James Murphy is not the first musician to be lured by beverage retail opportunities as they ease into retirement.

This article titled “Anyone for an LCD Soundsystem macchiato?” was written by Tim Jonze, for The Guardian on Wednesday 1st February 2012 20.00 UTC

Should we be surprised that LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy is trading his beats for beans and planning to launch his own brand of coffee? Not really – the surprise is that someone usually so ahead of the curve would have left it this long. After all, Will Oldham announced his own Bonny Billy Blend of coffee in January (overtones of “chocolate, leather and non-wacky tobaccy”, apparently). And David Lynch, who released his debut album last year, has his signature on bags of coffee sold through his website.

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