Three singles from Blur’s comeback LP The Magic Whip have already dropped, and they're all pretty great. Collectively, “Lonesome Street,” “There Are Too Many of Us,” and “Go Out” channel the infectious yet wounded post-Brit-pop punch of Blur’s later, American-influenced albums. But the moody new single “My Terracotta Heart” has... More »
by Bill Pearis Songhoy Blues fled their home of Northern Mali when armed Jihadists took control and banned music altogether. In Southern Mali city of Bamako, they caught the attention of Damon Albarn who was there in 2013 with his.....
Ten years before artist Jamie Hewlett became a global pop culture phenomenon as the co-creator of Gorillaz alongside Damon Albarn, he made his other best-known cultural contribution in the late 80s with writer Alan Martin; Tank Girl....Show More Summary
De La Soul is funding their first album in 11 years via Kickstarter and they doubled their goal in a day. So far Damon Albarn (of Blur/Gorillaz), 2 Chainz, Little Dragon, and David Byrne (of Talking Heads) have been announced as collaborators. The post De La Soul New Album on Kickstarter Doubles Goal in One Day appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News and Videos.
"Thank you all for showing up and playing your part in our success of reaching the goal!! Continue to spread the word!" - De La Soul photo: De La Soul at Irving Plaza in 2014 (more by PSquared) Legendary rap...
De La Soul decided to run a Kickstarter campaign to fund their latest album (shout out to Complex for the heads up), and unsurprisingly, the group reached their goal of $110,000 within a few days. But the campaign is still running here,...Show More Summary
Hip-hop’s royal trio De La Soul have announced that their eighth studio album will be funded through a Kickstarter campaign. The group is raising $110,000 for their first full-length since 2004’s The Grind Date. Once the project is funded, they’ll head into the studio next month with guest artists such as David Byrne, 2 Chainz, […]
The new album will feature Damon Albarn, David Byrne, 2 Chainz, and Little Dragon—and you, if you donate $7,500 or more. Read more...
Little Dragon and 2 Chainz will also join seminal hip-hop group's first album in over a decade.
De La Soul have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund their eighth album, their first since 2004's The Grind Date. The LP will feature Damon Albarn, David Byrne (on a track called "Snoopies"), 2 Chainz (on "Whodini"), and Little Dragon (on "Drawn"). Show More Summary
Sounds like: Airhead, George FitzGerald Song: Tony Allen - Go Back Ft. Damon Albarn (Fort Romeau Absolut Remix) What's so good? Fort Romeau is one of my favorite producers. His tracks, original or remixed, are hallmarked by their intelligent yet emotional overtones. Show More Summary
Just in time for frontman Damon Albarn's birthday, Blur have shared another song from The Magic Whip, their first album since 2003's Think Tank due out April 27 internationally and April 28 in the U.S. "Lonesome Street" follows the previously-shared cuts "Go Out" and "There are Too Many of Us", and you can stream it in full below. Show More Summary
Damon Albarn is a busy man, singing for Gorillaz, fighting with Noel Gallagher, and now,
There was a time when we thought we might never hear a new Blur song ever again. Well those days are long behind us. On April 27 we are getting a whole new album. In the words of Damon Albarn: "Woooooooooooohoooooooooooo" (and repeat). The...Show More Summary
FKA Twigs, Björk, Damon Albarn, Gerhard Richter, and Nico Muhly are among the artists who will be participating in this year's Manchester International Festival. Read more......
Mr. Richter and the composer Arvo Part will exhibit work inspired by and dedicated to each other at the fifth festival.
The BRIT Awards are the UK’s answer to the Grammys, and just like the Grammys, the BRITs love Sam Smith. Smith led this year’s nominations, which also include the likes of Damon Albarn, Jessie Ware, FKA twigs, Chvrches, Coldplay, Alt-J, Charli XCX, One Direction, Beck, Pharrell, Lana Del Rey, St. Vincent, Foo Fighters, Sia, Beyoncé, […]
A few months ago, I heard news that Damon Albarn planned to shelve the sessions of Blur’s new album, saying that, because he preferred to work in short bursts, he might never release the tapes because he couldn’t be bothered. Now, it...Show More Summary
Damon Albarn has been busy: releasing a solo album last year, announcing new Gorillaz material this year, and now a new Blur album on the way. Upon first listen, I liked it. The first material previewed from the album was pretty good. Show More Summary
It’s been 12 years since Blur released Think Tank, leaving the Brit-pop faithful with only the occasional new song for succor. So where have Damon Albarn and friends been? Besides on the road, the rockstar-ready answer is in Hong Kong, where the band began recording tracks for a new album back in 2013. Show More Summary