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Lcd Soundsystem To Launch Interactive Exhibit In New York

4th April 2014

Dance stars Lcd Soundsystem are set to launch an interactive exhibit in New York City, featuring a first listen of their upcoming live album and a display of never-before-seen photographs.The band performed its last concert...

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Klaxons Work With Big Dance Names For Record

4th April 2014

Klaxons have teamed up with some of the biggest names in the dance world for their new album 'Love Frequency'. The band - made up of Jamie Reynolds, James Righton and Simon Taylor - have...

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James Murphy's Subway Dream: Soundtrack The Underground

By Jack de Aguilar | 25th February 2014

James Murphy’s days with LCD Soundsystem are over, but he’s still experimenting with ways to innovate with music. His Subway Symphony project sets out to accompany the daily commute with musical compositions, each unique to...

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10th February 2014

Former Lcd Soundsystem star James Murphy teamed up with acclaimed hip-hop musician Ahmir 'questlove' Thompson on Friday (07Feb14) to host a special dinner in honour of freed Pussy Riot rockers Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina....

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James Murphy On A Mission To Revolutionise New York's Subway Sound Systems

14th November 2013

Former Lcd Soundsystem star James Murphy is hoping to revolutionise the sound of New York City's subways by creating individual soundtracks for each station for the benefit of weary commuters.The rocker is hoping to share...

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David Bowie Promises 'Good News'

30th October 2013

David Bowie has teased he has ''good news'' coming.The reclusive singer - who made a surprise comeback earlier this year with a critically-acclaimed album, 'The Next Day' - hinted he is to make a new...

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28th October 2013

British rock icon David Bowie has recruited former Lcd Soundsystem star James Murphy to remix his latest song, Love Is Lost, and he has unveiled plans to debut the new video for the track during...

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Arcade Fire Make Dance Album

22nd September 2013

Arcade Fire claims 'Reflektor' is a dance album that belongs in a ''really clear little world of its own''.The 'Ready to Start' band's latest record is a huge double album, and the band believe they...

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Arcade Fire Release New Single, Video And Artwork For New Album 'Reflektors'

By Joe Wilde | 10th September 2013

Arcade Fire are back with a whole heap of new material and album details to share with the ever-loving fans, with the band beginning to slowly leak more and more information about Reflektor over the...

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James Murphy Composing Music For Daniel Craig Play

20th June 2013

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...

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James Murphy Joins Arcade Fire

11th June 2013

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...

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Arcade Fire Team With James Murphy

11th June 2013

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...

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James Murphy Files Lawsuit Against Record Label Co-founder

5th March 2013

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...

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs 'Fun' Rap Track

27th January 2013

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...

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Reggae Album

15th January 2013

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...

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Lcd Soundsystem To Release Photobook

25th October 2012

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...

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James Murphy Needed Lyrics Prompt For Lcd Soundsystem Gigs

3rd September 2012

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...

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The Things They Say 26061

31st August 2012

"To us, it's the same as it ever was. We're still friends, we still play music together. It's just everyone else doesn't have to know about it now." James Murphy on the future of Lcd...

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James Murphy To Work With Ron Howard On First Film

31st August 2012

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...

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The Things They Say 26055

31st August 2012

"I remember the adrenaline, feeling sad, frightened, happy, but for the most part it was all about a job getting done. It's like a soldier in a war: you've got your part to play, you...

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James Murphy Attacked Rude Fan

31st August 2012

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...

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James Murphy Threatened Kid Who Criticised His Music

31st August 2012

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...

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

18th July 2012

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...

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Lcd Soundsystem Considering Reunion For Movie Song

9th July 2012

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...

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

4th May 2012

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...

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James Murphy Writing A Novel

12th April 2012

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...

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

23rd February 2012

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)....

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James Murphy Releasing Own Coffee Blend

1st February 2012

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...

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Going For Gould-ing; Ellie Teams Up With Nike

11th September 2011

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...

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Lcd Soundsystem Bid Farewell To Fans

3rd April 2011

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...

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