Posts tagged "james murphy"

James Murphy Confirms That a New LCD Soundsystem Album is Coming

LCD Soundsystem will officially release a new album this year, James Murphy confirmed in a lengthy open letter posted to the group's website. After explaining how the…
James Grebey / January 5, 2016

Get Intoxicated! James Murphy to Open NYC Wine Bar

We hear that James Murphy and his band have sold their turntables and bought decanters. Nearly a half-decade after hanging up his white tee and…
Andrew Unterberger / May 12, 2015

James Murphy to Score Noah Baumbach Film Co-Starring Ad-Rock

After their winning collaboration for 2010's Greenberg, Noah Baumbach and James Murphy combine once again. The LCD Soundsystem mastermind will score the director's next film, While We're Young,…
Olivia Forman / July 22, 2014

Inside James Murphy and 2ManyDJs’ Insane Audiophile Soundsystem

Barcelona's Sónar festival is the last place you'd ever expect to hear Heart's "Magic Man." Sónar, after all, is known as a festival for "advanced…
Philip Sherburne / July 11, 2014

Drink Yourself Clean With James Murphy’s New Coffee Blend

James Murphy has developed his own coffee, somehow finding time between making the New York City subway system sing, organizing a new LCD Soundsystem live album,…
Kyle McGovern / February 26, 2014

Watch James Murphy Make New York City’s Subway Sing

If James Murphy gets his way, the New York City subway system will be a little less hellish. The former LCD Soundsystem mastermind wants to…
Kyle McGovern / February 24, 2014

James Murphy, Cults Heat Up YouTube/SPIN’s Snowy Sundance Showcase

Tucked into Park City, Utah's surging downtown lies YouTube on Main Street, the cozy two-story venue where Cults and James Murphy kept a knit-capped capacity…
SPIN Staff / January 19, 2014

YouTube and SPIN Present Damon Albarn, James Murphy, Cults, More, at Sundance This Weekend

The Sundance Film Festival is under way in Park City, Utah, and SPIN is making a big, snowy splash this weekend with a pair of…
SPIN Staff / January 17, 2014

James Murphy, Brian Eno Talk Shop for Red Bull Music Academy Documentary

Red Bull Music Academy is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a new documentary and book. What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music…
Kyle McGovern / January 9, 2014

LCD Soundsystem’s Final Show Destined for 2014 Live Album

LCD Soundsystem's final show was already immortalized in the tear-jerking 2012 documentary Shut Up and Play the Hits, but fans will soon be able to…
Kyle McGovern / December 11, 2013

David Bowie and James Murphy’s ‘Love Is Lost’ Gets Epic-Length NSFW Video

Late last month, David Bowie dropped his $12.99 video for James Murphy's cosmic-disco remix of "Love Is Lost." But while hand-washing fetishists and puppet lovers…
Chris Martins / November 13, 2013

James Murphy and 2manydjs Take Insane Soundsystem on the Road

Back in July, LCD Soundsystem founder James Murphy debuted an actual soundsystem at the Manchester International Festival. He used the rig alongside brothers David and…
Chris Martins / October 31, 2013

Grizzly Bear, James Murphy, My Morning Jacket Invade Times Square for CBGB Festival

The CBGB Festival threw its second annual Times Square takeover this weekend, featuring Grizzly Bear, My Morning Jacket, DJ James Murphy, Divine Fits, and more.
SPIN Staff / October 14, 2013

David Bowie Lives for the Applause in Epic 10-Minute James Murphy Remix

James Murphy has said that one of the first two records he bought as a kid was a "Fame" 7-inch by David Bowie. Now the…
Marc Hogan / October 10, 2013

James Murphy and Ex-Sepultura Players Are the ‘Metal White Stripes’

Things that make perfect sense: James Murphy working with the likes of Arcade Fire and David Bowie. A thing that does not make perfect sense,…
Dan Reilly / October 1, 2013

James Murphy Isn’t Feeling Your EDM Extravaganzas

Unless you're a highly trained audiophile or an electronics geek, much of this video of James Murphy and Soulwax/2ManyDJs discussing their Despacio soundsystem may sail…
Dan Reilly / August 2, 2013

James Murphy to Compose for Broadway Play That Inspired ‘Seinfeld’ Episode

James Murphy will be playing on Broadway. The former LCD Soundsystem leader is writing original music for the revival of Betrayal, according to Playbill. There's…
Marc Hogan / June 19, 2013

James Murphy Opens Up (About Tolkien) and Plays the Hits for Red Bull

"To want me to do something that you want me to do," James Murphy told an interviewer from the Guardian recently, "is to miss the fucking point."
Marc Hogan / May 31, 2013

LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy Now Designing an Actual Soundsystem

James Murphy has gone from LCD Soundsystem to crafting a real-live soundsystem. As the Guardian points out, the DFA Records co-founder is designing a customized rig…
Marc Hogan / May 29, 2013

Ad-Rock Says James Murphy Broke His Refrigerator

If ever there was an episode of Judge Judy we'd actually watch, it'd start with the words, "James Murphy was staying at my house, at…
Chris Martins / May 14, 2013
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