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Hear James Murphy’s Cover Of David Bowie’s “Golden Years” For While We’re Young

While We're Young is Noah Baumbach's upcoming film about two 40-somethings feeling old and edgeless in Brooklyn. James Murphy scored the film, naturally, and we've heard small snippets of his contributions over the past month. Two days ago, Murphy premiered a gorgeous slice of ambient yearning called "We Used To Dance,"… More »

By: Patrick Hosken / March 19, 2015

James Murphy – “We Used To Dance”

Noah Baumbach's upcoming film While We're Young, due out 3/27, is about a couple of married, middle-aged creative types (Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts) whose lives are shaken up when they start hanging out with a pair of free-spirited young Brooklynites (Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried). Yes, that all sounds very Noah Baumbach-y. Fellow… More »

By: Peter Helman / March 17, 2015

Preview James Murphy’s Score From Noah Baumbach’s While We’re Young

Noah Baumbach's newest feature film, While We're Young, will be released toward the end of this month. It's bound to be a romanticized portrayal of young and not-so-young arty types trying to "find themselves" in Bushwick, Brooklyn. It's destined to infuriate me. All prejudice aside, it's very cool that James Murphy scored the film, and… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / March 4, 2015

James Murphy’s Score And Bowie Remix Included On While We’re Young Soundtrack Out Next Month

James Murphy scored Noah Baumbach's forthcoming film While We're Young, an undoubtedly romanticized illustration of what it's like to be a youth living in Brooklyn, starring Adam Driver (of course) and Amanda Seyfried (Why?). The good news is that the Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock can be seen cradling a baby in the trailer, and the… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / February 5, 2015

Stream James Murphy & IBM’s Album Of Remixes Made With Tennis Data

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, number of aces, and several other things that I don't understand) and generates it into music cues, creating… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / December 19, 2014

Watch The Trailer For Noah Baumbach’s While We’re Young Starring Ad-Rock And Scored By James Murphy

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 fact that they are no longer broke, artistic youths. In come Adam Driver and Amanda Seyfried, your stereotypical happy-go-lucky Bushwick… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / December 4, 2014

James Murphy Will Drum For Reunited NYC Art-Punks Dungbeetle This Weekend

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 place Saturday at the release party for the latest issue of Radio Silence at Le Poisson Rouge. Stephin Merritt,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 21, 2014

Watch Arcade Fire’s Horror Film Festi, Feat. James Murphy, The National, Peter Gabriel, Fleet Foxes

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 festival tour. Guests include James Murphy, the National, Peter Gabriel, Fleet Foxes, Slash, and Andrew Garfield (apparently "We Exist" wasn't hi… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 31, 2014

Watch Another Teaser For Foo Fighters’ Sonic Highways, Which Will Apparently Include James Murphy

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 appear: Billy Gibbons! Carrie Underwood! Slash! Some of these people will presumably appear on the album,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 8, 2014

Inside Win Butler’s POP Vs. Jock III Celebrity Basketball Game And Afterparty

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 and a group of musicians including his bandmate and brother Will, Bon Iver's Justin Vernon, and Nikolai Fraiture of The Stroke… More »

By: Greg Bouchard / September 21, 2014

Hear James Murphy’s U.S. Open Remixes

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 the tracks are automatically created, but Murphy has picked a few to give a proper remix to. More »

By: James Rettig / September 9, 2014

James Murphy Is Using U.S. Open Tennis Data To Make 400 Hours Of Music

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 get mad about it. Murphy's latest project is very much in the farting-around category, but it's pretty… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 28, 2014

James Murphy Scoring Noah Baumbach’s While We’re Young Co-Starring Ad-Rock

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. And now, as SPIN points out, the two are working together again, as Murphy has done the score for Baumbach's forthcoming film WhileMore »

By: Tom Breihan / July 23, 2014

You Can Buy James Murphy’s Specialty Coffee Now

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 ready to go. And so it is. As Esquire reports (via Brooklyn Vegan), Murphy and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 26, 2014

Watch James Murphy Preview His Musical Subway Turnstile Concept

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 certainly make the world a better place. It's a plan to make the New York City subway system sound… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 24, 2014

James Murphy Reveals His New Espresso

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 release his own blend of espresso. But now Murphy says that he's done with the tinkering-and-experimenting part… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 4, 2013

David Bowie – “Love Is Lost (James Murphy Remix)” Video Version 2 (NSFW)

We've already posted one video for James Murphy's amazing 10-minute remix of David Bowie's "Love Is Lost." That one was a dark, murky, marionette-dominated affair that only used four minutes of the remix. But now that remix has another video, and the new one uses the entire masterful track. The new one, from… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 13, 2013

Watch James Murphy’s Short Film Little Duck

Little Duck, James Murphy's short film for Canon Project Imagination, has been in the works for a while now. In fact, we spoke to Murphy about it over a year ago. Of course you can probably forgive him for the delay since he was also busy producing one of the biggest albums ofMore »

By: Miles Bowe / October 31, 2013

David Bowie – “Love Is Lost (James Murphy Remix)” Video

The special three-disc reissue of his great comeback album The Next Day is out next week, and now David Bowie has made a strange, unsettling video for James Murphy's fucking awesome remix of his "Love Is Lost." For the video, Bowie pares the massive remix down to a four-minute edit and fill… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 31, 2013

Arcade Fire Pulled The Old Stage Switcheroo In Brooklyn Last Night

Nine years ago, one of CMJ's more buzzed about discoveries was Arcade Fire at Mercury Lounge. Last night, playing as the Reflektors, the now-rock stars handily upstaged the entire Music Marathon with the first of two sold-out shows in Brooklyn, the band's first concerts since last month's gigs at at Montreal's Salsathèque. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / October 19, 2013
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