A day after Gorillaz officially outlined their new LP Humanz, Damon Albarn and his all-star cast of contributors debuted the hotly-anticipated new album in all its glory at a secret gig at London’s Printworks. Fans had just one day’s notice via a Facebook post that the band would be performing and, as expected, it was […]
When Damon Albarn’s Gorillaz announced they’d be releasing a new album — their first in six years — you’d be forgiven if you hadn’t thought much about a band usually made up of “virtual”/cartoon members for a hot minute. But tonight, put on its first show in almost seven years, ... More »
Yesterday, Gorillaz shared four new songs from their upcoming album Humanz. And today, Damon Albarn and co. played them live for the very first time, performing the LP in its entirety at their first show in seven years at Printworks London. A ton of guests, including Danny Brown, Pusha T, Kelela, De La Soul, and…
Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett are bringing the new Gorillaz album Humanz (out April 28 via Parlophone) to life at a show at Printworks in London tonight, performing the LP in full for the first time. Many of the album's enormous list of guest stars are set to pop in for the performance. Show More Summary
In 2010, The FADER sat down with Hewlett and Albarn of Gorillaz to talk about their latest album, and playing with The Clash.
On April 28, Damon Albarn's alt-pop band Gorillaz will return with a new album called Humanz. The album will be the group’s first since a sloppily strewn together iPad album The Fall (2010), and their first studio album since the excellent Plastic Beach (also 2010).In true Gorillaz... Continue reading
Where other artists tease with glimpses of their forthcoming albums, Gorillaz, the ever-shifting musical entity headed up by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, is flooding the zone, releasing four new songs from their forthcoming album,...Show More Summary
After several years of teases, some recent updates to the mythology, and Damon Albarn getting weirdly chatty with a random fan, the Gorillaz have finally announced a new album. Titled Humanz—which is pretty funny—the record featuresShow More Summary
Decades of feuding are long behind the Blur and Oasis members.
Earlier today, it was revealed that Savages frontwoman Jehnny Beth was one of the many, many guests on the incredible tracklist for the new Gorillaz album Humanz, which comes out April 28 via Parlophone. But it turns out that the track...Show More Summary
Following the announcement of the full details of Humanz, the new album from Gorillaz, Damon Albarn appeared on Mistajam's show on BBC Radio 1 to debut new music as promised. Below, listen to “Andromeda,” featuring D.R.A.M., as well as “Saturnz Barz” [ft. Show More Summary
Following the announcement earlier today of the title (Humanz) and release date (April 28) of the new album from Gorillaz, Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett have revealed the cover art and massive tracklist for the LP. There are 14 tracks on the regular edition, with five more on the deluxe. Show More Summary
Gorillaz have finally announced their first new album in six years. It’s called Humanz and it's out April 28. Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett collaborated with an all-star cast on the album, including Grace Jones, Mavis Staples, Danny...Show More Summary
Damon Albarn is set to go on BBC Radio 1 later today to debut at least two new Gorillaz songs. Earlier today, as Pitchfork points out, four new Gorillaz popped up on TIDAL (they weren't available to actually stream), though they've since been removed. They are: "Ascension" (featuring Vince Staples), "We Got The Power" (featuring…
Albarn will appear on MistaJam's BBC Radio 1 program.
A new Gorillaz song is coming tomorrow. Damon Albarn will join MistaJam’s BBC Radio 1 show from 7:00 p.m. GMT (3:00 p.m. Eastern) “to premiere brand new music from Gorillaz,” according to a statement from the BBC. It will mark the group’s...Show More Summary
If you asked me to judge Damon Albarn’s state of mind right now, I’d guess that he’s not happy, not feeling glad, and definitely doesn’t have sunshine in a bag. That’s because four tracks from the upcoming Gorillaz album have been leaked before release, and it’s all due to an astonishing password snafu. Show More Summary
We're approaching the return of Damon Albarn's beloved art-pop project Gorillaz. Their UK festival Demon Days is coming up in June, and they've shared the Benjamin Clementine collab "Hallelujah Money." Albarn likes to keep things enigmatic with this group, but in the current age, that's harder and harder. …
Richard Russell is the man behind XL Recordings, and he's also a prolific producer in his own right. Russell worked with Gil Scott-Heron on I'm New Here, Bobby Womack on The Bravest Man In The Universe, and Damon Albarn on Everyday Robots. And now he's applying his moody, downbeat electronic aesthetic to a new project…
What's so good? We all remember when Damon Albarn announced at a 2010 concert that Gorillaz might never play together again. Good news; that isn't the case! Oh yes, seven years later and the group has announced that they'll be headlining...Show More Summary