Posts tagged "Damon Albarn"

Blur vs. Oasis: Who Won the Last 20 Years?

On this day 20 years ago, Britpop reached its apex as a pop-culture phenomenon, with the simultaneous release of Blur’s “Country House” and Oasis’ “Roll…
Andrew Unterberger / August 14, 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

Damon Albarn Forced Offstage After Five-Hour Festival Set

Damon Albarn may be the midst of a Blur reunion and the opening of a musical, but the man just doesn’t stop. He proved that…
Colin Joyce / July 6, 2015

Damon Albarn’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Musical Now Has a Trailer

Between his solo album and Blur’s reunion record, Damon Albarn has been busy as ever over the past year. But as he announced in January,…
Colin Joyce / June 26, 2015

Damon Albarn Is a Giant Ice-Cream Cone In Blur’s ‘Ong Ong’ Video

English art-rock stalwarts/ice-cream purveyors Blur, who very recently put out the highly anticipated effort The Magic Whip, got to play dress-up in their new “Ong Ong” music video,…
James Grebey / June 3, 2015

What’s the Best Blur Album? A SPIN Roundtable

For a band still largely associated with a very specific moment in U.K. rock history, Blur have never really stayed in one musical mode for very…
SPIN Staff / April 23, 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 whe…
Marc Hogan / April 17, 2015

Blur Will Only Tour the U.S. If Fans Like Their New Album

Blur first reunited way back in 2009, and though they’ve played shows all across the world since, their United States shows have been scarce. They’re…
Colin Joyce / April 11, 2015

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 feature guest…
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 Gorillaz album…
Brennan Carley / January 21, 2015
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