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James Murphy’s ‘Subway Symphony’ Installed in New York’s Lowline Underground Park

For the past five years, New York developers have been trying to build the Lower East Side's Lowline, slated to be the world's first underground park.
Brian Josephs / July 7, 2016

Tiga: From Montreal to ‘Planet E’

Mid-February marked the first time Tiga had to cancel a show in two decades. When we speak over the phone, it's apparent he’s sick — his voice subdued,…
Evan Siegel / March 15, 2016

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
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