Doug Aitken’s Patterns & Repetitions: James Murphy

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In a recent installment of artist Doug Aitken’s video series (bringing conversations on “nothing less than the future of art itself” to the NYT), LCD Soundsystem James Murphy keeps it down-to-earth, opening up about the mundane sounds like refrigerator hums and snowbanks that inspire his music.