NY Super Week, the lead-up to NY Comic Con, is almost upon us, running from October 3 - 12 at places all over NYC. Since we last posted about it they've added a LOT more events. Among them: --James...
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As we reported last month, LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy teamed up with IBM to create music from the tennis matches of the U.S. Open, with every fault, double-fault, serve, and ace becoming its own musical note. Murphy has releasedShow More Summary
Hazlitt interviewed author David Mitchell. LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy has turned the data from the US Open into electronic music. Author Dylan Landis interviewed herself at The Nervous Breakdown. Bookworm interviewed author Joyce Carol Oates. The Los Angeles Review of...
LCD Soundsystem's frontman James Murphy announced an ambitious project last month to turn all the tennis data gathered from the U.S. Open into algorithm-generated music. In total, that would be about 400 hours of music total. Read more...
Before the US Open started, James Murphy and IBM announced they would be generating
LCD Soundsystem frontman's latest project might be his most unique one yet.
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. Titled [...]
A goth girl has the best dad, IBM and James Murphy make some music for the U.S. Open, get a Google Street View of the Destiny universe, Wind mobile wants you to talk to your dad, and McConaughey waxes philosophical for Lincoln. The music...Show More Summary
This video is sponsored by IBM. To musician and producer James Murphy, every break point, unforced error, and service ace at the U.S. Open is music to his ears. Murphy, the former frontman for LCD Soundsystem, has been collaborating with IBM on an innovative music project for the U.S. Show More Summary
Musician and producer James Murphy is turning the US Open into music. The thwack of the ball, line judges screaming ‘FAULT!’, British hopes being dashed… When you think about musical inspirations, tennis might not be high on the list. Show More Summary
Is James Franco coming to American Horror Story: Freak Show? It seems like everyone is making at least an appearance, and since Franco loves to turn up unexpectedly on shows, it wouldn’t be a shock if he jumps into Ryan Murphy’s twisted world. Show More Summary
Each player's movement is mapped to audio samples that the LCD Soundsystem frontman will remix and release. The drama of a tennis match can be heard in the rhythmic sound it produces. The ball pops and whooshes, a player grunts, then come cheers--in its own way, it's almost musical. Show More Summary
Murphy’s not actually writing the music; he’s just the conduit for probabilities.
New Order & Mute's Daniel Miller clink glasses, sign contract... Mute Records have signed New Order and will release the band's next album. Says label head Daniel Miller:This is an exciting new chapter for both Mute and New Order an...
A clip from Lava, a Pixar short film about a Hawaiian volcano. Director James Ford Murphy says he’s loved Hawaii ever since he was a kid. The short will be shown in 2015 alongside Pixar’s upcoming feature length film Inside Out.
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.