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Damon Albarn

  1. album review
    Florence and the Machine and Gorillaz Fight for the Future on Their New AlbumsBoth seem intent upon inspiring listeners to fight through the crushing gravity of the times.
  2. music
    Damon Albarn Says Kanye ‘Trapped’ Paul McCartney in ‘Abusive Collaboration’The pair’s work eventually helped form the songs “All Day,” “Only One,” and “FourFiveSeconds.”
  3. Interview: Damon Albarn Is Unfortunately Really Good at Predicting the FutureHis work with Gorillaz and Blur keeps telling us where we’re going as a society, even when where we’re going really sucks.
  4. radio vulture
    On Humanz, Gorillaz Face the Reality of Donald TrumpThe twisted future Gorillaz imagined pretty much came true.
  5. oral history
    Damon Albarn and Noel Gallagher on the Making of Gorillaz’s ‘We Got the Power’“I thought it might be cute, Noel and I singing about the power to love each other. Of course, no one’s asked Liam what he thinks about the song yet.”
  6. coincidence?
    For Legal Purposes, Don’t Say Gorillaz’s ‘Andromeda’ Sounds Like ‘Billie Jean’“Any resemblance is purely fictitious.”
  7. live streams
    Watch Gorillaz Perform Their New Album Live in LondonFeaturing De La Soul, Pusha T, Noel Gallagher, and more.
  8. music
    Blur Is Back, With an Album So Good Even Noel Gallagher Likes ItModern life is terrific.
  9. radio vulture
    Blur’s The Magic Whip Is a Weird, Lovely Return to FormThe Magic Whip isn’t as immediate as the band’s most inspired work, but over repeated listens, I’ve found it blooms into something immersive, complex, and understatedly lovely.
  10. feel sad inc
    Damon Albarn Sounds Sad on Blur’s Moody New SongHe’s running out of heart today.
  11. comebacks
    Blur Announce Their First Album in 12 Years, Share New SingleTheir first album since 2003’s Think Tank.
  12. animation
    See Gorillaz Hewlett’s New Animated Evil PrimateIt’s for Monkey: Journey to the West’s upcoming NYC shows.
  13. indecision
    Damon Albarn Is Talking About Another Blur AlbumHere we go again.
  14. detente
    Noel Gallagher and Damon Albarn Are Friendly NowThe did a charity concert together.
  15. the olympics
    Damon Albarn Iffy on the Olympics, Psyched About Ping-Pong“I’m just anti the capitalism of it all.”
  16. the vulture transcript
    Damon Albarn on Blur’s London Olympics Reunion“I just want to give everyone who turns up a really good send-off.”
  17. just kidding
    Damon Albarn Would Like to Take Back Those Blur-Gorillaz Comments“Some days I feel one way and other days I feel the other.” Clarity!
  18. non-reunions
    Damon Albarn Not Too Optimistic About the Future of Blur or GorillazBoth bands are pretty much done, he says.
  19. rocket juice and the moon
    Listen to Rocket Juice and the Moon (Featuring Erykah Badu) on ‘Hey Shooter’Outer space funk done right in 2012 (take note, Jamiroquai).
  20. gorillaz
    Listen to the Thirteen-Minute Version of Damon Albarn, James Murphy, and Andre 3000’s ‘DoYaThing’Do you have a couple of minutes? How about thirteen?
  21. right-click
    Damon Albarn, James Murphy, and Andre 3000 Spent Time in a Room TogetherHear “DoYaThing.”
  22. lana del rey
    Listen to Damon Albarn’s Remix of Lana Del Rey’s ‘Born to Die’Her album isn’t even out yet, but Lana Del Rey’s already roped in some pretty sweet remixes, including this one.
  23. non-reunions
    Blur Recorded Something New, But You Probably Won’t Get to Hear ItBlame the children.
  24. clickables
    Hear Leaked Tracks From Rocketjuice and the MoonWith a band name like that, does it really matter who’s playing the instruments? (Yes. Yes, it does.)
  25. name game
    The Damon Albarn–Flea Album Has a TitleIt involves rockets.
  26. wtf
    Damon Albarn’s New Opera Is Dropping This Summer“It’s based on the life of John Dee, who was a very influential force in Elizabethan Europe.”
  27. secrets
    Guess What Apps Damon Albarn Used to Make His iPad AlbumSecrets, revealed!
  28. surprise!
    Gorillaz’ Secret iPad Album Is Coming Out on Christmas Day“I didn’t write it before, I didn’t prepare it. I just did it day by day as a kind of diary of my experience in America.”
  29. reunions
    The Blur Reunion Isn’t Over Yet!“Well, we met up yesterday and had a really nice chat.”
  30. technology
    Damon Albarn Says He Made a New Gorillaz Album on His iPad“I hope I’ll be making the first record on an iPad.”
  31. productivity
    Damon Albarn Is Starting a Band With Flea“Flea of course is an anagram for Fela and Flea is so into this music — so that’s been great.
  32. oh em glee
    Damon Albarn Won’t Let Glee Record ‘Very Poor’ Gorillaz Covers“Those songs won’t last like the Beatles by any stretch of their imagination. They’ll be forgotten in a few years’ time.”
  33. bummers
    Alan Moore Quits Damon Albarn OperaBoo.
  34. hope
    Damon Albarn Totally Up for Doing More Blur Songs“We can’t do it all the time. So I don’t want anyone to think there’s an album coming soon, it’s not possible, but we’ve got songs!”
  35. parliament funkadelic
    Will Dave Rowntree Losing in His Bid for Parliament Help the Chances of a Full Blur Reunion?He needs a job now, right?
  36. chat room
    Gorillaz on Skyping With Snoop Dogg and Their Next Opera“I did leave off a few songs that maybe had better melodies than these.”
  37. last night on late night
    Late Night: ‘Steve’ Colbert Interviews GorillazPlus Jon Stewart on ‘South Park,’ on our regular late-night roundup.
  38. beef
    Did Gorillaz Rip Off ‘Electric Avenue"?The “Electric Avenue” guy sure thinks so.
  39. right-click
    Gorillaz Cross Genres, OceansThe world’s greatest cartoon band is back.
  40. olympics
    Damon Albarn to Art-Direct 2012 Olympics, Maybe!Blur leader Damon Albarn is under serious consideration for the job of artistic director for the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics.
  41. reunions
    Blur Reunion Filmed by JerkWho records the only video of Blur’s Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon performing together live for the first time in nine years and makes the YouTube clip non-embeddable?
  42. quote machine
    Don’t Look for Rob Zombie to Start Directing Costume Dramas Anytime SoonPlus: Kanye asks why people just won’t let him be great.
  43. reunions
    Blur Set Aside Differences to Play Lucrative Reunion ConcertDamon Albarn and Graham Coxon have just announced that they’re re-forming Blur for a reunion show in London’s Hyde Park next July.
  44. news reel
    Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett on Writing a Chinese Opera, Eating ToadsThe pair rap to Vulture about ‘Monkey: A Journey to the West.’
  45. the industry
    Jim Carrey Falls Off the WagonCarrey Stays Sober: Jim Carrey will star in Sober Buddy, about a court-assigned watchdog who falls spectacularly off the wagon during a business trip to Las Vegas, for Universal. Relapse comedy! Let’s hope Carrey falls, weeping, through a glass shower door, like Meg Ryan in When a Man Loves a Woman.