LCD Soundsystem synth player/technician Gavin Russom, 43, has come out as a transgender woman.
Talking with Pitchfork, Russom said, " Over the last year and a half, I went from my trans identity being something I was in touch with and worked through in one way or another, to suddenly this shift where it's on the front burner. Now it's time to become a whole person."
Russom will DJ publicly for the first time as a trans woman at the Femme's Room party on Thursday, July 13, at Chicago's Berlin nightclub. The following night, LCD Soundsystem will be part of the Pitchfork Music Festival.
The Pitchfork article is at pitchfork.com/thepitch/lcd-soundsystems-gavin-russom-comes-out-as-transgender-interview/ .