Archive | Gorillaz

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 return with new single, ‘Humility’

Damon Albarn went to Zane Lowe‘s Beats 1 radio show to debut the new single “Humility,” set for release on the Gorillaz upcoming LP, The Now Now. In a wide-ranging conversation, Albarn revealed to Lowe that the new album has a distinct lack of features compared to the group’s other works, with only “Humility’s” featured vocalist, […]

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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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Dua Lipa makes nomination history as Brit Awards announce 2018 nominees [full list]

The 2018 Brit Awards will be held on Feb. 21, with the London-based ceremony set to commemorate the standout British and international artists of the year.Dua Lipa leads the nomination circle with five nominations for British Artist Video Of The Year, British Breakthrough Act, Mastercard British Album Of The Year, British Single, and British Female Solo […]

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Gorillaz – Andromeda (DRAM Special)

Shelley Marshaun Massenburg-Smith has had arguably one of the largest breakout years of any artist in 2017. Known by his stage name DRAM, the American R&B and hip hop virtuoso has humble beginnings in Hampton, Virginia and has since garnered more than 400 million streams for his track “Broccoli,” which features another breakout rapper by the name of Lil Yachty.DRAM originally […]

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Gorillaz drop eclectic new track, the Little Simz-led ‘Garage Palace’

Despite Gorillaz ramping up their tech on the Humanz‘ album rollout  — complete with an app and 360-degree video for the song “Saturnz Barz” — Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett are now taking their virtual band into the past, as they’ve now released a 2D arcade-style visual counterpart for a new track “Garage Palace.”Originally introduced on Zane Lowe’s Beats […]

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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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Kaytranada drops delightfully funky remix of Gorillaz’s ‘Strobelight’

The third track off the album that would re-introduce Gorillaz to the music industry after a seven-year hiatus, “Strobelite” shone as a soulful and successful execution of a different aesthetic for the English band. “Strobelight’s” key distinguishing factor from past Gorillaz branded releases is its retro flair — the song wades into disco/R&B territory, bearing […]

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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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Watch This: Gorillaz’s live set at Demon Dayz Festival is now on YouTube

Gorillaz‘s mind-blowing live set at Demon Dayz Festival has now been uploaded on YouTube. The event took place at the Margate venue on June 10th, and included appearances by Vince Staples, Danny Brown, Kali Uchis and more. Visuals of Jamie Hewlett‘s signature Gorillaz characters meshed with the excitement from the crowd and with Damon Albarn […]

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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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Live Stream the Gorillaz’ Demon Dayz Festival

After an extended hiatus, the Gorillaz returned in a big way with their gargantuan fifth album Humanz. The album had no shortage of remixes in the lead up to its release, and the animated apes explored numerous new avenues to promote it.The most ambitious project the group has embarked on, however, was their very own festival dubbed […]

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