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James Murphy Composing Music For Daniel Craig Play

Former Lcd Soundsystem star James Murphy has been tapped to compose the music for Hollywood couple Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz's upcoming Broadway play.The actors, who are married in real life, are set to share...

James Murphy Joins Arcade Fire

Former Lcd Soundsystem star James Murphy has found a new role with Arcade Fire as the Canadian rockers work on their next album.The star has agreed to help the band produce the follow-up to 2010...

Arcade Fire Team With James Murphy

Arcade Fire are working with James Murphy on their new album. The Canadian band have got together with the former LCD Soundsystem star at his DFA studio in New York to prepare tracks for their...

James Murphy Files Lawsuit Against Record Label Co-founder

Former Lcd Soundsystem frontman James Murphy has filed a lawsuit against the co-founder of his record label, British music producer Tim Goldsworthy.Murphy, who launched DFA Records with Goldsworthy in 2001, claims the Dj owes an...

Yeah Yeah Yeahs 'Fun' Rap Track

Yeah Yeah Yeahs included a rapper on their new album to make it more fun. The 'Heads Will Roll' band have a track with Dr. Octagon on fourth record 'Mosquito', and singer Karen O was...

Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Reggae Album

Yeah Yeah Yeahs' new album is ''influenced by roots reggae.''The 'Heads Will Roll' group will make their return in April with fourth album 'Mosquito', which will include some surprising influences. Singer Karen O told NME...

Lcd Soundsystem To Release Photobook

Dance stars Lcd Soundsystem are set to release a photobook chronicling their seven-year career.The tome, published by Powerhouse Books, looks back on the band's story from its inception to the controversial split at the height...

James Murphy Needed Lyrics Prompt For Lcd Soundsystem Gigs

Rocker James Murphy insisted on having lyrics sheets taped to the stage during Lcd Soundsystem's shows because he never knew the words to their songs.Former frontman Murphy admits he improvised during studio sessions and, as...

James Murphy To Work With Ron Howard On First Film

Former Lcd Soundsystem frontman James Murphy is teaming up with movie mogul Ron Howard to make his directorial debut.Murphy admits he'll be using Howard as a mentor as he shoots a planned short film for...

James Murphy Attacked Rude Fan

Former Lcd Soundsystem star James Murphy once grabbed a fan by the throat and threatened him after receiving criticism about his show.The musician has previously admitted he was prone to fits of violence as a...

James Murphy Threatened Kid Who Criticised His Music

James Murphy once threatened to beat up a child who criticised his music.The LCD Soundsystem frontman - who ended the electronic group last year - said he hates the fact people moan so much in...

Coachella Heads To Sea With Cruise Festival, Featuring Pulp, Hot Chip

Coachella has firmly established itself as the dominating music festival in the Usa, something cemented this year with the now infamous appearance of the Tupac Hologram, proving that if a new revolution is going to...

Lcd Soundsystem Considering Reunion For Movie Song

Dance stars Lcd Soundsystem are considering reforming to work on a movie soundtrack.The band bid farewell to fans during a concert at Madison Square Garden in New York last year (11) but they could be...

Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch: Hip-hop Loses One Of Its True Pioneers

With the death of sad death of Adam Yauch - known worldwide as Mca - the world has lost one of the true pioneers of modern hip-hop with the 47 year-old, alongside Ad-Rock and Mike...

James Murphy Writing A Novel

Lcd Soundsystem star James Murphy is working on his debut novel.The musician started writing a book when Lcd Soundsystem bowed out of the spotlight last year (11), and the star admits he is considering using...

Gorillaz Team Up With Murphy & Andre 3000 For New Converse Track

Gorillaz have teamed up with Lcd Soundsystem's James Murphy and Outkast's Andre 3000 to create a new anthem for sportswear company Converse.DoYaThing was unveiled as a free download on Converse's official website on Thursday (23Feb12)....

James Murphy Releasing Own Coffee Blend

Lcd Soundsystem star James Murphy has become the latest celebrity to launch his own coffee blend.The musician is a coffee enthusiast and recently took a training course to learn more about beans and blends from...

Going For Gould-ing; Ellie Teams Up With Nike

Ellie Goulding announced a new partnership with sports mega-brand Nike this week, the English singer-songwriter played an acoustic set at their Niketown Fashion's Night Out event on Thursday (8/9/2011) and went on to confirm that...

Lcd Soundsystem Bid Farewell To Fans

James Murphy and Lcd Soundsystem bid farewell to fans at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday night (02Apr11) with a rousing show featuring members of Arcade Fire.Murphy announced the final show in February...

Lcd Soundsystem Streaming Farewell Show Online

Dance stars Lcd Soundsystem are giving fans one final chance to see them in concert - they will stream their last ever gig live online.The electronic band will bow out of the music industry with...

Lcd Soundsystem Star Quits Before Cult Status Becomes Too Embarrassing

LCD SOUNDSYSTEM star JAMES MURPHY made his final TV performance before his impending retirement in America on Monday night (14Feb11) when he chatted with funnyman STEPHEN COLBERT and performed I CAN CHANGE.Murphy recently stunned the...

Lcd Soundsystem Play More Farewell Shows

LCD Soundsystem are to play four more farewell shows for "the people who want to see them".The dance act - fronted by James Murphy - announced earlier this month that they were disbanding but would...

Lcd Soundsystem Furious At Ticket Scalpers

Dance stars LCD SOUNDSYSTEM have slammed ticket scalpers for trying to cash in on the band's last ever concert, branding them "parasites" for ripping off true fans.The electronic band recently announced it had decided to...

Lcd Soundsystem To Retire After New York Show

LCD Soundsystem have announced they are to split.The American dance group - fronted by James Murphy - say they will play their last ever gig at New York's Madison Square Garden on April 2.In a...

Lcd Soundsystem Announce Farewell Gig

Dance act LCD SOUNDSYSTEM will play its last ever show in April (11).Frontman James Murphy revealed last year (10) that the group's third album, This Is Happening, would be their final record, so the stars...

Kendrick Rocks Out For Lcd Soundsystem

TWILIGHT star ANNA KENDRICK has swapped vampires for electro-dance music - she is the star of LCD SOUNDSYSTEM's latest video.The Oscar-nominated actress appears in the band's promo for new single Pow Pow and although she...

The Prodigy Close Bestival

The Prodigy brought Bestival festival to a close last night (12.09.10) with a greatest hits set, which ended with a bonfire and fireworks display. The dance group - made up of Keith Flint, Liam Howlett...

Guns 'N' Roses Close Leeds Festival

Guns 'N' Roses closed Leeds festival last night (29.08.10) despite threatening not to play. The group's singer, Axl Rose, had stormed offstage at the festival's twin site in Reading on Friday (27.08.10) night, after receiving...

Chew Lips' 'Vomit Inducing' Set

Chew Lips expect their upcoming festival appearance to be "vomit inducing".The dance pop trio - who are performing at this year's GlobalGathering in Stratford Upon Avon in Warwickshire, England - have admitted they think their...

Lcd Soundsystem Halt Set Over Bottle Throwers

LCD SOUNDSYSTEM halted their set during a music festival in London over the weekend (03-04Jul10) to chastise aggressive revellers who were throwing bottles onstage.The band was performing at the Wireless Festival in the British capital...

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