Posts tagged "Damon Albarn"

Help Kickstart De La Soul’s New Album for a Shot at Meeting the Group

Though they've not released a new album since 2004, De La Soul have just announced plans to Kickstart a new full length that'll…
By: Brennan Carley / March 30, 2015

Damon Albarn Has Scored a New ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Musical

Damon Albarn is generally known for taking on a plethora of projects, no matter how out of the blue — there's no new…
By: Brennan Carley / January 21, 2015

Watch Damon Albarn Team With Brian Eno, Graham Coxon at Marathon London Show

Damon Albarn's marathon tour in support of his April solo album Everyday Robots swung through London's famed Royal Albert Hall, and it…
By: Colin Joyce / November 16, 2014

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…
By: Colin Joyce / October 19, 2014

Damon Albarn Performs ‘Everyday Robots’ for Some Very Polite Robots

If you're an aging musician looking to play for a chill audience of attentive concertgoers — and let's be honest, Damon Albarn's stadium-rock days ended…
By: Andrew Unterberger / October 9, 2014

Mercury Prize Nominees Include Damon Albarn, fka Twigs, Royal Blood

The Mercury Prize remains one of the U.K.'s most prestigious music awards. This year's nominees reflect the country's diverse, ever-changing aural landscape with artists including…
By: Brennan Carley / September 10, 2014

Damon Albarn Is Writing a ‘Mainstream Musical for Families’

Blur's Damon Albarn is still in the midst of touring in support of his April solo record Everyday Robots (one of SPIN's 50…
By: Colin Joyce / July 22, 2014

Watch Child of Lov and Damon Albarn’s Eerie ‘One Day’ Video

When Dutch producer Child of Lov (Cole Williams) released his self-titled debut on Domino Six in May of 2013, it was impossible to know…
By: Puja Patel / June 23, 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 hi…
By: Colin Joyce / June 10, 2014

Damon Albarn’s ‘Fallon’ Visit Soars With Blur’s ‘This Is a Low’

Damon Albarn's understated, ornately melancholy Everyday Robots is one of The 50 Best Albums of 2014 So Far, and he made an impressive case…
By: Marc Hogan / June 6, 2014

The 50 Best Albums of 2014 So Far

UPDATE: This is SPIN's mid-year report on 2014. For SPIN's end-of-the-year list, check out The 50 Best Albums of 2014. As 2014 approaches it…
By: SPIN Staff / June 2, 2014

See Damon Albarn Serenade an Orphaned Elephant in ‘Mr. Tembo’

Damon Albarn's SPIN Essential solo debut, Everyday Robots, dropped a couple of weeks ago and today he's shared a sunny video for "Mr. Tembo,"…
By: Colin Joyce / May 13, 2014

Watch Damon Albarn, Coldplay, and the Black Keys on ‘Jools Holland’

A trio of artists with new material performed on U.K. TV show Later ... With Jools Holland last night. Damon Albarn did "Mr. Tembo," a song…
By: Marc Hogan / April 30, 2014

Damon Albarn’s Modern Life Is Rubbish on Endearingly Great ‘Everyday Robots’

As most folks know, SXSW is more about brands than bands; it has been for over a decade. To wit: For 10-plus years now, there'…
By: Garrett Kamps / April 28, 2014

Here’s Damon Albarn, in a Pub, Singing Blur’s ‘Parklife’

So Damon Albarn walks into a bar. A pub, actually, it being London and all. And, just in time for today's 20th anniversary of Blur'…
By: Marc Hogan / April 25, 2014

Damon Albarn and Brian Eno Win at Travel Videos With ‘Heavy Seas of Love’

Damon Albarn's Everyday Robots meditates poignantly on the global village that technology has made. Both the subject matter of the Blur/Gorillaz leader's new solo album —…
By: Marc Hogan / April 22, 2014

Damon Albarn Shares Two New Songs in 38-Minute Mix

Last week, new Damon Albarn comments about his past heroin use surfaced. The subject came into focus as a result of a song from…
By: Marc Hogan / March 31, 2014

Damon Albarn Has Nice Things to Say About Heroin

Discussions of musicians who use heroin can unfortunately end up sounding the like the opposite of public service announcements, and Damon Albarn isn't lessening the…
By: Marc Hogan / March 27, 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…
By: Dan Reilly / March 17, 2014

Watch Damon Albarn Introduce Blithe ‘Mr. Tembo’ on ‘Kimmel’

Damon Albarn's character songs have grown up with him. "Mr. Briggs," "Colin Zeal," "Tracy Jacks," "Ernold Same," "Dan Abnormal," "Yuko & Hiro" — in Blur'…
By: Marc Hogan / March 13, 2014
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