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Sometimes I think Damon Albarn is trolling me personally. One of the first things I wrote for Stereogum was a Counting Down of his non-Blur projects (it was, in fact, the first installment of that…   Read Story »
Knowing your audience is an underrated skill, but it's a skill that Boston DIY punks Speedy Ortiz seem to have down pat. During a recent UK visit, the band sat down to record an acoustic in-studio…   Read Story »
Damon Albarn has been doing some pretty excellent interviews recently to promote his forthcoming solo debut LP, Everyday Robots, which comes out on April 29. We posted the lengthy chat he had…   Read Story »
While we wait around for a new Blur album, Damon Albarn continues to give us everything but, from a collaboration with the Child Of Lov (RIP) to a stage version of his Monkey opera. Damon did say a…   Read Story »
Aside from the fact that it has thus far produced only two new songs instead of a whole new album, the Blur reunion has more or less been a resounding success for more than a year now. But this past…   Read Story »
Vampire Weekend played their first hometown arena show (at Barclays Center) on Friday night, with Sky Ferreira and Solange. At the show, the band covered Blur's "Song 2." Check out a short live clip…   Read Story »
M.I.A. has shared another track from the forthcoming Matangi. It's called "UNBREAK my Mixtape" and samples Blur's "Tender." Check it out below. Matangi is out 11/5 via…   Read Story »
In its 12th year, Øya Festival brought another diverse set of artists to Oslo's Medieval Park over four days last week. Among the performers were Blur, the Knife, Kraftwerk, Kendrick Lamar, Slayer,…   Read Story »
Primavera Sound Festival took place over multiple days in Barcelona last week, hosting acts including Blur, My Bloody Valentine, the Knife, Phoenix, the Postal Service, the Breeders, and many more.…   Read Story »
It was almost exactly one year ago that Stereogum published the first-ever installment of our Counting Down series, in which I wrote about Damon Albarn's non-Blur projects. I think the first line of…   Read Story »