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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 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, 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
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, 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
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 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 –
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
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
LCD Soundsystem may be no more but thankfully James Murphy is showing no signs of going anywhere, with his remix of the one and only David Bowie‘s Love Is Lost turning up online after debuting on BBC Radio 6 Music earlier today. The 10-minute track, given the Hello Steve Reich Mix title, is set for
We’re struggling to think of a better way to spend a lazy afternoon than with 90 minutes worth of wisdom with James Murphy. The LCD Soundsystem frontman and DFA Records founder had a conversation in front of about 60 students as part of Red Bull Music Academy in New York City in May, which you
We’ve known for some time now that Arcade Fire have recruited former LCD Soundsystem member James Murphy to help out on the follow-up to 2010 album The Suburbs. Although we still have few details on the new record, Murphy has given some insight as to his input as producer. Speaking with Rolling Stone, Murphy said
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
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,
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.
Former LCD Soundsystem star James Murphy is planning to collaborate with director Ron Howard for an online short film project, writes DIY.
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
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.