With indie rock titans LCD Soundsystem  behind him, James Murphy's taking his talents to another industry that requires exacting production.
"I make a lot of coffee," the musician told New York Magazine  after the Sundance premiere of his concert documentary, "Shut Up and Play the Hits." "For my birthday, my girlfriend got me a training course with the world champion. That's what I'm going to do when I get back to London."
With his skills sharpened up, he plans to meet with a New York roaster to "start tweaking beans and temperatures" for a commercial espresso blend.
"I thought it would be fun," he said. "I have beans that I like."
The fledging product will be offered at a single shop, though Murphy says he's "still in negotiations" about the details.
He won't be the first musician to enter the coffee world: folk musician Bonnie "Prince" Billy recently announced an organic coffee available through his record label, Drag City, while Chicago's Intelligentsia offers a Wilco-approved selection.
In the meantime, "Shut Up and Play the Hits" earned favorable reviews at the Salt Lake City film festival, with one writer calling it , "One of the most interesting and enjoyable musical documentary experiences in a long, long time."
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