Tuesday, November 4 2014
As Tony Allen and Afrobeat continue to influence the music world at large, the master drummer lets the music world at large continue to influence him.
Sunday, April 27 2014
Even if you think that Damon Albarn has done it all by this point in time, Everyday Robots is a new gold standard in contemporary pop songwriting.
Monday, May 7 2012
Creative mastermind Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz, Rocket Juice & the Moon) releases the soundtrack to his opera, based on the life of John Dee. It's a stunning work on its own, but just doesn't find its footing unaccompanied by visuals.
Tuesday, July 28 2009
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.
Thursday, April 24 2014
Damon Albarn's got a new album arriving in a few days, and his band's most popular album commemorates its 20th birthday. What better time to pay tribute to the period when Blur put the "pop" in Britpop?
Friday, February 28 2014
Former Blur frontman Damon Albarn share the first video, "Lonely Press Play", off his upcoming solo album Everyday Robots, releasing 28 April.
Wednesday, March 28 2012
Blur frontman Damon Albarn is flexing his artistic muscles, tackling perhaps the most difficult musical form to master... opera.
Tuesday, April 20 2010
In a weekend where Gorillaz closed out Coachella and Blur released its first single in a decade, one man swoons over the force at the center of it all.
Thursday, March 18 2010
"Fifteen years ago, people were having actual arguments about who was better: Damon Albarn or Noel Gallagher? Good times." That quote is from a Pitchfork