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'Subway Symphony' Could Start Your Trip On The Right Note

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel

This'll put some spring in your step... and a tune in your ears. Currently, New York City subway riders hear an annoyingly high-pitched "beep" sou...

LCD Soundsystem Frontman Wants To Fill The Subways With His Music

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 02.24.2014 | Arts

New York City's subway system can be an awfully cacophonous environment -- a fact James Murphy has hoped to ameliorate for nearly fifteen years with a...

LISTEN: James Murphy's Fight To Have Music In NYC Subway Turnstiles

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

James Murphy, the former LCD Soundsystem frontman, has been fighting losing battle for 14 years with the City of New York to install music in the city...

Older Men in Last Vegas

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

When we first meet them in this laugh out loud comedy Last Vegas, Robert DeNiro, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Kline, and Michael Douglas look like they might...

First Nighter: Craig, Weisz, Spall in Nichols's Angle on Pinter's "Betrayal"

David Finkle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Something Mike Nichols chose to do when directing the final moments of Harold Pinter's Betrayal annoyed me so I had to remind myself that up until then, the revered director had brought unusual insight and vitality to the nine-scene intermissionless play.

LOOK: Are These The Worst Parents Of All Time?

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.16.2013 | Crime

They're being called the "worst parents in America." James and Roxanne Murphy of York, Pa., were charged last week on 27 criminal counts, including...

James Murphy's Got A NEW Soundsystem

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment

James Murphy has a new soundsystem with which to occupy himself. Fresh off celebrating his own DFA Records' 12th anniversary at an outstanding, th...

Short Film On LCD Soundsystem Founder Reveals New Info

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.08.2013 | Entertainment

In a new documentary short film on DFA Records, James Murphy, Jonathan Galkin and a bevy of artists take you inside the famously quirky and tight-knit...

Superstar Chefs! Dumplings! Fermented Fish! The LuckyRice Festival Returns to NYC

Tony Sachs | Posted 06.24.2013 | New York
Tony Sachs

The fourth annual LuckyRice Festival, which will be in New York City from April 29-May 5. The 10 scheduled events feature cuisines and dishes that run the gamut, from rice and ramen to Siamese (northern Thai) and the awesome sounding "This Stinks! Fermented Food Favorites From Asia.

Sasha Bronner

Sister Act: Three Valley Girls Are The New Face Of Rock

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.03.2013 | Los Angeles

My LA is a series of Q&A profiles with our favorite Angelenos. To see others, be sure to check out My LA. "HAIM" is the name of a band that everyon...

Kia Makarechi

James Murphy: 'Large Masses Of People Are Usually Stupid By Nature'

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment

In case the fact that he broke up one of the most beloved indie acts of our time for no apparent reason didn't tip you off, you should know that James...

Kia Makarechi

James Murphy Addresses Big Production Rumors

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 10.08.2012 | Entertainment

In recent weeks, rumors have surfaced that former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy will be producing albums for both the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Arca...

Kia Makarechi

Ron Howard & Some Famous Friends Need Your Help

HuffingtonPost.com | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.11.2012 | Entertainment

Ron Howard is excited. On the day HuffPost Entertainment spoke with the Oscar-winning director, Howard was promoting a new contest for Canon that find...

Get Your Rice Fix In Culver City

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.01.2012 | Los Angeles

Get your chopsticks ready! This Saturday, you can head to Culver City to dine and drink at the LUCKYRICE Festival. Inspired by Asian night markets,...

LCD Soundsystem's Epic Movie Dances Into Theaters

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 07.17.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- Asked to characterize "Shut Up and Play the Hits," a concert film that documents LCD Soundsystem's final, oft-mythologized show at Madison...

David Lohr

WATCH: Naked Woman's Impromptu Shopping Spree Attracts The Eyes Of The Law

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.10.2012 | Weird News

A nude woman who calmly walked into two New York businesses this week shocked employees and attracted the gaze of more than one startled shopper. T...

New Beachfront Music Festival Unveils Lineup

Posted 04.13.2012 | Chicago

The initial lineup announcement of another festival coming to Chicago proves, once more, that Lollapalooza and Pitchfork are far from the only large-s...

James Murphy Wants To Make Turnstiles A Musical Experience

Posted 04.10.2012 | New York

Love New York, but beeping subway turnstiles bringing you down? James Murphy, formerly of LCD Soundsystem, would like to change that. Murphy recent...

PHOTOS: The One Thing San Francisco Loves More Than Hipsters And Tech

Carly Schwartz | Posted 03.06.2012 | San Francisco

We can't think of many things San Franciscans will embrace more openly than its heavy population of hipsters and techies. Except maybe a giant, free f...

That Gorillaz, Andre 3000, James Murphy Collaboration Drops

Posted 02.25.2012 | Home

Gorillaz, Andre 3000 and LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy highly anticipated love child (for Converse) titled "DoYaThing" dropped today, and it's one of...

LCD Soundsystem Isn't Over

Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

You thought LCD Soundsystem was over? You were fooled. The band's final shows at Madison Square Garden may have been last April, but their final act w...

LCD Soundsystem Front Man Reveals His Inner Foodie

Posted 11.20.2011 | Home

If you listen closely to LCD Soundsystem's discography, you get glimmers that point to frontman James Murphy's love of food. When he's talking about a...

The Roots, Courtney Love Rock Fashion Week Parties

Simona Rabinovitch | Posted 09.16.2011 | Style
Simona Rabinovitch

It's those little surprises that make it all worthwhile, and I'm speaking of both parties and real life. For me, those welcome moments summed up my experience navigating New York Fashion Week's party scene this season.

WATCH: Arcade Fire Joins LCD Soundsystem On Stage At Final Show

Posted 06.04.2011 | New York

Well, it's all over. After they put on 4 extra goodbye shows at Terminal 5, LCD Soundsystem played their final farewell at Madison Square Garden Sat...

WATCH: Muppets Rock Out, Make Out, And Blackout To LCD Soundsystem

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The beginning of Javier Douglas's unofficial video for LCD Soundsystem's "Dance Yrself Clean" is something of a revelation--James Murphy sounds a heck...