James Murphy has revealed that an LCD Soundsystem live album is in the works for 2014.
LCD Soundsystem's demise was one of the most watched occasions in pop. The group played a final, triumphant show at Madison Square Gardens which was broadcast online before being released as a full length documentary.
Speaking to Rolling Stone, James Murphy explained that a live album is set to be released based on that climactic concert. The DFA mainstay explained that the process took "forever, because I’m not really on a label anymore.. It was like the concert happened, and then I spent the next year and a half fucking with it."
"It was great, but also, like, shitting hell. It really just refused to die. I guess somebody else would just have someone else deal with the movie, but I’m an idiot and wanted to mix all that audio. I thought it was going to come out in March, but now I don’t think it’s going to make it for this year. It’s probably going to be beginning of next year. It’s infuriating."
Currently working on the Despacio project with 2ManyDJs, James Murphy promised that new material is now outwith the realms of possibility. "I’m building a studio" he explained. "And the goal is for me to make music when I have my new studio... I’m working on other things – I’m doing edits and mixing other people’s music – but I’ll work on original music that isn’t classical music for a play. That’s the idea. I’ve always gone to a new space to make a record, so this is like a new space."
Check out the interview HERE.
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