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Reviews

Tuesday, November 4 2014

Tony Allen: Film of Life

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

Damon Albarn: Everyday Robots

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

Damon Albarn: Dr. Dee

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

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.


Blogs

Thursday, April 24 2014

For Tomorrow: The 10 Best Songs from Blur's "Life Trilogy"

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

Damon Albarn - "Lonely Press Play" (video) +Tour Dates

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

Damon Albarn Tackles Opera with 'Dr. Dee' (new album / video)

Blur frontman Damon Albarn is flexing his artistic muscles, tackling perhaps the most difficult musical form to master... opera.


Tuesday, April 20 2010

A Cold Day in Springtime... Damon Albarn Is My Hero

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

Evolution of Damon Albarn (videos)

"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


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