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Before James Murphy was an ultra-hip DJ, he was a punk. This weekend he'll go back to those roots by sitting in on drums for NYC art-punks Dungbeetle at their reunion show. The reunion is taking…   Read Story »
Back in 2011 Arcade Fire and a bunch of their friends made a 21-minute horror movie called Festi. Today they've posted that movie, which involves murder and intrigue backstage at the band's 2011…   Read Story »
Foo Fighters will soon return with Sonic Highways, which is both an album and an HBO show. And in a new trailer for the TV show, we see a deeply random assortment of musicians who will apparently…   Read Story »
Who says indie rockers can't dominate on the basketball court? At yesterday's POP vs. Jock basketball game, played for the third year in a row at the POP Montreal festival, Arcade Fire's Win Butler…   Read Story »
Back towards the start of the U.S. Open, James Murphy announced that he was teaming up with IBM to create an algorithm that would turn raw data from tennis matches into music. All of the music from…   Read Story »
As the former frontman of LCD Soundsystem, James Murphy has earned enough goodwill that he can spend the rest of his life farting around with film scores and coffee, and nobody will have any right to…   Read Story »
The former LCD Soundsystem leader James Murphy last worked with filmmaker Noah Baumbach when he put together the dazed L.A. studio-pop score for Baumbach's deeply uncomfortable 2010 movie Greenberg.…   Read Story »
James Murphy has been talking about selling his own blend of coffee ever since LCD Soundsystem was first breaking up, and a few months ago, he announced that he was done tinkering and the coffee was…   Read Story »
Since the spectacular planned demise of LCD Soundsystem, James Murphy has had all the time he needs to devote himself to a series of goofy passion projects. The latest, if he can pull it off, will…   Read Story »
When he broke up LCD Soundsystem, James Murphy had a lot of plans, and he's followed through on many of them. But one goal that remains elusive is the one he announced nearly two years ago: To…   Read Story »