photos by Jimmy King Last week, David Bowie released the really great title track off his upcoming album '?' (pronounced "Blackstar") and now a new feature on Rolling Stone reveals more details on the album. LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy, who...
Last week, David Bowie debuted his 10-minute-long single “Blackstar” with an appropriately epic video. Rolling Stone spoke with some of his collaborators about his new album, and there’s some interesting stuff in there! Apparently, ? was inspired by Kendrick Lamar, according to his long-time producer Tony Visconti: We were listening to a lot of Kendrick […]
Photo by Jimmy King More details about the making of David Bowie's new album ? (pronounced Blackstar) have been revealed, as Rolling Stone reports. James Murphy performed percussion on two tracks, though he was originally slated to be one of the album's producers alongside Bowie and longtime collaborator Tony Visconti. Show More Summary
Some of music's brightest newcomers are credited with shaping ?.
The horror anthology series on FX, "American Horror Story: Hotel," is enjoying great success. The show was recently renewed for another season – much to the delight of its creator Ryan Murphy. The news also comes with the possibility that singer Lady Gaga is being considered to return in the anthology's next run. Show More Summary
On November 6, 1863, Old Geelong Gaol (op. cit.) hosted the hanging of James Murphy. This horse thief, having been put to some light piece of penal servitude cleaning up the Warrnambool courthouse, noticed his minder kneeling over the fireplace and bashed that constable’s head with a three-point mason’s hammer. Murphy made good his escape […]
The Lowline has tens of millions of dollars, connections to a billion-dollar real estate certainty, and Lena Dunham. James Murphy's #SubwaySymphony project has 14,000 tweets, three YouTube videos, and a beer sponsorship. Like a remora...Show More Summary
David James Murphy, 45, was canned soon after Tila Azeem, 25, reported his alleged antics to Citigroup’s HR department — but the married dad claims that she’s the one who acted inappropriately.
Big day for James Murphy fans on Thursday as Music Twitter was losing its edge shit over LCD Soundsystem reunion rumors. Billboard and CoS say this is happening; P4K, EW, and Rolling Stone say nah. It got heated! DFA is adamant there will be no festival shows unless Murphy is “being a real jerk.” I […]
Can you imagine living in a bleak, empty world where James Murphy won't someday reunite LCD Soundsystem?
With his dreams of a peaceful world filled with harmonious subway sounds as shattered as a cold case of Heinekens after a frat initiation party, James Murphy is rumored to have finally embraced his destiny: less than five years since his band broke up, Consequence of Sound is reporting that LCD Soundsystem will reunite in 2016. Show More Summary
James Murphy & Co. blew out the end of their influential dance-punk act LCD Soundsystem in 2011 by playing their biggest show ever, headlining Madison Square Garden and generally making every sad bastard in the place dance until they forgot that their favorite band was no more. The whole thing... More »
James Murphy & Co. return five years after their high-profile breakup.
photos by Amanda Hatfield Nico Muhly / Philip Glass / Tanya Tagaq @ National Sawdust 10/1/2015 Years in the planning, new not-for-profit, artist-led venue National Sawdust finally opened its doors on Thursday night with two disparate "discover the space" inaugural shows....
National Sawdust, the former Williamsburg sawdust factory on N. 6th St. that has been turned into a multi-use facility containing a chamber hall, a recording studio, and a restaurant (three years and $16 million in the making), will finally...
Arcade Fire and James Murphy work on the intricacies of "Afterlife" in the latest preview of the band's upcoming documentary, The Reflektor Tapes, which chronicles the making of their last album, Reflektor, and subsequent world tour. The short clip arrives via Arcade Fire Tube and blends studio and live footage, fittingly opening with a perfect...
We’ve seen a couple trailers so far for Arcade Fire’s documentary The Reflektor Tapes. Arcade Fire Tube points out that the latest teaser features in-studio footage with producer James Murphy. The scene reveals that the band painted their faces for the recording session, presumably to really get into that Haitian spirit. Watch below. The Reflektor […]
The Reflektor Tapes is the forthcoming Arcade Fire film directed by Kahlil Joseph that follows the band as they record 2013's Reflektor and tour the world. Last month, they released a series of trailers for the film. Today, they shared another preview for the movie, in which the band is shown working on "Afterlife" with James Murphy. Show More Summary
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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