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Back in August, James Murphy teamed up with IBM to make an album based on U.S. Open tennis data. Murphy and co. built a kind of algorithm using IBM Software that takes tennis match data (serve speed,…   Read Story »
Noah Baumbach's newest film While We're Young, which is due out in March 2015, chronicles the life of a couple in their 40s (played by Naomi Watts and Ben Stiller) attempting to reconcile with the…   Read Story »
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 »