The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians has announced a new live album, Africa Express Presents… The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians & Guests. It’s out December 9 via Transgressive Records, and features appearances by Damon Albarn, Julia Holter, Bassekou Kouyaté, Paul Weller, Faia Younan, and more. Show More Summary
Damon Albarn's digital band weighs in on his live one.
The National Portrait Gallery has acquired a group of portraits of leading British cultural figures photographed in the 1990s - including Daniel Day-Lewis, Damon Albarn, Alan Bennett, Tilda Swinton, Bob Geldof and Salman Rushdie. They have been saved from destruction after being rescued from a condemned warehouse in King?s Cross. Show More Summary
Cartoon alt-rock band Gorillaz, a.k.a. Noodles, Murdoc, Russel, and 2D (and really a.k.a. musician Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett) have been making some noise lately, hopping on social media to dig into the band’s elaborate backstory with the Twitter-based Book Of Noodle earlier this week. Show More Summary
As Damon Albarn finishes work on the band's new album, Jamie Hewlett catches us up on what the members have been up to since Plastic Beach.
In the meantime, Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett have debuted a new video in collaboration with Jaguar.
Noodle is perhaps the most well-known cartoon guitarist in the world. For just shy of twenty years, she has been a pivotal member of Damon Albarn’s Gorillaz. And she’s managed to do it while not actually existing. Now she’s had a bit...Show More Summary
Even for a band that’s entirely made up of cartoon characters and is also the brainchild of Blur’s Damon Albarn and Tank Girl co-creator Jamie Hewlett, there’s a lot more going on with Gorillaz than you might think. Specifically, there’s...Show More Summary
Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett have been working on new Gorillaz material for awhile now, and a few months ago we got word that the as-yet-untitled LP is due in 2017. Today, the band shared new artwork via their social media accounts for a short story titled “The Book Of Noodle.” The tale begins with […]
Gorillaz have been making good use of their social media accounts recently. After joining Instagram earlier this year, the Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett-led band posted a full timeline of their career, and now they’ve shared a new multimedia...Show More Summary
Gorillaz have joined Instagram that makes us think that new music is coming. Jamie Hewlett and Damon Albarn have opened the account on September 20 adding several pictures related to the rock band’s carrier. In the beginning… A photo...Show More Summary
Gorillaz have finally joined Instagram. The cartoon band helmed by Jamie Hewlett and Damon Albarn opened an account this morning, posting a band timeline that’s presently moving from 2000 toward today. (It’s also rolling out on their...Show More Summary
Featuring Usher, Pete Rock, Damon Albarn, 2 Chainz, and more.
What's so good? I mean, the title pretty much sums this one up. It's safe to say that you can start to expect big things from Gorillaz's fifth LP. Unfortunately for Damon Albarn, one half of the animated duo, hype around the album is...Show More Summary
Forthcoming album will also feature Snoop Dogg.
The guest list for De La Soul’s new album, and the Anonymous Nobody..., includes, among many others, sometime collaborator Damon Albarn and Snoop Dogg. In a new interview with the Guardian, the group’s Pos has explained how the collaborations...Show More Summary
Blur frontman Damon Albarn began teasing the return of his virtual band Gorillaz in 2014. Then, in summer 2015, he said the group would start recording its follow-up to 2011’s The Fall that September. Now, in a recent interview withShow More Summary
The Band's Co-founder Spoke To BBC Radio 6 About The Record's Progress.
The follow-up to Plastic Beach "should be ready fairly soon.”
Gorillaz’ follow-up to Plastic Beach has been looming for a while now. Their return has been teased several times, with Jamie Hewlett and Damon Albarn confirming that they were planning to record new music in September. Then, footage of them working on new Gorillaz music in the studio surfaced. Show More Summary