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Interview: Damon Albarn Is Unfortunately Really Good at Predicting the Future

Damon Albarn can tell the future. The Blur and Gorillaz architect’s work has landed much too close to where rock or pop or electronic music would end up a year or so behind him to call it a coincidence. Blur’s mid-’90s trilogy of Modern Life Is Rubbish, Parklife, and The ... More »

Damon Albarn Gives Update On New The Good, The Bad & The Queen Album

Damon Albarn recently revived his Gorillaz project for a new album, and it seems that the Good, The Bad & The Queen, his supergroup with the Clash's Paul Simonon, the Verve's Simon Tong, and Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen, is up next. We've been hearing about the possibility for years -- he said the record was…

Gorillaz – “Garage Palace” (Feat. Little Simz)

Damon Albarn's Gorillaz project made a big return earlier this year with the release of the guest-heavy new album Humanz. And today, they've shared another new song, a burbling dance banger called "Garage Palace." The song doesn't sound exactly like UK garage, the R&B-addled dance sound that took over London in the late '90s and…

Nic Fanciulli – “Saying” (Feat. Damon Albarn)

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Nic Fanciulli is a veteran of the Ibiza club circuit and the UK underground dance scene, and after decades of making a living as a DJ, he's finally getting around to releasing a debut album of his own music. My Heart, which features other DJs and producers like Guy Gerber and Audion (aka Matthew Dear),…

Concert review: Gorillaz produce unique, colorful show in Duluth

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The concept of Damon Albarn’s Gorillaz was a truly novel thing when constructed in the late-‘90s with artist Jamie Hewlett. The glory of MTV – as a visual medium – was rapidly...

Gorillaz bring a thrilling human touch to the Humanz tour at the Forum in Inglewood on Thursday

While Gorillaz exist in a virtual world of animation, their human creators Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett breathe life into them on a rare tour date in Southern California on Thursday.

Gorillaz at the Forum: A dance party for a world gone mad

Damon Albarn was plenty worried about the future of the planet when he made “Humanz,” the fifth album by his band Gorillaz, which he’s described as a “dark fantasy” imagining the impossible election of Donald Trump. But that was last year, before Trump actually won. And before hurricanes demolished...

Gorillaz's Albarn survives despairs of Brexit, racism with music

3 months agoNews : NY Daily News

The latest Gorillaz record may feature epic party songs, but that isn't stopping frontman Damon Albarn from fretting about the future.

The strange and curious case of a supposed Karl Rove quote on The National’s new album ‘Sleep Well Beast’

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

I never expected to use Karl Rove and The National in the same sentence. But 2017 is full of strange pop culture pairings. Taylor Swift and Right Said Fred? Sure, she interpolates “I’m Too Sexy” on her latest hit. Damon Albarn and Noel Gallagher? Yeah, why not. The ex-nemeses have...

Gorillaz To Return For October 4 Bill Graham Show

The band, which consists of former Blur frontman Damon Albarn and multiple special guests, aided by the help of animation artist Jamie Hewlett, is making a return engagement. [ more › ]

Watch Gorillaz & Yukimi Nagano Perform “Empire Ants” Live For The First Time In 7 Years At Outside Lands

4 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Gorillaz performed at Outside Lands in San Francisco last night, and, as usual, they brought along a ton of friends. Yukimi Nagano of Little Dragon, who also played the festival, joined Damon Albarn onstage to sing her part on a live rendition of "Empire Ants," the first time the band had performed the Plastic Beach…

Mura Masa touring with Joey Purp, playing Terminal 5

UK pop-electronic producer Mura Masa released his debut album on Polydor a few weeks ago, with guest spots by A$AP Rocky, Charli XCX, Desiigner, Nao, Jamie Lidell, Damon Albarn... Continue reading…

Live in Chicago: Gorillaz Humanz World Tour

What's so good? By the end of Gorillaz last phase in 2010, Plastic Beach, the digital band found itself as scattered as their real life counterparts. Now seven years later, Damon Albarn, Jamie Hewlett and an ever expanding group of collaborators...Show More Summary

Mura Masa x Damon Albarn: Blu (Live)

Rising electronic artist Mura Masa and Damon Albarn of Gorillaz and Blur fame invited La Blogotheque to watch them perform a stripped down version of Blu, the last track in Mura Masa’s self-titled debut album. Oh to be young and working with Damon Albarn.

Watch Mura Masa’s La Blogothèque Session With Damon Albarn And Stream His Debut Album

5 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Mura Masa is the moniker of UK producer Alex Crossan. He's been around in the pop machinery for a while, which is why he could score featured guests like Charli XCX, A$AP Rocky, Christine And The Queens, A.K. Paul, Nao and Damon Albarn for his debut self-titled album, which comes out today. He recently recorded…

New Music: Toro y Moi, The xx, Liars, Mogwai, Damon Albarn & more

First thing’s first: Public Enemy released a new album today called Nothing is Quick in the Desert. Chuck D says, “After 30 years, 106 tours across 105 countries and countless records, THANK YOU! This one is on Public Enemy. Get it while it’s free.” The album was originally set to drop on July... Continue reading

Mura Masa – “Blu” (Feat. Damon Albarn)

6 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

UK producer Mura Masa has been in the game for a while now, and his upcoming debut LP has a lot of special featured guests because of that, one of which is Damon Albarn. Today, he's shared his collaboration with Albarn, which is called "Blu" -- it debuted on Beats 1 alongside an interview with…

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