What do you get when Barbra Streisand and James Brolin invite Lady Gaga, Ryan Murphy, John Travolta, and Kelly Preston to their home? The best dinner party since Jesus broke bread with the Apostles. Although Gaga teased fans with an Instagram shot of a pool dyed blood red for her own party last week, she didn't share much more. Show More Summary
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James Lecesne in 'The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey' | Photo by Matthew Murphy We all know someone like Leonard Pelkey. He is that shimmering, bright soul that is a joy to be around. She is that standout individual who refuses...Show More Summary
photo: James Murphy at Terminal 5 in 2011 (more by Andrew St. Clair) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... DonMonique, Statik Selektah, DJ Clockwork, TJ Mizell, Dylan the...
It could have been Tuvan throat singers or Laura Dern's Jurassic Park scream, but the deconstructive elegance of a Fart makes for a successful parody of James Murphy's Subway Symphony project. "The turnstile has to make a sound, it might as well be a fart." Well? [ more › ]
In June, James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem opened The Four Horsemen, a wine bar in Williamsburg, where he and his other three horsemen are changing everything you thought you knew about wine.
James Lecesne in The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey. Photo: Matthew Murphy The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, a one-man show at the Westside Theatre written and performed by James Lecesne, chronicles the short life of a New Jersey orphan. Show More Summary
Aloft - Jennifer Connelly, Cillian Murphy Cartel Land - Documentary Paper Towns - Nat Wolff, Cara Delevingne Pixels - Adam Sandler, Kevin James Southpaw - Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams
While he's been busy with his Four Horseman wine bar/restaurant, James Murphy hasn't given up on his dream to change the sounds subway turnstiles make into something more symphonic. He's even got backing for it now: Heineken, who ar...
James Murphy has a dream he'd like us to hear, Heineken has beer it'd like us to buy, and the MTA has to move six million people every day with very little money. Like an impassive turnstile handling a slightly bent MetroCard duringShow More Summary
Seven decades after World War Two ended, Japanese company Mitsubishi Materials Corporation has made an unprecedented apology to an American prisoner of war (POW) who was forced to toil in mines during the conflict. James Murphy, nowShow More Summary
A senior executive will personally say sorry to James Murphy, 94, who was forced to work in one of the company's copper mines, something he described as "slavery in every way."
James Murphy is out there trying in vain to beautify your subway turnstile experience, and not only will the MTA not let him, it's also actively reminding you of the futility of your existence. Insufficient fare, insufficient life. Why do you even bother? [ more › ]
James Murphy knows where to see all of his friends tonight. When the former LCD Soundsystem bandleader announced he was opening The Four Horsemen, a Williamsburg wine bar, it seemed like an IRL manifestation of self-parody that Gentrified Brooklyn™ has used to skewer itself fictionally for years; the jokes to make here are just too easy. Show More Summary
Recently, Heineken announced that they would be helping James Murphy in his ongoing effort to replace the current subway turnstile noise with whatever sound James Murphy finds more pleasant. His project is called Subway Symphony, and for years the MTA has said it's not gonna happen. Show More Summary
James Murphy has been working on his pet project of changing the sound of the New York City subway turnstiles to something nicer for a long, long time. He recently partnered with Heineken to make this so-called Subway Symphony a reality, but the MTA gave him a pretty firm, unequivocal “no,” saying that the harsh […]
For many New Yorkers, the subway is like the ninth circle of hell. On a bad day, it's a glorified rat tunnel. On a good day, it gets you to work on time. Erstwhile LCD Soundsystem front man James Murphy is out to prove otherwise with his Subway Symphony project,... More »
Noise pollution is all around us. LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy wants to transform turnstiles into instruments. "Every time you swipe your MetroCard, the turnstile emits a flat, unpleasant 'beep'. Each turnstile emits its own beep,Show More Summary
LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy and Heineken are embarking on an unlikely quest, to bring music to the turnstiles of the New York subway, and give each station its own unique musical signature. Read on to see how you can help...
Since essentially “retiring” his LCD Soundsystem project in 2011, DJ/producer James Murphy, who’s also the co-founder of DFA Records, has indulged in a variety of somewhat offbeat efforts related in some way to music. Now that he’s collaborated with IBM to create music out of tennis match data during last year’s U.S. Show More Summary