James Murphy answered an assortment of random questions at a press conference for Sound of Silver today. Here is a video clip (Part 4) where he talks about the backlash against DFA, haters, living in NYC and The Police. Check the links below to see other clips where he talks about random topics like Amy Winehouse, Britney Spears and Ultimate Fighting.
Part 1 – Backlash, marketing, desecrating rock, recent NYC shows
Part 2 – Amy Winehouse, Ultimate Fighting, role model, The Fall
Part 3 – Testing music, wearing your own band’s shirt, alter-ego, Desperate Housewives
Part 4 – Signs of backlash, early adopters of hate, Williamsburg or Manhattan, the name LCD Soundsystem, The Police (more)
Part 5 – Britney Spears remix, good press, cat loves MBV, “North American Scum”
Part 6 – Blogging for the Guardian, album leak, Oxfam, Top 40, Unplugged
LCD Soundsystem “Someone Great” – Live Video from Bowery Ballroom (March 31, 2007)