to two Grammy nominations. But a couple years will mellow ya, as Soundsystem guru James Murphy can attest. While Sound of Silver still delivers terrific buzzy dance-space jams (e.g., single ”North American Scum”), it also contains wispy hints of New Order and Bowie (”Someone Great,” ”New York I Love You”), and Murphy’s best song-making efforts to date. A-

Originally posted March 16 2007 — 12:00 AM EDT

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