DFA Studios, the house that LCD Soundsystem built, is now open to the public.
This month, DFA Studios opens its doors to the outsiders for the first time. It’s a big change for the space, which is located near the upper limits of New York City’s West Village.
For years, it had been a private production suite for LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy and his label cohorts at DFA Records. But now that their flagship band has called it quits, longtime engineer Matt Thornley has gotten the label’s blessing to use the studio for any project of his choosing.
When we sat down with Thornley, producer/engineer Chris Coady [Beach House, Gang Gang Dance, Blonde Redhead] was in the studio on tracking sessions for an outside project of his own…