James Murphy

'James Murphy' DJ set @ First Avenue

2013-05-31 01.17.00 LCD Soundsystem are no more, but that doesn't mean their front man James Murphy, has retired.  The DFA record label co-founder is still performing, as a DJ. He stopped by First Ave to spin a 3 hour set, which by most measures, is pretty lengthy.  Truth be told, I only made it an hour.  Having just come from another concert and needing to get up to go to work the next day, I was intent on seeing 2 AM from my bed.  Sadly, I wish I could have stayed the entire time, because I'm not sure when I'll get that atmosphere again. The setting was very minimal.  Murphy was onstage with just his record crates and his turntables.  The lights stayed low, aside from...