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Free Energy - You Thought You Knew James Murphy?

By Jaimie Hodgson

Posted on 20 Dec 09


You know James Murphy, right? Focal point of LCD Soundsystem. DFA label boss. Rare groove 'n' disco-edit disciple. Crate digger. Sculptor of chilly, stark post-dance punk. The David Byrne for the DJ generation. Svengali to a roster of globe-spanning leftfield dancefloor mechanics.

There he is.

You may or may not have heard that he turned down being a scriptwriter for Seinfeld as the show was launching. Yup, apparently he almost went down that route. Funny guy, I'm told. Pithy Facebook status updates, I bet.

Has anyone else noticed though, that just after Daniel Bedingfield disappeared off the radar, after some 'quad-bike accident' a few years back (the most dangerous popstar sport) that LCD rocketed into the limelight far bigger than ever before with the Sound Of Silver album/tour...



Y'know. Just sayin... I mean, I've never seen them in the same place.

Make of that what you will.

Next thing you know he'll be signing all-American drivetime pop-rawk to his label.

Oh wait.

Here's a track off Free Energy's new record on DFA. It's called 'Free Energy' (click on the track name to download).


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