James Murphy

LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy Is Helping Brooklyn By Opening a Much-Needed Wine Bar

You know the rare feeling when you talk to that person at the party who emits nonchalant coolness — and you totally connect?… Read More

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LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy Wants to Put Music in NYC Subway Stations

LCD Soundsystem retired in 2011, and since then, co-founder James Murphy has DJ-ed numerous gigs and produced Arcade Fire’s last… Read More

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Arcade Fire’s ‘Reflektor’ Is ‘The 20/20 Experience’ of Indie Rock

Pretty much every review of Arcade Fire’s new album Reflektor, positive or negative, has referred to it as “ambitious.” Rolling Stone‘s David Fricke gushes about the record’s “decisive, indulgent ambition”; Consequence of Sound calls Win Butler “rock ‘n’ roll’s Christopher Nolan, a hyper-literate artist who crafts reliable, intelligent, and challenging blockbuster events that sweep our minds away,” and even the normally sensible Lindsay Zoladz at Pitchfork manages to describe the song “Awful Sound (Oh Eurydice)” as “aim[ing] to be nothing less than all the Beatles songs at once (‘Hey Jude’ and ‘Revolution 9′ included)… it inevitably falls short, but it’s hard not to admire the effort.” … Read More

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James Murphy Made a Ten-Minute Remix of David Bowie’s “Love is Lost”

The DFA just released a ten-minute David Bowie remix by none other than DFA founder and LCD Soundsystem mastermind James… Read More

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Staff Picks: Flavorwire’s Favorite Cultural Things This Week

Need a great book to read, album to listen to, or TV show to get hooked on? The Flavorwire team is here to help: in this weekly feature, our editorial staffers each recommend the cultural object or experience they’ve enjoyed the most in the past seven days. Click through for our picks, and tell us what you’ve been loving in the comments. … Read More

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