Archive | Damon Albarn

Gorillaz to debut their new record ‘The Now Now’ live from the Boiler Room in Tokyo

Gorillaz are performing their brand new album The Now Now live for the first time ever on the Boiler Room in Tokyo. Announced for Sunday, June 24, Gorillaz will take the stage with a unique combination of atmospheric visuals taken from their stage show. This is a big one. This Sunday, @gorillaz​ perform their brand new […]

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Gorillaz continue album rollout with ‘Fire Flies’

The Damon Albarn-led Gorillaz continue rollout for The Now Now with the release of their fourth new single, “Fire Flies.” The mellow slow-burn follows already shared tracks “Sorcererz,” Humility,” and “Lake Zurich.” Severely less danceable than any of the singles shared thus far, “Fire Flies” sees Albarn leaning into his introspective side. It’s the most intimate look […]

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Gorillaz share studio version of sleek, new danceable track ‘Sorcererz’

Just recently, Gorillaz debuted four new tracks at their first live performance since announcing their forthcoming LP, The Now Now. Now, they’ve shared the studio version of “Sorcererz,” an extremely danceable tune which was premiered at Germany’s Rock im Park. “Sorcererz” is a warm new take from the group, which seems to rely heavily on the groove […]

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WATCH: Gorillaz debut four new songs live

Gorillaz debuted four new songs off their forthcoming LP,  The Now Now, at a recent performance. The new tracks debuted at Germany’s Rock am Rising, the first time the band’s taken the stage since announcing their upcoming album. Damon Albarn and co. premiered “Tranz,” “Magic City,” “Sorcererz,” and “Souk Eye.” As originally pointed out by Consequence of Sound, The […]

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Gorillaz have a new album set for a June 29 release, ‘The Now Now’

After nearly six years of radio silence, Gorillaz returned last year with a massive comeback campaign behind their fifth studio album, Humanz. Naturally, fans wondered whether another prolonged hiatus was ahead for more new music from the English virtual band. Following the album’s acclaimed release, while the group was deep into their Humanz world tour, a surprising reveal came […]

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Feel Bad Inc: Apparently Damon Albarn left a master copy of the new Gorillaz album in the back of a taxi

Damon Albarn and co. are on melancholy hill after the Gorillaz frontman left his laptop with a master copy of the group’s new album in the back of a taxi. Having confirmed plans for a new record in 2018, even going so far as to reveal he had 40-50 songs ready to release after Humanz, […]

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Damon Albarn seemingly off somewhere in Feel Good Inc during BRIT Awards speech

“White light/White light/Alcohol, alcohol, alcohol, white light:” Gorillaz lyrics or Damon Albarn’s subconscious? After a recently chaotic jaunt at the BRIT Awards, one may speculate the previous was somewhat of a soundtrack to Mr. Albarn’s evening. The Gorillaz frontman took a stab at a socio-politically aware acceptance speech after winning Best British Band, but it’s safe to say […]

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Nic Fanciulli taps Damon Albarn for blissful ‘Saying’

UK house virtuoso Nic Fanciulli returns with a full-length album October 20. Ten years in the making, My Heart is a collaboration-heavy work delving into Fanciulli’s decade-spanning career at the forefront of the underground scene. On My Heart, Fanciulli explores the amalgamation of his experiences and passions.Leading up to the release, the producer has teamed with Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn for […]

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Nic Fanciulli taps Damon Albarn for blissful ‘Saying’

UK house virtuoso Nic Fanciulli returns with a full-length album October 20. Ten years in the making, My Heart is a collaboration-heavy work delving into Fanciulli’s decade-spanning career at the forefront of the underground scene. On My Heart, Fanciulli explores the amalgamation of his experiences and passions.Leading up to the release, the producer has teamed with Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn for […]

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Gorillaz may have another surprise album in the works

2017 has been an exhilarating ride for Gorillaz fans.The highly anticipated Humanz hit the shelves— paired with an extraordinary, over the top roll out— the group’s lead Damon Albarn has collaborated with Mura Masa, and the group’s since gone on to tour the world. It would seem, that in the mind of Albarn, their creative output will never […]

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Watch Gorillaz perform ‘Empire Ants’ live for the first time in seven years at Outside Lands

A Gorillaz show always lives up to the hype. Riding the success of their latest album Humanz, they continue to prove this notion even further with their fiery headlining set at Outside Lands’ tenth anniversary in San Francisco. They brought out an impressive array of collaborators as per usual, one of which was none other than Yukimi Nagano of […]

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Stream Mura Masa’s Debut Self-Titled Album Ft. A$AP Rocky, Desiigner, Charli XCX, Gorillaz

Although we’ve heard all the hits from Mura Masa‘s debut, self-titled album already, fans have been anticipating the release of this masterpiece for some time. Today, it’s finally here. With tracks like “Love$ick” with A$AP Rocky, “All Around The World” with Desiigner, “1 Night” with Charli XCX and additional features from Christine and the Queens, […]

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Mura Masa Shares New Singles “Blu” Featuring Gorillaz’s Damon Albarn & “Second 2 None”

Mura Masa‘s self-titled debut album is set to arrive July 14th, and it’s going to be spectacular. We’ve already witnessed a number of previews, including his Desiigner collaboration “Around The World” but with the latest drops he kicks things up a notch. For “Blu” it sees the producer teaming up with Damon Albarn of Gorillaz, […]

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Mura Masa releases stirring new Damon Albarn collaboration, ‘Blu’ [Stream]

Watching as Mura Masa systematically unveils his self-titled debut album over the past few months has been an intriguing process. Mura Masa, which is a mere two weeks away from its July 14 release, already has succeeded critically in the space between dance music, hip hop, and pop. The LP’s available singles – “Love$ick,” “1 Night,” and […]

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Listen To A Rare Gorillaz Freestyle During Sway In The Morning Interview

Gorillaz just unleashed a massive 26-track album with Humanz. In support of their first project in six years, the animated band led by Damon Albarn stopped by Sway In The Morning for a 39-minute interview, snagging De La Soul’s Pos and Twilite Tone for the exchange. You’ll hear about their animated journey, working with legends, […]

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Mura Masa Recruits Gorillaz’ Damon Albarn, A$AP Rocky & Desiigner For Debut Album

The 20 year old beat slayer, heart breaker, producer, singer, writer and lover known as Mura Masa has been making quite the name for himself through some incredible productions. Today he took to social media to unveil all of the collaborators on his upcoming self titled debut album. And with names like Gorillaz’ Damon Albarn, A$AP Rocky, Desiigner, Charli XCX and much more, you can rest assured that this is going to be one hell of a debut album! My self-titled debut album out 14th July @b_o_n_z_a_i @asvpxrocky @charli_xcx @LifeOfDesiigner pic.twitter.com/LUSDY49Ksd — ㅤ (@mura_masa_) April 25, 2017 My self-titled debut […]

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