LCD Soundsystem may be done, but James Murphy isn’t. His latest musical project is one of the most fascinating yet: The artist teamed up with developers at IBM to turn tennis matches from the U.S. Open into music. While initially itShow More Summary
Each match from the tennis tournament is being turned into a soundtrack using a computer algorithm.
LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy has dabbled in some weird stuff since the group split up three years ago, so the news that he's now working with IBM to convert the back-and-forth cadence of tennis matches at the US Open into music... isn't really a...
James Murphy is hanging back and enjoying retirement—but that doesn't mean he can't have his hobbies.
James Murphy plus IBM are turning U.S. Open matches into music
When LCD Soundsystem split up, it left frontman James Murphy with a lot of time and creative energy on his hands. So he's been experimenting with a number of weird and esoteric projects, the latest of which is turning tennis data from the U.S. Open into music. Read more...
Next Summer, when you finally sit down to see a new Pixar movie, you’ll first see Lava. It’s the company’s latest short film, directed by James Ford Murphy, which will play before Pete Docter’s Inside Out starting on June 19, 2015. The...Show More Summary
After dabbling in film and coffee, James Murphy has finally gotten back to making music. Sort of. Murphy has teamed up with some big brains at IBM to generate music based on game data from 2014 US Open matches...
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 interesting in [...]
This post is sponsored by IBM. The U.S. Open is underway, and dedicated tennis fans will be hanging on every ace, double fault, and down-the-line volley. What if they could follow all of those parts of a match... as a piece of music? Now they can. Show More Summary
For any Chappelle’s Show fan, the name Charlie Murphy requires some kind of trigger warning, as it immediately calls up the “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories” sketch that brought “I’m Rick James, bitch!” into the world. But there’s a lot more to the writer-actor-comedian than reminiscences of youthful debauchery as a member... More »
The James Beard Foundation brings its Taste America dinner series to Seattle next month: Marc Murphy (NYC's Benchmarc Restaurants) will prepare a multi-course meal with Seattle chefs, including Tom Douglas, Maria Hines, Jason Wilson (Crush, Miller's Guild), Rachel Yang (Joule,...
Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today Shane Black will direct the film adaptation of the popular adventure book series The Destroyer by Warren Murphy. Penning the screenplay are Jim Uhls (Fight Club) and James Mullaney; Mullaney co-authored and became the sole writer of "The Destroyer" until the series' end in 2008. Show More Summary
Tom Hopper, Ryan Kwanten, Ken Duken, Charlie Murphy, James Norton, Ed Skrein, Anatole Taubman and Johan Hegg star in the action adventure pic about a gang of Viking marauders. When they are shipwrecked off the coast of Scotland, the Northmen must trek to the safety of the Viking stronghold Danelag. Show More Summary
Nevsun Resources Ltd (NYSEMKT:NSU) Q2 2014 Results Earnings Conference Call August 1, 2014, 11:00 AM ET Executives Cliff Davis – CEO Frazer Bourchier – COO Tom Whelan – CFO Analysts Adam Low – Raymond James Ltd. Matt Murphy – UBS Securities Canada, Inc. Show More Summary
Move over, James Murphy. The indie rock coffee competition is getting more crowded. In conjunction with their new album, Brill Bruisers, The New Pornographers have partnered with Intelligentsia Coffee on a limited edition signature blend called Brill Brew. Says...
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 While We’re Young, which [...]
Two of music's biggest names contributing in entirely different capacities.
James Garner, a television and film actor whose career spanned more than five decades, died at his home in Los Angeles on Saturday. He was 86.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western "Maverick" led to a stellar career in TV and films such as "The Rockford Files" and his Oscar-nominated "Murphy's Romance," has died, police said. He...Show More Summary