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.
The crank and clang of subway turnstiles is abrasive and annoying at the best of times. But James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem fame wants to make those noises better.
David Bowie's newest album, The Next Day, is getting an expanded three-disc re-release on November 5. That was a surprise in and of itself, but it's coming with a little extra: a rollicking ten-minute remix of the song "Love Is Lost," by James Murphy.
LCD Soundsystem broke up last year. But not before going on a five day concert bender, with one final, enormous show at Madison Square Garden. Shut Up and Play the Hits chronicles those final days.
For the latest Gorillaz track — "DoYaThing," which you can download for free here — the cartoon band recruited LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy and Outkast's Andre 3000 for a deranged journey through their morning saunter. It involves a bowl full of disembodied ears, violent product placement, and Andre's rapping,…