The New Immortals

14 more artists who will stand the test of time, from Kanye West to Wilco

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LCD Soundsystem
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LCD Soundsystem

LCD Soundsystem accomplished more in 10 years than most bands achieve in 40. Led by super-cool New York DJ James Murphy, the group made its first mark with 2002's "Losing My Edge," the hysterical, tongue-in-cheek lament of an aging hipster. The equally clever "Daft Punk Is Playing at My House" scored them even more popularity, but it was their 2007 disc Sound of Silver that cemented their legacy for decades to come – with highlights ranging from the somber ("Someone Great") to the sublime ("All My Friends"). Suddenly, LCD Soundsystem were headlining theaters all over the world and hearing their songs on Gossip Girl and in major Hollywood movies. Murphy could have easily milked his newfound popularity for years to come, but instead he opted to end the band after one more album and tour. They spent all of 2011 on the road, wrapping up at a marathon Madison Square Garden farewell show that had the entire crowd dancing and singing all night.

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