Posts Tagged ‘Damon Albarn’

Damon Albarn Announces Work On An Alice In Wonderland Musical

January 22nd, 2015
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Continuing the tradition of multitasking, including the fully written album for The Good, The Bad & The Queen, teasing a new Gorillaz studio album, Brian Eno & Nick Zinner collaboration and lots of other stuff, Damon Albarn has announced he’ll be co-writing a stage musical based on Lewis Carroll classic story Alice In Wonderland. Read more…

By Illia Guminskiy Posted in News

LISTEN: Damon Albarn, Nick Zinner And Brian Eno Release 41-Minute Rendition Of Terry Riley’s “In C”

November 20th, 2014
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It looks like Damon Albarn’s collaboration with Africa Express Project is only starting to gain momentum. After UK train tour with performances at ‘railway stations, schools, factories, offices, shopping centers, and homes’ along the way, followed by ‘Africa Express Presents: Maison Des Jeunes’ album in the end of 2013, Albarn has confirmed previous news about him recording new album in Mali, having teamed up with Brian Eno, Yeah Yeah Yeah’s Nick Zinner and several artists from Bamako, Mali, to release a ctrack. A 41-minute track, actually. Read more…

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New Trailer For 808 Documentary Released Featuring Pharrell, Questlove And Phil Collins

October 16th, 2014
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You Know Films and Atlantic Films to release new music documentary interviewing music giants Pharrell, Questlove, and Phil Collins, among others, about the iconic drum machine the Roland TR-808 and it’s impact on the music industry.

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Damon Albarn Says Blur’s New Album May Never Be Released

August 2nd, 2014
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Blur fans will have to wait yet again for another new Blur album, as singer/keyboardist Damon Albarn is currently in the “out again” phase of his “in again/out again” relationship with the group. Albarn’s latest yarn has him telling fans that tracks couldn’t be completed because of the Fahrenheit scale, saying, “It was too hot outside.” This begs the question, “How much abuse can fans take?” Read more…

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Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots

April 29th, 2014
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Albarn’s World

What’s it sound like when Albarn strikes out on his own? Over the years, the Brit has been many things for many bands, but Everyday Robots is the first time we’ve ever heard him go solo. Turns out it was worth the wait. His debut is listenable and brilliantly composed. But that much we more or less expected – no, it’s the personal touch on Everyday Robots that both surprised us and drove the album home. Read more…

By Alec Cole Posted in Reviews

Damon Albarn Announces New Summer 2014 Tour Dates

April 28th, 2014
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With Damon Albarn’s first-ever, hotly anticipated, solo album due out tomorrow, it’s great news he’s sandwiched in a few more U.S. dates on his current tour. Between his June stops at the Governors Ball Music Festival and Bonnaroo, Albarn will be making performances at several locations along the East Coast – see below for all new dates.
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LISTEN: Damon Albarn Releases New Track “Heavy Seas of Love” Feat. Brian Eno

March 24th, 2014
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Damon Albarn’s been a busy dude lately, conjuring up support for his upcoming solo album, Everyday Robots, and now we’ve got another sweet track to share from it.
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SXSW Day 3: Sleigh Bells, Soundgarden, Damon Albarn and More

March 15th, 2014
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Do you ever have an experience where you’re truly at a loss for words? Where the accumulation of events leaves you a little shy of utterly speechless? This can happen at South by Southwest. In fact, annually, it pretty much does happen. Today, day 3 of the festival was more or less ridiculous. An off-the-charts amalgamation of top-notch talent from every corner of the music map. From the highest profile mega stars, to forward-thinking next generation innovators, this is why the eyes of the world are literally on Austin and this festival every year.
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Damon Albarn Joined by Del the Funky Homosapien, Dan the Automator and Snoop Dogg for the First Time Ever on “Clint Eastwood” at SXSW

March 14th, 2014
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History was made tonight much to the amazement of the fans attending day three of SXSW’s Fader Fort in Austin, Texas. Two massive surprises happened during the headliner, Damon Albarn of Blur and Gorillaz set.

First while performing Gorillaz’s “Feel Good Inc.” Albarn was accompanied by none other than hip hop legends De La Soul, killing it on other Gorillaz songs and The Good, The Bad and the Queen’s songs “Kingdom of Doom”. Later, fellow Gorillaz collaborator Del the Funky Homosapien and Dan the Automator joined him for the first time ever live to do “Clint Eastwood” from the Gorillaz first album. And if that wasn’t enough, Snoop Dogg also joined them to do a verse on a song.
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WATCH: Damon Albarn Unveils New Song on ‘Kimmel’

March 13th, 2014
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The man of Gorillaz and Blur debuted a song for a baby elephant on a special “Kimmel” performance in SXSW. Read more…

By Cecilia Chen Posted in News