"Arcade Fire STILL with us at DFA ... This is going to be one great sounding album," reads a tweet posted yesterday on the DFA Studio Twitter account. We're not certain who penned that promising Twitter missive, but we wouldn't be surprised if James Murphy was responsible, as the ex-LCD Soundsystem mastermind is co-head of DFA Records, the New York-based label with a recording studio located in NYC.
Ex-LCD Sounsystem frontman James Murphy has filed a lawsuit against fellow DFA Records founder Tim Goldsworthy for nearly $100,000, according to a report in DNAinfo.com. The lawsuit, filed Friday in Manhattan Civil Supreme Court, is for "breach of contract" and "unjust enrichment" and says that "attempts to amicably resolve this matter were rebuffed" by Goldsworthy.
Pulp gave fans attending last month's homecoming concert at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield, England, a special Christmas present: digital access to 'After You,' a track they recorded with former LCD Soundsystem singer James Murphy. Now the band has announced plans to offer the song as an iTunes download starting Monday (Jan. 28) -- although you can stream it below right now.
While James Murphy is "just friends" with the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, it looks like his relationship with Arcade Fire has blossomed into something more. The former LCD Soundsystem mastermind recently dismissed reports that he was producing YYY's next album -- "I was just fussing around ," he revealed. "I didn’t make their album. They’re just friends." -- but Murphy has taken on a more significant role with Arcade Fire as they plug away at the follow-up to their Grammy-winning 2010 album 'The Suburbs,' contributing to a few tunes bound for the as-yet-untitled disc.
Former LCD Soundsystem mastermind James Murphy has signed on to helm a short film as part of Canon's Project Imaginat10n campaign, which will feature a whole slew of celebrity amateur auteurs creating their own shorts based on a selection of still pictures that anyone at home can upload to the Project Imaginat10n website.
Bored with the beeps and boops of the New York City subway system, former LCD Soundsystem lead singer James Murphy has a suggestion for the city's temperamental turnstiles -- make them musical, a stroke of weird genius he shared during a Yale panel discussion with former Talking Heads brain David Byrne, listenable below.