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Sunday, August 19 2012

To the End: 12 Essential Blur Songs for 2012

If you needed any confirmation that Blur took the gold in the 1990s Britpop battle royale, the band's headlining performance capping the London Olympics should close the case.


Monday, May 2 2011

Gorillaz: The Fall

Gorillaz release an absorbing if necessarily inconsistent travelogue album recorded during their 2010 tour.


Thursday, April 22 2010

Blur - “There’s No Other Way”


Thursday, January 21 2010

Gorillaz - Plastic Beach (new album / stream / video)


Tuesday, July 28 2009

Blur: Midlife: A Beginner’s Guide to Blur

Sure, Blur were at times all over the map, but this two-disc set actually accentuates the incongruities of their occasional diversity by odd selection choices, bizarre sequencing, and about as much focus as a shuffle button.


Sunday, April 5 2009

Amadou and Mariam: Welcome to Mali

If Amadou and Mariam's last album felt like a shift in the couple's career, then Welcome to Mali feels like an even greater one.


Tuesday, September 30 2008

Monkey: Journey to the West

A musical, circus stage show based on a 16th century Chinese novel about a monkey who dreamed of being a god? Damon Albarn must have something to do with it. But stripped of the fancy visuals, the music is left wanting.


Thursday, August 28 2008

Bit of a Blur by Alex James

Blur was one of the biggest bands of the 1990s, a fact that everyone in the world was keenly aware of unless you lived in the United States.


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