James Murphy

  • James Murphy To Release Remixes Album Made With “Tennis Data”
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    James Murphy To Release Remixes Album Made With “Tennis Data”

    Former LCD Soundsystem leader James Murphy has released another taste of his tennis themed music project with a snippet of the track, Match 176, taken from his forthcoming release Remixes Made With Tennis Data, due this Friday, 19th December. Earlier this year Murphy announced he and IBM were collaboratively working on almost “400 hours” of

  • James Murphy Working On “400 Hours” Of New Music
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    James Murphy Working On “400 Hours” Of New Music

    James Murphy has done a pretty good job of keeping busy since the dissolution of LCD Soundsystem, producing an album for Arcade Fire and attempting to revolutionise NYC subway travel. Now Murphy has partnered with IBM and the US Open to create almost “400 hours” of new, sadly non-LCDS music. As The Guardian reports, the

  • James Murphy On Commercial Dance Music: “It Makes Me Want To Vomit”
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    James Murphy On Commercial Dance Music: “It Makes Me Want To Vomit”

    James Murphy, the former frontman of New York alt-dance band LCD Soundsystem, has called modern commercial dance music “repellent”, explaining that it makes him “want to vomit”. Music Week are reporting that Murphy made the remarks during an interview at a Red Bull Academy session as part of Norway’s by:Larm Festival. When asked for his

  • James Murphy Talks New Music And LCD Soundsystem Live Album
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    James Murphy Talks New Music And LCD Soundsystem Live Album

    Former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy has revealed in an interview with Rolling Stone that he will be releasing a live album of the final LCD Soundsystem show at Madison Square Garden and that he plans on turning his focus on making solo music. Since LCD Soundsystem called it quits in in 2011, Murphy has

  • James Murphy Wants To Bring A Musical Revolution To NYC Subway
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    James Murphy Wants To Bring A Musical Revolution To NYC Subway

    James Murphy, former LCD Soundsystem frontman and DFA Records mastermind, has set his sights on revolutionising the daily commute for the residents of his beloved New York City by creating individual soundtracks for each station of their notorious mass transit system. Speaking in an interview with US radio program Sound Opinion, Murphy said he is

  • David Bowie Releases Homemade Video Clip, New Songs Appear Online
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    David Bowie Releases Homemade Video Clip, New Songs Appear Online

    Despite his inarguable status as one of the biggest and wealthiest living rock stars, the UK’s ‘Best Dressed Man’ David Bowie eschewed the big budgets, celebrity cameos and 5:00am call times of a conventional video shoot for his latest single, Love Is Lost, writing, filming, and editing it himself. Production took place over this past

  • Arcade Fire’s Will Butler Expected James Murphy To Be “Hipster Douchebag”
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    Arcade Fire’s Will Butler Expected James Murphy To Be “Hipster Douchebag”

    Arcade Fire multi-instrumentalist William Butler has revealed in an interview with the The Guardian that he initially misjudged Reflektor producer James Murphy, thinking the former LCD Soundsystem frontman would be a “hipster douchebag.” “I always imagined he and LCD would be kind of insufferable,” said Butler. “And he actually said the same about us –

  • Arcade Fire And James Murphy Play A Trick On Brooklyn Audience
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    Arcade Fire And James Murphy Play A Trick On Brooklyn Audience

    Montreal’s Arcade Fire played a gig at a Brooklyn artspace this weekend, where fans were treated to a set composed entirely of cuts from the band’s upcoming album, Reflektor, as well as some hijinks orchestrated by the band and their producer, LCD Soundsystem‘s James Murphy. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, venue curator Peter Hopkins

  • Aracde Fire Will Be “Shocked” If James Murphy Doesn’t Reform LCD Soundsystem
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    Aracde Fire Will Be “Shocked” If James Murphy Doesn’t Reform LCD Soundsystem

    We’re all familiar with the lovin’ between Arcade Fire and James Murphy and it seems the Canadian indie superstars have all the inside gossip, with the band’s multi-instrumentalist Richard Reed Parry saying he’d be “shocked” if Murphy doesn’t get his now-defunct outfit LCD Soundsystem back together. Parry told The Sun that the many tours Arcade

  • Arcade Fire Vibe With James Murphy, Still At DFA Studios
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    Arcade Fire Vibe With James Murphy, Still At DFA Studios

    Previously, Arcade Fire had mentioned that they would be collabbing with ex-LCD Soundsystem member James Murphy for “three or so songs”, but it looks as though the gang have gotten comfy in Murphy’s digs at DFA Studios, with a random tweet from the studio revealing “Arcade Fire STILL with us…” The tweet also reveals, “This

  • James Murphy And DFA Records File Lawsuit Against Fellow Co-Founder
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    James Murphy And DFA Records File Lawsuit Against Fellow Co-Founder

    Fearless leader of LCD Soundsystem and producer James Murphy now has the support of the record label he co-founded in a lawsuit against a fellow co-founder Tim Goldsworthy. Initally, it seemed that Murphy was on a solo crusade, but other members of DFA Records have stepped up, also demanding Goldsworthy pay up. According to Pitchfork,

  • James Murphy Rumoured to Produce New Arcade Fire Record
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    James Murphy Rumoured to Produce New Arcade Fire Record

    Diffuser, from whom we borrowed the above pic, have reported that rumours are now taking flight that former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy is a hot favourite to produce the next record from grammy award winning indie act The Suburbs, errrr, I mean Arcade Fire.

  • James Murphy Wrestles With Break Up Of LCD Soundsystem
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    James Murphy Wrestles With Break Up Of LCD Soundsystem

    Frontman James Murphy has expressed his ongoing struggles with the decision to break up his former band LCD Soundsystem. In an article posted by NME, Murphy opened up about how dismantling the band, while ultimately the right thing to do, was difficult as there was, and is, no bad blood between the former members of

  • LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy Is Writing A Novel
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    LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy Is Writing A Novel

    Having just left our shores last month after he headlined his own DFA Records stage at this year’s instalment of the incredible Future Music Festival, LCD Soundsystem’s frontman James Murphy has announced that he will be writing a novel. Not to be mixed up with an autobiography, Murphy will be writing a piece of fiction.

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