When the incessantly rousing LCD Soundsystem announced their break up last year there was collective surprise and sadness from their wide fan base. In a gesture that was simultaneously celebratory and cruel, they announced their final show at Madison Square Gardens.
Shut Up and Play, which was selected at Sundance Film Festival and induced dancing in the aisles its SXSW screening, documents the days leading up to that bittersweet concert. Based on front man James Murphy, it explores the sentiment and logic behind disbanding an act at the very summit of its musical career.
Purchase ticket for the Australian premiere at Vivid.