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Damon Albarn hints at the possibility of a future collaboration with Sir Paul McCartney

After releasing the heavily anticipated Song Machine: Season One—Strange Timez in October, Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn is now alluding to more new music, specifically, a possible collaboration with Sir Paul McCartney. Albarn discussed the material that could one day lead to a Gorillaz-McCartney matchup in a recent interview, stating, “I have a recording of Paul […]

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Gorillaz and Beck deliver ‘GTA’-inspired visual for ‘The Valley of the Pagans’ [Watch]

Following the release of their unconventional Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez project, Gorillaz have released yet another fantastical visual asset to complement one of their latest deliveries, “The Valley of the Pagans.” Featuring alt-rock hero, Beck, the song pokes fun at the stereotypical Southern Californian mentality with a tonality that is both stylistically phony […]

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Gorillaz and Beck deliver ‘GTA’-inspired visual for ‘The Valley of the Pagans’ [Watch]

Following the release of their unconventional Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez project, Gorillaz have released yet another fantastical visual asset to complement one of their latest deliveries, “The Valley of the Pagans.” Featuring alt-rock hero, Beck, the song pokes fun at the stereotypical Southern Californian mentality with a tonality that is both stylistically phony […]

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Damon Albarn says artists ‘should be allowed’ to perform during pandemic

In a new interview with Sky News, Damon Albarn expressed his view that it is necessary for live music to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Gorillaz frontman called for live music’s revival, voicing his concerns that the COVID-19 crisis entailed not only a “medical emergency but an existential one as well.” While Albarn is […]

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Damon Albarn teases Gorillaz film in the works, hints at new album, ‘Plastic Beach 2’

Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn says an animated Gorillaz film is in the works and Netflix has agreed to release it. Via Radio.com as part of their New Arrival series, Albarn confirmed a second slate of Song Machine singles are on the way and there will be a feature film to go along with the two-decade […]

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Damon Albarn teases Gorillaz film in the works, hints at new album, ‘Plastic Beach 2’

Gorillaz frontman Damon Albarn says an animated Gorillaz film is in the works and Netflix has agreed to release it. Via Radio.com as part of their New Arrival series, Albarn confirmed a second slate of Song Machine singles are on the way and there will be a feature film to go along with the two-decade […]

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Gorillaz unveil long-awaited project, ‘Song Machine: Season One—Strange Timez’ in full

Nearly a year in the making, Gorillaz‘s episodic project Song Machine: Season One—Strange Timez has finally come to full fruition. Preceded by seven distinctive singles and a uniquely formatted audiovisual campaign, the 17-track deluxe album spans an extensive list of collaborators including slowthai, Skepta, Beck, ScHoolboy Q, St. Vincent, JPEGMAFIA, Tony Allen, Elton John, EARTHGANG, […]

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Gorillaz launch new Apple Music program ‘Song Machine Radio’ [Stream]

Gorillaz are haded to Apple Music with a new four-part series titled Song Machine Radio in support of their forthcoming Strange Timez collection, landing on October 23. Each member of the animated outfit is slated to host an episode, the first of which, hosted by 2D, launched on October 19. Niccals, Noodle, Russel Hobbs, and […]

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Gorillaz detail full ‘Song Machine’ project tracklist, share Robert Smith-assisted ‘Strange Timez’

Gorillaz released a new episode of their Song Machine series, “Strange Times,” with The Cure‘s Robert Smith alongside a Robert Smith AURORA and two new Machine Bitez skits, numbers 12 and 13 to be precise. In addition to this new release from the Gorillaz eclectic new project, the animated band also announced the Song Machine […]

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Gorillaz detail full ‘Song Machine’ project tracklist, share Robert Smith-assisted ‘Strange Timez’

Gorillaz released a new episode of their Song Machine series, “Strange Times,” with The Cure‘s Robert Smith alongside a Robert Smith AURORA and two new Machine Bitez skits, numbers 12 and 13 to be precise. In addition to this new release from the Gorillaz eclectic new project, the animated band also announced the Song Machine […]

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Gorillaz tease new ‘Song Machine’ material with The Cure frontman Robert Smith

After launching the inaugural season of Song Machine earlier this year, Gorillaz are now amping up for their sixth installment. Unveiling a teaser image and visual appetizer on socials, the digital ensemble previewed the forthcoming track which features The Cure‘s frontman Robert Smith. Entitled “Strange Timez,” the new song will premiere on September 9 at […]

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Gorillaz tease new ‘Song Machine’ material with The Cure frontman Robert Smith

After launching the inaugural season of Song Machine earlier this year, Gorillaz are now amping up for their sixth installment. Unveiling a teaser image and visual appetizer on socials, the digital ensemble previewed the forthcoming track which features The Cure‘s frontman Robert Smith. Entitled “Strange Timez,” the new song will premiere on September 9 at […]

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Outside Lands shares virtual Inside Lands stream lineup featuring Gorillaz, Major Lazer, LCD Soundsystem, and more

In addition to boasting one of the best festival names of the year, Inside Lands is making a strong case for one of the strongest virtual lineups of 2020. Presented by Outside Lands, the annual festival circuit hallmark at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, Inside Lands will stream on Twitch on August 28 – […]

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Outside Lands shares virtual Inside Lands stream lineup featuring Gorillaz, Major Lazer, LCD Soundsystem, and more

In addition to boasting one of the best festival names of the year, Inside Lands is making a strong case for one of the strongest virtual lineups of 2020. Presented by Outside Lands, the annual festival circuit hallmark at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, Inside Lands will stream on Twitch on August 28 – […]

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Outside Lands shares virtual Inside Lands stream lineup featuring Gorillaz, Major Lazer, LCD Soundsystem, and more

In addition to boasting one of the best festival names of the year, Inside Lands is making a strong case for one of the strongest virtual lineups of 2020. Presented by Outside Lands, the annual festival circuit hallmark at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, Inside Lands will stream on Twitch on August 28 – […]

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ScHoolboy Q hops on latest from Gorillaz’s ‘Song Machine: Season One’

Every now and then, a particularly momentous artist matchup comes around. This is one of those times. Gorillaz‘s latest Song Machine: Season One venture, “PAC-MAN” casts the electronic outfit in the company of none other than ScHoolboy Q. Unexpected? Perhaps, but that’s just part of the broader equation keeping Gorillaz’s game fresh. The fifth installment […]

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Primavera Sound releases full 2021 lineup topped by Tame Impala, Gorillaz, Massive Attack, Disclosure, and more

Primavera Sound has not been short on updates in recent weeks. The Barcelona-based festival postponed its 20th anniversary event to 2021 after COVID-19 continued its impact around the world. Shortly after the postponement, organizers announced the first wave of the 2021 lineup, including artists who remained on the lineup from the event that was supposed […]

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Gorillaz continue Song Machine series with fourth installment, ‘Friday 13th’

Iconic animated band Gorillaz is back with the fourth installment of their Song Machine series: a collaboration with London-based rapper Octavian titled “Friday 13th.” Gorillaz kicked off the Song Machine series in January with “Song Machine Theme Tune,” which was quickly followed by “Momentary Bliss,” an exceptional collaboration with slowthai and Slaves. The band has […]

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Gorillaz continue Song Machine series with fourth installment, ‘Friday 13th’

Iconic animated band Gorillaz is back with the fourth installment of their Song Machine series: a collaboration with London-based rapper Octavian titled “Friday 13th.” Gorillaz kicked off the Song Machine series in January with “Song Machine Theme Tune,” which was quickly followed by “Momentary Bliss,” an exceptional collaboration with slowthai and Slaves. The band has […]

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Gorillaz preview fourth ‘Song Machine’ track with Octavian

The rollout for Gorillaz‘ upcoming Song Machine continues Friday, June 13. The project’s fourth single will feature British vocalist Octavian, whose 2019 album Endorphins gained significant notoriety powered by his smash collaboration with Skepta and Michael Phantom “Bet.” To date, Gorillaz have already shared three other Song Machine “episodes” including featured artists Fatoumata Diawara, slowthai, […]

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