The Songs Behind The Start Of LCD Soundsystem

James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem performs on stage during the Pentaport Rock Festival at Dream Park on July 24, 2010 in Incheon, South Korea. (Getty Images)
James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem performs on stage during the Pentaport Rock Festival at Dream Park on July 24, 2010 in Incheon, South Korea. (Getty Images)

One of the most important bands of the last decade, LCD Soundsystem released three classic records, including the masterpiece Sound of Silver. "Losing My Edge" was perhaps the defining song of the 2000s: The name-dropping track is self-deprecating and self-aware in a way to which any music geek can relate.

As LCD Soundsystem heads into retirement — its last show took place Saturday night at New York's Madison Square Garden — we decided to pay homage to a band that helped define the sound of new music. With artists name-checked directly in "Losing My Edge," we created a music stream that pays tribute to where LCD Soundsystem came from and where the band was first inspired.

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LCD Soundsystem's "Losing My Edge"

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