Gorillaz

Gorillaz Will Come Back Next Year, According to Jamie Hewlett

Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett have been teasing the return of their multimedia project Gorillaz for a while now, and today in a new interview…
Colin Joyce / October 12, 2015

A Masked Damon Albarn Joined De La Soul at Banksy’s Dismaland for ‘Feel Good Inc’

Banksy's Dismaland theme park entered its last weekend on Friday night, but that doesn't meant that the art-pop prankster is out of surprises. Announced headliner…
Colin Joyce / September 26, 2015

Damon Albarn Says Gorillaz Will Record New Material in September

Damon Albarn's had a bit of a busy year already, reuniting Blur to release their recent album The Magic Whip, which'll be followed be a mini…
Brennan Carley / July 16, 2015

Ten Essential Damon Albarn Recordings That Aren’t By Blur

Damon Albarn's spirit of curiosity helps define Blur, the legendary British quartet he's fronted for a quarter-century, but fittingly, he has trekked the furthest when…
Marc Hogan / April 17, 2015

Gorillaz Co-Creator Jamie Hewlett Confirms Rumors of the Band’s Return

In the cavalcade of interviews that Damon Albarn did in support of his Essential 2014 solo album Everyday Robots, he dropped hints occasionally that his…
Colin Joyce / February 1, 2015

Damon Albarn Hints at New Gorillaz Album in 2016

While prepping for the Australian leg of his tour in support of his recent solo album Everyday Robots, Damon Albarn offered the Sydney Morning Herald…
Colin Joyce / October 19, 2014

See Damon Albarn Play ‘Song 2′ Solo for the First Time Ever

Damon Albarn is deep into touring for his first solo LP, Everyday Robots, and has been breaking out a handful of classics from his expansive…
Colin Joyce / June 10, 2014

Watch Damon Albarn, Del the Funky Homosapien, and Snoop Dogg do ‘Clint Eastwood’

Though he's currently promoting his debut solo album Everyday Robots, Damon Albarn took some time at SXSW to celebrate his other projects with some help…
Dan Reilly / March 17, 2014

Damon Albarn’s First Solo Album Coming in 2014

And a headline is all we know. Damon Albarn, best known for his work with Blur and Gorillaz, announced Wednesday (December 11) that his first-ever…
Nicole Sia / December 11, 2013

Damon Albarn Honors Syrian Musicians With Gorillaz’ Moving ‘Whirlwind’

A previously unreleased Gorillaz song has surfaced, and it's poignant largely because of who guests on it. Damon Albarn aired the track, titled "Whirlwind," during…
Marc Hogan / October 7, 2013

Gorillaz’s ‘Monkey’ Musical Swinging Over to Lincoln Center

For the moment, new music from Gorillaz doesn't seem likely — Damon Albarn and Gorillaz animator/co-creator Jamie Hewlett are on the outs right now — but one of the pair's…
Kyle McGovern / March 27, 2013

Anti-YouTube Movement of the Year: Long Songs

The received wisdom is that popular music is the province of short attention spans, which are only getting shorter: Listeners only care about callout hooks;…
Douglas Wolk / December 17, 2012

Ink Friday: A Brief History of Cartoon Rappers

In honor of a new mixtape from cartoon rap villain Captain Murphy, SPIN traces his animated forebears.
Ken Bachor / November 15, 2012

Damon Albarn: Reports of Blur and Gorillaz’s Deaths Are Greatly Exaggerated

Earlier this month, Damon Albarn left Blur and Gorillaz fans despondent by implying both of his beloved projects were dead in an interview with the…
Devon Maloney / April 25, 2012

Damon Albarn Kills Hopes for Blur and Gorillaz in One Fell Swoop

Damon Albarn's most famous projects may not make it to see 2013. The British musician all but destroyed Blur and Gorillaz fans' hopes of new…
Devon Maloney / April 9, 2012

Damon Albarn Sheds Light on Folky ‘Dr Dee’ Solo Album

Damon Albarn continues to make the rest of us look lazy. Let's recap: In the past few months, the Gorillaz maestro has joined forces with…
Marc Hogan / March 7, 2012

WatchYaVideo: See Gorillaz, James Murphy and Andre 3000’s ‘DoYaThing’ Clip

Last week epic trio Gorillaz/James Murphy/André 3000 released "DoYaThing" via Converse's "Three Artists, One Song" program as an extended 13-minute track filled with dozens of…
SPIN Staff / February 29, 2012

‘DoYaThing’ By the Numbers: Dissecting Gorillaz/LCD/Andre 3000’s 13-Minute Song

Earlier this week, Converse unveiled a radio edit of "DoYaThing," a predictably killer collaboration between Gorillaz, LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy, and sublime OutKast rapper André…
Marc Hogan / February 24, 2012

Listen to Gorillaz, James Murphy, and Andre 3000’s ‘DoYaThing’ a Day Early

Let it never again be said that ripping songs from the radio died with the dawn of the MP3: this afternoon, DJ Zane Lowe of…
Devon Maloney / February 22, 2012

Gorillaz, James Murphy, and Andre 3000: What the Hell Is Going On in This Clip?

As we've reported previously, Gorillaz have been scheming with Andre 3000 and James Murphy to drop a track via Converse on February 23. As we…
Devon Maloney / February 15, 2012
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