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James Murphy to Score Noah Baumbach’s ‘While We’re Young,’ Starring Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock

Indie darling Noah Baumbach’s (Greenberg, Frances Ha) films have often represented a beautiful marriage of film and music and his latest, While We’re Young, looks to take that relationship even further. Not only will the project reunite Baumbach with LCD Soundsystem mastermind James Murphy, who previously scored the 2010 gem Greenberg, but it will also […]

James Murphy To Release Live Album Of LCD Soundsystem’s Farewell Show

In an interview with Rolling Stone focusing on his soundsystem Despacio, James Murphy revealed that he will be releasing a live album of the final LCD Soundsystem show at Madison Square Garden. Big news, that, but Murphy slipped it in after talking about his 2013 work with Arcade Fire, Kathleen Hanna, David Bowie, and more,  as […]

David Bowie Releases Music Video For James Murphy’s Remix of “Love Is Lost”

At this point, David Bowie fans should be used to strange theatrics. On a scale of one to Ziggy Stardust, Bowie’s new video for the James Murphy (LCD Soundsystem, producer of Arcade Fire’s Reflektor) remix of “Love Is Lost” is only about a five, but it’s still bound to be one of the weirder things […]

Arcade Fire Stream New Song From ‘Reflektor’

If you haven’t seen the hype around Arcade Fire‘s upcoming fourth full-length, Reflektor, then you probably haven’t been paying attention. The Canadian indie rockers started the promotion cycle with an intriguing viral campaign, which concluded with a series of intimate shows as an alter ego called The Reflektors, which required fans to wear formal dress, […]

Hear James Murphy’s Epic Remix of “Love Is Lost” by David Bowie

Remember when James Murphy and David Bowie both teamed up to work on Arcade Fire‘s new single, “Reflektor“? Hopefully you do, because that epic song debuted only a few weeks ago. Turns out Murphy and Bowie hit it off well, because Murphy just remixed “Love Is Lost” off his new album, The Next Day. Give a listen […]

REVIEW: Holy Ghost! – ‘Dynamics’

Artist: Holy Ghost! Album: Dynamics Genre: Indie Synth-Pop Label: DFA Records Holy Ghost! have come a long way since their rap release on DFA Records under the name, Automato. In fact, they’ve come a long way since their self-titled release in late 2009. The Brooklyn duo consisting of Alex Frankel and Nick Millhiser are able to fill in the […]

Arcade Fire’s New Single May Feature David Bowie And James Murphy

Arcade Fire recently announced a brand new single, titled “Reflektor.” The single will be released Monday, September 9, at 9pm online. It will be released on a limited edition 12″ vinyl that will only be available for purchase through select retailers. You can find the list of record stores selling the single by heading here. […]

STREAM: Holy Ghost! – “Teenagers In Heat”

Holy Ghost! have been quiet until they released their nearly 8-minute track, “Dumb Disco Ideas,” a few months ago. Today, Pitchfork reports that the duo have announced the release date of their sophomore album entitled, Dynamics, on September 10 via DFA Records. To coincide with the album announcement, Holy Ghost! unleashed the new track, “Teenagers […]

Holy Ghost! Debut New Single; Touring with New Order

If the retirement of LCD Soundsystem has left you wanting more, we here at Under The Gun Review have an excellent replacement. The New York duo, Holy Ghost!, debuted the video for their new single, “Dumb Disco Ideas,” which features an impressive colorful light show upon a New York rooftop. The track times out over […]

James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem suing DFA Records Co-Founder

James Murphy, the brainchild behind LCD Soundsystem, is suing DFA Records co-founder Tim Goldsworthy for nearly $100,000. According to DNAInfo.com, Goldsworthy failed to perform services he was paid for, owes outstanding loans, and improperly used the company credit card to make unauthorized withdraws from the label’s bank account. On top of it, DFA Records’ studio in Greenwich Village, […]

CONFIRMED: Arcade Fire Collaborated With James Murphy Of LCD Soundsystem On New Material

You have probably never been compelled to dance to an Arcade Fire album. Well, maybe you did, fey mid-Aughts independent movie about the complexities inherit in adolescence. But you’re not a person. You’re a work of fiction. But the Canadian indie rock outfit might get you to shake that ass yet. A feature in Music Week […]

Gorillaz DoYaThing

STREAM: The Gorillaz – “DoYaThing (Feat. James Murphy and Andre 3000)” 13 Minute Version

The Gorillaz have done it yet again with a new single entitled “DoYaThing” that has been quite the buzz on indie blogs for the past few weeks. The song is a Converse 3 artists. One Song. collaboration between The Gorillaz, James Murphy and Andre 3000. It was recorded live, using spontaneity and random inspiration as the driving force […]